Reds Community Fund Celebrity Poker Tournament | Fan Forum

Have you ever wished to play Texas Hold 'Em alongside your favorite Cincinnati Reds?

The ninth annual Reds Community Fund Celebrity Poker Tournament will be held this year on December 6-7, 2014.

Where is the Tournament?
Duke Energy Convention Center, 3rd floor Ballroom "A"

Registration opens at 3:00 p.m.
Side games begin at 3:00 p.m.
Tournament starts at 4:00 p.m.

How many are playing?
500 players

How many players at a table?
10 plus the dealer, including the celebrity
How can I register?
a. By phone with credit card
b. By mail with check/credit card
c. Online with credit card
d. During Redsfest with cash or credit card (based on availability)
e. At registration table at event 3-5 p.m. with cash or credit card (based on availability)

Buy-in is $200 (2,000 in chips) includes food and beverage
$175 before 11/20, $200 after 11/20

Are there Re-Buys?
Yes, three (3) at $50 (2,000 in chips) each in the first 90 minutes. Must be purchased prior to break. The player must have 2,000 or less in chips.
Is there an Add-On?
Yes, one (1) at $50 (5,000 in chips) after break at 90 minutes. Everyone is eligible. Must have chips/active in the game.

What is the payout?
50% payout to top 20 players based on 500 players (Celebrity earnings benefit the Reds Community Fund)

Can I watch and not play?
$60 to observe, which includes food and two drink tickets

How long will the tournament last?
Scheduled for five (5) hours

Who are the dealers?
Experienced volunteer dealers

Who is the Charity or who is the beneficiary?
The Reds Community Fund is the official nonprofit organization of the Cincinnati Reds. Since its inception in 2001, the Community Fund has been dedicated to improving the lives of youth through its baseball-themed outreach efforts.

Who can I call with game rule questions?
Rules will be provided at registration at the night of the tournament or you can call Sara Ingram at (513) 765-7240.

The eighth annual Reds Community Fund Celebrity Poker Tournament was held on Saturday, December 7, 2013 in Ball Room "A" on the third floor at the Duke Energy Convention Center. The doors opened at 3:00 p.m. for registration and side games, and the tournament began at 4:00 p.m.

Each table of 10 featured a current or former Reds player, coach, broadcaster, or other local celebrity. Plus, if a poker player knocked a celebrity out of the tournament, they received the autographed jersey off their back!

For more information about the Celebrity Poker Tournament please contact contact Sara Ingram at [email protected] or (513) 765-7240.

*Tournament registration will be capped at 500 participants

** For Full Table Registration please contact Sara Ingram at [email protected] or (513) 765-7240.