Online Poker Freeroll Tournaments
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Online freeroll tournaments are a gold-mine for poker players. If you're learning to play poker - freerolls can be a great way to learn hand-rankings, and to get accustomed to playing online without risking any money. Freerolls offer real prizes (cash, satellite seats or other loot - depending on the tournament). In some cases freerolls are exclusive, and protected with freeroll passwords, in order to keep the numbers of entrants down.
Our freeroll calendar lists upcoming freerolls for the next 24 hours from the top-poker destinations online
Poker Freerolls Frequently Asked Questions
Online poker freerolls are a good way to build a poker bankroll without risking any money. No entry fee is required to register and play in a freeroll, and if you end up "in the money" (generally the top 10% of the player field will get paid) you will be generally be rewarded with cash or poker tournament or poker satellite tickets which give you another shot at turning profit, from zero!
The simple answer is "it depends" (mostly on where you are located - as USA players cannot access the same poker sites as European players, for example). Quite often the best freerolls are private freerolls (with passwords), or loyalty freerolls (with entry awarded based on tournament fees paid / rake contribution over a specific time) - due to smaller player fields.
Yes - if you end up 'in the money' (among the finishing places in the tournament which award a prize), then you will are generally awarded with cash, or a ticket to a tournament, or merchandise/goodies for your prize. In order to cash out, the poker site may have some play through requirements (you might have to play some cash games or tournaments). Make sure to read the terms and conditions attached to the tournament / site you play a freeroll on.
No. Freerolls are a fabulous way to learn the rules and mechanics of poker in a risk free environment, without money pressure. Some of the most accomplished tournament poker players began their poker journey with freerolls, including Chris Moorman (who has racked up over $25,000,000 in online and live cashes) and Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad. If you're "busto" (no poker bankroll), freerolls offer the opportunity to build or rebuild your bankroll at no cost. Small acorns can grow into large trees!
That depends on the prize-pool of the tournament, and your finishing position. Payouts for the freeroll you play will be listed in the poker tournament lobby. The prize you win could be dollars, hundreds of dollars or even tens of thousands of dollars - some sites have been known to run HUGE freerolls, with million dollar prize-pools- so what you can win really depends on the tournament.