Official Documentation

Add-ons & Bonus Chips
All tournaments listed on our website feature a color-coded icon that designates which add-on structure will be used during the tournament.

The icon designations are as follows:

or = Standard or Turbo w/ Maximum Add-ons (unrestricted spend)

or = Standard or Turbo w/ Moderate Add-ons ($50 max spend)

or = Standard or Turbo w/ Fewest Add-ons ($25 max spend)

Please note that tournaments designated as red-tier events are unrestricted and the number and value of bonuses will vary. Yellow- and Green-tier tournaments will adhere strictly to our pre-defined Add-on Distribution Schedule (below).

Add-on Distribution Schedule
or 500 chips for every $1 spent up to a maximum of $25.
or 500 chips for every $1 spent up to a maximum of $50.
or As prescribed by the Tournament Director.
*Additional chips at non-red events may not be obtained beyond the 300/600 level.

General Bonus Values
TypeValueHow to Redeem
Early Bird 500 Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled tournament start time.
Birthday 500 Play on your birthday and receive 500 additional starting chips! Must present valid photo ID showing date of birth.
Merchandise 500 Have any piece of official club apparel or merchandise. (Hat, Shirt, IPC Card Guards, past or future Charity Club pins, Royal Flush Club pins, IPC Logo pins, etc.)
Charity 500 Have the current month's Charity Club pin.
Helper* 500 Assist the Tournament Director with equipment set-up or breakdown. (carrying tables, setting decks, etc.)
Dealer* 1000/2000 Serve as a volunteer dealer. Pays 1000 to those who start dealing before break and 2000 to those who start or continue dealing after break.

NOTE: Certified Dealers receive DOUBLE payout. (2000 before break, 4000 after break)

*Available on a first-come, first-rewarded basis. See Tournament Director for details.