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Poker FAQ

Comp Dollars
Poker card holders can earn comp dollars, ranging from 50 cents to $2 an hour. Pokercomps are now 1 for 1 with the new Advantage Club for use in the Quarter. The accumulated comp dollars may also be applied toward room charges or used to purchase selected show tickets.

Rating System and Room Reservations
The Tropicana Poker Club uses the Bravo rating system that tracks your play every hour, while you sit on any live game. Once seated, the dealer will swipe you in!  Each live game earns comp dollars which are now 1 for 1 with the new Advantage Club for use in the Quarter. Accumulated comp dollars may also be applied toward room charges or used to purchase selected show tickets.  The minimum average hours required for our reduced poker room rates is four hours. To check your average, please call 1-888-POKER-AC.

Where do I register for a tournament?
Registration takes place one hour before each tournament, at the tournament podium, which is centrally located in the poker room. Registration will remain open until the end of the third blind level. Once sold out, alternates will be selected based on their position in line. During the first three (3) rounds of the tournament and as seats become available, the player is allowed to register and be seated in the tournament and will be issued chips that were subject to the blinds that occurred in that seat.

Can I pre-register or register by phone?
Registration for all tourney events must be done in person and paid for in cash.

Do I need a player’s card to enter into a tournament?
Yes. All participants must have a Tropicana Poker Club Card in order to register. If you do not have one, simply ask us for an application, and the card is ready within minutes! Poker cards must be transacted in person. Bring ID.

How long are the daily tournaments?
The tournament rounds are 15 minutes the first 6 levels and 20 minutes after. The blinds increase with each round.

How long are the tournament rounds?
The tournament rounds are 20 minutes long (10 minutes for the midnight tournament). The blinds increase with each round.

What are the starting blinds?
The starting blinds for all tournaments are $100 and $200.

If I play tournaments, does that qualify me for the poker rate?
Tournament play is rated. To qualify for the poker rate, players must average a minimum of four hours or more on any live poker game prior to getting a poker reservation.

How many spots are paid winners?
These are the pay outs:
# of Participants       # of Prizes

15 or less                  2 players are paid

16 – 30                      3 players are paid

31 – 59                       5 players are paid

60 – 79                      7 players are paid

80 – 99                      9 players are paid

100 -119                    10 players are paid

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