Fri, Nov 06 | Online Event

The Truffle Shuffle: Crypto Charity Poker Tournament

The Giving Block and TruffleCon have teamed up to raise money for crypto-friendly nonprofits. Join us for a night of charity poker to raise money for some great causes!
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The Truffle Shuffle: Crypto Charity Poker Tournament

Time & Location

Nov 06, 2020, 9:30 PM EST – Nov 07, 2020, 11:59 AM EST
Online Event

About the Event

The Giving Block and TruffleCon have teamed up to raise money for crypto-friendly nonprofits. Join us for a night of charity poker to raise money for some great causes!

Featured Players Include:

  • Tim Coulter (Truffle)
  • Joe Lubin (ConsenSys)
  • Anatoly Yakovenko (Solana)
  • Eyal Markovich (bloXroute)
  • Yuval Rooz (Digital Asset)
  • Kevin Owocki (GitCoin)
  • Nate McKervey (Splunk)
  • Other Featured Players: https://www.trufflesuite.com/trufflecon2020

The top players will share a $5,000 sponsored prize pool from Solana (details below). All the entry fees and other sponsorships will benefit the nonprofits that work with The Giving Block.

When you sign up, please enter your pokerstars.net username so we can add you to the tournament. Additional information will be sent after paying for your ticket.

Note that this tournament will be two days. The first round of the tournament will begin on Friday November 6th at 6:30pm PT / 9:30pm ET. The winners will proceed for a final round the following day (Saturday November 7th) at 6:30pm PT / 9:30pm ET.

TruffleCon’s Truffle Shuffle Poker Tournament Structure and Rules

Truffle Shuffle is a 2 day No Limit Texas Holdem tournament where the top 9 players from day 1 will battle it out on day 2 at the final table. Please note that chip stacks do not transfer from day 1 to the final table day 2. All players at the final table will start out with an equal chip stack for day 2.

Day 1- Start Time : Nov 7th 6:30pm PT / 9:30pm ET

Structure:

  • Speed - Hyper Turbo
  • Starting Chips - 5,000
  • Blinds increase - every 3 minutes
  • Breaks - 5 minutes every hour

Day 2 - Start Time Nov 8th 6:30pm PT / 9:30pm ET

Structure:

  • Speed - Turbo
  • Starting Chips - 10,000
  • Blinds increase - every 5 minutes
  • Breaks - 5 minutes every hour

Final Table Prizes

1st - $1,500 + Decide which charity receives 40% of the prize pool

2nd - $1000 + Decide which charity receives 30% of the prize pool

3rd - $600 + Decide which charity receives 20% of the prize pool

4th - $500

5th - $400

6th - $350

7th -$300

8th - $250

9th - $100

Bounties:

Certain featured players will have special knock out bounties which will be announced closer to the tournament date

Prize Draws:

  • Everyone who registers will also be entered a draw for one of 5 gift bags full of event swag.
  • To register you will need 20,000 play chips; if you don’t have 20,000 play chips to register for the tournament, you can claim an additional free 15,000 play chips every 4 hours at the cashier.
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