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CPPT Returns To the Venetian This December

DeepStack Showdown Poker Series Features More Than $1 Million In Guarantees

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Nov 21, 2018


The Venetian in Las Vegas, NevadaFor the second consecutive year, the Card Player Poker Tour has joined forces with The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada for a December DeepStack poker tournament series. The DeepStack Showdown Poker Series will run from Wednesday, Dec. 5 to Sunday, Dec. 16, and boasts more than $1 million in guarantees. With 30 total events, there is sure to be something for poker players of every stripe. DeepStack Showdown buy-ins start at $80 and go as high as $3,500.

The series kicks off with a one-day $400 DoubleStack, with a $30,000 guarantee. Later that week, on Friday and Saturday, you can take part in a $1,100 DoubleStack with two starting flights and a $150,000 guarantee. There is even a $150,000 guaranteed DoubleStack event with a $600 buy-in, and four separate $30,000 guaranteed DoubleStack no-limit hold’em tournaments with a $400 buy-in. Other games on the schedule include bounty tournaments, Omaha eight-or-better, survivor events, rebuys, and a senior’s event.

But the highlight of the series, of course, is the $500,000 guaranteed CPPT main event, where truly hungry poker players come to make their mark. This is a three-day big blind ante tournament that begins Dec. 14 and features a $3,500 buy-in. Players begin the tournament with some truly deep stacks – 40,000 in chips – and enjoy 60-minute blind levels. This peerless event, in tandem with the famous hospitality and amenities of The Venetian, is the must-attend poker event poker players have been waiting for.

Last year, Mike Dentale defeated a tough field of 235 entrants to win the $185,061 first-place prize. The tournament’s $740,250 prize pool easily crushed the $500,000 guarantee, and tournament officials are expecting more of the same this year.

Players will have plenty of chances to win their main event seat at a discount with several satellite options. The Venetian will be running $400 mega satellites on Dec. 12, 13, and 14.

Check out the entire series schedule here or click on the image below.

About The Venetian

Of course, The Venetian’s offerings don’t stop at just tournaments. Cash games, as well as 24-hour tableside food service from the Grand Lux Cafe, keep players sated and excited. At The Venetian, players enjoy a comfortable waiting area, a smoke-free environment, huge TV displays visible from every table in the room, and even charging outlets at each player’s seat for phones and tablets for those who like to Tweet their victories.

At The Venetian Las Vegas, poker isn’t just a game; it’s a passion. Attention to detail is the guiding principle of the poker team, who goes to great lengths to ensure that events run effortlessly and feature a broad range of cash games, the most luxurious venue in Las Vegas, and staff who know players on a first-name basis. The all-suite accommodations, impeccable restaurants, and world-class entertainment are just the tip of the iceberg, and wonderful preludes to one of the most high-energy and rewarding poker events in Las Vegas. Don’t miss the DeepStack Showdown this December.

For information about the DeepStack Showdown and the CPPT visit the tour homepage.