Club Rules

SOUTH HOUSTON POKER CLUB
RULES AND REGULATIONS
  1. DRESS CODE FOR THE CLUB WILL BE CASUAL BUT CLASSY. SHORTS ARE ALLOWED, BUT NO TANK-TOPS OR RIPPED T-SHIRTS.
  2. MEMBERSHIPS CAN AND WILL BE ROVOKED BASED ON OUR 3 POINT SYSTEM. ONCE A MEMBER HAS ACCUMULATED 3 POINTS, THEIR MEMBERSHIP WILL BE VOIDED AND THEY WILL HAVE A LIFETIME BAN FROM SOUTH HOUSTON POKER CLUB.
    — EXCESSIVE VULGAR LANGUAGE (1 POINT)
    — DISRECPECTFUL OR RACIAL COMMENTS TOWARD OTHER MEMBERS OR STAFF (1.5 POINTS)
    — DESTRUCTION OF ANY PROPERTY (1.5 – 3 POINTS, DEPENDING ON THE ITEM(S))
    — DRUNKEN OR DISORDERLY CONDUCT (1.5 POINTS)
    — PHYSICAL CONFRONTATION WITH ANOTHER MEMBER OR STAFF (3 POINTS)
    — VERBAL CONFRONTATION WITH ANOTHER MEMBER OR STAFF (1.5 POINTS)
    — NON-PAYMENT OF MEMBERSHIP FEES (1.5 POINTS)
    — SOLICITING OTHER MEMBERS OR STAFF FOR SPORTS BETTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF GAMBLING THAT IS UNLAWFUL IN THE STATE OF TEXAS (3 POINTS)
    — EXCESSIVE NOISE AND DISRUPTION (1 POINT)
    — THEFT OF ANOTHER MEMBER’S PROPERTY, INCLUDING CHIPS (3 POINTS)
    — THEFT OF ANY OF SoHo’s PROPERTY (3 POINTS)
    — SOLICITING MEMBERS FOR ANOTHER SOCIAL/POKER CLUB (3 POINTS)
  3. MEMBERS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT OF ANY PROPERTY THEY DAMAGE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO PLAYING CARDS, POKER CHIPS, AND TABLETS.
  4. USING, SELLING, OR DISTRIBUTING ANY ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE IS NOT PERMITTED AND LAW ENFORCEMENT WILL BE CONTACTED IF THIS RULE IS VOILATED. (3 POINTS)
  5. MEMBERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ENTER THE CLUB WITH ANY TYPE OF WEAPON. (1.5 – 3 POINTS)
  6. IN THE GAME OF POKER, ANY DECISION MADE BY A FLOOR MANAGER WILL BE FINAL. COMPLETE CASH AND TOURNAMENT RULES WILL BE POSTED ON SHPC’S WEBSITE AND IT IS UP TO EACH MEMBER TO KNOW THESE RULES.
  7. MANAGEMENT HAVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE SERVING ALCOLHOL OR ALLOWING A MEMBER (IF BYOB) FROM CONSUMING ANY OF THEIR ALCOHOL.
  8. MEMBERS ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE CLUB WITH ANY ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, SINCE IT’S BYOB. MEMBERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN THE CLUB IF THEY ARE INTOXICATED.
  9. MEMBERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO LEAVE THE CLUB WITH ANY OPENED OR UNOPENED ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES EVEN IF IT IS BYOB. STAFF WILL LABEL AND STORE THEM UNTIL THE MEMBER RETURNS.
  10. CLUB RULES, SCHEDULES AND FEES MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. ANY CHANGES WILL BE POSTED ON SHPC’S WEBSITE.

SOUTH HOUSTON POKER CLUB IS A PRIVATE MEMBERS ONLY CLUB. WE HAVE A LIMIT OF 2,000 MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR OUR FUQUA LOCATION. THE MAX MEMBERSHIP NUMBER MAY CHANGE IF “THE BOARD” DECIDES TO. ONCE WE HAVE REACHED OUR MEMBERSHIP CAPACITY, EVERYONE ELSE WILL BE PUT ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE WAIT LIST. YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF SoHo IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY ACTIVITIES THAT HAPPEN INSIDE OF SoHo. EACH MEMBERSHIP WILL BE ON A 3 POINT SYSTEM. (SEE ABOVE FOR POINT SYTEM). ONCE YOU HAVE REACHED 3 POINTS, YOUR MEMBERSHIP WILL BE VOIDED AND YOU WILL BE ON A “LIFETIME BAN”. WE WANT OUR ESTABLISHMENT TO BE A PLACE WHERE MEMBERS CAN ENJOY THEMSELVES WITHOUT HAVING TO WORRY ABOUT “TROUBLE MAKERS”. THE ADDITONAL RULES AND REGULATONS IS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO BE A MEMBER OF SOUTH HOUSTON POKER CLUB (SHPC)

  1. AS A MEMBER OF SHPC, I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MEMBER CAN MAKE A “CASH OUT” TRANSACTION IN ORDER TO GIVE THE STAFF MEMBERS A GRATUITY (TIP CHIPS) FOR SERVICES RENDERED SUCH AS, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, HOSPITALITY, KEEPING THE CLUB CLEAN, HAVING A GOOD ATTIDUE, ATTENTION TO DETAIL, GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE, AND NOT FOR THE GAME OF POKER.
  2. AS A MEMBER OF SHPC, I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT A $12 HOURLY MEMBERSHIP FEE IS DUE WHILE IN THE CLUB WHICH CAN BE PAID VIA “CASH OUT” TRANSACTION.
  3. AS A MEMBER OF SHPC, I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SHPC HAS THE RIGHT TO GIVE ANY OF ITS MEMBERS ONE (1) OR MORE VOUCHERS FOR THE HOURLY MEMBERSHIP FEE AS A GIFT, GIVEAWAY, BONUS, OR PROMOTION.
  4. AS A MEMBER OF SHPC, I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT MY MEMBERSHIP CAN AND WILL BE REVOKED AND I CAN AND WILL BE EITHER SUSPENDED OR RECEIVE A LIFETIME BAN FOR NOT COMPLYING WITH ANY OF THE CLUB RULES.
  5. AS A MEMBER OF SHPC, I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THERE IS A MAXIMUM OF 2,000 MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE. ONCE SHPC HAS REACHED THE 2,000 MEMBERSHIP CAPACITY, EVERYONE WHO WANTS TO BE A MEMBER WILL BE PUT ON A “FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE” WAIT LIST UNTIL A MEMBERSHIP BECOMES AVAILABLE.
  6. AS A MEMBER OF SHPC, I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MISTAKES MADE BY STAFF IS JUST THAT AND SHPC WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE.
  7. AS A MEMBER OF SHPC, I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT I WILL BE AN ACTIVE MEMBER AT SHPC AT LEAST TWO (2) TIMES EACH MONTH. IF I AM NOT ACTIVE AT LEAST TWO (2) DAYS EACH MONTH, MY MEMBERSHIP WILL BE VOIDED AND I WILL BE PUT ON THE WAIT LIST, UNLESS I PAY A $40 MEMBERSHIP SAVE FEE PRIOR TO THE LAST DAY OF EACH MONTH.
  8. AS MEMBER OF SHPC, I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SHPC SHALL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS, THEFT OF, OR DAMAGE TO ANY PROPERTY OF ANY KIND (INSIDE OR OUTSIDE OF SHPC) BELONGING TO ANY OF ITS MEMBERS.
  9. AS A MEMBER OF SHPC I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SHPC AND MANAGEMENT SHALL BE ENTITLED AND SPECIFICALLY RESERVES THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME AND FROM TIME TO TIME TO MAKE, ESTABLISH, PROMULGATE, AND ESTABLISH SUCH ADDITIONAL RULES AND REGULATIONS AS IT DEEMS TO BE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF SHPC OR ITS MEMBERS INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, RULES, AND REGULATIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF MEMBERS AND GOVERNING MEMBERS CONDUCT THE USE OF THE CLUB PROPERTY AND FACILITIES. ACCORDINGLY, MANAGEMENT HAS ESTABLISHED SPECIFIC RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE USE OF THE CLUB’S FACILITIES. SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE CLUB AS THEY MAY EXIST AND BE CHANGED, AMENDED OR MODIFIED BY MANAGEMENT FROM TIME TO TIME, SHALL BE AND HEREBY ARE INCORPORATED IN TO EXTENSION OF THE RIGHTS, PRIVILEGES AND LICENSE OF THE CLUB MEMBERSHIP TO ANY OF THE OTHER CLUB.
  10. AS A MEMBER OF SHPC, I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT EACH MEMBER SHALL AND DOES HEREBY RELEASE THE CLUB, ITS OFFICERS,DIRECTORS, MANAGERS, STAFF, JOINT OWNERS, AND SPONSORS FROM AND AGAINST ALL CLAIM, DEMANDS, AND CAUSE OF ACTION OF EVERY KIND OF CHARACTER, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, ACTUAL OR LATENT, WHETHER OCCURRING NOW OR IN THE FUTURE, WITHOUT LIMIT AND WITHOUT REGARD TO THE CAUSE OF CAUSES THEREOF0R THOR THE NEGLIGENCE OF ANY PARTY OR PARTIES, ARISING IN CONNETION WITH THIS MEMBERSHP , MEMBERS’ USE OF THE CLUB FACIITES AND ANY ANCILLARY FACILITY OFFERED BY THE CLUB ON ACCOUNT BODILY INJURY, DEATH, OR DAMAGE TO PERSONAL PROPERTY OR REPITATION WITHOUT REGARD TO AND WITHOUT ANY CONTRIBUTION FROM ANY INSURANCE MAINTAINED BY SHPC.

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