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Early registration bonus chips

Postby Hubeedoo » Sun Apr 18, 2021 3:13 pm

I like to give players bonus chips for registering before game start. To do this currently I have to raise the start stack by say 1500 chips and then a late registration penalty of 1500 chips. This is a round-about way of giving players bonus chips. Some players a "put off" by having to pay a late registration penalty. Can that be changed in the software for bonus chips be given to registered players up until start time, so tournament info doesn't say late penalty chips
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Re: Early registration bonus chips

Postby Kent Briggs » Sun Apr 18, 2021 4:05 pm

The same person that is put off by paying a late penalty is also going to be equally put off when those notice everyone else got a bonus. The end result is the same. The whole idea of a penalty is to deter people from a certain activity (like showing up late). Anyway, you could essentially do this using the "Bonus ticket" setting. Give everyone the ticket and remove the ticket from all accounts a few seconds after the tournament starts. This could also be automated using callbacks and the API.
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