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Card Player Poker Tour Returns To bestbet Jacksonville This May

Series Features 11 Tournaments, Including The $200,000 Guaranteed CPPT Main Event


The Card Player Poker Tour is set to return to bestbet Jacksonville poker room for the eighth straight year, with the 11-event series running from May 8-18 in 2020. A total of $300,000 in guaranteed prize money is set to be up for grabs.

The whole affair will kick off with a $100,000 guaranteed $360 buy-in no-limit hold’em event. The tournament features four different starting flights, with two getting underway each day at noon and 6:00 p.m. local time on both May 8 and 9. A champion will be decided on May 10.

The series features something for every player, with all events allowing unlimited re-entries within the registration period. Buy-ins will range from as low as $150 up to the $1,100 buy-in CPPT bestbet Jacksonville no-limit hold’em main event.

2019 CPPT bestbet Jacksonville champion Dylan DrazenThe four-day no-limit hold’em tournament begins at noon on May 15 with the first of two starting flights. The past few years have seen the $200,000 guarantee in this event easily surpassed, with the 329-entry turnout in 2019 creating a final prize pool of $319,130. Dylan Drazen emerged with the title and the trophy in 2019, taking home $62,613 as the champion.

Registration for the main event will remain open until the start of level 10. The final table of the main event will be streamed on Card Player in conjunction with bestbetLIVE.

There will be plenty of satellites available for players looking to win their way into CPPT events at a discount. The will also be a $590 w/$60 re-buys MEGA satellite for the WSOP Main Event Travel Package,’ which includes a $10,000 buy-in into the
2020 WSOP main event and $3,000 travel money.

About bestbet Jacksonville

bestbet Jacksonville got its start in 1934 under the banner of Jacksonville Greyhound Racing. Along with its sister property in Orange Park, the brand now operates two of the most successful poker rooms in the state of Florida, run by Hollander and Giardina.

The daily tournament schedule at bestbet is one of the most consistent draws in the state, featuring a variety of no-limit hold’em and Omaha tournaments. The property is also known for it’s top-rate cash game action, which includes games spread such as Omaha, Big O, Stud, and limit hold’em.

Beginners can take advantage of the monthly ‘Poker 101’ course taught at Orange Park, which introduces new players to the basics of poker and wraps up the experience with a tournament to get their feet wet. Everyone 18 and older is welcome. For those players looking for more action, besbet also offers games such as High Card Flush, Pai Gow, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, Three Card Poker, and One Card Poker.

Players looking for a bite between hands won’t be disappointed with what bestbet has to offer. For a quick meal, the poker room deli has everyone covered with everything from sandwiches to salads. Or, you can choose from one of the best sushi bars in Northeast Florida, featuring creative daily specials that will satisfy even the most demanding palates. Your food, along with a full-service bar, are even available to enjoy tableside while you continue to rake in the chips.

Even those players who aren’t in Jacksonville can stay plugged into all of the action with bestbetLIVE. The live-streamed Twitch show features tournaments and cash games of all limits. The sophisticated RFID technology results in a slick production that makes following the game easy and enjoyable.

Additionally, bestbet is home to the bestbet Poker Show, which airs live every Wednesday at 6 p.m. EST. The popular broadcast is hosted on 1010XL AM by ‘Allie McDeal’ and Jesse ‘The Boss’. The show dives deep into the world of poker for news and commentary and even gives listeners a chance at winning prizes such as tournament tickets and buy-ins. Special guests on the program have included the likes of Mike Sexton, Jason Mercier, Vanessa Rousso, and Matt Glantz.

Check out bestbetLIVE on Twitch, or you can follow the property for news and updates on Twitter, and Instagram. For more information about the upcoming CPPT stop at bestbet Jacksonville, visit the tour homepage.

bestbet Jacksonville management reserves the right to change or cancel this tournament at anytime.