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DECEMBER 2017
THE BUZZ
buzz up?
wazz buzz'n?
hey buzz!
Cash Prizes for Pot Sweeteners & Bounties are donated by Bumble Bee Poker

*THERE MUST BE A MINIMUM OF 20 PLAYERS BY START OF GAME FOR SCHEDULED PRE-GAME POT SWEETENERS
$5.00 Food and/or Drink Bonus Chips (BAR CHIPS) MUST BE TURNED IN THE DAY YOU GET THEM!

When ordering food or beverages from the establishments, your waiter/waitress/bartender will give you a BAR Chip. Let your Tournament Director know you have these chips when they come around to collect them. Bumble Bee counts these chips to track sales from the players each night. CHIPS MUST BE TURNED IN THE DAY YOU GET THEM.
  PLEASE NO SAVING BAR CHIPS!
Thank You for your assistance!
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"BIRTHDAY BONUS NIGHT"

Let us know if you wish to celebrate your Birthday with us!
We will list you on our Newsletter and website
to mark your date for your very own..

"ALL INCLUSIVE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!"

MUST BE AN ACTIVE PLAYER FOR AT LEAST TWO (2) WEEKS
"END OF EACH MONTH - BONUS TOURNAMENT"
"THE MONTHLY"

TOP 25 Players in Monthly Points qualify to compete in our Monthly CA$H Tournaments. Players with two or more Wins will also qualify to compete in the Monthly.
The $5/25K Bonus Chip Add On is a league supported donation that builds the monthly payout. A minimum of
4 Bonus Chip Add On's each month are required to qualify for the Top 3 of 5 Pay Outs.
5000
5000
THE BUZZ
Invite a New Player and receive 10,000 in Bonus Chips and 20 Bonus Points for that night!

Invite a New Player and you will receive 10,000 Bonus Chips per New Player - No Limit!
You the Invitor will also receive 20 Bonus Points per New Player - No Limit!
Your New Guests will also receive 10,000 Bonus Chips and 20 Bonus Points!

[Bonus Chips & Points only apply if you and your guest are both signed in by start of game] 
PENALTY for either rule will be surrendering of up to
10,000 Chips
WHEN YOUR TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS MAKE A CALL OR FINAL RULING ON ANYTHING DURING A GAME - THERE WILL BE NO ARGUING - PERIOD!
IF A PLAYER DISRUPTS A GAME WITH CONTINUED ARGUMENT - THAT PLAYER WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE TABLES FOR THAT NIGHT.
"ABSOLUTELY NO RABBIT HUNTING" 

After hands are finished being played NO flipping over of next card to see what your hand could of been.
"TABLE COURTESY DURING - BUYING A ROUND"

$4 MAX PER DRINK
(ONE (1) ROUND MAX AT ANY TIME WHILE HOLDING CHIPS)
When a player BUY'S A ROUND for his or her table,
the maximum cost of a drink is $4.00 at ALL locations.
Order what you are already drinking or not drinking.
Tipping is NOT required, but NO Tip NO Drink 
"WHILE THE CLOCK IS RUNNING"

When clock is running each table must remain active.
We understand players need a break whether it be a smoke, bathroom or a phone call, but the remaining players at the table should continue to play. It is not fair to other tables to stop play when blinds are going up.
Even if there is one player at the table, continue to deal out the cards and muck the blinds! Thank You
"BUYING A ROUND RECEIVES BONUS CHIPS"
(ONE (1) ROUND MAX AT ANY TIME WHILE HOLDING CHIPS)
Buying a Round starts out each night at 35,000 Chips
prebreak and 70,000 after break with an add on of
5,000 Chips for 2nd, 3rd, etc. rounds bought. NO LIMIT

"FINAL BUYING A ROUND FOR THE NIGHT"

If there are 12 players or more 10 players = Final Round
If there are 9 players or less     5 players = Final Round
"DON'T BE LATE FOR MONTHLY"

For the courtesy of all players. We really need to tighten up on our Start Time for the Monthly Tournaments! So we ask that players arrive for the monthly events NO LATER then 15 Minutes prior to start. Please, if you come late we will not allow you to play.  Thank You

Assigned seating cards are handed out 15 minutes prior to start, be there before the last card is handed out.
'The Dealer' in each hand dealt, is to be the 'Only Player' with his or her hand touching the Chips in play!
Remove the cut card from the deck when shuffling...
otherwise the bottom cards don't get shuffled in!

When dealing out the flop, always keep the burn cards
exposed so everyone can see each card has been burned.
ALL OPEN BAR TABS MUST BE SECURED WITH CREDIT CARD - TABS MUST BE PAID IN FULL BEFORE SITTING DOWN AT FINAL TABLE!
[LAST CALL FOR "BUYING A ROUND" SHOULD BE ANNOUNCED WHEN THERE IS 10 PLAYERS REMAINING PRIOR TO FINAL TABLE CALL]
Consecutive Days Play = 1000 Bonus Chips Per Day

Bar Chips (exchange for player chips) = 5000 Player Chips

Must sign in 30 min. early for early chip = 5000 Chip

Tipping on "Buying A Round"  = 5K Before Break / 10K After

 Buying a Birthday Drink = 5000 Bonus Chips
10,000
10,000
"OWED BAR CHIPS vs. ALL IN"

If your server still owes you a BAR CHIP(s) and you raise or call an ALL IN Hand... the owed BAR CHIP(s) are to be INCLUDED in that play.  ALL owed BAR CHIPS are IN PLAY during an ALL IN HAND and are to be played as your total chip count against your opponent's total chip count. 
"NO DIGGING IN THE MUCK"

Once you toss your cards in the muck 
there is no reason to go digging for them
INCENTIVES
               RULES
                      DO'S & DON'TS
"TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS QUALIFY FOR MONTHLY"

Tournament Directors automatically qualify to play in the Monthly. T.D.'s DO NOT EARN POINTS.
When a TD is playing at Final Table, he or she does not count as one of the nine (9) players. So the 10th, 11th etc. player prior to the Final Table could earn the points without physically being at the table. 
"CONSECUTIVE DAY TO DAY PLAY BONUS"

Receive a 1000 Bonus Chip each consecutive day you play from beginning of  the month to the end.

"EACH TIME YOU KNOCK OUT A PLAYER"

Receive a 1000 Bonus Chip each time you knock out another player. (No Limit) Not at Final Table. It is players responsibility to let the TD know each time.
[IF YOU ARE OUT OF CHIPS YOU CANNOT BUY A BIRTHDAY DRINK OR BAR CHIPS TO GET BACK IN - YOU MUST BUY A ROUND FOR YOUR TABLE]
POKER HAND 
VALUE RATINGS
"SHOWING YOUR HAND TO ANOTHER PLAYER"

Show your hand to anyone  - Your Hand is Dead!
Exception - You are HEADS UP with an ALL IN Player
[refer to Rule #9 on RULES Page 4]

" LEAVING EARLY/ABSENT PLAYERS "

[refer to Rule #11 on RULES Page 5]
New Rule... "RESPECT"

"15 MINUTE BREAK TIME"

First One Hour Break will be maximum of  "15 Minutes"
Following the break ALL tables commence play
 "Shuffle Up and Deal"  500/1000  blinds
blinding out those not present
New Rule... "RESPECT"

"RUNNING LATE FOR THE GAME"

Please send your TD a quick text if you are running
late for a game. Simply ask to be blinded out.
Your chips and a chair will be waiting for you 
without disrupting the game
New Rule... "RESPECT"

"UNPAID BAR TABS"

It's understandable in the heat of the moment when your opponent calls your ALL IN with a ridiculous hand and ends up sucking out on you! But an unpaid bar tab that you knowingly walk out on is disrespect to the venue and the league.
As a Courtesy to accidental incidents, Bumble Bee will pay your bill and give you 7 days to pay us back...
 if this is not done, then we will assume this to be complete disrespect to us and you will be charged a $10 service fee.
You will not be allowed to play again until entire balance is paid. Have a Nice Day!
DISRESPECT TO ANY AND ALL WRITTEN RULES FOLLOWING ONE (1) WARNING VERBALLY ISSUED BY A TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR
WILL COST THE PLAYER "OUT OF PLAY" FOR "ONE COMPLETE ORBIT OF THE TABLE"
EXCESSIVE DISRESPECT BY A PLAYER MAY RESULT IN BANNING FROM THE LEAGUE - TO BE DETERMINED BY ACTING T.D. AND OWNERS
DISRESPECT TO ANY AND ALL WRITTEN RULES FOLLOWING ONE (1) VERBAL WARNING BY A TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR
WILL COST THE PLAYER "OUT OF PLAY" FOR "ONE COMPLETE ORBIT OF THE TABLE"
An Official Tournament Game Must be Seven (7) Players or More at Start Time
ALL BAR TABS MUST BE PAID IN FULL
PRIOR TO SITTING DOWN AT FINAL TABLE!
* ALL TIPS MUST BE A ONE DOLLAR BILL *
IN EXCHANGE FOR A BONUS CHIP
* ALL TIPS MUST BE A ONE DOLLAR BILL *
IN EXCHANGE FOR A BONUS CHIP
* MUST LET YOUR TD KNOW THE DATE ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE *
What Goes Around Comes Around
SHAWN'S LAW
When another Player has to DEAL for
 you because you are not at the table...
YOU must buy the Player that dealt
 for you, a beverage! 
TD's are exempt  when working.
KYLE'S LAW
When a Player CALLS CLOCK...
The acting Player has 30 seconds
to make a decision or hand is dead.
JUDI'S LAW
When a Player is KNOCKED OUT...
Player must tell table they are walking
away for "1 Orbit Only" while deciding
 to Buy a Round to get back in.
TOMMY'S LAW
Any Player caught drinking
alcohol not purchased from venue
during a scheduled poker game
will be banned from league!