What is a tournament? News: World Poker Tournament
tournament is a function available in InterCasino Poker (software version 4+
upwards) and other Poker Rooms' software (e.g. Royal Vegas Poker, Caribbean Sun Poker Room and Captain Cooks Online Casino), which enables players to play their favourite games at no risk,
because they only pay an initial entry fee. Usually, the fee is around $15 and
players stand a chance of winning large cash prizes up to $1000.
Usually Poker Rooms also arrange a number of quick fire tournaments that
require a smaller entry fee
and offer more, slightly smaller prizes.
InterCasino Poker usually runs three large tournaments
each month and a set of smaller tournaments.
How does a tournament work?
Players register their account and deposit funds in the
normal way. They will then be offered the choice to enter a tournament of their
All players who enter a tournament start with
the same pre-set balance and the same pre-set amount of time to play. They can
play at any time they choose (within the tournament dates) until their time runs
out, their tournament balance runs out, or the tournament dates end.
The player's winning/losing details are added to the
tournament table and the player who has the highest position at the end wins.
Benefits of a tournament
Tournaments are a tremendous way of learning to play Poker games for those players who would like to
play for real money at little or no risk into the casino.
They can enter the tournament and play to test the waters
(the entry fee is $15, the minimum deposit amount is $20 [at Inter Casino Poker] so players will have
some small balance to use in the casino at a later date). If you have not joined
InterCasino Poker Room yet, join now and you will receive $30 free with your
first $30 deposit.
What Poker games can I play?
At InterCasino Poker Room you can play:
7 Card Stud - Probably the most commonly played poker game, especially
on the East Coast of North America.
Texas Hold 'em - A seven-card game with simple rules that a
beginner can easily master and begin to play right away.
Omaha High - Like Texas Hold'em, but players are dealt 4 cards and
must use 2 out of their 4 cards no more and no less to form their hand.
Omaha High/Low - Here, the pot is split 50-50 between the best high hand
and the best qualifying low hand, 5 cards of different values, 8 or lower.
At Captain Cooks Poker Room you can play:
1 on 1 Poker, Omaha, 7 Card Stud, 5 Card Stud and Texas Hold‘em
See also Golden Tiger Poker tournaments rules