Deep Stacks Poker Tour to Visit Barcelona in November
The Deep Stacks Poker Tour’s (DSPT) third stop will be at Panama City in Panama, the brand’s first international poker tournament series. Called the 2013 DSPT Veneto Poker Carnivale, the Panama leg of the DSPT will begin on Nov 6 and end on Nov 11. The venue will be the state-of-the-art Veneto Wyndam Grand Hotel and Casino.
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The 2013 DSPT Veneto Poker Carnivale will comprises eight poker tournaments, including a $200k guaranteed Main Event with a buy-in of $1,250, a $3k high roller tournament, and a number of side events. Qualifier satellites will also be held to give poker players a chance to qualify for the Main Event.
George Jacobs, director of Veneto Casino, said: “We welcome Deep Stacks to the Veneto Casino in Panama. We are proud that our casino will be part of the Deep Stacks Poker Tour, and are committed to providing the best possible live poker tournament experience for our players.”
Deep Stacks professional poker players such as Tristan Wade, Michael Mizrachi, and Mike Matusow will be taking part in this event. Mike Matusow is the winner of the NBC Heads-up Championship of 2013.
Chris Torina, chief executive officer for Deep Stacks, said: “Having Panama as a stop on the Deep Stacks Poker Tour really shows the industry how serious we are in expanding our tour internationally. Veneto Casino is the region’s premier resort gaming destination and their staff is unrivaled in their ability to run successful major poker tournaments. We couldn’t be prouder or more excited to add Veneto Casino to our schedule.”
Besides the breathtakingly huge first-place cash prize, the Main Event winner will also get a free seat worth $2,500 to the $500k guaranteed DSPT World Championship, which will be held in November at the Mohegan Sun.
The DSPT will first stop at Barcelona for the Barcelona Challenge, which will be held in Casino Barcelona from September 23 to September 29. The DSPT’s Barcelona leg will comprise a €330 No-limit Hold’em Turbo tournament, a €550 No-limit Hold’em tournament, a €430 No-limit Hold’em Turbo Bounty tournament, the €1,500 Barcelona Challenge Main Event, and €3k High Roller tournament.
The DSPT will stop at Lincoln City in Oregon for the Oregon State Poker Championship, which will be held at Chinook Winds Casino Resort from Oct 27 to Nov 4. The event will wind up in Connecticut with the Mohegan Sun World Championship, which will be held from Nov 18 to Nov 25.