Bubble Protection

No more vacant stares into your monitor because you were one place short of claiming a prize.

Now your buy-in will be protected, cost-free, no strings attached, when you fall just short of the money.

All you need to do is Show up Early!

MTT Early Bird

Players who register to tournaments before they begin

Protect Your Buy-In

  • Look for the ‘Bubble Protection’ stamp within the tournament lobby
  • Register before the start of the tournament (Early-bird)
  • Get your buy-in back if you bubble (finish just outside payouts)

Tournaments with Bubble Protection

  • Daily Guarantees
  • Bounty Hunters
  • Omaholic
  • Phoenix Rebuy
  • MBP


Once an early-bird, always an early-bird. You will retain Bubble Protection, regardless of re-entry.

Nope, you are always protected regardless of what you use to register (cash, T$, tickets), as long as you are an early-bird.

Do backers share Bubble Protection?

Nope, staking does not apply to Bubble Protection, or vice versa.

Bubble Protection will not be available in satellite tournaments.

I just bubbled out of a tournament. Where is my buy-in?

If you were an early-bird, it should’ve already been credited. (Bubble Protection rewards are credited as you are eliminated.)

Accordion Content

Bubble Protection will normally cover your buy-in in T$. Methods of compensation might differ based on certain tournaments.

Promotions Terms & Conditions

  • Players must be aged 18 and above to participate in this promotion.
  • Bubble Protection may not be available for certain tournaments.
  • Bubble Protection will not be available for tournaments with less than 10 entrants.
  • Buy-in coverage from Bubble Protection may be in cash, T$, tickets, or any other form of compensation chosen by GGPoker, and may vary for each tournament, regardless of the original method for registration.
  • Bubble Protection is not available for players who register to the relevant tournaments after the tournaments have begun.
  • GGPoker reserves the right to add or cancel Bubble Protection for any tournaments at any time.
  • GGPoker reserves the right to modify or suspend the promotion at any time.
  • If any players fall under suspicion of fraudulent activity, GGPoker has the right to investigate and remove the players once it’s confirmed.
  • The promotion terms and conditions are subject to the site terms and conditions, which can be found here.
  • GGPoker standard rules apply.