Terms & Conditions


  • A $200 non-refundable booking fee is required to secure your event date. This is not part of the event fee.
  • The event fee is $250 per table; four-table minimum. Maximum number of players per table is 9. Event fee is due at the time of the event.
  • Tournaments with more than 100 players are subject to an additional $300 charge.
  • Tournaments with more than 150 players are subject to an additional $500 charge.
  • Tournaments located >30 miles from Walnut Creek are subject to an additional charge.
  • Event coordinator must confirm number of players one week prior to the tournament. The event fee will be based upon this number, unless actual number of players is greater.
  • Only BDE is to move or handle any BDE equipment. BDE equipment damaged by any non-BDE person will be charged to the host organization.

BDE Provides

  • Tournament Director and staff
  • Dealers
  • Poker tables
  • Poker chips
  • Cards
  • Tournament software
  • Audio/visual system, including music and wireless microphone

BDE Does Not Provide

  • Event space
  • Chairs
  • Catering
  • Players
  • State registration for your event

State Registration

Event registration with the State is the responsibility of the Event Coordinator. Please visit the Nonprofit Organization Gambling Fundraiser Registration Program for instructions.