The Las Vegas Firefighters Benefit Association in Las Vegas, Nevada, would like to welcome you to attend the 2013 Donald R. Vines Memorial Poker Tournament.
Friday, August 8th, 2014: Tag Team event half 7 Card Stud half Texas Hold-Em 150.00 total team buy in, with optional 50.00 total team Re-Buy. Team shares chips and game rotates each round.
Saturday, August 9th, 2014: No Limit Texas Hold-Em $200 buy-in, with optional $100 re-buy
TIME: 5:30 p.m. for each tournament
Binion’s Gambling Hall & Hotel (Located Downtown Las Vegas under the Fremont Experience)
128 E. Fremont Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 382-1600 or 1-800-937-6537
REGISTRATION FEE: $40.00 - All Registration goes directly to the LVFBA. All players must pay the one-time registration fee. This registration fee will allow players to play in any or all of the games during the three day event.
Tag Team Event - half 7 Card Stud half Texas Hold-Em 150.00 total team buy in, with optional 50.00 total team Re-Buy. Team shares chips and game rotates each round.
No Limit Hold-Em - $200 buy-in, with optional $100 re-buy
ELIGIBILITY AND PRIZES:
Sworn police officers and firefighters, retired police officers and firefighters, civilian employees employed with a law enforcement agency or fire department agency, retired civilian employees, spouses of civilian law enforcement and firefighters active and retired, sons or daughters of a sworn police officers or firefighter. There are so many agencies that are eligible. Check with poker coordinators for further eligibility.
Selected celebrities and pros will be considered on an individual basis by event coordinators.
The Tournament Coordinators have been coordinating poker for 18 years, formerly with the NPAF. Jim Mitchell retired from the Las Vegas Metro Police Department after 31 years, Regina
Mitchell is retired from the Nevada Highway Patrol after 15 years, and John Martinolich is a firefighter for Las Vegas Fire & Rescue and has been a firefighter for 17 years with multiple agencies. 100% of the registration proceeds go to the Las Vegas Firefighters Benefit Association. All tournament buy-in money will go directly to the players for payouts. In past tournaments with about 150 players, first place is usually valued in the $9,000 range. The top players will also receive trophies and other prizes. Bounties will also be placed on former tournament winners and selected celebrities or pros.