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Table Games Winterfest Blackjack Tournament at Paris in December???

Discussion in 'Table Games' started by rhinoman7, Sep 30, 2015.

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  1. rhinoman7

    rhinoman7 Tourist

    Nov 27, 2013
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    Does anyone have insight into the upcoming Winterfest Blackjack Tournament at Paris in December? I participated in my first ever blackjack tournament at Paris in August, but it was not the Summerfest tournament. I have heard that the Summerfest/Winterfest tournaments are a bit different than the "regular" tournaments.

    For the one I participated in this past August, I was given one free entry, with a possible re-buyin for $100. For the Winterfest Tournament in December, I have been given 2 free entries, with the chance to purchase more entries at $20 a piece. How different is this tournament compared to the one back in August?
  2. paperposter

    paperposter Well-Known Member

    Jul 23, 2011
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    no clue about this one but i did one last year there was around 800 people total people overal i think it was 2 or 3 days total if u advanced
    i think rebuys were 25$ but were sold out real quick
  3. B S

    B S MIA

    Jul 16, 2015
    Also looking for more information.

    Payouts, specifically.
  4. ioioioioio

    ioioioioio Newbie

    Nov 1, 2015
    Trips to Las Vegas:

    The tournament runs Dec 7-10 (if it's anything like the August tournament, all that happens on the 7th is registration from 3 - 7 PM.)

    One tournament (and one winner) each day - Tues, Wed, Thur

    Tournament rules of note are:

    - 15 hands
    - no betting limit
    - only one winner per table

    Unlimited (apparently) re-entry for $20. It's a madhouse with lots of tables (as many as 20-25 perhaps) per preliminary round.) One winner from each advances to semi-final round the same evening. The final round each day is after the semifinals.

    $25,000 first prize per day - all in play coupons (good until you lose, but no cash value.) Lesser prizes for 2-10th (not sure of the last place) plus $50 (coupon) per table winner in the prelims

    Tues is busiest, Thurs is least busy.
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