To take advantage of the additional software we recommend you use when playing PartyPoker’s tournaments (discussed later), you should configure PartyPoker so that it displays only the minimum required graphics. Under “Game Rules & Options,” go to “Video & Audio Options.” We recommend unchecking all options except “Mouse Over Help.
Doing so will also reduce your system requirements and increase the visual speed of the game. EARN $30,000 PER MONTH PLAYING ONLINE POKER 4 PartyPoker’s SNG Tournament Structure (See Part 4 for tournament structure charts that relate to other poker sites.)
The structure of a single-table tournament is not unlike that of any other 10-person table game you have ever played. There exists both a small blind (SB) and a big blind (BB), along with a dealer button. Unlike table games, however, everyone sitting at the SNG table has a predetermined amount of chips (2,000 for all of PartyPoker’s tournaments).
You are unable to buy more chips if you lose some, and once you lose all of your chips you are out of the tournament. It continues until only one person remains. It’s important to understand the structure of these tournaments prior to playing them since it holds the key to your outcome. Here we examine the SNG format we’ll focus on: 10- player no-limit single-table tournaments.
The amount you deposit is completely up to you. Remember, you can withdraw or deposit more funds at will. Bankroll requirements will be discussed prior to play. We simply recommend depositing a small amount now to eliminate any confusion that may arise later. Doing so will also give you practice using the software while you finish this book. Familiarize yourself with the software. We encourage you to visit http://www.partypoker.com/how_to_play/. Become accustomed to the various menus and features. While all of this will soon become second nature to you, it’s important to alleviate any confusion prior to playing.