Texas Hold'Em Tournament

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Entry is non-transferable. Player check-in will begin two hours before first deal. Players who fail to check in 10 minutes before first deal may lose their seat to an alternate player. Early entry fee: $125 + $4.04 Processing Fee.


Tuesday, May 3, 2022
4:00 PM:Check-in begins.
5:00 PM: Tournament begins.

Join us for an evening cruise and Poker Tournament on the Ohio!

– Professional Dealers
– $125 buy-in: Includes $10,000 in chips and a commemorative Texas Hold’em event pin
– Add-on available 1st hour of play: $40 for $4,000 in chips
– Up to 325 participants (payouts prorated based on actual number of players)
– Payouts for 1st-24th place
– Guest tickets: $15 at the door
– Cash bar, cash games, single table tournaments
– Cruise during first 60 minutes of play
– Player wristbands will be issued at check-in
– No Re-Buys

2022 will be the 17th year for the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Texas Hold’Em Tournament. The event will be held aboard the Belle of Cincinnati, beginning with a cruise starting at 6 p.m.

The cruise will last 60 minutes at the beginning of the tournament, with the remainder of the event taking place at the dock, so those who are out of the game may disembark.