word type: noun
- A structure for a poker tournament in which the blinds increase at a faster rate than normal.
Not to be Confused With...
Turbo tournaments are different from speed poker tournaments, because a speed poker tournament simply aims to create efficiency in the action without cutting down the amount of overall play.
On the other hand, the goal of a turbo tournament is generally to lessen the total time a tournament takes to complete by making the structure itself move more quickly. This is most commonly accomplished by shortening the length of time at each blind level.
A crackyllite is a form of turbo tournament (it is actually called a "super turbo").