Official rules are printed on the back cover of the 28th Annual
Statewide Poker Run 2012-13 booklet and are reproduced here:
Book fee is $10 and you may purchase/present
up to six books per person.
A release form must be signed indicating number
of books purchased.
Please sign and date your book at the time of
Participants must be 21 years of age or
accompanied in a manner which allows
them to legally enter the establishments on the
Books are to be stamped next to the name of the
establishment. The stamp
should include the establishment's name or a
representation of the name.
NO SIGNATURES ACCEPTED.
A picture of you and this book in front of an
establishment will be accepted
if you find they are closed at a time different
than listed. (Max six pictures)
Books may be purchased for this poker run from
June 2012 until the time of
the drawing in June 2013.
The owner of this book is encouraged to draw
their own cards. However, if this
is not possible, the book may be sent to the
drawing with a person of the
owner's choice, or the owner may mail the book to
the ABATE State Office to have
his cards drawn for him.
Qualifying for the Drawing:
180 stops will be considered a FULL BOOK. All
Full Books will be entered into a separate drawing
totaling $4,000 (four $1,000 winners) and will
also be eligible for all poker hand prizes.
Books must have a minimum of 18 stops stamped
to draw a seven card hand.
For each additional 15 stops you may discard one
card from the original seven and draw a new one up
to 138 stops. For each additional 10 stops you may
discard one card and draw a new one up to 178
stops. For each additional 2 stops you may discard
one and draw a new one up to 188 stops.
Drawing a joker from the deck will get you $10
in ABATE Dollars redeemable for ABATE products,
memberships, or next year's poker run. The
joker will not count as one of your cards drawn
for your hand. One joker per person. Total of
fifty jokers will be awarded ABATE Dollars.
Bonus Drawings are listed at the end of the
Rider Training Bonus -- five $50 winners
District Drawing Bonus -- five $50 winners
Poker Hand Prize Structure:
Overall Best Hand Prize - $1,000
1st Runner Up - $750
/ 2nd $700 / 3rd $650 / 4th $600
/ 5th $550 / 6th $500 / 7th $450
/ 8th $400 / 9th $350
/ 10th $300 / 11th $250
/ 12th $200 / 13th $100
/ 14th $100 / 15th $100
/ 16th $90 / 17th $80
/ 18th $75 / 19th $70
/ 20th $50 / 21st $40
/ 22nd $30 / 23rd $20
/ 24th $20 / 25th $15
Worst -- All will be entered for one winner
of 2012 -- 2013 Poker Run Book.
Hoyle's rules apply to poker hands.
1099G's will be issued to winners of
reportable cash prizes.