The Final Tournament
Eligibility to Play
The Top 60 players from the South Island region are eligible to play. No spares or alternates will be accepted.
Starting chips will be $5,000 plus the bonus chips based on where the players are in the standings.
The bonus chip formula is as follows:
|Player Ranking||Bonus Chips|
In addition to the bonus chips as noted above, players get further bonus chips as follows:
- Monthly Venue Point Leaders will receive an extra $2,500 in tournament chips at the Main Event for every spot earned.
- Players in the Main Event will be given an additional bonus amount of starting chips based on the amount of Knockout Chips they have accumulated over the season. Note that as of the Summer 2011 Season, Knockout Chip values have been increased from $10 to $25 for the South Vancouver Island Region and $50 for the North Vancouver Island Region.
Jack manages to accumulate 10 KO chips per tournament over 70 tournaments he played in the South Vancouver Island Region this season. His overall ranking in the season is 22nd, and he was the Monthly Venue Point Leader once:
base allocation = $5,000
placement bonus = $4,000
Monthly Venue Leader bonus = $2,500 x 1
bonus chips at the Main Event = 10 KO Chips per night x
70 tournaments x $25 per KO chip = 70 x 25 = $1,750
Jack receives a total of $13,250 in starting chips at the Main Event.
Final Tournament Prize Package
Details on the Main Event prize will be announced at a later time.