Did you like the first pieces of advice in Beginner’s Guide to a Live Tournament (part 1)? Here are some more useful hints.
Protect Your Chips
Protect your chips with everything you’ve got. At a live tournament, bluffing excessively and betting against poor hands will eliminate two from the game. Only risk your chips by playing the hands where you have a real chance to win.
Are you ready to get involved with your first live tournament? The following advice is a quick overview of surviving that first tournament and increasing your chances of winning.
Check out our two part article on how to feel comfortable when you visit a card room or casino for the first time. Getting comfortable with the environment is a great first step to feeling confident at your first live tournament.
1. The number one tip for improving your poker tournament game is to focus on position. Ideally, the vast majority of your poker hands should be played in position and the number played out of position should be extremely low.
2. The beginning of the tournament is the best time to change things up a bit and play low pocket pairs, suited connectors and creatively attack opponents who prefer not to fold overpairs.
Where can you find poker events with super-satellite buy-ins starting at just one cent? The Latin America Poker Championships of course! Find out more about this upcoming event.
If you are a new or seasoned poker player in Latin America, and are looking for something to celebrate about, you will be glad to know that partypoker is the next major league poker brand to organize a tour in the region. It is slated to be a live tour stop as well. partypoker has made an official announcement that the Latin American Poker Championships will take place from Feb 24, 2018 to March 4, 2018, at the Conrad Resort.
The nine-day series is said to guarantee at least $2 million in prize pools. The winner of the main event will get to walk away with $1 million, while the winner of the Super High Roller event will win $200,000. Since the announcement of the championships, satellites are now running at partypoker. Interested players stand a chance to win $15,000 packages to the event. If you are interested like the rest, you should know that super-satellite buy-ins start at one cent.
What is partypoker?
Previously stylized as PartyPoker, partypoker is a popular, online poker card room. PartyGaming launched the platform in 2001 and managed to attract at least 80,000 players worldwide. Until 2006, partypoker was considered to be the largest online card room. Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment was established in 2011 when bwin and PartyGaming went through an official merger. Today, the aforementioned still functions among the largest online poker card rooms. Mike Sexton, who is the host of the World Poker Tour television show, also endorses the online poker card room.
At partypoker, you can be sure to access some of the biggest tournaments that feature guaranteed prize pools as well as cash game tables. If you are an action junkie that loves playing no limit holdem games, you have come to the right place! Whether you crave high stakes action or are a small stakes player, one can easily find honest and secure games on partypoker. What’s more, it is possible for players to play alongside well-known poker professionals such as Mike Sexton and Tony G.
The new Latin American tour was announced almost after a year of spectacular resurgence for partypoker online and its live brands. The feat earned the brand the title of Online Poker Operator of the Year during the EGR Operator Awards 2017.
Not the First Time for partypoker
It is safe to say that it isn’t partypoker’s first venture into Latin America. You should know that they have already gotten their feet wet in South America. They partnered with WSOP Circuit just last year, to host WSOP Brazil and even served as one of the sponsors for the WSOP Uruguay Main Event.
Important Event Details
- Name of Championship: Latin American Poker Championships
- When: From February 24, 2018 to March 4, 2018
- Where: Enjoy Punta Del Este Resort & Casino (Live broadcast available)
- Main Event: $1 million GTD
- Buy-in Requirement: $1000+$100 Buy-in
Never been to Punta Del Este? Colloquially termed St Tropez of South America, the venue is recognized as a haven for relaxation and luxury. It comprises pristine beaches, world-class gastronomical experiences, and prime surfing. All in all, the event is held at a dazzling beachfront location.