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Yooper Euchre Tournaments

April 7 @ 12:00 pm


Beginning April 7
1st Saturday Monthly

Kewadin Sault Ste. Marie

$20 Entry per person

Up to $2,000 Cash/Credits Prize Pool

Call 906-635-4958 for more information or to register.



Kewadin Sault Ste. Marie

  1. Tournament play will begin the first Saturday of the month at 12 P.M. The entry fee for the tournament is $20 per player. You must be a current Northern Rewards member to participate. May become a member once you are here.
  2. Tournament teams will be decided by a random draw by the tournament official at 11 A.M. on the day of the tournament. You may sign up after but will be given the latest time available at the time of signup. There WILL NOT be any signups after the start of the tournament. You do not have to have a partner to sign up for the tournament as you will be partnered up with another player by the random draw.
  3. There will be a 100 team (200 players) maximum for the tournament. Must be paid prior to tournament in order to be within the maximum number of teams (No exceptions).
  4. Contestants must present their Northern Rewards card for verification prior to tournament play. Teams must be present 5 minutes prior to their specified start time. If the team/player is not present at the start of their round they will be disqualified from the tournament. The only exception will be in case of an emergency, than the team will be allowed to enter at a later time up until the last time slot of the first round completion.
  5. The tournament will be a double elimination tournament and each round will begin once the entire previous round has been complete.
  6. The tournament official will call the participant name(s) for each round. The team(s) will be drawn out for their seat arrangement prior to the start of the tournament by a Kewadin Casino licensed employee. There will be a bracket with all teams start times prior to the start of the tournament posted in the tournament area. Tournament officials will verify that contestants are in the correct seats before play begins.
  7. The team that will start the deal/game off will be determined by who gets the first Jack that has been flipped up after the cards have been shuffled. The deal will rotate clockwise and the cards must be shuffled properly by shuffling the deck at least three times. The dealer must offer the cut to the person to the right of them. The dealer must deal in groups of 2s or 3s. Note: If a card is flipped over during the deal/improperly dealt, the dealer must re deal (No points will be given). There will be no stealing of the deal.
  8. During play, you must clearly state your call. Example: If you call a loner, this must be clearly stated before a card is led. Partner MUST then place their cards face down on the table in front of them and is not allowed to look at the kitty but may collect the cards that have been played during the loner.
  9. Once a dealer buries a card, you cannot go alone.
  10. Dealer must discard a playing card before picking up a trump card.
  11. All cards should be played out. “SHOWING” will be allowed as long as the players agree at the beginning of their round. DO NOT toss your cards in/bury your cards into the pile until the round is concluded. Collect and stack all tricks neatly. Kewadin Casino officials suggest that each person takes in their own tricks unless your partner is going on a loner, then the partner that is not participating may pick up the tricks. By collecting own tricks, will minimize reneges.
  12. Reneges MUST be proven to award any points. If unable to prove, no points will be awarded and play will continue.
  13. The following will be the scoring system: 1 point –Bidding Team makes 3 or 4 tricks, 2 points- Bidding team makes 5 tricks, Euchre, Renege or team plays out of turn, 2 points- Bidding Team does not make 3 tricks (Euchred) “Opposing Team” will be awarded the 2 points and 4 points- Successful loner, renege, euchred or play out of turn on loner
  14. If you bid out of turn/declaring turn down trump, you will lose opportunity of bid. The Non-offending Team may declare trump.
  15. Tournament official will determine all rulings. Players WILL NOT be able to make their own ruling. All other floor or procedures are to be followed according to casino policy.
  16. ALL CHEATING (Table talk, cues, etc.) will not be tolerated. If caught cheating, you will be asked to leave, forfeit their entry and will not be allowed to participate in the tournament.
  17. There will be no vulgar language, etc. tolerated at any time during the tournament. If you are guilty of this type of behavior, you will be asked to leave and depending on the nature of the violation, may be determined by the tournament official/Kewadin casino personnel that you may not participate in any other Euchre tournaments.
  18. There must be a minimum of 50 teams in order to have the tournament for the prize pool of $2,000 Cash/Credits to be awarded. If minimum of 50 teams has not been met but the number of teams is between 20-49 teams, the prize pool of $1,000 cash will be awarded. Under 20 teams, the tournament will be canceled.
Prize Pool $2,000 Cash/Credits(Sault Ste. Marie) “50-100 teams”
1st Place: $800
2nd Place: $400
3rd–4th Place: $200
5th–8th Place $100 (Credits)

Prize Pool $1,000 Cash(Sault Ste. Marie) “20-49”
1st Place: $700
2nd Place: $300

  • All promotions are subject to cancellation at Management’s discretion
  • Promotions cannot be changed without prior approval by the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Gaming Commission
  • Employees are eligible if off the clock and out of uniform
  • Must be 19 years or older to participate
  • Must be present to win
  • Kewadin Credits expire 7 days after downloaded to machine including day of download


April 7
12:00 pm
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Kewadin Sault Ste. Marie
2186 Shunk Rd.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 United States
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