The poker tournament will be held only if the new gaming regulations in effect at that time allow. We will post more information when we know. The following describes the format we hope to use.
Enjoy the action of our No Limit Hold’em Tournament. This is a private tournament for participants and guests of our Chess Festival. Play for cash and a commemorative bracelet any poker player would be proud to wear. Knock out any member of our staff for a $25 bounty.
- The Rio Poker Room
- No-Limit Tournament
- $5,000 Starting Chips
- $5 Dealer Bonus gets you $2,500 additional chips.
- Blinds start at 100/100 and increase every 15 minutes.
LEVEL BLINDS 1 100-100 NO LIMIT 2 100-200 NO LIMIT 3 200-400 NO LIMIT 4 300-600 NO LIMIT 10 Minute Break Race off 100s
5 500-1000 NO LIMIT 5 1000-2000 NO LIMIT 7 1500-3000 NO LIMIT 8 2000-4000 NO LIMIT 10 Minute Break Race off 500s 9 3000-6000 NO LIMIT 10 4000-8000 NO LIMIT 11 5000-10000 NO LIMIT 12 6000-12000 NO LIMIT 10 Minute Break 13 8000-16000 14 10000-20000
- 20% of entries are withheld to pay the house.
- Details Subject to Change.
- at the Poker Room Late Registration and re-entries are available until the end of first break.
- $100 in cash or chips only.
- Commemorative Bracelet and cash for the Winner.
The number of additional places paid depends on the number of entries.
$25 bounty on Festival staff members.
Deals are not permitted.