by Gavin Griffin | Published: Sep 18, 2013
Imagine this: You’ve played a $160 buy-in tournament with a (not really that) optional $100 add-on anywhere between once and twenty-two times. That’s right, I said twenty-two. There were twenty-two starting flights for this tournament. Anyways, you played this tournament. Each flight, 10 percent of the runners cash and 5 percent advance to day 2. There is a $1 million guaranteed prize pool for this essentially $260 buy-in tournament. You had to slog your way through 400 other players each day to try to qualify for this thing and you did it. Most of the people you have played with during this trek, like you, are weekend warriors or straight up recreational players chasing a dream of a $240,000 first-place prize. This is something that only happens on the Internet, or so you thought. Just $260 and a chance at $240,000 for first, wow. You have 200,000 chips, roughly 35 ...
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