Table Games Tournaments

Table Games Tournaments
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 to Sunday, January 1, 2017

Wednesday Night!

Try your hand every first and third Wednesday in our Three Card Poker Tournament or every second and fourth Wednesday in our Blackjack Tournament. 

Table Games Tournament winners will share cash prizes of up to $2,100 dependent on the number of entrants! Entry fees are $20 or 2,000 Royalties.
3:30PM- 7:30PM Registraion in First Floor Casino Lobby

Three Card Poker tournaments will take place on the 5th Wednesday when applicable.

Rules: 

Three Card Poker Tournament Official Rules

1. By entering the tournament, all players agree and acknowledge that the official rules and procedures of the tournament will bind them. Employees of Hollywood Casino, Baton Rouge and their immediate family are not eligible to participate in the tournament. 

2. Hollywood Casino, Baton Rouge and GLPI reserve the right to refuse entry

3. Hollywood Casino, Baton Rouge, & GLPI reserve the right to cancel future tournaments. Louisiana State Police shall be notified within 24 hours.

4. Hollywood Casino, Baton Rouge, & GLPI reserve the right to revise tournament with prior written authorization from Louisiana State Police.

5. Regular Hollywood Casino, Baton Rouge house rules apply (unless addressed below).

6. By participation, players grant Hollywood Casino, Baton Rouge permission to use their names and likeness for promotional use.

7. Entrants must check in at the registration desk to be assigned a table and seat. All entrants must arrive at the tournament table for the preliminary round at least 15 minutes before the beginning of each round. Late participants may be disqualified without a refund.

8. Each entrant will receive $2,000 in non-value tournament chips per round.

9. The playing round will consist of 18 or 21 hands of Three Card Poker with a minimum bet of $25 and a maximum bet of $1,000 on the ‘Ante’ and ‘Play’ bets. All bets must be in increments of $25. Note: the maximum bet on the ‘Pair Plus” will be $200. 

10. Players must play every hand.

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

12. In the event of a tie, each player involved will receive $2,000 in tournament chips and there will be a three-hand playoff. This will continue until a winner is determined. Note: playoff winnings will not count towards the totals used to determine “High Money” qualifiers for subsequent rounds.

13. There will be a rotating marker used to determine the start of each hand.

14. The initial starting position will be determined by dealing a card to each person prior to the start of the round in order from left to right and the highest card (Ace being the highest card) is where the first hand will begin. If the same value cards are dealt, first out of the shoe is highest.

15. The player at the position in which the marker sits at the beginning of each hand must place his/her bet(s) first and betting will be made in a clockwise direction. A player may elect to bet out of turn by his/her own choice, but once a bet is placed into the betting area, the player may not change or alter his/her bet(s). It is suggested that all bets be set outside the betting circles and when it is the player’s turn to bet, the player should push the bet into the circle.

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

17. Collusion among players or help from spectators is prohibited and may result in disqualification.

18. As a courtesy, all participants’ chips will be counted by a Tournament Official at the end of 15 or 18 hands and announced to all players at the table and again at the end of 18 or 21 hands. The total value of each player’s chips will be entered on the Table Games Tournament Round Control Form and will be considered as the player’s final score.

19. The designated winner(s) in any particular round will be advised which table and seat number he/she is to report to in the subsequent round(s). 

20. There will be no substitution of players. If a player is not present for the preliminary or semi-final or final rounds, his/her spot will be forfeited. If a seat is forfeited, no other player will fill that spot. If the forfeited spot is in the Final, the player that forfeited the spot will assume last place and the prize will be put on deposit for that player to claim.

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

22. A player who voluntarily withdraws from the tournament or one who is disqualified in the case of violation of tournament rules must leave the playing area.

23. All entrants must be twenty-one years of age or older in order to participate.

24. All entrants must be members of Hollywood Casino, Baton Rouge’s Premier Club; Premier Club membership is free.

25. If the tournament should be cancelled for any reason, all entry fees will be returned to the registrants.

 

Blackjack Tournament Offical Rules

 

1. By entering the tournament, all players agree and acknowledge that the official rules and procedures of the tournament will bind them. Employees of Hollywood Casino, Baton Rouge and their immediate family are not eligible to participate in the tournament. 

2. Hollywood Casino, Baton Rouge and GLPI reserve the right to refuse entry.

3. Hollywood Casino, Baton Rouge, & GLPI reserve the right to cancel future tournaments. Louisiana State Police shall be notified within 24 hours.

4. Hollywood Casino, Baton Rouge, & GLPI reserve the right to revise tournament with prior written authorization from Louisiana State Police.

5. House rules apply except that: Surrender is not allowed; players may not play more than one spot; all bets must be made in $5 increments.

6. By participation, players grant Hollywood Casino, Baton Rouge permission to use their names and likeness for promotional use.

7. Entrants must check in at the registration desk to be assigned a table and seat. All entrants must arrive at the tournament table for the preliminary round at least 15 minutes before the beginning of each round. Late participants may be disqualified without a refund.

8. Each entrant will receive $2,000 in non-value tournament chips per round.

9. The playing round will consist of 18 or 21 hands of blackjack with a minimum bet of $25 and a maximum bet of $2,000.

10. Players must play every hand.

11. “High Money” qualifiers are defined as those players that did not win a round, but finished with the highest dollar amount of chips amongst the non-winners.

12. “High Money” qualifiers will be announced at least fifteen minutes before the semi-final round and the final round. It is the responsibility of each “High Money” winner to identify him/herself to the tournament director before the start of the semi-final/final, so that a seat can be assigned. Late arrivals will be disqualified. There will be no substitution of “High Money” winners.

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

14. In the event of a tie, each player involved will receive $2,000 in tournament chips and there will be a three-hand playoff. This will continue until a winner is determined. Note: playoff winnings will not count towards the totals used to determine “High Money” qualifiers for subsequent rounds.

15. There will be a rotating marker used to determine the start of each hand.

16. The initial starting position will be determined by dealing a card to each person prior to the start of the round in order from left to right and the highest card (Ace being the highest card) is where the first hand will begin. If the same value cards are dealt, first out of the shoe is highest.

17. The player at the position in which the marker sits at the beginning of each hand must place his/her bet first and betting will be made in a clockwise direction. A player may elect to bet out of turn by their own choice, but once a bet is placed into the betting area, the player may not change or alter their bet. It is suggested that all bets are set outside the betting circles and, when it is the player’s turn to bet, the player should push the bet into the circle.

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

19. All hands are dealt face up.

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

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

22. Collusion among players or help from spectators is prohibited and may result in disqualification.

23. As a courtesy, all participants’ chips will be counted by a Tournament Official (Pit Supervisor or above) at the end of 15 or 18 hands and announced to all players at the table and again at the end of 18 or 21 hands. The total value of each player’s chips will be entered on the Table Games Tournament Round Control Form and will be considered as the player’s final score.

24. The designated winner in any particular round will be advised which table and seat number he/she is to report to in the subsequent round(s). 

25. There will be no substitution of players. If a player is not present for the preliminary or semi-final or final rounds, his/her spot will be forfeited. If a seat is forfeited, no other player will fill that spot. If the forfeited spot is in the Final, the player that forfeited the spot will assume last place and the prize will be put on deposit for that player to claim.

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

27. A player who voluntarily withdraws from the tournament or one who is disqualified in the case of violation of tournament rules must leave the playing area.

28. All entrants must be twenty-one years of age or older in order to participate.

29. All entrants must be members of Hollywood Casino, Baton Rouge’s Premier Club; Premier Club membership is free. 

30. If the tournament should be cancelled for any reason, all entry fees will be returned to the registrants.