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Poker Tournament Strategy & Events for this December

This December seems to be a pretty good month for poker players all around the world. Apart from the multitude of promotions and discounts that are said to be revealed shortly by many of our online poker providers, the great number of poker tournaments isn’t something to ignore either. How many events? Well, the numbers point up to 36 main poker tournaments. Let’s discover some of the most important ones you should take into account, together with the top poker tournament strategy no poker player should ever ignore.

The essential poker tournament strategy

Like any other gambling event, the poker tournaments have their own secrets that you can use to advance into the next stages of the competition. As some might be frightened about the implications and the, sometimes, time-consuming games, things are not that complicated. As long as you are aware of some basic tips and tricks you can start testing and practicing your poker strategy. If you are an ambitious player, then you can become successful too. Here is the poker tournament strategy to follow:

  • Be aware of the number of chips
  • Use your time efficiently
  • Every move influences the outcome
  • Don’t rush!
  • The big-stack player is not always the best player
  • In later stages, you need to risk to win!

Poker Tournament List for December 2016

Dec 01, ’16 – Dec 20 ’16                 2016/2017 WSOP Circuit – The Bike     

Location: The Bicycle Casino, Bell Gardens, CA

Details: The Buy-ins vary from $240 up to $1750.

 Dec 01, ’16 – Dec 18, ’16   2016 Winter Poker Open 

Location: Seminole Hard Rock Casino – Tampa, Tampa, FL 

Details: Depending on the day of the event, the buy-ins vary from $150 – $1650

 Dec 01, ’16 – Dec 11, ’16   2016 Ohio Poker Championship           

Location: Hollywood Casino Columbus, Columbus, OH

 Dec 01, ’16 – Dec 04, ’16   2016 PPC Championship

Location: Maryland Live! Casino, Hanover, MD

 Dec 02, ’16 – Dec 12, ’16   2016 Mega Stack Challenge       

Location: Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, CT

Details: This 10-day event will take place at one of the most well-known casinos among gamblers from all over the world – The Foxwoods Resort

 Dec 02, ’16 – Dec 11, ’16   2016/2017 WSOP International Circuit – Uruguay     

Location: Enjoy Casino & Resort, Vina del Mar

Buy-in: $1,500

Dec 02, ’16 – Dec 11, ’16                2016 MSPT – Shakopee, MN       

Location: Canterbury Park Racetrack & Card Club, Shakopee, MN

Buy-in: $1,000 + $100

Dec 04, ’16 – Dec 10, ’16    2016 Pennsylvania Poker Classic        

Location: Mohegan Sun Pocono, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Dec 04, ’16 – Dec 04, ’16    2016 Western Senior Poker Series Championship  

Location: Stones Gambling Hall, Citrus Heights, CA

Details: This one-day event will keep every gambler entertained and the prizes announced will be more than satisfying. The buy-in is $259 + $36

Dec 04, ’16 – Dec 04, ’16                2016 Aria High Roller 47  

Location: Aria Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Details: This No Limit Hold’em has a buy-in of $25,000

And the list continues…

Dec 06, ’16 – Dec 08, ’16    2016 Chip in for Charity Series  

Location: Stones Gambling Hall, Citrus Heights, CA   

Details: This is a 2-day event with buy-ins of $50 + $16

Dec 07, ’16 – Dec 11, ’16                2016 December Weekend Extravaganza        

Location: Venetian Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV                       

Details: The buy-ins vary for this event from $150 – $340

Dec 07, ’16 – Dec 07, ’16                2016 Senior’s Monthly Event – December      

Location: Wynn Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Details: If you’re looking for an exquisite location, that hosts a great event, then you need to attend this one. The buy-in: $270 + $30

Dec 08, ’16 – Dec 19, ’16                EPT Season XIII – Prague

Location: Hilton Hotel – Prague

Details: What is essential to know about this event? To follow the dress code: casual but not sportswear. To enter the casino you need to have an ID and the minimum age is 18.

Dec 08, ’16 – Dec 11, ’16                2016/2017 WPT National – Deauville    

Location: Casino Barriere de Deauville, Deauville

Buy-in: $1,328

Upcoming events for the Second Half of December

Dec 17, ’16 – Dec 17, ’16                2016 Toys for Tots Tournament           

Location: The Gardens Casino, Hawaiian Gardens, CA

Details: If you’re looking just to have fun and you don’t want to spend a lot on your buy-in then this event is perfect for you. The buy-in is only $40.

Dec 22, ’16 – Dec 29, ’16                2016/2017 WPT National – Thailand     

Location: Holiday Palace Casino & Resort, Banteay Meanchey Province

Details: In a more exotic place, this tournament event is a great place to test your skills. The buy-in: $1,055

Dec 28, ’16 – Dec 28, ’16    2016 Aria High Roller 48  

Location: Aria Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Details: To be able to attend this event, you need to pay a buy-in of $25,000

Dec 29, ’16 – Dec 29, ’16    2016 Aria High Roller 49  

Location: Aria Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Details: Do you want to party in Vegas while gambling? Then, stay tuned for more details about this event. Please note, the buy-in: $25,000

Dec 30, ’16 – Dec 31, ’16   2016 Aria Super High Roller 14 

Location: Aria Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, NV

Details: In a great location, with players of all levels, this event seems promising. The buy-in: $100,000

Food for thought

What is your poker tournament strategy? What are the tips that make you a strong player? Share your secrets and learn from those of the others. If you’re simply here to have fun, then pick any of these events… Good luck!

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