Before even thinking about organizing a home poker tournament, you should first have a basic understanding on poker chip denominations and betting structure. The basic idea behind any poker tournament is for all players to start with the same amount of chips until one of the said participants has them all. To ensure that the game does not go on forever, poker tournaments are played with set levels. After a definite duration of time, the game price goes up.
Simply put, as any knowledgeable poker player would say, the blinds go up. As it is, a certain amount of time, you can also start to add in antes to make the game even more exciting for the participants.