In a poker tournament, to rebuy is to get more chips once you have no more chips in front of you. Some tournaments allow only one re-buy while some allow several rebuys up to a certain point in the tournament.
Any tournament in which players are allowed to buy back into a tournament if they have lost all of their chips. Typically rebuys are only available during the first hour of a tournament when your chip stack is equal or less than your starting stack size. The cost of the rebuy is equal to the buy-in minus the house fee. Typically a rebuy tournament either allows only one rebuy during the first hour or unlimited rebuys during the first hour. The funds used to rebuy are added to the prize pool.
A Rebuy is when a player brings more chips to the table. This most often occurs when the player loses all of the chips he originally brought to the table, but a player can Rebuy at any time during regular table play up to the maximum amount allowed at the table. Rebuys are sometimes also allowed in tournament play, adding a new level of strategic complexity and excitement. Back To
When you first sit down at a game, you buy in with a certain amount of money. Rebuying is what you do when you buy more chips before you leave. Rebuys are also allowed in some tournaments to players who fall below a certain point - often only up until a certain point and often limited to a fixed number of rebuys.
The option to pay more money and get more chips during a rebuy period, which is usually the first three rounds. You usually have to have fewer than a certain amount of chips to rebuy. The amount of chips you get is usually the same as the original chip amount, but sometimes is it more. The amount of money you pay for a rebuy is usually the same as the original buy-in. If it is a multiple rebuy tournament, there is no limit to the number of rebuys you can purchase during the rebuy period, as long as you are under the specified amount of chips. If it is a "one optional rebuy" tournament, then you can purchase your rebuy at any time during the rebuy period, regardless of how many chips you have. Technically, this form of tournament should be called a "one optional add-on" tournament.