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2014 CELEBRITY POKER TOURNAMENT FAQ

Prestige Audio Visual & Creative Services Reds Community Fund Celebrity Poker Tournament

presented by Ashlee Fence

TEXAS HOLD 'EM STYLE POKER EVENT

Frequently Asked Questions

Online registration for this event is now closed. Please contact Sara Ingram at (513) 765-7240 if you would like to be added to the wait list.

When is the Tournament?
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Where is the Tournament?
Duke Energy Convention Center, 3rd floor Ballroom "A"
Please note: a Saturday ticket for Redsfest is needed to enter Duke Energy Convention Center. Each Poker participant is responsible for bringing their own complimentary pass to gain entry into the convention center. The Reds Community Fund is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or forgotten passes
Time?
Registration opens at 3:00 p.m.
Side games begin at 3:00 p.m.
Tournament starts at 4:00 p.m.
How many are playing?
600 players
How many players at a table?
Ten (10) plus the dealer, including (1) one celebrity
How can I register?
a. On reds.com/poker with credit card
b. By phone with credit card
c. By mail with check or credit card
d. At Community Corner at Redsfest on Friday (based upon availability)
e. At registration table prior to start of event 3:00-4:00 pm with cash, check, or credit card (based upon availability)
Cost?
Buy-in is $175 (before November 19th) and $200 (after November 19th) ($2,000 in chips) and includes food and two drink tickets
Are there Re-Buys?
Yes, three (3) at $50 each ($2,000 in chips) in the first 90 minutes (must be purchased prior to break). The player must have $2,000 or less in chips.
Is there an Add-On?
Yes, one (1) at $50 ($5,000 in chips) after break at 90 minutes. Everyone is eligible. Must have chips/active in the game.
What is the payout?
50% payout to top 27 players based upon 500 players (Celebrity earnings benefit the Reds Community Fund)
Can I watch and not play?
$75 to observe and includes food and two drink tickets. Please note: autographs and photographs of celebrities are not permitted at this event.
Are phones allowed in tournament?
All cellular/electronic devices are prohibited to be used inside of the tournament playing area. Any player using a cellular/electronic device while at the table will be required to fold his/her current hand.
Are autographs allowed during event?
Autographs and photographs of celebrities are not permitted at this event.
How long will the tournament last?
Scheduled for five (5) hours
Who are the dealers?
Experienced volunteer dealers
Who is the Charity or who is the beneficiary?
The Reds Community Fund is the official non-profit organization of the Cincinnati Reds. Since its inception in 2001, the Community Fund has been dedicated to improving the lives of youth through its baseball and softball-themed outreach efforts.
Who can I call with game rule questions?
Rules will be provided at registration at the night of the tournament or you can call Sara Ingram at (513)765-7240.