Poker tournaments gone mental – will six-figure buy-in events kill or renew the game? [Friday Editorial]
Friday, 18 March 2011
This time last year, the $100,000 AUD High Roller event at the Aussie Millions was the biggest buy-in tournament on the circuit. With an entry fee bigger than the entire bankrolls of those who play $500 to $1,000 tournaments and according to conventional bankroll management requiring $10,000,000 to play regularly, the six-figure buy-in on this event was gargantuan.