What is a Freezeout in Poker?

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Last Updated: December 17, 2023


A freezeout is a type of poker tournament that doesn’t allow players to re-enter or re-buy after they lose their chips. If you deplete your stack, you’re out of the tournament. 

Poker Freezeout Example:

The WSOP main event is a freezeout tournament in which players can’t re-buy and play until there’s only one player left with all of the chips.

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