Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is this game legal?
A. Yes! Running a tournament in a bar is now legal due to the Texas Attorney General’s opinion from June 20, 2005.
Q. How much does it cost to play?
A. Nothing! Just signup and play. There is no entry fee, no registration fee, no cover charge and no drink minimum. While the tournaments are no cost to play, your support of the host locations is what keeps these tournaments going.
Q. Do I really have to be 21 to play?
A. Yes! Two reasons: (1) legal drinking age in Texas is 21. Alcohol will be served at all host locations, along with liability issues you must be 21 - no exceptions. (2) Nevada gaming law is open to 21 and over, you could not participate in the World Series of Poker.
Q. How long will this game take to play?
A. The game is approximately 4 hours long from start to finish. Approximated time varies due to number of players.
Q. I am running late to a tournament, can I still play?
A. Yes. Sign up closes 15 minutes before start of tournament. A friend may sign you in but you are not to contact the host to sign you in under any circumstance. Your seat will be available until the end of the first blind level.
Q. What are the prizes?
A. Nightly cash and or/food prizes will be provided by the host for each tournament. Quarterly tournaments will have cash and/or t-shirts provided by the Lonestar Poker Tour. Year end tournament has a grand prize of $5,000* and various other cash or t-shirt prizes.
Q. How do I accrue points?
A. Each host location is a division in itself and points are earned independently of other locations. However, all points at all locations will go towards year end qualifications.