Royal Poker Tournament

Frequently asked questions

I won my package on a ship, do I need to register for the poker or need to pay anything more?If you have qualified on board a ship then you only need to contact Miami office using 888-561-2234 or email [email protected] to book your cabin. Nothing else needs to be done and no money needs to be paid for the Royal Poker Tournament Main Event.

I have not won a satellite can I still play in the Royal Poker Tournament? Yes. Samson poker events works with Club Royal Royal Caribbean Cruise to provide the best deal on packages. If you would like the special discount code please email [email protected] with your full name and I will send you the RPT code and details to use before booking, please use the contact us form or email direct [email protected]

Can I qualify online?  Yes. There is a weekly online satellite at www.pppoker.net join RPT room 445381, buy chips on this site click here

When will I know what day I’m playing? The seating will be posted in the card room deck 3 forward from 7pm on the first night of the cruise.

What will the prize money be? Prize money will be posted on day 2 of the tournament. Prize money is estimated at $100,000 and we expect to pay top 18 / 27 players.

How many players will be playing in the RPT Main Event? Estimated 250/300  players for both December 2nd and December 9th cruises.

I have not won a satellite can I still play in the RPT? Yes, please contact us for more details. We have packages which include cabin and one RPT entry. Please visit the booking page.

Can I buy in to the RPT Main Event on board? Yes, if there is seating available you can buy in directly at the card room cash desk for $1000 from 7pm on the first night of the cruise. There is a max of 318 players for the Main Event and it is not expected that any seats will be available on board. Please book now to guarantee your cabin and seat in the RPT Main Event.

I have booked my own cruise can I still play in the RPT? Yes, you can buy in to the RPT Main Event online here for $750 

I have won the package can someone play in my place? Packages are not transferable

What Poker info can you give me? The RPT Main Event has a 10k starting stack, 30 min clock, blinds start at 25/50, 9 players per table, maximum 2 re entries per player. Cash games from $1-$3 to $5-$10 plus additional tournaments from $100-$500 buyin throughout the week. The currency used on board is the U.S dollar. Guests can withdraw funds at the card room cash desk using their SeaPass card issued by the cruise line which needs to be backed by a credit/bank card. Rules for all events will be the http://www.pokertda.com/poker-tda-rules/

What about the other poker on board?

There are several additional tournaments from $100-$500 entry  listed in the itinerary page on this website. Plus on average 6-10 cash games daily from $1-3, to $5-10 no limit Texas Hold’em.