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2016 World Series of Poker® Official Tournament Rules Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada SECTION I – TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION AND ENTRY 1. As used herein, “Rio” means RIO PROPERTIES, LLC D/B/A RIO ALL SUITE HOTEL & CASINO and its parent, affiliates and subsidiary companies. Rio reserves the right to refuse anyone entry into the Tournament, in its sole and absolute discretion, at any time, including during the registration process or during the Tournament events. 2. Entry into the World Series of Poker® (herein “WSOP” or “Tournament” refers to designated poker events at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino from May 31, 2016 through November 1, 2016) is limited to persons 21 years of age and older, with proof of age, that Rio, acting in its sole and absolute discretion, deems appropriate. For most events, only one entry is allowed per person per event as set forth in event descriptions. Exceptions for re-entry events are described below in Rule 13. Entry into the WSOP Event #27, Seniors No-Limit Hold’em Championship is limited to persons 50 years of age and older; WSOP Event #31 Super Seniors No-Limit Hold-em is limited to persons 65 years of age and older. 3. Participants may register for any scheduled WSOP event in person at the WSOP Registration Area in the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, 3700 W. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89103 (the “Casino”), or may online-register for any scheduled WSOP event. Only cash, cashier’s checks drawn from accredited banks and made out to registrants or Rio, Rio gaming chips, or Rio Tournament Buy-In Chips (see Rule 39) may be used to pay for entry into a WSOP event at the registration area. 4. Subject to the restrictions described in these rules, online-registrations can be initiated by completing the registration process at the secure and encrypted Bravo Poker Live website, at the following URL: To begin online registration, participant must have an active and valid Total Rewards card and Bravo Poker Live account. Registration for both accounts is completely free and available from links on the tournament registration site. Methods of payment for online registration: a. Wire Transfer. Online registration must be completed 14 days prior to tournament date if payment method is wire transfer. b. Cashier’s Check. Online registration must be completed 14 days prior to tournament date if payment method is cashier’s check. c. Credit Card Authorization. Online registration must be completed 72 hours prior to tournament start date if payment method is credit card. This 72 hour period is for a participant’s first credit card registration. Once a participant has (i) completed their initial online registration and have paid via credit card and (ii) have completed their initial in-person identification and credit card verification at the Rio, the participant may register for additional Tournament events on-line up until the close of registration for those Tournament events. Once registered, a participant may pick up their ticket at the Tournament registration area or may print a ticket at a WSOP kiosk. A map showing the locations of the Kiosks at the Rio, including any ADA accessible machines, can be found at Credit card registrations have a $1,500 maximum per event, meaning that a participant may register for both the $565 Colossus Event #2 and the $1,500 Monster Stack Event #41; but a participant may not register for the $2,000 No-Limit Event #23. All online registrants must finalize their registration on site at the Tournament registration area. Complete instructions can be found at Online-registered participants must present current valid and unexpired photo identification (passport, driver’s license, state identification card, or military identification card) acceptable to Rio in person at the Tournament


registration area to complete the registration process and to obtain their table and seat assignments (see identification requirements in Sect