US National The Game of 49 Championship: Qualifier

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Category:Board Game
Rules:Game of 49, The (1st Edition)
Time slot:Fri Jul 31 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (2 hours)
Host:Vincent Salzillo (Double Exposure, Inc.)
Ages:Teen (13+)
Experience required:Some (You've played it a bit and understand the basics)
Materials provided?Yes
Location:Indiana Convention Center, room Hall E: Double Exposure, table HQ
Tickets:28 out of 32 are available (as of 6:57 am Thursday August 27th, 2020)
Event added:Thu Aug 27 6:57 am

Winners will advance to the quarter finals to play for the title of US National Champion, with a special prize!

Starting with $49 apiece, players in The Game of 49 bid to buy spaces on the 49-square (7-by-7) game board. Randomly drawn number cards are auctioned one at a time, with the highest bidder placing a chip on the matching board space. Wild/Payoff cards give players a choice of where to place their chip and also award cash to all players for their chips on the board: $7 per chip, with a payoff maximum of $49. The first player to claim four spaces in a row, in any direction, wins. Players may play in any or all of the 3 preliminary rounds. Winners will advance to the quarter finals to play for the title of U.S. National Champion, with a special prize from Markee Games!

Warnings: The event was originally listed with rules of "The Game of 49 (1st)." It has been changed to "Game of 49, The (1st Edition)."

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