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Time Extension

One of the main advantages of online poker is the speed of the game. Live games can seem to drag on forever, but online poker is very fast.

But sometimes you have to think things through. Sometimes, your opponent's reply doesn't make sense, and you have to take the time to think about it.

The time bank is automatically activated in the WPT Global. Occasionally, some players wish to have more time to think before clicking on the "call" or "fold" (or even "raise") buttons. In such cases, we offer extra time;

How to use Time Extension:

Need more time to make an important decision? As you approach the end of a period, a button appears to extend the deadline.


Click the Time Extension, and for a small price you have more time to determine your next decision.


Poker players don't want to sit around indefinitely waiting for slow players, but they also don't want to rush when there's a lot of money at stake or when the hand isn't good. If you give yourself a little extra time, you can make sure you only slow down when absolutely necessary, and maintain a high pace the rest of the time.