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Thursday Poker Tournament

October 10,  2013

Thursday Poker Tournament
Kewadin St. Ignace
Starting August 22, 2013

Give your Thursday some “pep” and head over to Kewadin St. Ignace for our Thursday Poker Tournaments!   
Registration begins at 10 a.m. every Thursday and is limited to 50 participants.  Each participant must be at their drawn seats at the specified times and tournament action starts at 6 p.m.   

The entry fee is only $45 with $5 going to the house.  Prize pool is as follows:  For 29 Players and under: 1st place will receive 50%, 2nd place 30%, 3rd place 20% and for 30 Players or more: 1st place 45%, 2nd 25%, 3rd 15%, 4th 10%, 5th 5%.

Ask your dealer today about our Thursday Poker Tournament – every Thursday at Kewadin St. Ignace!

Round by Round HI-Only – Tournament Rules
All participants will receive $10,000 in tournament chips at the start of play.  No re-buys available.
Participants must leave all chips in open view of other players and Tournament Officials at all times.
Any participant may ask for a chip count during tournament and time will be suspended.
If at any time a participant goes all in and loses they are eliminated from the tournament.
Participants must play out the tournament.  Chips cannot be transferred.  All forfeited chips will be returned to Tournament Officials.
If a participant is taking a long time to make a decision, the participants in the hand on the table can call for a time clock.  If time is called the participant will have 60 seconds to make a decision.  If after that time they will have to either make a bet, call the bet or fold.
Tournament Officials reserve the right to call time and stop play.
Players who bring in a ticket from the Horseshoe Bay restaurant the day of the tournament will receive an extra $1000 in tournament chips.
Tournament Officials will combine tables according to open seating and not position.
Players will be seated as close to their original position as possible.
The Tournament will be played down to the last player.
The prize pool will be awarded as follows; we will pay 1st, 2nd, 3rd for 29 players and under and 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th for 30 or more players.
Tournament Officials will rectify any discrepancies.  All decisions are final
Standard poker tournament rules apply.

Betting Structure

Rounds Time Small Blind Large blind Betting
1 20 Minutes $25 $50 $50-$100
2 20 Minutes $50 $100 $100-$200
3 20 Minutes $100 $200 $200 - $250
Break 15 Minutes      
4 20 Minutes $200 $500 $500 - $1000
5 20 Minutes $500 $1000 $1000 - $2000
6 20 Minutes $1000 $2000 $2000 - $2500

After Round 6 the small and large blinds are doubled.

Betting structure will also match large blind.

Each round will be a different game between Omaha Hi, Pineapple, Crazy Pineapple and Hold Em.

The Tournament Officials will let the players know before each round.

Kewadin Casino employees are eligible to participate if off the clock and out of uniform.
Disqualifications are not entitled to refunds.
Participants must be 19 years or older.
This tournament is subject to cancellation at management’s discretion.
This tournament is subject to change at the review and approval of Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Gaming Commission.
Employees are eligible to participate if off the clock and out of uniform.  Team member gaming standard operating procedures must be followed.

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