The tournament is just one of many hitting Sin City for the summer. Plenty of tournaments are available for those who enjoy Deepstacks and WSOP championships.
The Details of the Championship
The DeepStack Championship Series is being hosted at the Venetian in Las Vegas. It started on May 14th and is now in its fourth week. The total up for grabs is $31 million, which is across 150 events. The games will be going until July 29. There have been some wonderful wins, so far in the championship.
Locally, the tournament is referred to as the DCS. It has several games that keep people entertained, such as the NLHE, Pot Limit Omaha, and the Omaha eight or better. Several different bounties, multi-day, single-day, and turbo tournaments are also available from people to choose from. Players can join games for as low as $200 or up to $5,000.
The series started with the $340 NLHE Double Stack, which offered a guaranteed $100,000. The game was played May 14th. Julie Polatchek was able to take home over $35k and earned 336 points. The points are for the card player of the year race. Whoever has the most points at the end of the championship will be named card player of the year. She was able to finish the first in cash in 2010.
To date, the largest guarantee was $250k, which was for the $1,600 Monster Stack Eight Max event. The event began on June 1, 2018. The final table played out on Sunday June 3, 2018. The results are not out yet, as the results were not available before the story was released. The events are mostly at the Venetian, but a few games will be hosted at the Sands Casino inside the Sands Expo Hall G.
There are three poker tours, of a national scale, also running concurrently to the DCS. The Mid-States Poker Tour is also underway and will end on June 8. The tournament has a $3.5 million guarantee, with a buy in of $1,100. The other game part of the same tour is $1,600 buy in with $3 million up for grabs. The second tournament begins June 18 and ends June 22. Players can gain points in many of the tours and events to become player of the year.