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Card Player Poker Tour bestbet Jacksonville Series To Run June 17-28

The Centerpiece of the 11-Event Series Will Be The $2,500 Buy-in CPPT Main Event Set For June 25-28


Live tournament poker is back in a big way at bestbet Jacksonville. The poker hotspot in northern Florida has hosted two marquee tournament series so far in 2021: the Winter Open and the Spring Series. The two poker festivals were both runaways hits, as they collectively saw more than 4,600 entries made and $3.3 million in prize money awarded across 22 events.

The next major series at the venue will see bestbet Jacksonville team up with the Card Player Poker Tour for an 11-event series running from June 17-28. This will mark the eighth time that the CPPT has joined forces with bestbet Jacksonville.

Action kicks off for the series with the $560 buy-in no-limit hold’em event that will run from June 17-20, with three starting flights available to choose from and the final table streamed on bestbetLIVE. The Spring Series kickoff event attracted a massive field of 741 entries to create a prize pool of $363,104. Eventual champion Kenneth Brossoit walked away with $51,180 for the win.

2019 CPPT bestbet Jacksonville champion Dylan DrazenThe Card Player Poker Tour $2,500 buy-in main event will run from June 25-28. There are two starting flights on offer, each kicking off at noon on Friday, June 25 and Saturday, June 26. Players will start with 30,000 in chips, with 40-minute blind levels to start. Like every tournament on the schedule for this series, the main event will feature unlimited re-entries during the registration period. Registration for the main event will remain open until the start of level 10. The final table will be set the following day, with live-streaming, cards-up coverage of the action set for Monday, June 28 at 4:00.

The 2019 CPPT main event saw Dylan Drazen beat out a field of 329 entries in a $1,100 buy-in tournament to earn a top prize of $62,613. Below is a look at the full list of CPPT bestbet Jacksonville main event champions from over the years:

Date Champion Buy-In Entries Top Prize
May 13, 2019 Dylan Drazen $1,100 329 $62,613
April 30, 2018 Ben Diebold $1,100 373 $75,655
May 8, 2017 Jared Reinstein $1,100 378 $75,714
June 27, 2016 Zac Stites $1,100 289 $61,136
Aug. 24, 2015 Anthony Vidmer $1,500 390 $83,838
May 12, 2014 Sean Winter $1,500 218 $84,000
Sept. 9, 2013 Harvey Vandeven $1,500 255 $76,985

Other highlights during the 2021 CPPT bestbet Jacksonville series include the $360 buy-in pot-limit Omaha event, the $1,200 six-max no-limit hold’em event, the $360 H.O.R.S.E. event, and the $360 buy-in Ladies no-limit hold’em event. The final table of the Ladies event will be live stream on bestbetLIVE on June 22.

Check out bestbet the complete schedule of events in Card Player’s tournament database, or in the listings below:

Event Start Date No. of Days Buy-In
$560 No-Limit Hold’em* Jun 17 4 $560
$360 Pot-Limit Omaha Jun 19 1 $360
$460 No-Limit Hold’em $100 Bounty Jun 20 1 $460
$260 No-Limit Hold’em Jun 21 1 $260
$360 No-Limit Hold’em Ladies Jun 22 1 $360
$260 No-Limit Hold’em Turbo $50 Bounty Jun 22 1 $260
$360 No-Limit Hold’em Monster Stack Jun 23 1 $360
$1,200 No-Limit Hold’em Six Max Jun 24 1 $1,200
$2,500 No-Limit Hold’em* Jun 25 4 $2,500
$360 H.O.R.S.E. Jun 26 1 $360
$500 No-Limit Hold’em Jun 27 1 $500

*Indicates a multi-day event.