1. What is the structure of the tournament?
You will find the level structures of all events during the
Genting Poker Series here
2. What do I need to register?
You will need a form of photographic identification e.g. a
driving licence or passport, or be an existing member of a Genting
Club or Casino and take your membership card with you.
3. Do I receive any paperwork if I purchase a package through
you or I buy in to the tournament?
You will not receive paperwork, however you will receive a
confirmation email with all the details you need. If you have any
questions you can always contact us.
4. Is there an age limit for the tournament?
Yes you have to be 18 years or over. Our casinos
operate a Challenge 25 Policy - if you are lucky enough to look
under 25 years old, you will be asked to show ID…think yourself
5. Will there be late registration?
Yes. All Main Events will feature late registration
up to the end of level 9, therefore players can register up to the
end of Level 9. The Side Events of those live legs will feature
late registration up to the end of the first break. See Structures
for details .
6. How many starting days are there per Leg?
Legs, 1, 5 and 6 have two starting days, Day 1A (Thurs) and Day
1B (Friday). Legs 2, 3 and 4 have three starting days, Day 1A
(Weds), Day 1B (Thurs) and Day 1C (Friday). The Online Leg
only runs for 1 day so has only 1 starting day. The Grand
Final is still in planning. See Schedule for full details.
7. Will there be a limit on tournament numbers?
No, there is no plan for a cap at this time.
8. Are the tournaments Re-entry?
All Live Main Events and Live Side Events (not satellites), will be
single re-entry. For Main Events players can choose to
Re-enter the same day / flight, or the next day if available.
Online Leg 7 will not feature Re-entry. See the full schedule
9. Will there be a super satellite played so my friend/spouse
can qualify as well?
Yes. Each Leg will feature a Super Satellite on the day before
the main event, plus there will be extra Satellites available in
the weeks before the festival, in both the host casino and the
nearby casinos. See the full satellite schedule here
10. How will I be paid if I cash in?
You will be paid in Chips, Cash or Cheque. For large
payouts we recommend a cheque. Online Poker account holders
with Genting and partners can also choose to have their
winnings sent into their online poker account. Online poker account
holders who buy in online, or qualify via a Freeroll or promotion,
will be able to take a maximum cash / cheque payout of
£2,000. Any further prize will be paid into their online
11. If I cash in what currency will my payout be in?
12. Who is the Tournament Director?
Colin McTaggart is our TD, he is ably supported by Raf White,
James Simon and Katy Howell. Meet Colin on our Meet The Team page.
13. Is there a dress code in the casino or tournament
Dress code is smart\casual please, no scruffy jeans or scruffy
trainers, no shorts, no vests. Baseball Caps and Hoodies are
permitted in the poker room, but not in any other area of the
casino. (You may wear your hoody, just not with the hood
up!) For full details regarding acceptable sponsorship logo
wear, click here
14. Will there be a dinner break?
Yes there will be a break, See structure page for
15. Will I get fed even though I am not in the tournament
We are keeping the registration fees as low as we can, and
therefore we are not providing a free dinner during the
break. There will be a very attractive food offer, and
players will be able to pre-order a great value dinner.
16. Are beverages free during the tournament?
Tea, Coffee and standard soft drinks are generally free of
charge. However other drinks will be charged for. There
will be a lot of valets on duty to take orders, and there will be a
very good drinks offer for poker players.
17. Can my friend come and watch me play?
Yes, of course they can, we welcome them into our clubs, but
certain areas will have restricted access. Please note, your
friends, like you, will have to join the casino and must be over 18
18. I have qualified online or bought my package in advance,
can I sell/swap my package?
Yes. We are happy for you to transfer your seat to another
Genting Poker Series Main Event if you cannot make the on you have
qualified for. Similarly, we will transfer your seat or
package to another player. However, for any changes, we need
plenty of notice to do this. Therefore any requests to change
seats or names must be received more than 24 hours before the
tournament is due to start. Change requests received after
that will not be processed. Please contact us to request a change.
19. Can I buy in directly at the casino?
Yes. Registration is available via gentingpoker.com on
the Poker Software of Genting Poker, Poker Encore or Circus Poker ,
or at any Genting Casino or Genting Club Cash Desk. Click here for full
20. When does the tournament registration start for main event
and side events?
Registration at casino cash desks or on the Poker Software is
21. What happens if I don't turn up at the event or am
Players who have qualified or pre registered who turn up late
will have their chips put into play from the start of play.
22. Will there be any side events?
Yes, there will be plentiful side events. See Schedule for full details of the side events
at each Leg.
23. Will there be any cash games and sit and gos, if so when do
Yes, there will be both available at the casino as well, and
will be available on demand, subject to dealer availability.