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How to Build a Bankroll for Free

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What could be more satisfying than building your poker bankroll for free?

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What could be more satisfying than building your poker bankroll for free? Instead of spending your hard earned cash at the tables trying to climb your way up the stakes ladder you should consider trying to make it a risk free endeavor.

There are many stars of the game who claim never to have made a deposit in their entire career, and with the freeroll tournament opportunities available today, you should be trying to emulate them.

Before you get too excited at the idea, nobody is saying this is an easy shortcut. While the skill level of an average opponent can be expected to be low, the sheer size of these events can push the variance to insane levels

Chris “Jesus” Ferguson, winner of the 2000 World Series of Poker Main Event, even once went through this process as a challenge to prove to the masses that it could be done. Back in 2006 he announced that he would create a $10,000 poker bankroll without depositing a single cent. Eventually, after 18 months, the challenge was successfully completed.

While this is from a completely different era, you should still expect to be able to build a bankroll from nothing in today’s games. Also, don’t be put off by the possibility of wasting time when you could be winning more in real buy-in games. The time you spend learning how to play poker in freerolls will pay you back endlessly in the future.

In reality, you’re not going to be missing out on much profit at all, while your skill level is going to increase rapidly as a beginner.

HighStakes Announce Jack of HighStakes Freeroll TLB

One highly recommended place to start your freeroll mission is at HighStakes on their five-figure tournament leaderboard. The Jack of HighStakes offers a share of €40,000 which should be enough to entice in even those who drive the hardest bargain. This is a massive game changer and almost certainly the best promotion offered to freeroll players today.

There will be 10 free to enter tournaments every single day with optional $0.50 rebuys and add-ons. €25,000 will be added to the leaderboard and the remaining €15,000 will be handed out during the daily events. 

Grand Finale

Each tournament will not only have a generous prize pool, but will also count towards the Special Sunday events held on August 18th. Be aware that if you win a package for one of these tournaments must play in it otherwise you will forfeit funds that you have won.

What could be simpler. All you have to do is sign up and play!

HighStakes are striving to bring back the glory days and offering you the chance to turn absolutely nothing into an amazing dream with a shot at becoming a poker professional.


Mark Patrickson

Mark Patrickson is a professional cash game player grinding stakes up to 100nl 6 Max NL Hold'em13 years experience of poker, across MTT SnG and cash, FL PL NL.Currently living in South East Asia and trying to make it back to mid-stakes befo ... Read More


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