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Betting on Your Digital Rights: EFF Benefit Poker Tournament II

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Betting on Your Digital Rights:
EFF Benefit Poker Tournament at DC31

The EFF Benefit Poker Tournament is back for DEF CON 31! Your buy-in is paired with a donation to support EFF’s mission to protect online privacy and free expression for all. Play for glory. Play for money. Play for the future of the web. Seating is limited, so reserve your spot today!

Tournament Specs: $100 tournament buy-in at Horseshoe Poker Room, with a donation of $250 or more to EFF to sign up. Rebuys will be unlimited to level 6, each with an additional EFF donation of $100, available at the tournament. Levels will be fifteen minutes, and the blinds go up at each level. Attendees must be 21+.

Pre-Tournament Clinic: Have you played some poker before but could use a refresher on rules, strategy, table behavior, and general Vegas slang at the poker table? Tarah Wheeler will run a poker clinic from 11 am-11:45 am just before the tournament. Even if you know poker pretty well, come a bit early and help out. Just show up and donate anything to EFF. Make it over $50 and Tarah will teach you chip riffling, the three biggest tells, and how to stare blankly and intimidatingly through someone’s soul while they’re trying to decide if you’re bluffing.

Friday, August 11, 2023
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Horseshoe Poker Room
3645 Las Vegas Blvd Overpass, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Register below with your donation. Note that you will need to purchase your separate $100 tournament buy-in upon check in at Horseshoe Poker Room. Best of luck!

EFF is dedicated to a harassment-free experience for everyone, and all participants are encouraged to view our full Event Expectations.

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August 11, 2023 from 12:00 PM to  3:00 PM
Horseshoe Poker Room
3645 Las Vegas Blvd Overpass
Las Vegas, NV 89109
United States
Registration & Donation
Registration Donation
Donation $250.00
Donation $350.00
Donation $500.00
Donation $750.00
Additional Donation $