Watched poker on TV, you can play online or in a casino or play with a friend. Now you are ready to organize your own tournament. Play live in a well-run tournament is much more satisfying than online. Conversation, poker face, the feeling of the cards in your hand, and the sound of shuffling cards, are part of the experience of live poker tournament. Best of all, the feeling of accomplishment when you get a win or a big party and get instant recognition from other players. Can not answer that. In an online game, of course, a poorly run tournament live a nightmare. So make sure that your rights are managed.
To organize a poker tournament at home successfully, you need a poker table or other suitable playing surface, a certain quality playing cards, poker chips, a kind of blind timer and a plan. Of course you can play on the floor with cheap tickets and cents, but our goal was to make a fun game.
A poker table is a game much more fun, but also probably the biggest investment. If you do not have a poker table and not the budget for it can still be a successful match. The important thing is to keep the game in mind. If you want to play on a kitchen table, it becomes more difficult to treat and expensive chips. The fly cards (sometimes less) of the table. If you can not afford a poker table, consider other options such as buying a laptop table topper or speed cloth poker table and cover your kitchen table with her. If your practice to consider building your own poker table, not that hard.
Quality game cards are essential for a good game of poker
When you buy a set of two cards of dollars, are dirty, sticky, and accidentally dial. It is well worth the money, invest in some quality 100% plastic playing cards. You will play better and last much longer. Even can be washed when dirty. You need two sets of cards for each table. This allows a player to move while the case was to prevent the action is always slower than the players expect the mix of each hand. You also need at least one card for each cutting table to avoid the last card in the deck of exposure.
Poker chips are also necessary to have a serious game
There are wide varieties of poker chips on the market in the field of chip costs one dollar cents per chip. You do not need expensive chips have a good game. Chips also come with or without cuts in them. Poker chip with a denomination can be very convenient, but not necessary. Unlabeled sheets can be more flexible than you. Each value can be assigned to the To use the uncut chips, just a picture of what each color is a value in a visible place. The number of chips you need depends on the number of players. Just as any player with a decent battery (20-30 chips is a good target) and not have to start the frequent change of Paris. You want. Also some big cuts parts rounds coloring
There are many options for blinds timer. You can create an hourglass simple, but this is a problem that someone reset on every corner and that can be hard to see. The Genius of Poker is a good choice, and there are many programs that you can get that can run on a laptop placed close to the action. You can also dealer button with a built-in timer.
Finally, you need a plan
You should know in advance what your purchase amount, when you can re-buys, what are its benefits are, and what their blind structure. Your buy-in and rebuy should inquire if inviting people. Nobody wants to show up with $ 20 in his pocket to see your purchase of $ 30 in the game of the payments have decided and announced before the game begins. Post your blind structure in advance to prevent differences of opinion on the rate should be intensified with the blind.
Asked to consider when setting up the blind structure, how long you want the previous game. In general, you can do so by taking the blind is estimated at around one tenth of the total chips in the last game. A couple of shells that we have listed. A common mistake when setting up the blinds only double shutters at each corner. It is perhaps in the early rounds, but as the blinds can be created is too big for a jump if you look quickly for a tournament. Consider decide on the length of each round, as long as you like the previous game, but usually 10 minutes each are quite fast and 30 minutes is sufficient. Generally 15 or 20 minutes is a good rule of thumb. Here is an example of a good blind structure: Round 1: Round 2 100-200: 200-400 Round 3: 300-600 Round 4 Round 5500-1000: 700-1400 Round 6: 1000-2000 Series 7: 1500-3000 Series 8: 2000-4000 by Series 9: 3000-6000 Day 10: 5000-8000 Cycle 11: Round 12 from 7.000 to 14.000: 10.000 to 20.000 Tour 13: 20000-40000
It is also a good idea to consider some basic rules and declare a moderator to make decisions when necessary and moderator of the backup if the first is involved in this hand. Take the time to collect in order to develop a good plan, poker supplies you need and Shuffle up and deal. Have fun and good.