Buy-in Buy-in
$3,500
$3,200 + $220 + $80
Event Date
March
23 - 26, 2024
Countdown Countdown
Prize Pool Prize Pool
TBD
WPT Rolling Thunder

WPT Rolling Thunder Championship Season 2024 Schedule

Satellites Main/WPT Prime Festival
March 23, 2024
WPT Rolling Thunder Championship Event Day 1
$3,500
11:00 AM
60
50,000
March 24, 2024
WPT Rolling Thunder Championship Event Day 2
11:00 AM
60
0
March 25, 2024
WPT Rolling Thunder Championship Event Day 3
11:00 AM
60
0
March 26, 2024
WPT Rolling Thunder Championship Event Day 4
11:00 AM
60/30
0
Date Event Buy-In($) Start Time Levels Chips Guarantee
March 23, 2024 WPT Rolling Thunder Championship Event Day 1 $3,500 11:00 AM 60 50,000
March 24, 2024 WPT Rolling Thunder Championship Event Day 2 11:00 AM 60 0
March 25, 2024 WPT Rolling Thunder Championship Event Day 3 11:00 AM 60 0
March 26, 2024 WPT Rolling Thunder Championship Event Day 4 11:00 AM 60/30 0

Structure

Level
Small Blind/Big Blind
BBA
1
100 / 200
200
2
200 / 300
300
Break - 15 Min
3
200 / 400
400
4
300 / 500
500
Break - 15 Min
5
300 / 600
600
6
400 / 800
800
Break - 15 Min
7
500 / 1,000
1,000
8
600 / 1,200
1,200
End of Day 1
9
1,000 / 1,500
1,500
10
1,000 / 2,000
2,000
Break - 15 Min End of Registration
11
1,500 / 2,500
2,500
12
1,500 / 3,000
3,000
Break - 15 Min
13
2,000 / 4,000
4,000
14
3,000 / 5,000
5,000
Break - 60 Min Dinner Break
15
3,000 / 6,000
6,000
16
4,000 / 8,000
8,000
Break - 15 Min
17
5,000 / 10,000
10,000
18
6,000 / 12,000
12,000
End of Day 2
19
10,000 / 15,000
15,000
20
10,000 / 20,000
20,000
Break - 15 Min
21
15,000 / 30,000
30,000
22
20,000 / 40,000
40,000
Break - 15 Min
23
25,000 / 50,000
50,000
24
30,000 / 60,000
60,000
Break - 15 Min
25
40,000 / 80,000
80,000
26
50,000 / 100,000
100,000
Break - 15 Min
27
75,000 / 125,000
125,000
28
75,000 / 150,000
150,000
Break - 15 Min Continue 60 min levels until 6 players remain
29
100,000 / 200,000
200,000
30
125,000 / 250,000
250,000
Break - 15 Min
31
150,000 / 300,000
300,000
32
200,000 / 400,000
400,000
Break - 15 Min
33
250,000 / 500,000
500,000
34
300,000 / 600,000
600,000
Break - 15 Min
35
400,000 / 800,000
800,000
36
500,000 / 1,000,000
1,000,000
37
600,000 / 1,200,000
1,200,000
Break - 15 Min
38
800,000 / 1,600,000
1,600,000
39
1,000,000 / 2,000,000
2,000,000

Tournament Rules

Action Clock:
The Action Clock by Protection Poker will be put into play after level 16. See WPT Action Clock Rules for more details. Time extension chips will accumulate and not be reset.
Ante Format (Big Blind Ante):
Single ante will be posted by the player in the big blind, in the amount equivalent to the big blind. Ante is posted before the big blind and players are eligible to collect the entire ante, even when out of the big blind. Ante is maintained until the completion of the tournament.
Breaks:
15 minute breaks after every 2 levels of play. There will not be a dinner break on Day 1. Day 2 will have a 60 minute dinner break after level 14.
Buy-In & Fees:
$3,200 + $200 + $100 = $3,500
Late Registration:
Registration closes at the start of Level 11 on Day 2.
Levels, Per Day:
Day 1: 8, 60-minute levels. Day 2: 10, 60- minute levels. Day 3: 60 minute levels until the final table of six players is reached. Day 4 (Final Table Live Stream) 60-minute levels until heads-up, then levels become 30 minutes in duration.
Payouts:
One in eight (1-in-8) entries will be in the money (approximately 12.5%). Winners must show valid ID to collect winnings. Residents of foreign countries will be subject to withholding, per casino policy. $10,400 will be withheld from the prize pool and issued to 1st Place in the form of an entry to the WPT World Championship held in Las Vegas.
Players Per Table:
Unlimited re-entry is allowed until the start of level 11 on Day 2, when registration ends. This is not a best-stack forward event. Players may forfeit their stack to re-enter, if registration is still open.
Rules:
Tournament Director Association (TDA) rules will be used, unless House Rules apply. Please, see tournament staff for House Rules. Participation in WPT tournaments is subject to rules and rulings set forth by the applicable venue(s) and/or WPT (e.g., tournament rules, sponsors). Tournament Director’s decisions are final.
Seating Redraws:
A redraw will occur at end of Day 1, 2, and 24, 16, and 9 players
WPT Player of the Year:

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Action Clock Rules

General Info:

The Action Clock will be implemented into play after level 16. While the Action Clock is in play, players must keep chips in stacks of 20, whenever possible. The Action Clock will be controlled by the dealer. Dealers will start the Action Clock following the completion of each deal once the last has been dealt. When players act in turn, the Action Clock will be reset, with each player receiving a fresh clock to begin their action.

Time Provided:

Day 2 (after level 16): 15 seconds Pre-Flop / 30 seconds Post-Flop
Day 3: 20 seconds Pre-Flop / 30 seconds Post-Flop
Day 4 (final 6 players): 30 seconds Pre-Flop / 30 seconds Post-Flop

Time Extensions:

Day 2: Five (5) time-extension chips per player
Day 3 (start of day): Five (5) time extension chips per player
Day 3 (at 24 players): Five (5) time extension chips per player
Day 4 (final 6 players): Five (5) time extension chips per player

Additional Info:

- When a bet or raise has been made, the dealer will first count the bet or raise size, announce the amount, and then start the clock for the next action. If a player calls the bet, the dealer will reset the clock to begin the next players action.
-For a players initial pre-flop action they will receive 15, 20, or 30 seconds, per the table listed above. For any additional pre-flop action (e.g. facing a 3-bet), the player will receive 30 seconds to make their follow-up decision.
-When players receive 15 or 20 seconds to act, dealers will NOT advise players when the Action Clock reaches 10 seconds.
-When players receive 30 seconds to act, dealers WILL advise players when the Action Clock reaches 10 seconds.
-To begin play in the Action Clock portion of the tournament, each player will receive time-extension chips. Each time-extension chip is worth a 30-second addition to a players action.

Rules:

-Players are required to keep their remaining time-extension chips visible at all times.
-At the conclusion of play each day, any unused time extension chips will be placed in the players tournament chip bag and will carry over to the next tournament day. Time extensions are to be treated with the same level of importance as tournament chips, and removal of the time extensions may be subject to penalty up to and including disqualification. If a player does not use any of their time chips and reaches the final table, they will be limited to a maximum of 20 time extension chips.
-If a player wishes to use a time-extension chip, the player is to pass the time-extension chip forward to the dealer in exchange for an additional 30 seconds to be added to their Action Clock.
-In the case that the Action Clock expires for a player with remaining time-extension chips, the players Action Clock will be automatically extended an additional 30 seconds before the dealer collects the time-extension chip(s) used. Collection will take place at the end of the players action. If a player does not have any time-extension chips remaining, they will be (a) forced to check if there is no bet pending or (b) fold if facing a bet or a raise.
-The Action Clock will never be paused unless there is an extreme situation that calls for play to be halted.
-Tournament play will start eight-handed.

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