Difference between buy and freeroll tournament

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I don't understand why I still find so much difference between playing a freeroll or a buy one because in the freeroll I get far already in buy tournaments I lose almost everyone I don't know if it's the emotional or the pressure on the value but I can't play the same your opinions?
 
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I don't understand why I still find so much difference between playing a freeroll or a buy one because in the freeroll I get far already in buy tournaments I lose almost everyone I don't know if it's the emotional or the pressure on the value but I can't play the same your opinions?



It is a matter of technical level.

But don't be fooled by nomenclature or value. There are HG pro players where they offer micro games with a low game level.

So it's just a matter of technical level.
 
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That is called insecurity, put a limit on your actions, only invest 10% of your bankroll so that in the long term it does not affect you and so you can enjoy without the fear of being left out. :)
 
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Yep, there is a difference between buy-in and fr tourneys. In fr's, there is lot of players who don't even care how to play cause it's free. But if you play less than $2 buy-in, I'd say it's a very small difference in skill level. In small buy-in tourneys, there is still a lot of players whom you can beat easily.
 
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On freerolls, people do whatever they want to all-in or re-raise with all the cards because they lose nothing, and when buy-in is a waste of money and people play accurately, I realized this myself and playing buy-in is the best way more adequate people
 
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That is called insecurity, put a limit on your actions, only invest 10% of your bankroll so that in the long term it does not affect you and so you can enjoy without the fear of being left out. :)
10% ?? I usually stay inside 5% of my BR for tournaments entries

Yep, there is a difference between buy-in and fr tourneys. In fr's, there is lot of players who don't even care how to play cause it's free. But if you play less than $2 buy-in, I'd say it's a very small difference in skill level. In small buy-in tourneys, there is still a lot of players whom you can beat easily.
I think there isn't much difference on the majority of gameplay for anything under USD 5 entry fee
 
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In freeroll, most of the people are usually not serious, but not everybody. The reason is it's 'freeroll', but that's not the only reason. The 2nd reason is you have to beat too many people to get a prize. So they can't help but be aggressive to survive. But as you get closer to the end people are totally not careless. And in buy-in game? They 'are' serious. And the larger the buy-in, the more serious they are.
 
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It is exactly like that. In Freeroll you play looser, since we don't invest anything. In a tournament with Buy In it is simply more complicated because the players have a better level. I have played both types and I agree that it is more difficult to advance in buy In tournaments.
 
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With the freerolls people tend to play aggressive. They will go all-in very often with marginal hands.
 
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It is a matter of technical level.

But don't be fooled by nomenclature or value. There are HG pro players where they offer micro games with a low game level.

So it's just a matter of technical level.
this is my problem i hope to become more professional in this area because when i use buy i can't play well or it is the other players who play better i don't know also why players in the freeroll most play bluffing very low card

With the freerolls people tend to play aggressive. They will go all-in very often with marginal hands.
really what happens yesterday i played a freeroll with guaranteed entry to a 50k tournament i was in 2nd the other player was very aggressive already started the pre flop increasing

Yep, there is a difference between buy-in and fr tourneys. In fr's, there is lot of players who don't even care how to play cause it's free. But if you play less than $2 buy-in, I'd say it's a very small difference in skill level. In small buy-in tourneys, there is still a lot of players whom you can beat easily.
I liked the tip to play using 5% of my capital I will test this option because I can do very well in the freerolls more in the buy games I don’t win much I’ve even won some seats but nothing significant for the amount invested in the buy
 
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They are, were and will always be different, as are the small entry and the high entry level, the level of the game changes, the number of players and not the entry level.
 
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It is exactly like that. In Freeroll you play looser, since we don't invest anything. In a tournament with Buy In it is simply more complicated because the players have a better level. I have played both types and I agree that it is more difficult to advance in buy In tournaments.


I have noticed that in pokerstars freerolls at the initial stage, simpler combinations are drawn on the board to collect winning hands. Not on freerolls, boards are usually very difficult to put together a winning combination.:mad:
 
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