Originally Posted by wake911
we always do CTP's and ace fund as extra buyins on top of entry fee, not pulled from entry fees. Sometimes a sponsor will add $100 or something to Ace fund, but otherwise, it's just what is put in the fund by the players. (normally $3 ace / $2 CTP)
I would say pay as much as possible, keeping extra, not official payout stuff to a minimum.
Ace Pools are always buy-ins, but we usually do CTPs out of the entry fees because it lets people feel like even if they suck out that day they have a chance at not wasting an entire entry fee.