All over the globe more and more people are jumping online and starting their very own online casinos and poker rooms. One thing that is for sure is that online gaming has grown more and more popular over recent years and is turning into a multi-billion dollar industry that many are looking to get there hands in on. No comped drinks and rooms. No tellers, no dealers, no maintenance crews.
Running a Poker Tournament Handling Chips During the play of a tournament or cash gameyou should put any extra chips away from players in case they get stolen or "worked into" the game. Keep in mind that during your game, your chips have a temporarily higher value than their intrinsic value. In other words, someone could grab some of your chips without paying you for them, and then cash them out to you at the end of the night.
This is much more likely to occur if you use generic chips. For a tournament, you can put the starting chips in Ziploc bags before any players arrive. Then, as people pay you their buy-in, you give them the bag with their chips.
You can also put a piece of paper in their bag with their seat number so that when they get a random bag then they will get a random seat number. Seating Players Players should be distributed evenly between all the tables.
Each table at a casino will seat a maximum of 10 players.
At home games though, many times people use non-poker tables like kitchen tables to play on. So you may have to limit the maximum table size to about 4 to 6. Drawing Seats There are 2 popular methods used to draw seats: Lottery - You can write seat numbers down on pieces of paper and have the players pick them.
You can have the numbers given out with chip stacks, or draw them separately. Draw Cards - Set aside cards Ace through Those cards represent the seats numbers Aces count as 1. Shuffle the cards and have players pick them. You can use different suits for different tables. Drawing for the button The most popular and easiest method to draw for the button will be to deal one card to each player and the player with the highest card gets the button.
If 2 players have the same cards, a formal game will have a rule that says that suits break the tie. Unfortunately, most casual poker players don't know the order of suits, so it is easier to break the tie by simply dealing a second card to each of the players who tied.
Late players Any player that has prepaid to get into the tournament will have to right to have his stack at the table and be blinded down i.
He has the right to join the tournament in progress at any point as long as he still has chips. The status of other players arriving late will be determined at the host's discretion.
The host may let the player post all his historical blinds since the start of the tournament - or he could simply let him buy into the tournament and receive a chip stack equivalent to the blinded down amount.
This last option also lets players enter the tournament late who were not originally signed up.This is a discussion on Opening a Poker Site within the online poker forums, in the General Poker section; Hey Guys, I'm looking into opening my own poker site/room possibly in the next year or.
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