Texas Holdem Tournament Strategy - Sit and
Go Poker Tournaments
Welcome to the fourth in my Texas Holdem Strategy Series, focusing on
no limit Texas Holdem poker tournament play and associated strategies. In
this article, we�ll examine the "Sit and Go" tournament - the most popular
online poker tournament format today.
When I first started playing in Sit and Go tournaments, I was beginning
to think they called it "sit and go" because you sat down, played a
little, then it was time to go do something else since you'd just been
whacked and knocked out of the tournament! These tournaments can be really
tough, since they're effectively like being at the "final table" of a
The recent popularity of playing online Sit & Go tournaments
sometimes amazes me. On any given evening, you can try to jump into a Sit
and Go (SNG) table on Party Poker, for example, and easily find yourself
competing just to get into a seat before that table fills up, forcing you
to go find another table (especially on lower-entry fee tables). I've seen
times when it can take up to 10 attempts to get into a Sit and Go
tournament table during prime time. That's because there are literally
thousands of players across the world who are hungry to get into these
tournaments and hopefully win some money.
All of the major online poker rooms now offer Sit and Go format games ...
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