Explaining Poker Buy-ins

So you’re ready to get in the game. You’ve decided on your bankroll, and now it’s time to play. The next thing you need to decide is how much you want to buy-into a game for.

What are buy-ins?

poker buy insThe buy-in is the amount of money you will have to pay to get into the game(s) you wish to play.

Here we are going to look at the four most popular types of poker games, and the amount you should buy into those games for relative to your poker bankroll.

The three types of poker games we will cover are: limit poker games, no-limit poker games, hi-lo poker games.

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Quick Reference Poker Buy in Amounts

Limit Poker – Buy in for 50 to 70 times the ante or small bet.

No Limit Poker – Never buy in for more than 25% percent of your single session bankroll.

Omaha Hi-Lo Poker – Buy in should be 100 times the ante or small bet.

Tournaments – Buy in for multi-table tournaments should be 5% of your bankroll. Sit and go tournaments 10% of your bankroll.