glad to see someone agrees with me, i play the buyins too but not all of them, i hate rebuys so i rarely play those because i've seen ppl rebuy so many times & the game hardly ever ends
Great point about re-buys Rain! I can't stand them either. I think it allows players who aren't very good the opportunity to keep re-buying, and eventually use this fact to give them an huge advantage over players like myself who refuse to re-buy. I got in an argument with someone at another forum about this fact. I said that I go into many of them with the approach that I will not re-buy. I stated by doing so, it puts me at an extreme disadvantage. I also stated that these tournaments have as much to do with the amount of money one has in their account as it does their ability as a player, or their cards for that matter.
I guess an easy way to look at it is this. If I was playing in a re-buy tournament with Daniel Negraneu (dream on huh? :lol: ), I'd have ABSOLUTELY NO CHANCE of beating him! Why is that? He'd have the funds to re-buy 30, 40, 50, or more times, whereas I A) wouldn't have the funds to do the same, and B) would be EVEN LESS LIKELY to re-buy feeling that I would be wasting my money to do so (mostly because he could re-buy so many more times than I could). I also left out the fact that he's ONE HELL OF A PLAYER, so I'd have no chance even if I was a BILLIONAIRE! :lol:
On the flipside of this, these tournaments can be very lucrative. If you're conservative, and decide that you'll only re-buy once, and you'll only add-on if you're near or above the average when the breaks begins, you're risking very little for the chance at a big prize pool.