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Card Player Poker Tour bestbet Jacksonville Series Schedule Announced For August

Series Runs Aug. 15-26, With Nine Events Including $300,000 Guaranteed $1,700 Mystery Bounty Main Event From Aug. 22-26


The Card Player Poker Tour returns to bestbet Jacksonville, this August for a nine-event tournament festival. This marks the 11th time that the tour has joined forces with the home of Florida’s largest poker room to put on a series.

The 2024 CPPT bestbet Jacksonville stop runs from Aug. 15-26, with the centerpiece of the whole affair being the $300,000 guaranteed $1,700 buy-in no-limit hold’em mystery bounty main event set for Aug. 22-26. The event features three starting flights, each beginning at noon local time on Aug. 22-24. Players begin with 30,000 in chips and 40-minute blind levels.

“We’re very excited for the Card Player Poker Tour’s return,” said Director of Poker Operations Jesse Hollander. “The Mystery Bounty Main Event is a real crowd-pleaser. It’s a ton of fun to livestream a feature table all day on Day 2 and watch players open their Mystery envelopes. There’s a great energy in the room, with everyone riding the highs and lows together as each envelope is opened. It really brings everyone together.”

The mystery bounty main event is one of three tournaments to be livestreamed on bestbetLIVE, the card room’s popular YouTube channel that hosts tournament and cash game action. The final table of the $100,000 guaranteed $400 buy-in no-limit hold’em kickoff event will also be broadcast on Aug. 18, while the $300 buy-in ladies event will stream on Aug. 21.

Heng ZhangThe 2023 CPPT bestbet Jacksonville stop, held last August, also featured a $1,700 mystery bounty tournament as the main event.

Heng Zhang emerged victorious from a field of 357 entries, earning $74,010 from the main prize pool and $51,000 from nine mystery bounty payouts, bringing his total haul for the event to $125,010. Among the nine bounties he snagged was the second-largest that was up for grabs: a $25,000 payout.

This was Zhang’s second CPPT bestbet Jacksonville main event final-table finish, having also placed third in the 2015 running for $69,252.

Check out the list of the ten prior CPPT bestbet Jacksonville main event champions below:

Date Champion Winner’s Prize Money Buy-In Entries Prize Pool
Aug. 21, 2023 Heng Zhang $125,010 $1,700 357 $537,285
Nov. 14, 2022 TK Miles $121,480 $3,000 224 $604,800
June 28, 2021 Ben Scrogins $158,915 $2,500 339 $759,360
May 13, 2019 Dylan Drazen $62,613 $1,100 329 $319,130
April 30, 2018 Ben Diebold $75,655 $1,100 373 $361,810
May 8, 2017 Jared Reinstein $75,714 $1,100 378 $366,660
June 27, 2016 Zac Stites $61,136 $1,100 289 $280,330
Aug. 24, 2015 Anthony Vidmer $83,838 $1,500 390 $526,500
May 12, 2014 Sean Winter $84,000 $1,500 218 $300,000
Sept. 9, 2013 Harvey Vandeven $76,985 $1,500 255 $344,250

The full schedule of events can be found in Card Player’s tournament database, and also by clicking on the image below:

About bestbet Jacksonville

Following info via bestbet Jacksonville’s official website.

Located at 201 Monument Rd. Jacksonville, FL 32225, bestbet Jacksonville holds the title of Florida’s largest poker room. With an impressive 91 gaming tables, it offers ample room for players to indulge in their favorite games. The simulcast area, featuring large flat-screen TVs, enhances the immersive experience, while a specially designed live streaming poker table adds a modern touch.

Poker enthusiasts will feel at home here, as bestbet Jacksonville presents a remarkable variety of games spanning different types and limits. From the thrill of No Limit Hold’em to the strategic depths of Omaha High-Low, PLO, and Seven Card Stud, there’s something for everyone. Table game lovers can also enjoy Face Up Pai Gow, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, Three Card Poker, One Card Poker and more.

For those seeking added excitement, the expansive simulcast area provides an extra layer of entertainment.

If you’re hungry, the Sushi bar is an excellent choice. From California rolls to Sashimi and Nigiri the Sushi Bar has it all.

bestbet Jacksonville prioritizes comfort and quality, ensuring patrons enjoy a premium experience in a comfortable setting. Whether you’re a seasoned player or new to the scene, this establishment offers an inclusive environment to indulge in your gaming preferences.

Make sure to check out bestbetLIVE on YouTube or you can follow the property for news and updates on X, Facebook, and Instagram. For more information about the upcoming CPPT stop at bestbet Jacksonville, visit the tour homepage at

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