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Blackjack Battle

Blackjack Battle

Sundays, April 8 – 29

Free Blackjack Tournament

Battle it out for up to $10,000 cash in this action-packed free blackjack tournament! Test your skills for up to $2,500 Free Blackjack Play each week! Plus, play your way to the Grand Finale (or try your luck at a wild card draw) and show the table who’s boss!


Weekly Tournaments
Sundays, April 8, 15 & 22

Weekly Tournament Itinerary


REGISTRATION • 3 pm – 6:30 pm • Main Blackjack Pit 
Guests must register for the tournament near the Main Blackjack Pit to receive their session time and seat assignment.

SWIPING  3 – 7:30 pm  Main Blackjack Pit
Guests may swipe their Club M℠ cards to receive a free entry into the wild card drawings.

QUALIFYING ROUND  4 pm – 6:30 pm  Main Blackjack Pit
12 hands
The top five overall chip leaders advance to the final round.

WILD CARD DRAWING  6:45 pm  Main Blackjack Pit
One guest will be drawn to participate in the Final Round.

FINAL ROUND  7 pm  Club M℠ Stage
18 hands
Prizes are determined by chips held at completion of 18 hands.

WILD CARD DRAWING  7:30 pm  Club M Stage
Up to 13 guests will be drawn to advance to the Grand Finale Tournament.

Weekly Tournament Prizes
1st    $2,500 Free Blackjack Play
2nd   $1,500 Free Blackjack Play
3rd    $1,000 Free Blackjack Play
4th    $750 Free Blackjack Play
5th    $500 Free Blackjack Play
6th    $250 Free Blackjack Play

Grand Finale Tournament
Sunday, April 29

Grand Finale Itinerary

REGISTRATION  3 pm – 4 pm  Main Blackjack Pit
Pre-qualified guests must register to receive their session time and seat assignment.

SWIPING  3 – 6:45 pm  Main Blackjack Pit
Guests may swipe their Club M℠ cards to receive a free entry into the wild card drawings.

WILD CARD DRAWINGS  3:30 pm  Main Blackjack Pit
Up to 15 guests will be drawn to advance to the qualifying round.

QUALIFYING ROUND  4 pm  Main Blackjack Pit
12 hands
The top two chip leaders from each table advance to the 12-hand semifinal round.

SEMIFINAL WILD CARD  4:45 pm  Main Blackjack Pit
Up to six guests will be drawn to advance to the semifinal round.

SEMIFINAL ROUND  5 pm  Main Blackjack Pit
12 hands
Each table chip leader advances.

FINAL WILD CARD  6:45 pm  Club M℠ Stage
One guest will be drawn to advance to the final round.

FINAL ROUND  7 pm  Club M Stage
18 hands
Prizes are determined by chips held at completion of 18 hands.

Grand Finale Tournament Prizes
1st    $10,000 Cash
2nd   $5,000 Free Blackjack Play
3rd    $2,500 Free Blackjack Play
4th    $1,000 Free Blackjack Play
5th    $500 Free Blackjack Play
6th    $250 Free Blackjack Play

RULES

  • Guests must be Club M members to participate. Club M membership is free.
  • Guests must be 18+ and present to win.
  • Guests must swipe their Club M cards at a designated kiosk to enter the weekly wild card drawings.
  • Guests will receive one free entry into the wild card drawings for swiping on tournament days.
  • For all rounds, guests must be in their assigned seats at the proper start time. Mystic Lake® reserves the right to exclude late-arriving players from this tournament without further compensation. No exceptions will be made.
  • Guests may only qualify once for the Grand Finale Tournament, either via wild card drawing or weekly tournament final table participation. All Grand Finale Tournament qualifiers are eligible to participate in each weekly tournament. If a guest qualifies more than once, a new name will be drawn to fill the qualifying spot.
  • Winners from previous tournaments must check-in between 3 pm and 4 pm on the Grand Finale Tournament date at the registration desk in front the Tournament area to be eligible to
    participate in the Grand Finale Tournament. Unregistered qualifiers will forfeit their seats and wild card participants will be drawn to fill the tournament.
  • Standard Mystic Lake blackjack rules apply except where changed by Tournament Rules.
  • Guests will be assigned seating times, tables and table positions at registration. Guests will be issued a table assignment card that they must present to tournament staff at their assigned tables prior to commencing play for each round.
  • Guests advancing to semifinal and final rounds will pick up their table assignment cards from tournament staff at the registration desk.
  • The total number of entrants will determine the number of tables used, number of rounds of play, and number of guests advancing each round. Depending on number of entrants and the stated number of guests that advance from each round, some tables will have more guests than other tables. Tournament staff will make every effort to keep the number of guests per table even, including changing table assignments.
  • Each guest will receive $1,000 in tournament chips at the beginning of each round. There will be no loaning or trading of chips among guests. Guests will be asked to count down their chips for tournament staff prior to the beginning of play.
  • All qualifying and semifinal rounds during the tournament will consist of exactly 12 hands with a countdown given after the 11th hand. All final rounds will consist of 18 hands with a countdown given after the 17th and 13th hands.
  • Guests must swipe their Club M cards at a promotional kiosk from 3 pm to 7:30 pm during qualifying weeks and from 3 pm to 6:45 pm on the Grand Finale Tournament week to receive one free entry into the wild card drawings.
  • All Club M members, including non-advancing guests from the qualifying weeks, are eligible for the Grand Finale Tournament wild card drawings.
  • Wild card drawings will be held to balance out the field.
  • Wild card winners will have five minutes to report to the Tournament area to claim their seats. Reporting times are at the discretion of tournament officials. Guests not arriving within the set period of time forfeit their claim to a wild card tournament seat. No exceptions will be made.
  • Wild card winners will be announced via casino-wide microphone and on selected closed-circuit televisions. Announcements may not be heard in restrooms, restaurants or the hotel.
  • Guests must bet at least $25 per hand.
  • All decisions must be made in sequence beginning with the first hand. There will be a marker chip indicating who the first bettor will be. To begin each game, one card will be dealt to each player with the high card determining first base position. The marker chip will be handled by the dealer only. After a bet has been made, the marker chip placement cannot be changed or position challenged. The marker chip will be moved to the next player each hand of play, regardless of the outcome.
  • Once a bet is made it cannot be changed or touched, except by the dealer to collect or pay. All bets must be placed in the circle in one move.
  • When a dealer calls for Insurance, guests must wave off with their hands if they do not want to take Insurance on their turns. Once a guest waves off or takes Insurance, the decision is final.
  • Guests may elect to double down on any two cards. Guests may split any same value cards up to three times creating four hands, including Aces. Split Aces automatically receive one card each. Guests may double down for less. Guests may not split for less. Guests may double down after a split. Late surrender is available.
  • Once a player completes the hand, he/she must wave off the dealer. Once the dealer is waved off the hand is final.
  • All tournament chips must be separated by denomination and kept in clear view for all guests to see. Guests are not allowed to handle their chips unless placing a bet or collecting a winning bet.
  • Guests may not use any written or mathematical aids.
  • Guests must make all decisions in a timely manner determined by tournament staff.
  • Friendly conversation is permitted but coaching is not allowed by anyone, including, but not limited to, tournament staff, other guests or the audience.
  • If it is necessary to break a tie at the end of the session the tied guests will each receive $500 in tournament chips and play a tie-breaker round with the number of hands played determined by Tournament staff. The marker chip will continue in the order remaining from the last hand of regulation.
  • Guests must have a valid driver’s license or state-issued photo ID and provide a valid social security number to win cash and prizes.
  • All winners of $100 or more must complete a miscellaneous prize claim form/1099 log.
  • Free Blackjack Play is not valid for cash and may not be exchanged for any other denomination.
  • Winners shall be solely responsible for federal, state and local taxes.
  • Guest participation in this promotion indicates acceptance to permit the use of name and/or likeness in advertising and promotional materials. Failure to agree will result in a forfeit of prizes won.
  • The following individuals are ineligible to participate: (1) SMSC Members and their immediate family members that reside in the same household; (2) SMSC Gaming Enterprise employees and their immediate family members that reside in the same household; (3) employees of any Gaming Enterprise advertising or printing vendor; and (4) employees of any vendor sponsoring the promotion.
  • All disputes must be handled at the table at the time of the incident.
  • Any dispute or situation not covered by the above house rules will be resolved by Mystic Lake Casino Hotel/Little Six® Casino management in a manner deemed by them to be the fairest to all concerned, and that decision shall be final and/or binding on all contestants.
  • Any dispute or situation not covered by the above house rules will be resolved by SMSC Gaming Enterprise management in a manner deemed by them to be the fairest to all concerned, and that decision shall be final and/or binding on all contestants.
  • SMSC Gaming Enterprise management reserves the right to alter, amend or terminate this promotion at any time without prior notice. All decisions of management are final.