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$225,000 TRI PROPERTY BLACKJACK CHALLENGE TOURNAMENT

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$225,000 TRI PROPERTY BLACKJACK CHALLENGE TOURNAMENT

The Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia® $225,000
Tri-property Blackjack Challenge Tournament
(on the gaming day of 24, September, 2022 at 7:00PM and ends on the gaming day of 24, September 2022 at 9:00PM.)
All times referred to throughout these rules is Eastern Standard Time.

$225,000 TRI PROPERTY BLACKJACK CHALLENGE TOURNAMENT

$225,000 TRI PROPERTY BLACKJACK CHALLENGE TOURNAMENT
The Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia® $225,000 Tri-property Blackjack Challenge Tournament (on the gaming day of 24, September, 2022 at 7:00PM and ends on the gaming day of 24, September 2022 at 9:00PM.) All times referred to throughout these rules is Eastern Standard Time.

1. The Live! Philadelphia Blackjack Challenge Tournament (hereinafter the “Tournament”) refers to the event beginning on the gaming day of September 24, 2022. All times referred to throughout these rules is Eastern Standard Time.

2. For the Blackjack Challenge Tournament, players must be a Live! Rewards® member to participate,
a. Must be 21 or older.

3. The Tournament will consist of 36 Maximum Players. 6 players is the minimum amount of players for the tournament. Live! Casino® Management reserves the right to cancel the tournament if it doesn’t meet the minimum amount of players.

4. 6 players at each table.
a. Six tables will be used in Pit 9 for the tournament.

5. 15 Hands will be dealt for each round.

6. All wagers will be made one player at a time.
a. A puck or marker will be used to determine who will make the first, second, third and fourth bet.
b. That puck or marker will rotate each hand.
c. Giving all players the opportunity to wager first.

7. Each player must make a wager each hand, (surrender is not permitted in tournament play).

8. Each round will start with a new shoe, cards will be shuffled.

9. All cards will be dealt face up, (players will not touch the cards).
a. Surveillance will have coverage of the tournament if there is a question of a certain hand.

10. Each Player will start with 10,000 of tournament chips. Wagers will range from a minimum of $100 - $10,000 maximum.

11. Highest total chip count from each table will advance to the round 2.
a. Each player will need to sign the recorded chip count log.

12. All prizes are paid in cash to the named player(s) in the amounts and order as defined in the prize payout table.

PRIZE STRUCTURE

Grand Prize: $50,000 Cash & Trophy

2nd Prize: $25,000 Cash
3rd Prize: $15,000 Cash
4th Prize: $5,000 Cash
5th Prize: $2,500 Cash
6th Prize: $2,000 Cash

13. Registration will begin 6:00pm on the day of the tournament.

14. One top winner from each table in the First round will advance to the Finals round.

15. Each entrant will receive $10,000 in non-value tournament chips per round.

16. The playing round will consist of 15 hands of blackjack with a minimum bet of $100 and a maximum bet of $10,000.

17. Blackjack will pay 2 to 1. There will be a countdown at 14 hands. Players must play every hand.

18. The player with the most tournament chips at the end of the round advances to the next round.

19. If a player is unable to bet the minimum, that player is disqualified.

20. In the event of a tie, each player involved will receive $500 in chips and there will be a 5-hand playoff. This will continue until a winner is determined.

21. There will be a rotating marker used to determine the start of each hand. The initial starting position will be determined by dealing a card to each person prior to the start of the competition in order from left to right and the highest card is where the first hand will begin. If the same value cards are dealt, first out of the shoe is highest.

22. The position in which the marker sits at the beginning of each hand must place their bets first and betting will be made in a clockwise direction. All bets must be made within 30 seconds. A player may elect to go out of turn by their own choice, but when a bet is placed into the betting area, the player may not change or alter their bet. It is suggested that all bets be set outside the betting circle and, when the bet is correct, push the entire bet into the circle.

23. Tournament chips must remain in front of players separated by denomination and in the view of all players.

24. All hands are dealt face up.

25. In the event of a misdeal, players will not be given the opportunity to back out of the hand.

26. If a card is exposed by mistake, the card will be burned.

27. Collusion among players or help from spectators is prohibited and will result in disqualification.

28. If you are a designated winner in any particular round, you will be advised what table and seat number you are to report to in the subsequent round.

29. If a player should leave the table in the middle of a round, that player will be disqualified.

30. No surrender option in tournament play.

31. Live! Casino Hotel Philadelphia® reserve the right to refuse entry or cancel or revise tournament after prior notification to the PBCB.

32. Must be twenty-one years or older in order to participate.

All Blackjack rules for Live! Casino Hotel Philadelphia® will pertain to the tournament except for Blackjack pays 2:1 and no surrender.