Professional poker players in the old west were legends who never played in tournaments. In those days, they were lucky to make it out of a game with their lives and a little bit of money. Today’s poker tournaments got their start in 1971 when Jack “Benny” Binion introduced the World Series of Poker at his Horseshoe Casino in Vegas. Decades later, along comes the Internet and now everyone can play online multi-table poker tournaments for massive payouts.

In fact, some choose to play only tournaments. Yes, they’re more fun, certainly more exciting and often more intense, but the chance to win huge cash prizes makes them irresistible.

Ignition Poker offers you some of the best online poker tournaments around. Even better, you can play from the comfort of home or on-the-go with your mobile device.

Before you start playing and winning, here’s what we can tell you about tournament poker. We can help you to learn about game structure, how you can get involved, and offer a few strategy tips to increase your chances for big bucks.

More players = more money at the tables

The concept of sitting around a real table and playing poker seems quaint. With Ignition poker tournaments,  you’re competing with thousands of players at once. Since every player pays an entry fee and buy-in, the prize pool can grow to eye-popping proportions.  

The goal is to win all the chips in play. The prize pool is split among the top survivors – around 15% of the players who enter. The longer you survive, the bigger your prize, and the most cash goes to the top winner. You can win up to six figures in a single event. Some skill is required, but even beginners can win.

You’ll never run out of games to play at Ignition 

We offer many different kinds of poker tournaments. Choose from freeroll tournaments with no buy-in or entry fee, to satellite tournaments, where you can win a seat into a larger buy-in event, or our new Jackpot Sit & Go format, where you play against two other players for a random prize. 

Texas Hold’em is popular at Ignition tournaments, and there are Omaha and Omaha Hi/Lo tournaments with four-card games where the competition level can be easier, as long you know how to play the game. It’s easy to find the game that suits your playing style.

Checkout these tournaments and whet your appetite for winning.

The 12th edition of our Black Diamond Poker Open is back and the action has been turned up to 12! Consider the opportunities that come with 150 events and more than $12 million up for grabs. The biggest and baddest tournament series EVER is on Ignition, every year.

Qualifying rounds  usually start in late February and events run until the end of March. This year’s Main Event guaranteed over $12,000,000 in winnings with the traditional $11 – $1,055 buy-ins.

Players, start your engines. For 6 weeks, you get your shot at a serious payout. Choose one of 200 events every day of the week with buy-ins as low as $5.50 + 50¢. Grab your seat!

Over $10 million guaranteed with Golden Spade Poker Open

Once a year, Ignition’s big money online tournament series comes straight into your living room. The Golden Spade Poker Open delivers amazing poker action day and night and goes for a full month of high stakes action. The main event’s guaranteed prize pool is worth hundreds of thousands.

The annual Mini Main Event offers plenty of cash to be won – tons of opportunities for high rollers, low rollers and everyone in between. Checkout the full schedule of qualifiers and play your way into the biggest bucks in the Golden Spade Poker Open.

Millions of reasons to grab a seat at the Super Millions Poker Open

This phenomenal month-long poker series offers more than a hundred events and millions in guaranteed prize pools. With buy-ins for every player level – casual to serious – there’s poker excitement and winning around the clock.

The Main Event’s guaranteed huge money jackpot is a big feature plus there’s a Mini Main Event that also guarantees a huge prize pool. The tournament also features special and high roller events with even bigger and better prize pools.

In the tournament’s closing days, we goose it with millions in guaranteed prize pools – so pace yourself so you can play all the way.

Get ready to play and visit the Super Millions Poker Open page for a taste of all the action that awaits you.

Million Dollar Weekend is the profitable way to end the week

We’re packing one weekend with a lot of action, so strap in for a wild ride to riches.

Ignition’s annual Million Dollar Weekend guarantees $1.5 million in guaranteed prize pools. A lot of paying and winning jammed into four exciting days of poker. Pre-tournament qualifiers give you eight days to play your way in before the big money shows up looking for winners.

The Main Event, with a guaranteed $250,000 starts late on Sunday with a low $270 buy-in. Warm up with a Mini Main Event guaranteeing $100,000 for just a $109 buy-in. Take a shot at Sunday morning’s Early Bird Main Event guaranteeing $10,000. Be sure you don’t sleep in! There are 20 events to keep you happy and winning throughout the Million Dollar Weekend.

Festival of Felt

At Ignition, we celebrate the holidays by giving you the chance to win millions in guaranteed prize pools. Online in December and January, we suggest you end one year and start the next by playing a tournament or two! It’s the gift that keeps on giving.

The 12 Days of Turbos features dozens of fast-paced events for every type of player. And the Main Event will absolutely rock your world with a guaranteed prize pool of over $2 million!

Next, the Holiday Series ends the year with a bang and starts the new year with a boom. Right after Christmas, get set for three weeks of action and millions of dollars up for grabs across more than 60 incredible events. With a guaranteed prize pool of more than $3 million and surprisingly low buy-ins, your New Year may be the happiest ever!

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