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Ring In The New Year With Card Player Poker Tour At The Venetian Las Vegas

Nearly $1 Million In Guaranteed Prize Money Up For Grabs Dec. 25 – Jan. 7

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Dec 27, 2023

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The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas is set to ring in the new year in style with the ongoing DeepStack Extravaganza (NYE) tournament series which started Dec. 25 and will continue through Jan. 7. Nearly $1 million in guaranteed prize money is set to be awarded across the 19-event tournament schedule.

The centerpiece of the whole affair is the $400,000 guaranteed Card Player Poker Tour $1,600 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event which kicks off on Jan. 4, just a few days into 2024.

The tournament features three starting flights from Jan. 4-6, each beginning at 11:10 AM local time. Players that make it through their starting flights will return at 11:00 AM on Jan. 7 to play down to a champion.

This will be the 13th CPPT Venetian main event, with nearly 5,900 entries made and more than $19.6 million in prize money awarded across the past 12 tournaments.
The tour’s all-time money leader Jon Turner has cashed for $737,858, with all of that prize money coming from his two title runs which both took place at The Venetian.

2023 CPPT Venetian Champion Alan MasticIn January of 2023, Alan Mastic defeated a field of 560 entries in the most recent CPPT Venetian main event, earning $131,746 as the champion of that $1,600 buy-in tournament.

In addition to the upcoming CPPT main event, another marquee event on offer for this series will be the $300,000 guaranteed $1,100 buy-in Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) main event running Dec. 28-30. After two starting flights, players will combine to play down to a winner the day before New Year’s Eve.

“The Venetian Poker Room continues to provide exceptional tournament line-ups with a wide range of buy-ins for players. The upcoming DeepStack Extravaganza with nearly $1 million in guaranteed prize pools and buy-ins from $200 to $1,600 as well as an $1,100 MSPT event. We look forward to seeing everyone at the tables,” said Tommy LaRosa, Director of Poker Operations at The Venetian Poker Room.

Each and every one of the 19 events of this series sport a guarantee, ranging from $5,000 up to $400,000 for the CPPT main event. Check out the full schedule below. For more information and to book your stay, visit VenetianLasVegas.com or call 877-444-3777.

Event Start Date Days Buy-In
$250 No-Limit Hold’em UltimateStack $7.5K GTD Dec 25 1 $250
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty $5K GTD Dec 25 1 $200
$600 No-Limit Hold’em Epic Bounty $30K GTD Dec 26 1 $600
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Milestone Survivor $5K GTD Dec 26 1 $200
$600 No-Limit Hold’em EpicStack $30K GTD Dec 27 1 $600
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Milestone Survivor $5K GTD Dec 27 1 $200
$1,100 MSPT No-Limit Hold’em $300K GTD* Dec 28 3 $1,100
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Milestone Survivor $5K GTD Dec 28 1 $200
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty $5K GTD Dec 29 1 $200
$600 No-Limit Hold’em EpicStack $30K GTD Dec 30 1 $600
$400 No-Limit Hold’em UltimateStack $20K GTD Dec 31 1 $400
$400 No-Limit Hold’em EpicStack $20K GTD Jan 01 1 $400
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty $5K GTD Jan 01 1 $200
$600 No-Limit Hold’em Epic Bounty $30K GTD Jan 02 1 $600
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Milestone Survivor $5K GTD Jan 02 1 $200
$600 No-Limit Hold’em EpicStack $30K GTD Jan 03 1 $600
$1,600 CPPT No-Limit Hold’em $400K GTD* Jan 04 4 $1,600
$200 No-Limit Hold’em Bounty $5K GTD Jan 06 1 $200
$600 No-Limit Hold’em EpicStack $30K GTD Jan 07 1 $600

About The Venetian Poker Room

For The Venetian, poker is more than just a game. The property takes great care to provide tournaments that run like clockwork, a large variety of cash games, the most spacious and lavishly appointed venue in Las Vegas, and a professional and courteous staff that knows players on a first-name basis.

Desert Companion Magazine affirms that “The Venetian continues to be the top spot” for poker. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 a.m., games spread include limit and no-limit hold’em, Omaha 8, pot-limit Omaha, and a number of other mixed games. The smoke-free environment features a comfortable waiting area, large-screen plasma televisions, two power charging outlets at each seat, and tableside dining all day long.

The Venetian Resort sets the stage with unparalleled hospitality. With three all-suite towers, award-winning restaurants, and innovative nightlife at The Cocktail Collective, players can compete and indulge all under one roof.

When the cards are dealt and the hands are revealed, there’s only one thing left to do—celebrate. Treat yourself to modern Japanese cuisine at WAKUDA and marvel at the talented performers of our newest show: Freestyle Love Supreme. Whether you love poker for the fun or the exciting stakes of competing, the DeepStack Extravaganza poker series is a must on every player’s list.