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Satellite

    • moneymaker19
      moneymaker19
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.08.2010 Posts: 67
      I've seen alot of people write things like "I don't have bankroll for this tournament but I'll maybe have a go at a satellite".
      I really don't get this. When you have the ticket you still don't have a bankroll to play it so why can you then say it's okey BM?
  • 4 replies
    • gadget51
      gadget51
      Bronze
      Joined: 23.06.2008 Posts: 5,622
      Hi moneymaker19, good question!

      Ok, so I'm not an expert on these things but it seems to be like this;

      I haven't got the bankroll size that allows me to enter say, a $100 entry fee tournament. I do however, have enough to enter a $10 satallite and if I win a place (a ticket) to the main tournament, then the main tournament has cost me $10 to enter, instead of $100. :]

      If you have any further queries, just ask away! :)

      Have fun,

      Mal.
    • moneymaker19
      moneymaker19
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      Joined: 02.08.2010 Posts: 67
      Yes I understand that it only cost 10$ for you but the variance will be much much higher and with more variance you need a bigger BR, right?
    • bjela
      bjela
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      Joined: 11.06.2010 Posts: 1,012
      Well I think satelliting in is ok for taking shots.

      For example I'm playing 15$ HU SNGs and micro-low stakes MTTs, but I really want to play tomorrow's 10M GTD tourney, so I'll try to sat. in. If I succeed OK, if not - never mind, I wont go busto because of it.
    • UPAY4DINNER
      UPAY4DINNER
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      Joined: 27.09.2009 Posts: 22,027
      Hi guys,

      Just moved your thread to Beginners Questions.

      Kind regards,
      Gary