Emperors Palace Inter-Provincial Poker Spectacular

Official Series Schedule

5 & 6 September 2019

DateEventBuy InStarting StackDays
Thurs, 5 Sept#1 Shoot-OutR 25 00025 0002
Fri, 6 Sept#2 Freeze OutR 40 000100 0002
Pay-outs are based on a full field

Gather your team mates and get ready for the Emperors Palace Inter-Provincial Poker Spectacular!

Series will run at Emperors Palace from 5 – 8 September 2019. 9 teams come together from all around Africa to take down the first ever Emperors Palace Inter-Provincial Poker Spectacular, with a minimum of 7 players per team.

Team members will participate in 2 freeze-out tournaments, where individual as well as team cashes are up for grabs. Teams will receive VIP treatment which includes accommodation in the 5 Star D’oreale Grande Hotel, player dinners and more.


  • Team members will participate in 2 tournaments. Total buy-in per player R 65 000.
  • Points will be awarded to the top 5 cashes in both events.
  • These points will be tallied and will determine the winning team.
  • The winning team will receive their R 455 000 entry fee back with the remainder of the prize pool going to individual cashes

Event #1: R 25 000 Shoot-out

  • R 500 000 FIRST PRIZE
  • 25 000 Starting Stack, 30-minute blind levels, 2 Days
  • One player per team will be seated at each table. 9 Tables will be in play.
  • Once we reach the final 9, players will form the final table, blinds will reset and a new stack of 50 000 chips per player will be issued.
  • No late registration
1R500 00070
2R275 00050
3R130 00030
4R90 00020
5R62 65015

Event #2: R 40 000 Freeze-out

  • 100 000 Starting Stack, 45-minute blind levels, 2 Days
  • Random seat draw
  • No late registration
1R1000 000100
2R500 00080
3R300 00050
4R150 00040
5R100 00030

The 9 teams will be made up as follows: 2 Gauteng, 2 Kwa-Zulu Natal, 1 Western Cape, 1 South Africa (Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, Free State, Limpopo, Mpumalanga), 1 Africa, 1 World Sports Betting and 1 ShuffleUp Poker (Satellite winners).

Each team will consist of 1 captain and a minimum of 6 additional team members.


Teams will receive:

  • Complimentary Five Star D’oreale Grande Hotel accommodation for the weekend
  • Captains receive 5th floor luxury rooms
  • Unique logo design
  • Two complimentary shirts and a cap (with their logo design)
Satellites cancelled until further notice
Satellite Terms and Conditions
Players may re-buy when they are equal to or under starting stack. Double re-buys are available to players when they have NO more chips. Double add-ons are NOT available.
*Golden Seat: R 40 000 FREEZE OUT Seat and R 25 000 SHOOT OUT Seat.
*Should a full package not be reached, the highest value seats will be given.
Inter-Provincial FREE ROLL payouts will be prize pool dependant.
All LATE REG will last for a 2 hour period.
A game will start once we have 5 players. Should there not be 5 players at the start of play, grace period of the first blind level will be given.
Seats won at the satellites are NOT TRANSFERABLE FOR CASH / ANOTHER PLAYER / EVENT.
Initial seat won to an event, cannot be broken up into smaller event entries.
Seats can be used towards higher value buy-ins and for re-entries should a player have 1 seat or more.
*Should a player not be able to attend the tournament a 75% refund can be formally requested a minimum of 5 working days prior to the start of the series and will be processed in or before 8 November 2019*
Emperors Palace Gladiator Poker Room rules APPLY.
ShuffleUp Poker and Emperors Palace reserve the right to change or cancel an event / satellite at anytime.
FREE ROLLS are First Come, First Serve.
Winners Circle Cards are ESSENTIAL.
Pay-outs are based on a full field
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