April 27, 2015. Louisville, KY. – There is sure to be a full house at the 9th annual Kentucky Derby Festival Texas Hold‘Em Poker Tournament on Tuesday, April 28. The event returns on board the Belle of Cincinnati, which will be docked at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.
Boarding and check-in begin at 4 PM, with a one-hour cruise and tournament starting at 6 PM. The $125 Buy-In includes 10,000 in chips and a commemorative Texas Hold‘Em event pin. An add-on will be available for the first hour of play for $40 for $4,000 worth of chips.
First place is $5,000. Cash prizes will also be awarded from first to 24th place. Payouts are based on 325 players; payouts will be pro-rated based on actual number of players. Guests can watch all the action on board for a $15 entry fee. Call (502) 584-FEST to register. License # ORG0001638.
The Media Sponsor is 1450 The Sports Buzz.
The Derby Festival is an independent community organization supported by 4,000 volunteers, 400 businesses and civic groups, Pegasus Pin sponsorships and event participation. It entertains more than 1.5 million people annually. This involvement has made the Festival the largest single attended event in Kentucky and one of the leading community celebrations in the world.