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What's a 'Matrix' Tournament??...

okosh

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Full tilt got this new thing called a matrix tournament...

You play at 4 tables at the same time against the same players at each table...

I don't get it what's the point of 9 of us playing at 4 tables????? :roll:

Enter the Matrix

Enter the Matrix − a new, higher level of poker. 4 Sit & Gos, 9 players, 1 tournament - it’s unlike any other poker game you’ve ever played before and you won’t find it anywhere else. With all sizes of buy-in offered, everyone can learn to play the Matrix.

Matrix tournaments are unlike any tournament you’ve ever played before. When you enter a Matrix tournament you’ll sit down to four Sit & Gos simultaneously—against the exact same players at each table.

Matrix Tournaments

On top of competing for victory at each table, you’ll be rewarded for overall performance in the tournament as a whole in the form of Matrix points. You’ll score points for every player that you knockout and for every player that you outlast on each table. Most importantly, when the last table is finished, the players who’ve earned the highest Matrix scores will be paid out for their overall performance. Claim victory at all four tables to become the Dominatrix and scoop the entire Matrix prize pool!

Full Tilt Poker is the only place you can play a tournament like this – check out the full details and prepare to enter the Matrix.

Matrix Tournaments - Details

Full Tilt Poker’s Matrix Tournaments are unlike anything you’ve ever experienced; when you enter a nine-player Matrix 4x Sit & Go Tournament -

* You’ll play the same 8 players on 4 different tables simultaneously
* There is a Sit & Go prize pool for each table
* Your overall performance will also be scored and paid out from a Matrix Tournament prize pool

How It Works

In a nine-player Sit & Go, you face eight opponents and play down to the final player. It’s the same in a nine-player Matrix tournament, except that you’ll face the exact same eight opponents on four different tables simultaneously. Each individual table will play down to the last player, with the final three places at each table paying out just like a Sit & Go. In a Matrix Tournament, the standard prize pool will be broken down to include payment for overall performance as well.
Prize Pool and Scoring

Matrix Tournaments

In the case of a nine-person, $10 + $1 Matrix tournament, the total prize pool will be $90. This is divided evenly into a prize pool for each of the four tables and the overall Matrix prize pool:

Matrix Tournaments
Individual Tables

Each individual table will pay out for the final three positions, just like a normal Sit & Go. In the case of a nine-player, $10 + $1 Matrix tournament, each individual table will have an $18 prize pool, paying out $9, $5.40, and $3.60 for 1st through 3rd places, respectively.
Scoring

Players will earn one Matrix point for each opponent they outlast (Survival Points) and two points for every player they knockout at each table (Knockout Points). Each player’s points for individual tables will be listed by match under SCORE BY MATCH in the Tournament Lobby. Total points for the entire tournament will be listed under MATRIX SCORE.
Matrix Score

Point totals for a player’s Matrix score will also be listed in the tournament lobby in three categories:

* Earned: this is the combined total of Survival Points and Knockout Points from each of a player’s four tables
* Max: this is the maximum number of points that can be achieved if a player earns every remaining Knockout Point and Survival Point on each of the tables where they are still playing
* Projected: this is the estimated total Matrix score for a player and the best way to see where they stand at that moment

Please see the Matrix rules page for more details on Matrix scoring.
The Dominatrix

Prove your poker supremacy by claiming victory at all four tables and become the Dominatrix. If you have the skills to take down all four tables you’ll be rewarded not only with the top prize for winning each individual table, you’ll scoop the entire Matrix prize pool!
How to Register

Follow these steps to register for a Matrix tournament:

1. Open the Full Tilt Poker game software
2. Click the "Sit & Go" tab
3. Click the "All" or "Matrix" tabs in the Sit & Go lobby and look for tournaments with the “M” symbol next to them
4. Find the Matrix tournament of your choice and click the blue “Register Now” button

Matrix Tournaments

When you’re ready for the next generation in tournament action, enter the Matrix.
 

okosh

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How do they get more??...We all pay $10...
 

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Tournament you just pay an entry fee...The blinds go up to quickly...This makes the game end faster ;)
 

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okosh said:
Tournament you just pay an entry fee...The blinds go up to quickly...This makes the game end faster ;)

yeah but it´s too high fee for a small pot :evil:
 

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FilipeII said:
okosh said:
Tournament you just pay an entry fee...The blinds go up to quickly...This makes the game end faster ;)

yeah but it´s too high fee for a small pot :evil:
fulltilt poker should win too, you know :D
In fact maybe their central is in Aruba or somewhere on a heaven island possible only from the money of the players :D
 

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Hi okosh
General Details about Matrix Tournament.

(1) You’ll play the same 8 players on 4 different tables simultaneously
(2) There is a Sit & Go prize pool for each table
(3) Your overall performance will also be scored and paid out from a Matrix Tournament prize pool

How to count Score in Matrix

(1)Earned: this is the combined total of Survival Points and Knockout Points from each of a player’s four tables
(2)Max: this is the maximum number of points that can be achieved if a player earns every remaining Knockout Point and Survival Point on each of the tables where they are still playing
(3)Projected: this is the estimated total Matrix score for a player and the best way to see where they stand at that moment

In a Matrix Tournament, the standard prize pool will be broken down to include payment for overall performance as well.
 

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What are the other Matrix Tournament features? I guess one of Full Tilt Matrix's best features is that you will be able to see the maximum points still on offer for the duration of the entire tournament.
 

Mathieu002

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It's fun to play poker and Full Tilt poker is one with the high demand poker room.
 

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A matrix tournament,,,
* 9 players
* 4 simultaneous Sit and Go tournaments
* So, instead of playing at 1 table in your next tournament, you could be playing at 4 tables simultaneously against the same 8 opponents to get your hands on the prize money.

So if you think that you're pretty good at mutlitabling and can make quick decisions when the action reaches you, the Full Tilt Matrix tournaments could well prove to be a nice little earner for you.
 
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