WPT500 at ARIA Rules 1. WPT500 Buy-In is $565 (500+65). Players must have an M life Rewards card and photo identification to register. 2. Players will start with 15,000 tournament chips. Level length will be 30 minutes for the first 8 levels, 40 minute levels thereafter. Final Table (Day 3) will be 60 minute levels. th
*Level length for the Day 1 Turbo Flights (July 4 ) will be 20 minutes. th
3. Registration and re-entry is permitted through Level 8 Break (approximately 2:30PM) on Day 1s (June 27 – July rd 3 ) and through Level 7 Break (approximately 12:30PM and approximately 7:30PM respectively) on the Day 1 th Turbos (July 4 ). Tournament Surrender is allowed on the registration closing break. 4. Players are permitted to register and play multiple Day 1 flights. A player may unregister for a flight prior to play beginning on that day. Once play has begun, any player who has registered for that flight will have their chips in play and will not be permitted to unregister. 5. Each Day 1 flight (Turbos included) will play until 5% of the field size is reached. These players will have their th chips verified, bagged and will resume play on Day 2 (July 5 ). Players returning on Day 2 will need to show photo identification before they are permitted to resume play. The Day 2 seating assignments will be available within 3 th hours of the conclusion of the July 4 5pm Turbo. 6. Payouts – On each Day 1 (Turbos included), 11% of the field will be paid. 11% - 8% = $950
8% - 5% = $1200
Day 2 Minimum Payout = $1500
Day 2 and Final Table payouts will be based on total entries and will be officially posted at least 4 hours prior to th play beginning on Day 2. (July 5 ) 7. Best Stack Forward – Players qualifying for Day 2 may play another Day 1 flight in an attempt to better their chip count. Players that have qualified for Day 2 with multiple chip stacks will only be permitted to play their highest qualifying stack. The other stacks will be removed from play and the player will receive the minimum Day 2 payout ($1500) for each stack that is “forfeited”. 8. Any player disqualified from a Day 1 flight for behavioral or unethical tournament practices will not be permitted to play in future Day 1s and will also forfeit any Day 2 qualifying stack without receiving payment. 9. Day 1s will be played 10 handed throughout. Day 2 will play 10 handed until 54 players remain. There will then be a tournament redraw and 9 handed play begins. Once 9 handed, tables will remain balanced within 1 player. 10. Tournament will be played using TDA Rules. Management decisions are final.