Win your way to a payday - one step at a time

Enter a Steps Tournament for as little as $3.30 and you can climb through the levels to win a huge payday. The tiered structure of Steps Tournaments allows you to work your way up, from Step 1 to Step 5, to win a variety of prize packages.

With Steps Tournaments, even if you don't advance to the next step, you can win a seat at the same level or a lower level. Crack the highest level and you can turn your $3.30 buy-in into a huge cash prize.

You can also jump ahead to any Steps Tournament at any level by buying in directly.

What is a Steps Tournament?

A Steps Tournament is a special type of Sit & Go, with a tiered format that allows you to climb through the Steps Tournaments levels to reach the top. Enter Steps Tournaments for as little as $3.30 and make your way from Step 1 to Step 5 to win a variety of prize packages.

You can buy in directly to any Steps Tournament at any level. Plus, you can use any Steps Tournament Ticket, from Step 3 on, to buy in to any tournament with an equivalent buy-in amount.

Climb the Levels

Start your journey with a Step 1 Tournament, which awards entry to a Step 2 Tournament. From there, you can win a seat at a Step 3 Tournament and continue to climb all the way to Step 5 and your top prize. The table below explains how you can advance through Steps Tournaments:

Steps Tournaments

 
Step Buy-in Prize
Step 1 $3.30 Winners advance to Step 2
Step 2 $8.70 Winners advance to Step 3
Step 3 $26 Winners advance to Step 4
Step 4 $75 Winners advance to Step 5
Step 5 $215 Cash prize

Please note that Full Tilt Poker offers a wide range of Steps Tournaments. Prize structure may vary.

Stay Alive

Even if you don’t advance to the next step, Steps Tournaments award seats at the same level or a lower level. Finish well and you’ll stay alive, with another chance to climb to the top. For example, if you finish 3rd or 4th in a Step 4 Tournament, you’ll get a ticket to play in another Step 4 Tournament. Finish 5th to receive a ticket for a Step 3 Tournament, or 6th for a cash prize of $15.25.

See below for a breakdown of the Steps Tournaments prize structure:

Step 1 - 1st and 2nd win a Step 2 ticket; 3rd, 4th and 5th win a Step 1 ticket

Step 2 - 1st and 2nd win Step 3 ticket; 3rd and 4th win a Step 2 ticket; 5th wins $2.60

Step 3 - 1st and 2nd win a Step 4 ticket; 3rd and 4th win a Step 3 ticket; 5th wins a Step 2 ticket; 6th wins $5.30

Step 4 - 1st and 2nd win a Step 5 ticket; 3rd and 4th win a Step 4 ticket; 5th wins a Step 3 ticket; 6th wins $15.25

Step 5 - Prizes vary

Please note that this breakdown refers specifically to 9-handed Steps Tournaments, which is one of the many formats of Steps Tournaments on offer. Prize structure may vary.

Types of Steps Tournaments

Steps Tournaments come in a range of formats to suit all players, including:

  • 9-player Sit & Go (Regular, Turbo and Super Turbo)
  • 6-player Sit & Go (Regular and Turbo)
  • 18-player Sit & Go
  • 4-player heads-up Sit & Go

Steps Tournament Tickets

Steps Tournaments award Tournament Tickets to the relevant level, based on where you finish. Use these tickets to buy in to your next Steps Tournament until you crack the top prize.

Steps Tournament Tickets, for Step 3 and above, can also be used to buy in to any tournament with an equivalent buy-in amount.

Please note that Steps Tournament Tickets are not transferable to other players, may not be converted to cash or T$ and are non-refundable. Tournament details are subject to change without notice. Learn more about Tournament Tickets for a range of tournaments, including Steps Tournaments.