The Poker Club - SCV: Rules


The Poker Club - SCV: General Info









Chip Up



Bounties are separate from each mini tournament. A bounty chip may be purchased at the time of the initial buy-in for the tournament. A bounty chips costs $5.

If you have purchased a bounty chip and knock out another player who is possesion of a bounty chip, you get to keep that player's bounty chip regardless of what happens during the rest of the current tournament.

If you are knocked out of the game you only need to give up your own bounty chip, not any other bounty chips you may have acquired.

Once eliminated from the game you may collect $5 for each bounty chip in your possession.

Bounty chips are lost when you are knocked out the FIRST time. You may rebuy, but are then no longer elligible for bounties.



Players 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Up to 10 60% 40% - - -
11-15 50% 30% 20% - -
16-20 40% 30% 20% 10% -
21+ 40% 30% 15% 10% 5%



Player Points


Player Championship


"One Chip" Rule

Next to string-bets, the one chip rule (sometimes referred to as the over-sized chip rule) is probably one the least understood poker rules and can easily confuse new poker players. Simply put, a bet of one chip (or bill) is a call unless you verbally state otherwise. If you are facing a $5 bet and bet one $20 chip - that is a call of $5 and the dealer will refund you $15. if you intend to raise, you must verbally state "raise" before you release your chips or move them forward.

On the first round, the opening bet made with one chip or bill on the first round is considered a call of the bring-in amount (big blind). On any succeeding round, the first bet is equal to the size of the one chip or bill, unless an announcement to the contrary is made.



Per California Penal Code section 337j(2)(D), these tournaments are not "controlled games" as no player or other person makes or earns anything other than as, and on an equal footing with, a mere player in the contest or game.