Texas Hold'Em Tournament

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017
4:00 PM: Boarding and check-in begins.
6:00 PM: Tournament begins.



– 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 90 minutes of play
– Player wristbands will be issued at check-in


2017 will be the 11th year for the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Texas Hold’Em Tournament. The event will be held aboard the Belle of Cincinnati. The cruise and tournament starts at 6 p.m. Cruise will last 90 minutes at the beginning of the event; the remainder of the tournament will take place at the dock so those who are out of the game may disembark.

There will be no Re-Buys. The tournament is limited to 325 participants.  Add-on available first hour of play is $40 for $4,000 in chips.  Payouts for 1st through 24th places. Payouts based on 325 players, payouts will be pro-rated based on actual number of players.


First place receives:
-Custom winner’s bracelet

Cash Prizes for 1st – 24th places!

Thanks to Louisville Poker Tour for providing the tables and dealers for our event.


License Number:  ORG:0001638

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