NSW $30,000 State Champs
Saturday 16th December 2017: Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL, 20-26 Canterbury Road, Hurlstone Park
Saturday 13th January 2018: Castle Hill RSL, 77 Castle Street, Castle Hill, NSW 2154
Saturday 24th February 2018: The Builders Club, 61 Church Street, Wollongong, NSW 2500
Saturday 24th March 2018: Rooty Hill RSL, 55 Sherbrooke Street, Rooty Hill, NSW 2766
All events are 10am rego with 12pm start. All events are also two-flight events.
WHEN DOES THE STATE CHAMPS TAKE PLACE?
The NSW State Champs is a monthly event. It is partnered up with the NSW $30,000 Pro Open as a $60,000 Special Event weekend.
WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE?
The NSW State Champs will be run as a two flight event with a T20,000 start bank. There will be top-ups at registration ONLY.
- Top-up: $20 top-up at registration available for an extra T10,000
- 15 minute blind levels during heats
- 20 minute blind levels post heats for the duration of the event
- Blinds will NOT be capped
- The first 200 players will be registered to Flight 1. The following 200 will be registered to Flight 2. All players thereafter will be registered one table at a time for alternative flights in an effort to balance flight numbers. This number may change on the day at the TD’s discretion
HOW DO I QUALIFY?
Qualification for the NSW State Champs is as follows;
- Place 1st (win) any nightly APL or 888PL* event
- Place 2nd in any nightly APL or 888PL* event with 40+ players
- Place 3rd in any nightly APL or 888PL* event with 80+ players
- Play 15+ APL/888PL* games in the preceding month
Players with multiple qualifications will have the ability to transfer their additional tickets in accordance with the transfer stipulations below.
- Transferees of additional qualifications must complete a Transfer Card and register with the owner of the qualification.
- All transferees must be APL or 888PL members.
- Once a player with multiple qualifications registers there will be no opportunity to transfer any additional qualifications at a later time.
- The sale of additional qualifications for profit is prohibited. Any member found to be engaging in the sale or purchase of additional qualifications for profit will not be permitted to play in the event and may have their membership of the league cancelled.
* 888PL Outer West Players Only
WHAT’S UP FOR GRABS?
This event will offer a GTD $30,000 PRIZE POOL.
- $25,000 of the prize pool will be funded by Full House Group (FHG). The remaining balance will be made up from add-ons on the event day. Should the add-ons not meet the guarantee, FHG will meet any shortfall. Any additional money over and above the $30,000 guarantee will be added ON TOP of the prize pool.
- One (1) TeamWSOP $7,000 package for first place. This package includes:
- Entry into a World Series of Poker event (event TBC once 2017 WSOP schedule is released)
- Return flights from Sydney Airport to Las Vegas
- Shared accommodation at a Las Vegas casino
- Return transfers from Las Vegas airport to Las Vegas accommodation
- Exclusive TeamWSOP team apparel
- $4400 Second Chance tickets: Top 40 receive automatic entry into the following month’s State Champs event. These tickets are transferable to other players, however, can only be used for the next event.
- $18,600 CASH MINIMUM – any funds collected totalling over $30,000 prize pool via add-ons, will be ADDED ON TOP of the prize pool.
NSW $30,000 State Champs Payout Schedule