In many cases it is believed that the play money games and free rolls are the same, but there are several aspects that differentiate despite participating in both the player does not have to invest your own money.
Although in both tournaments players can participate both beginners and experienced players, in the case of games and tournaments with play money game level is usually lower because it is higher (and almost exclusively) the influx of players who are there to understand the rules of the game, try the software of the room and begin your journey in the world of poker.
The free roll tournaments, unlike them, are much more competitive and are often used by regular players of poker for real money to implement new strategies, try a new style of play or simply enjoy the poker (and even win prizes) without investing your money as we see below.
This is the main difference between the poker play money and free rolls, this second type usually offered to the winners and top-ranked players a prize. While in tournaments and play money tables can only win virtual chips and therefore this does not affect your economy, free roll tournaments usually offer real gains, whether small monetary prizes or tickets to real money tournaments. Each room has its own calendar of events free roll where they offer their players free of charge the possibility of getting real prizes. Today many free roll tournaments that exist and they provide payment of the buy-in to participate in a satellite tournament.