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Sault Ste. Marie
St. Ignace

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 At least $15,000 Poker Blast Tournament Rules

Sault Ste. Marie
  1. Participants must be wearing their name tag during the tournament play and to redeem all tournament coupons.
  2. All participants must be at their assigned seats at the specified time. The first round will start at 10am.
  3. Participants will receive $10,000 in tournament chips at the start of the preliminary round; Chip counts will carry over for the Semi-Final Round and the Final round.
  4. Participants must leave all chips in open view of other Players and Tournament Officials at all times.
  5. Any participant may ask for a chip count during the tournament.  (Time will be suspended).
  6. Players may call time if a player is taking to long to make a decision as to not hold up the game. The player will be given 60 seconds. After that time the player will have to either bet or fold. Only players in the hand can call time.
  7. Participants must play out the tournament. All chips must be played out.
  8. If a player is knocked out of the preliminary round he/she may re-buy once to get back in the tournament for $150. Re-buys will go directly into the prize pool.
  9. We will also be offering walk-ins for the tournament at the price of $150 they will receive ONLY A SEAT.
  10. In Preliminary Round One for 20 minutes only we will offer a dealer add-on $5 for $2,000 in tournament chips.
  11. All tournament players will be allowed to do one re-buy at the beginning of round 4 as long as they still have chips in play. The re-buy will be $100 for $20,000 in tournament chips. (Saturday Only).
  12. Half re-buys will not be permitted.
  13. The tables will be combined until we are down to 50% of the players; they advance to the Semi final round regardless of what round this occurs. If at the end of round seven, there are more then 50% of the players; we will play more rounds until there are 50% left.
  14. During the Semi Final round, the total number of participants will determine advancement to the Final round. The number of tables in the final round will be based on the total number of participants. There may be more than one table of Finalists. Basic rule: Approximately 50% advance to the semi-final and 25% advance to the Final.
  15. Tournament Officials will rectify any discrepancies and reserve the right to call time and stop play. All decisions are final.
The Blinds for the semi final round will start at $500 and $1,000

In the final round the blinds will start with $1,000 and $2,000.

The Tournament will play down to one.
$15,000 Structured Prize Pool

1st Place

2nd Place 20%
3rd Place 15%
4th Place 10%
5th Place 7%
6th - 10th Place 3%
High hand (Entire Tournament) 1%

Disqualifications are not entitled to a refund

We will not hold Tournament player's live seats while playing in Tournament

Promotions cannot be changed without prior approval of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Gaming Commission.
Promotion may be cancelled at managements discretion
Employees are not eligible
Must be 19 years or age or older to participate
Must be present to win

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