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Card Player Poker Tour Venetian $3,500 Buy-In Main Event Starts Friday

The Tournament Runs From December 8 - 11, Features A $500,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool

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This week, The Card Player Poker Tour returned to The Venetian Poker Room in Las Vegas for the 2017 CPPT Venetian December Extravaganza: a 15-event tournament series with more than $900,000 in guaranteed prize pools. The marquee event of the series is set to kick off on Friday, Dec. 8. The $3,500 buy-in CPPT Venetian December Extravaganza no-limit hold’em main event runs from Dec. 8-11 and features a $500,000 guarantee. Each day of tournament action will begin at noon local time.

Players in this nine-handed main event will start with 40,000 in chips and initial blinds of 75-150. Levels will be an hour long throughout the event. Day 1 will last eight levels, with registration and re-entry remaining available until the start of level 13 on day 2. Card Player will be on hand throughout the event providing live updates on all of the action. You can check out the official structure sheet here.

If you’d like to win your way into the main event at a discount, the Venetian has three $400 mega satellites on the schedule running daily from Dec. 6-8. The Dec. 7 mega satellite kicks off at 7:05 PM and has six guaranteed seats, while the Dec. 8 mega satellite

2017 CPPT Venetian champion Javier GomezThis tournament will be the fourth CPPT main event held in The Venetian Poker Room. Allyn Shulman won the 2013 $5,000 buy-in CPPT Venetian for $293,966 after defeating a field of 262 entries. In the 2016 CPPT Venetian $5,000 main event Jon Turner outlasted a 537-entry field to win a massive $536,858 payday. The most recent Card Player Poker Tour Venetian main event champion is Javier Gomez. The Spanish poker pro topped a 688-entry field to win the 2017 CPPT Venetian $5,000 main event for $561,349

Check out all of the exciting promotions at The Venetian Poker Room.

For more information about the Card Player Poker Tour, please visit the tour’s homepage.