The Venetian Resort Las Vegas suspends deepstack Championship poker series

Venetian resort Las Vegas has joined the list of other organizations in canceling one of their significant real-time casino tournament as a result of the disease pandemic afflicting the world. The tournament was due to commence from May 4 through to July 26, accommodating up to 144 competitions during the tournament period attended by participants from all over the world and also streamed online by many.

Venetian Las Vegas a hotel and casino resort located at Las Vegas strip in Paradise, Nevada, United States and sited on the old sands hotel is an agglomeration of a different enterprise to form the group, starting with the hotel which holds the ranking as a 5-star luxury hotel having 3,068 suites and 4,049 rooms with prices starting from 169 dollars to 10,000 dollars per night and having a 12,000 square foot casino that is referred to as the largest casino currently in the world.

Activities were put on hold from March 16 by the Venetian poker room without an authentic report of the scheduled tournament set to occur halfway to the end of April. A Twitter account belonging to Venetian poker room posted information in regards to the poker series affirming the suspension of the poker series to a later date not schedule yet.

In the post shared on Twitter, mentions were made regarding working staff, teams, members, and community on the importance of safety in this period making it their main priority in safeguarding their employees and patrons. Concerning this information, the resort in abiding with government rule and regulation stays closed until further notice pending when it’s safe to reopen operations; until then staying safe and maintaining a healthy well being is vital.

They also made it known that the Deepstack championship poker series is not to hold in the aforementioned stipulated dates above. This was stated by Tommy LaRosa, tournament director of the Venetian resort Las Vegas with this closing words ‘’However, as the current situation evolves we will review new dates and announce them as soon as they are they are available’’

The tournament involves buy-ins starting from at least a sum of 200 dollars through to 5000 dollars buy-ins, the main event cardplayer poker tour that was scheduled to start on July 14 to 18 have a 2 million guarantee for the player interested in participating the two tournament cardplayer poker tour with Deepstack championship poker series cooperating for the first time in 2013. Since then, they have cooperated and done two important tournaments over the years.

Russian poker pro Audrey Pateychuk back in the year 2019 defeated a field of 564 entries to be awarded five hundred and forty thousand dollars and claim the CPPT title for the very first time in the Deepstack championship poker series and since then the tournament is yet to record a winner with more entries win, with participants getting close but not enough to reach the number breaking record in Las Vegas.


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· Published 30.04.2020 · last updated 30.04.2020

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