Casino Poker Games & Tournaments

Poker is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call 619-659-3303 to place yourself on a waiting list for your favorite poker games. Players will remain on any waitlists for approximately 90 minutes.

PROMOTIONS DAILY TOURNAMENTS FAQ

POKER PROMOTIONS

Our top of the line poker room will provide every player with the perfect environment for winning a big cash prize. If you’re new to the game, don’t know how to play or aren’t an experienced poker player – don’t worry. Learning to play Poker takes practice and all of our dealers and managers are always happy to lend a hand. Like anything else, the more you practice, the better your game will get. Don’t hesitate to ask questions prior to your poker game! At Sycuan, we’re here to help players at every level enjoy casino poker. Once you get comfortable, make sure to enter one of our poker tournament games throughout the month. Learning to play Poker takes practice and patience. Entering our weekend San Diego poker tournaments is a great opportunity to learn how to play in a live casino setting with minimal money risk. So, if you are ready to have a good time, come and play at Sycuan Casino Resort.

POKER PROMOTIONS
Get your poker face ready. No casino would be complete without a poker room, but we up the ante and take it to the next level. Our state-of-the-art poker room features 15 tables—the largest in all of San Diego—in a clean and smoke-free environment that sets every poker player up for the chance to win the pot and take home loads of cash prizes. There’s always something exciting going on in the Sycuan Casino Poker Room, whether it’s cash prize drawings, exclusive casino promotions, or daily bonuses to reward players. You’ll feel like you’re in Las Vegas watching all your favorite live poker games like Texas Hold’em, and Omaha Hi/Lo, or play your hand in one of our weekend tournaments. Compete today to test your luck at winning. Make it a complete night out by exploring our other casino table games, gourmet dining options, and casino shows featuring world-class musicians and comedians.

Sycuan casino poker

DAILY TOURNAMENTS

 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

6:30PM | $25 BUY IN ($10 + $15)
• 2,500 Starting Stack – TIER 1 STRUCTURE
• $10 RB & $10 AO OR $20 DOUBLE AO
• RB 2,500 – AO 5,000 – DAO – 15,000
• RB allowed until the end of level 2
• AO and DAO until the start of level 3

EXPAND FOR OFFICIAL RULES

Sycuan Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$25 Tournaments”
January 17 – December 31, 2023
Official Rules

1. This tournament is open to Club Sycuan members only. Guests who are not members of Club Sycuan who would like to participate in this tournament can sign up for free to become a member at any Club Sycuan desk in the casino with a valid government-issued picture identification.

2. Players must be 21 years of age or older in order to participate in Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$25 Tournaments”

3. Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$25 Tournaments” can take place any Day or Night (at Management discretion).

4. The Evening tournament will be canceled if at 9am the Poker jackpot is $50,000 or higher, or if there are less than 4 players at the start of any tournament (at Management discretion a tournament may be canceled).
a. If the tournament is canceled all money will be refunded.

5. Guests may participate in Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$25 Tournaments” by registering at the Poker Cage. Buy-in for each $25 will be distributed as follows:
a. $10 will go towards the prize pool plus all Re-by and Add-on or Double Add-on Moneys.
b. Of the remaining Fee, the break down will be as follows:
i. House revenue fee = $7
ii. Dealer fee = $5
iii. Administrator Fee = $2
iv. Bonus fee = $1

6. Re-buys, Add-Ons and Double Add-Ons
a. Re-buy, will be allowed until the end of level 2.
b. Add-On and Double Add-on will be allowed after all Re-buys are complete and before the start
of level 3.
c. A player may Re-buy for $10 and receive $2,500 in chips any time in the first 4 levels that their
chip count is $2,500 or less.
d. The end of level #4 players can do any final Re-buys and then any Add-Ons for $10 to get 5,000 in chips or Double Add-on $20 that will get them 15,000 in chips.
e. Players may surrender chips to Re-buy

7. Prize pool will consist of a portion of the initial fee and all the Re-buy, Add-On and Double Add-on moneys.

8. Tournament Jackpot Bonus will be payed when Aces full of Kings or better is beaten by 4 of a kind or better (Both cards must Play). Only the two players that are involved in the hand will get paid (No Player share)
a. Both hole cards must play in both hands.
b. Both hands must beat the board, no ties.
c. All live hands must be shown.
d. The qualifying bad beat hand must be the best hand to lose at showdown.
e. The winning hand will get $200 cash and the losing hand will get $400 cash.
f. Jackpot bonus payouts will be paid from a Chip Runner’s Imprest Bank, as outlined in Policy
and Procedure Chip Runner Imprest Bank ID: 333.
g. The hand will be verified by the manager and then play will resume.

9. Poker’s “Tournament’s” No Limit Hold’em Tournament structure is as follows:
a. Each level is determined by management
b. Breaks at Management discretion.
c. Late entries and reentries will be dealt in immediately (do not have to wait for the blinds) and
will receive a full starting stack. Reentries will be assigned a seat based on random draw or to
balance tables at Management’s discretion.
d. All players with a paid seat will have their chips put in play. At the conclusion of the
registration period, all paid entries (including alternates) who have yet to be seated will be
assigned a seat and their chips will be put into play.
e. Ante will come from the Big Blind Only. The Big Blind is posted before the Ante.
f. This tournament will transition from Big Blind Ante to Small Blind Ante when 4 players
remain.
g. This tournament will seat up to 10-players per table.
h. Management decisions are final and without recourse.

10. All Policies and Procedures as stated in P&P ID: 319 for Poker tournaments and Poker operations (including general tournament rules, bank controls, deck controls, and record keeping) will remain applicable. A current copy of the Poker Tournaments Policy & Procedures, provided by the Casino Compliance Administrator, may be found on file in the Poker room.

11. All winners are responsible for any applicable taxes, tax forms, fees, gratuities and other government or internationally imposed fees.

12. Tribal Members may participate in this event.

13. Barred or excluded individuals are not eligible for FREEplay offers, promotions, jackpots winnings or allowed to participate in tournaments.

14. All winners agree to allow Sycuan Casino Resort to use their image and likeness for any future marketing and promotional purposes without further compensation to winner.

15. Participation in this tournament constitutes an agreement to the above rules of the tournament.

16. Any participant found to be abusing Club Sycuan and/or tournament rules and/or tampering with the tournament in any way may be disqualified and declared ineligible for any prize.

17. Sycuan management has the right to modify or cancel this tournament at any time without advance notice.

Tuesday and Thursday

$1,500 GUARANTEED
6:30PM | $50 BUY IN ($35 + $15)
• 10,000 Starting Stack – TIER 2 STRUCTURE
• RE-ENTRY ALLOWED UNTIL THE START OF LEVEL 5
• MINIMUM OF 20 ENTRIES NEEDED FOR GUARANTEE

EXPAND FOR OFFICIAL RULES

Sycuan Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$50 – $1,500 Guarantee Tournaments”
January 17 – December 31, 2023
Official Rules

1. This tournament is open to Club Sycuan members only. Guests who are not members of Club Sycuan who would like to participate in this tournament can sign up for free to become a member at any Club Sycuan desk in the casino with a valid government-issued picture identification.

2. Players must be 21 years of age or older in order to participate in Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$50 – $1,500 Guarantee Tournaments”.

3. Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$50 – $1,500 Guarantee Tournaments” can take place any Day or Night (at Management’s discretion).

4. The evening tournament will be canceled if at 9am the Poker jackpot is $50,000 or higher, or if there are less than 4 players at the start of any tournament (at Management discretion a tournament may be canceled).
a. If the tournament is canceled all money will be refunded.

5. Guests may participate in Poker’s No Limit Hold’em Tournament by registering at the Poker Cage. Buy-in for each $50 will be distributed as follows:
a. $35 will go towards the prize pool
i. Of the remaining Fee, the break down will be as follows
b. House revenue fee = $8
c. Dealer fee = $4
d. Administrator Fee = $2
e. Bonus fee = $1

6. The $1,500 Guarantee will only be active if the tournament meets or exceeds the minimum number of 20 players. If there are 20 players or greater, and the total prize pool does not reach the $1,500 Guarantee, the difference will be made up using the Jackpot Reserve account.

7. Tournament Jackpot Bonus will be payed when Aces full of Kings or better is beaten by 4 of a kind or better (Both cards must Play). Only the two players that are involved in the hand will get paid (No Player share).
a. Both hole cards must play in both hands.
b. Both hands must beat the board, no ties.
c. All live hands must be shown.
d. The qualifying bad beat hand must be the best hand to lose at showdown.
e. The winning hand will get $200 cash and the losing hand will get $400 cash.
f. Jackpot bonus payouts will be paid from a Chip Runner’s Imprest Bank, as
outlined in Policy and Procedure Chip Runner Imprest Bank ID: 333.
g. The hand will be verified by the manager and then play will resume.

8. Poker’s “No Limit Hold’em “$50 – $1,500 Guarantee Tournaments No Limit Hold’em Tournament structure is as follows:
a. Each level is determined by management
b. Breaks at Management discretion.
c. This is a re-entry event. Late entries and re-entries are allowed until the start of level 5.
d. Late entries and reentries will be dealt in immediately (do not have to wait for the blinds) and will receive a full starting stack. Reentries will be assigned a seat based on random draw or to balance tables at Management’s discretion.
e. All players with a paid seat will have their chips put in play. At the conclusion of the registration period, all paid entries (including alternates) who have yet to be seated will be assigned a seat and their chips will be put into play.
f. Ante will come from the Big Blind Only. The Big Blind is posted before the Ante.
g. This tournament will transition from Big Blind Ante to Small Blind Ante when 4 players remain.
h. This tournament will seat up to 10-players per table.
i. Management decisions are final and without recourse.

9. All Policies and Procedures as stated in P&P ID: 319 for Poker tournaments and Poker operations (including general tournament rules, bank controls, deck controls, and record keeping) will remain applicable. A current copy of the Poker Tournaments Policy & Procedures, provided by the Casino Compliance Administrator, may be found on file in the Poker room.

10. All winners are responsible for any applicable taxes, tax forms, fees, gratuities and other government or internationally imposed fees.

11. Tribal Members may participate in this event.

12. Barred or excluded individuals are not eligible for FREEplay offers, promotions, jackpots winnings or allowed to participate in tournaments.

13. All winners agree to allow Sycuan Casino Resort to use their image and likeness for any future marketing and promotional purposes without further compensation to winner.

14. Participation in this tournament constitutes an agreement to the above rules of the tournament.

15. Any participant found to be abusing Club Sycuan and/or tournament rules and/or tampering with the tournament in any way may be disqualified and declared ineligible for any prize.

16. Sycuan management has the right to modify or cancel this tournament at any time without advance notice.

SATURDAY

6PM | $100 BUY IN ($80 + $20)
• $25 BOUNTIES
• 10,000 STARTING STACK – TIER 2 STRUCTURE
• RE-ENTRY ALLOWED UNTIL THE START OF LEVEL 5

EXPAND FOR OFFICIAL RULES

Sycuan Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$100 Tournament – $25 Bounties”
January 17 – December 31, 2023
Official Rules

1. This tournament is open to Club Sycuan members only. Guests who are not members of Club Sycuan who would like to participate in this tournament can sign up for free to become a member at any Club Sycuan desk in the casino with a valid government-issued picture identification.

2. Players must be 21 years of age or older in order to participate in Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$100 Tournament – $25 Bounties”.

3. Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$100 Tournament – $25 Bounties” can take place any Day or Night (at Management discretion).

4. The evening tournament will be canceled if at 9am the Poker jackpot is $50,000 or higher, or if there are less than 4 players at the start of any tournament (at Management discretion a tournament may be canceled).
a. If the tournament is canceled all money will be refunded.

5. Guests may participate in Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$100 Tournament – $25 Bounties” by registering at the Poker Cage. Buy-in for each $100 will be distributed as follows:
a. $80 will go towards the prize pool and/or bounties.
i. Of the remaining Fee, the break down will be as follows:
b. House revenue fee = $13
c. Dealer fee = $4
d. Administrator Fee = $2
e. Bonus fee = $1

6. Tournament Jackpot Bonus will be paid when Aces full of Kings or better is beaten by 4 of a kind or better (Both cards must Play). Only the two players that are involved in the hand will get paid (No Player share).
a. Both hole cards must play in both hands.
b. Both hands must beat the board, no ties.
c. All live hands must be shown.
d. The qualifying bad beat hand must be the best hand to lose at showdown.
e. The winning hand will get $200 cash and the losing hand will get $400 cash.
f. Jackpot bonus payouts will be paid from a Chip Runner’s Imprest Bank, as outlined in Policy and Procedure Chip Runner Imprest Bank ID: 333.
g. The hand will be verified by the manager and then play will resume.

7. Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$100 Tournament – $25 Bounties” No Limit Hold’em Tournament structure is as follows:
a. Each level is determined by management
b. Breaks at Management discretion.
c. This is a re-entry event. Late entries and re-entries are allowed until the start of level 5.
d. Late entries and reentries will be dealt in immediately (do not have to wait for the blinds) and will receive a full starting stack. Reentries will be assigned a seat based on random draw or to balance tables at Management’s discretion.
e. All players with a paid seat will have their chips put in play. At the conclusion of the registration period, all paid entries (including alternates) who have yet to be seated will be assigned a seat and their chips will be put into play.
f. Ante will come from the Big Blind Only. The Big Blind is posted before the Ante.
g. This tournament will transition from Big Blind Ante to Small Blind Ante when 4 players remain.
h. This tournament will seat up to 10-players per table.
i. Management decisions are final and without recourse.

8. All Policies and Procedures as stated in P&P ID: 319 for Poker tournaments and Poker operations (including general tournament rules, bank controls, deck controls, and record keeping) will remain applicable. A current copy of the Poker Tournaments Policy & Procedures, provided by the Casino Compliance Administrator, may be found on file in the Poker room.

9. All winners are responsible for any applicable taxes, tax forms, fees, gratuities and other government or internationally imposed fees.

10. Tribal Members may participate in this event.

11. Barred or excluded individuals are not eligible for FREEplay offers, promotions, jackpots winnings or allowed to participate in tournaments.

12. All winners agree to allow Sycuan Casino Resort to use their image and likeness for any future marketing and promotional purposes without further compensation to winner.

13. Participation in this tournament constitutes an agreement to the above rules of the tournament.

14. Any participant found to be abusing Club Sycuan and/or tournament rules and/or tampering with the tournament in any way may be disqualified and declared ineligible for any prize.

15. Sycuan management has the right to modify or cancel this tournament at any time without advance notice.

SUNDAY

6PM | $25 BUY IN ($10 + $15)
• 2,500 STARTING STACK – TIER 1 STRUCTURE
• $10 RB & $10 AO OR $20 DOUBLE AO
• RB 2,500 – AO 5,000 – DAO – 15,000
• RB allowed until the end of level 2
• AO and DAO until the start of level 3

EXPAND FOR OFFICIAL RULES

Sycuan Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$25 Tournaments”
January 17 – December 31, 2023
Official Rules

1. This tournament is open to Club Sycuan members only. Guests who are not members of Club Sycuan who would like to participate in this tournament can sign up for free to become a member at any Club Sycuan desk in the casino with a valid government-issued picture identification.

2. Players must be 21 years of age or older in order to participate in Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$25 Tournaments”

3. Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$25 Tournaments” can take place any Day or Night (at Management discretion).

4. The Evening tournament will be canceled if at 9am the Poker jackpot is $50,000 or higher, or if there are less than 4 players at the start of any tournament (at Management discretion a tournament may be canceled).
a. If the tournament is canceled all money will be refunded.

5. Guests may participate in Poker’s No Limit Hold’em “$25 Tournaments” by registering at the Poker Cage. Buy-in for each $25 will be distributed as follows:
a. $10 will go towards the prize pool plus all Re-by and Add-on or Double Add-on Moneys.
b. Of the remaining Fee, the break down will be as follows:
i. House revenue fee = $7
ii. Dealer fee = $5
iii. Administrator Fee = $2
iv. Bonus fee = $1

6. Re-buys, Add-Ons and Double Add-Ons
a. Re-buy, will be allowed until the end of level 2.
b. Add-On and Double Add-on will be allowed after all Re-buys are complete and before the start
of level 3.
c. A player may Re-buy for $10 and receive $2,500 in chips any time in the first 4 levels that their
chip count is $2,500 or less.
d. The end of level #4 players can do any final Re-buys and then any Add-Ons for $10 to get 5,000 in chips or Double Add-on $20 that will get them 15,000 in chips.
e. Players may surrender chips to Re-buy

7. Prize pool will consist of a portion of the initial fee and all the Re-buy, Add-On and Double Add-on moneys.

8. Tournament Jackpot Bonus will be payed when Aces full of Kings or better is beaten by 4 of a kind or better (Both cards must Play). Only the two players that are involved in the hand will get paid (No Player share)
a. Both hole cards must play in both hands.
b. Both hands must beat the board, no ties.
c. All live hands must be shown.
d. The qualifying bad beat hand must be the best hand to lose at showdown.
e. The winning hand will get $200 cash and the losing hand will get $400 cash.
f. Jackpot bonus payouts will be paid from a Chip Runner’s Imprest Bank, as outlined in Policy
and Procedure Chip Runner Imprest Bank ID: 333.
g. The hand will be verified by the manager and then play will resume.

9. Poker’s “Tournament’s” No Limit Hold’em Tournament structure is as follows:
a. Each level is determined by management
b. Breaks at Management discretion.
c. Late entries and reentries will be dealt in immediately (do not have to wait for the blinds) and
will receive a full starting stack. Reentries will be assigned a seat based on random draw or to
balance tables at Management’s discretion.
d. All players with a paid seat will have their chips put in play. At the conclusion of the
registration period, all paid entries (including alternates) who have yet to be seated will be
assigned a seat and their chips will be put into play.
e. Ante will come from the Big Blind Only. The Big Blind is posted before the Ante.
f. This tournament will transition from Big Blind Ante to Small Blind Ante when 4 players
remain.
g. This tournament will seat up to 10-players per table.
h. Management decisions are final and without recourse.

10. All Policies and Procedures as stated in P&P ID: 319 for Poker tournaments and Poker operations (including general tournament rules, bank controls, deck controls, and record keeping) will remain applicable. A current copy of the Poker Tournaments Policy & Procedures, provided by the Casino Compliance Administrator, may be found on file in the Poker room.

11. All winners are responsible for any applicable taxes, tax forms, fees, gratuities and other government or internationally imposed fees.

12. Tribal Members may participate in this event.

13. Barred or excluded individuals are not eligible for FREEplay offers, promotions, jackpots winnings or allowed to participate in tournaments.

14. All winners agree to allow Sycuan Casino Resort to use their image and likeness for any future marketing and promotional purposes without further compensation to winner.

15. Participation in this tournament constitutes an agreement to the above rules of the tournament.

16. Any participant found to be abusing Club Sycuan and/or tournament rules and/or tampering with the tournament in any way may be disqualified and declared ineligible for any prize.

17. Sycuan management has the right to modify or cancel this tournament at any time without advance notice.

Please see a Poker Representative for Official Rules or more information.

TOURNAMENT RULES

• ALL TOURNAMENTS ARE 15 MINUTE LEVELS

• TOURNAMENT SEATING WILL BE OFFERED BASED ON TABLE AVAILIBILTY AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION

• GUESTS MUST BE PRESENT AND REQUIRED TO HAVE A SYCUAN PLAYERS CLUB CARD FOR TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION.

• REGISTRATION OPENS 1 HOUR BEFORE THE START OF THE TOURNAMENT

• REFUNDS ARE AVAILABLE BEFORE THE START OF EACH TOURNAMENT

• ANY PLAYER THAT HAS THE RE-BUY AVAILABLE MAY SURRENDER THEIR CHIPS DURING THE REGISTRATION BREAK

• TOURNAMENT CHIPS WILL BE ISSUED ONCE THE SEAT IS PURCHASED

• AN ENTRY AND ADMIN FEE WILL BE SUBTRACTED FROM EACH TOURNAMENT BUY-IN

• SYCUAN CASINO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE, ALTER, OR CANCEL THESE EVENTS WITHOUT NOTICE

STRUCTURE

TIER 1 STRUCTURE

25 – 50
50 – 100
20 Min Break – Finish all RB and AO
Last chance to enter
Remove 25 chips
100 – 200
200 – 400
300 – 600
400 – 800
10 Min Break Remove 100 chips
500 – 1,000
1000 – 2000
2,000 – 4,000
4,000 – 8,000
10 Min Break – Remove 500 Chips
5,000 – 10,000
6,000 – 12,000
7,000 – 14,000
8,000 – 16,000
10 Min Break – Remove 1000 Chips
10,000 – 20,000
20,000 – 40,000
40,000 – 80,000
60,000 – 120,000
80,000 – 160,000
100,000 – 200,000
200,000 – 400,000

TIER 2 STRUCTURE

50 – 100
100 – 200
150 – 300
250 – 500
15 Min Break – Remove 25 Chips
Last chance to enter
300 -600
400 – 800
500 – 1,000
600 – 1,200
800 – 1,600
10 Min Break – Remove 100 Chips
1,000 – 2,000
1,500 – 3,000
2,000 – 4,000
2,500 – 5,000
10 Min Break – Remove 500 Chips
3,000 – 6,000
4,000 – 8,000
6,000 – 12,000
8,000 – 16,000
10 Min Break – Remove 1000 Chips
10,000 – 20,000
15,000 – 30,000
20,000 – 40,000
30,000 – 60,000

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I eat at the poker table?

Yes, all guests are permitted to eat at poker tables at this time.

Can I drink at the poker table?

Yes, all guests are allowed to drink at Table Games and Poker.

How do I earn iComps while playing?

While playing with your Club Sycuan membership card, you will earn $1 in iComps for every hour played. Learn more about casino rewards, membership benefits, and exclusive promotions.

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  • Diamond
  • Black
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Platinum Membership

When you earn 10,000 points* you’ll have access to all the casino benefits of the Gold card plus additional discounts at all our restaurants and more.

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