Tourney Homegame Highroller Tournament - thoughts?

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Is that just a type-o where it says $500 to prize pool (if it’s a $1000 tournament?)
Are you really doing $20 add-ons in a $1,000 tournament? For how many chips?
 

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This is what I run with for high roller, we start with 300k last time we ran it with 25 people and 4 re-buys, lasted 6 hours
20 Min Levels
SmallBigBB Ante
$1,000$1,000$300,000 Highroller Tourney
$1,000$2,00010 player with re-buys
$1,000$3,0001 TableMulti Table
$2,000$4,000$4,000starting stack ofstarting stack of
Break 7 Minutes15 $100010 $1000
$3,000$6,000$6,00012 $50008 $5000
$4,000$8,000$8,0009 $2500010 $25000
$6,000$12,000$12,000
$8,000$16,000$16,000Chip Breakdown
Break 10 MinutesRemove $1,000300 $1,000
$10,000$20,000$20,000250 $5,000
$15,000$30,000$30,000300 $25,000
$20,000$40,000$40,000100 $100,000
$30,000$60,000$60,00050 $500,000
Break 7 Minutes2 $1,000,000
$40,000$80,000$80,000
$50,000$100,000$100,000BB is posted before
$75,000$150,000$150,000Ante is posted if
$100,000$200,000$200,000Player can't cover both
Break 10 MinutesRemove all $5,000 some $25,000
$150,000$300,000$300,000Ante reduced to SB
$200,000$400,000$400,000at 4 players left
$250,000$500,000$500,000
$300,000$600,000$600,000Ante removed
Break 10 MinutesRemove $25,000at heads up
$400,000$800,000$800,000
$500,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
$800,000$1,600,000$1,600,000
$1,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000
Break 10 Minutes
$1,200,000$2,400,000$2,400,000
$1,500,000$3,000,000$3,000,000
$1,700,000$3,400,000$3,400,000
$2,000,000$4,000,000$4,000,000
 

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Forgot we actually started with $250,000 with a $50,000 on time bonus. We had 23 on time, 2 late. So all the Late Folks and Re-buys were $250,000. Funny thing was that one of the late guys won!
 
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Thanks, I like your structure, looks fun! For mine, I want this to be a pretty deep stacked tournament. Doing a 300k stack but starting at 1k BB - while totally reasonable - would sort of undo the deep stack nature of the tournament. Especially since my blinds start out with very short levels but then gradually lengthen.
 

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Impressions, thoughts, suggestions welcomed. Thank you!
Imo, you need to add a 100/300 level to avoid doubling the blinds in L3. Slicing the stacks in half after just 30 minutes of play seems silly and pointless.

With 20 total entries, I estimate the event will end somewhere around L24-L25, or about 10 hours plus breaks. Add or subtract ~ 1 hour for every 10-entries of variance (10 entries=9 hours, 40 entries=12 hours).
 

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I am in agreement with adding a 100/300 level.

Maybe I am hung up on things that really don't matter.

Not really seeing the point of 1500BB's. Why not start with 20 minute levels, beginning with 100/200, and 400BB's?

Why let players buy back into the game with 7.5BB's? (Cut off the rebuy period at the second break.)

The buy-in is $1,000. Why not charge $50 for the dealer add-on or simply skip the add-on and deduct the $20 sum from the buy-in?
 

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More importantly, why am I giving feedback to an opinion thread 7 months old?
 
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