What are free poker tournaments?
Free poker tournaments online with free or compliment buy-ins are also called freeroll poker tournaments. The buy-in to the free poker tournaments is free but the top finishers win real cash prizes or entry to poker tournament where they can win real money. This is made possible because poker rooms add real money prizes to freeroll poker tournaments prize pool.
Both land-based and online poker rooms offer free poker tournaments. You would rarely find freeroll poker tournament in land-based poker room because their the costs (dealers, comps, waitresses) of a such tournaments are considerable high. Online poker rooms carry much lower costs and that is also the reason why free tournaments are more reserved to online poker rooms and therefore are referred to as online free poker tournaments.
Why do online poker rooms offer free poker tournaments?
Very popular free tournaments are for online poker rooms great way how to give new players opportunity to try their online poker room with no risk. While you are playing the free poker tournaments you can check out the graphics, gameplay, features and also the way other poker players play. Players competing in freeroll tournaments are usually playing much less solid than in regular buy-in tournaments. But in the later stages of free tournaments their play becomes much more solid so free poker tournaments in later stages can also serve as great learning tool.
How do I register for free poker tournaments?
If you want to play in a online freeroll (except requirements online poker freerolls) all you have to do is to register free account at online poker room. Registration at online poker rooms is absolutely free so you can play free tournaments for real money online absolutely free. Playing online online poker freerolls you are able to build your bankroll no risk, no deposit or credit card required!
How do I get my freeroll winnings?
Winnings from free poker tournaments are credited to your real money poker account. Therefore when you are registering an account at online poker room with the purpose of playing online freeroll you need to set up a real money poker account by providing your real name, real address and real email address. You will be able to withdraw your winnings using numerous safe and secure payment methods.
What I need to know before I start playing free poker tournaments?
There are different types of online freerolls depending on requirements to join each free poker tournament and what
kind of prizes will be awarded.
According to requirements
to join free tournaments:
free poker tournaments – free to join, reat for beginners, people that are absolutely new to online poker or want to play for fun.
advantages: absolutely free to join disadvantages: too many participants, smaller prize pool
freeroll poker tournaments – you need to play certain number of raked hands, less competition for more money.
advantages: less participants, big prizepool disadvantages: you need to play for real money and/or make deposit
According to prizes
- real money freerolls -you win your share of real
advantages: you win real cash you can play with disadvantages: smaller prizepool, more players
- satellite freerolls – you win either real money
or/and entry to tournament with
pretty big prizepool
advantages: really big prizepools and less players disadvantages: you need to qualify through satellite