Structure, Prizes & Rules

Welcome to Aces UP! The following provides information regarding the structure, rules and prizes for the tournament.

The Game of Texas Hold 'Em | Tournament Structure
Re-Entries | Prizes | Aces UP! Rules & Etiquette

The Game of Texas Hold 'Em

We will be playing No-Limit Texas Hold 'Em at the Aces UP! Tournament. There are many books, articles, and websites that provide standard instructions on how to play the game. For some basic information on the history of the game and how to play it, you can visit visit Wikipedia or Youtube.

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Tournament Structure

The Aces UP! Tournament will have the following structure:

  • All players will begin with $5,000 in chips.
  • Blinds will begin at $15/$30 and increase every 15 minutes.
  • Seating for the tournament will be random; seat changes will occur throughout the tournament to balance tables.
  • There is a 5-minute break every 55 minutes past the hour.
  • All tournament participants and spectators must be 18 years of age or older.

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Late-Registration & Re-Entries

The tournament will have unlimited re-entries for the first 90 minutes of play. Each re-entry requires a donation of $100 for 5,000 chips. Players are responsible for following the PokerStars instructions that appear on the screen after they are knocked-out to re-enter the tournament. There will be no Add-Ons or Re-Buys.

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Prizes will be awarded to the top 9 finishers. For first to fifth place, prize values will be based on 50% of the total number of buy-ins and re-entries.

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Aces UP! Rules & Etiquette

Please be kind and considerate in the chat box. Inappropriate language, bullying or other offensive behavior may result in your chat being muted or immediate removal from the tournament at PokerStars or Urban Prepís discretion.

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