Los Angeles, CA (December 20, 2016) â€“ Building on a jam-packed first half, WPTDeepStacksÂ® (WPTDS) is proud to announce the release of the second half of its Season 4 schedule. From August to December in 2017, WPTDS presents seven exciting events with $2.6 million in combined main event prize pool guarantees, including a brand new location for the $1 million guaranteed WPTDS Championship.
The second half of Season 4 traverses the U.S. and Canada*, racking up 12,590 miles of non-stop poker action, with great new locations and events.
From August 17-28, the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada welcomes back WPTDS for the second time in Season 4 and the fourth time in the last two years, and from September 2-11, WPTDS continues its relationship with the Seminole Tribe as the tour returns to Seminole Immokalee Casino, Southwest Floridaâ€™s premier gaming destination.
Season 4 will also see the first-ever DSPT Battle of Alberta Poker Championship (BAPC), a two-event special hosted by Casino Yellowhead and Grey Eagle Resort and Casino. Players can expect a unique series featuring an enhanced Player of the Series package with, among other things, a seat into the Season XVI WPTÂ® Five Diamond World Poker Classic at Bellagio Resort and Casino.
The event at Casino Yellowhead runs September 22-October 2, and the event at Grey Eagle runs September 29-October 9.
Riverside Casino & Golf Resort in Iowa and Oceanâ€™s Eleven Casino in California will also host events in October 2017, plus the $200,000 guaranteed WPTDS Oklahoma makes its return to Downstream Casino Resort in November.
The Season 4 Championship moves from Calgary to Sacramento, where Thunder Valley Casino plays host to the marquee, season-ending event. Season 4â€™s WPTDS Championship marks the first-ever $1 million guarantee for a $2,500 buy-in event in Thunder Valleyâ€™s history.
Complete WPTDeepStacks Season 4 schedule.
â€śWith millions of dollars in guarantees, player-friendly events, the first-ever DSPT Battle of Alberta Championship, and the first time the WPTDS Championship will be held in the United States, Season 4 looks to be our most exciting year yet,â€ť said Chris Torina, WPTDS President. â€śWPTDeepStacks looks forward to continue to build from the momentum of Season 3 and provide a world-class product for our players.â€ť
â€śWe are proud of WPTDeepStacksâ€™ continued success as the tour moves into its fourth season,â€ť said Adam Pliska, CEO of the World Poker TourÂ®. â€śThrough its partnership with the World Poker Tour, WPTDeepStacks has awarded more than $11.5 million in prize money, and the tour continues to grow thanks to the dedication of Chris Torina and the WPTDeepStacks team.â€ť
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WPTDeepStacks (WPTDS) is the one-of-a-kind partnership between the worldâ€™s most established poker tour, World Poker TourÂ® and the worldâ€™s fastest growing poker tour, DeepStacks Poker Tour. Focused primarily on the â€śmid-majorâ€ť poker market, WPTDS is designed to reach a mainstream demographic and provide the best live tournament experience for our players and casino partners alike. WPTDS works with the most prestigious casino brands in the industry and boasts a world class, highly knowledgeable executive team with over 50 years of gaming and poker experience that is fully involved in every phase of creating and delivering an unsurpassed live event.