will start with 5,000 chips.
*Blinds will go up every 9 hands, to be tracked
by the dealer.
*Players will be dealt a card for the button. High card wins.
*All normal BSPL Tournament rules apply.
The format of this tournament is based on the popular NBC Heads Up Tournament.
64 players will compete Heads-Up, knockout style, similar to the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
Qualification dates will run from September 1st through January 31st.
The Free Throw - Win Game 1, get 1 point towards qualification for the tournament
The Layup - Win any 2 games in one night (other than Game 1), get 2 points
The 3-pointer - Win Game 1 AND any other game in one night, get 3 points
scoring begins October 1st
The top 64 players at the end of the qualifying period will be entered into the tournament.
The top 64
players will be seeded bracket style, via a random draw. If any player in the top 64 will not be available for the second
round tournament date, or does not wish to participate, they will be replaced with an alternate player, starting with the
65th ranked player. Alternates will fill-in until all 64 slots are filled.
matchups will be scheduled at the nightly venues in March and at the March Bi-Monthly. All first-round winners will
come together at one venue to play the remainder of the tournament on Saturday, April 2nd (the first day of the NCAA Men's
Basketball Final Four) at Hagan O'Reillys.
BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT BONUS
Each player will be randomly assigned a team participating
in the basketball tournament. If your team wins the championship, you will win a $100 Poker
Room Sponsorship. If your team wins the tournament and you win the Madness in March tournament,
you will receive a bonus prize (will be posted at a later date).
TOTAL PRIZE POOL - $2,000
1st Place - WSOP or WPT trip
*details to be worked out between the winner and BSPL
2nd Place - $300 Poker Room Sponsorship
3rd Place - $200 Poker Room Sponsorship
4th Place - $100 Poker Room Sponsorship
5th Place - $50 Poker Room Sponsorship
6th Place - $50 Poker Room Sponsorship
7th Place - $50 Poker Room Sponsorship
8th Place - $50 Poker Room Sponsorship
*Consolation match to determine
3rd and 4th place
TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
The Elite Eight will qualify for the 2011 Paul Lewis Memorial Tournament
of Champions in June, 2011.