$360 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $250,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 14: 1,500/3,000 with a 3,000 ante Flight G Players Remaining: 65 of 340
Time is running out to build a bag. Level 14 is here to leave them with only 30 minutes remaining in their day. The pace slowed a bit as short stacks try to hang on for tomorrow’s action but we should see another table gone before bagging.
$360 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $250,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 13: 1,500/2,500 with a 2,500 ante Flight G Players Remaining: 72 of 340
The field is dropping and the stacks are building. Our newest big stack belongs to a familiar face. Mario De La Puente has been on a hot streak of late, including a win in Event 2 a few days ago, and is in position to return tomorrow with a big bag.
He’s up to 210,000 with less than an hour remaining.
2019 Seminole Hard Rock WPTDeepStacks Tampa Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Florida Event 1 $360 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $250,000 Guaranteed Entries: 1,012 Prize Pool: $303,600 June 5-9, 2019
The calculations are complete and we have the official payout information for WPTDeepStacks Tampa Event 1. It drew 1,102 entries to create a prize pool worth $303,600 and it easily cleared the $250,000 Guarantee.
The last 102 spots will be paid with a min-cash earning $611 while the Event 1 champ will walk away with $53,815 along with a $1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event seat and the guitar trophy.
$360 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $250,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 10: 600/1,200 with a 1,200 ante Flight G Entries: 340 (Total Entries: 1,012)
After consulting all the systems and slips, Flight G officially drew 340 entries to put the combined total at 1,012 for Event 1. That puts the prize pool over $300,000 from the $250,000 Guarantee and a nice payout for anyone who goes deep.
We will post the payout information as soon as it is available.
$360 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $250,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 9: 500/1,000 with a 1,000 ante Flight G Entries: 341 (Total Entries: 1,013)
They got there. With barely a sweat over the last level, Flight G pushed the combined entry count of Event 1 over 1,000 with a baker’s dozen to spare. We will wait for the confirmed numbers and post them along with the payout information.
We have two new big stacks and with a pair of Mikes. Mike Warren is the top stack in the room with 142,500 and Mike Vadala is not far behind with 135,000.
Everyone remaining has six more levels to run to catch them and put together a big bag for tomorrow.
$360 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $250,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 8: 400/800 with a 800 ante Flight G Entries: 322 (Total Entries: 994)
The race is on. Flight G is up to 322 entries with one level remaining for late registration, plus the break, and they are chasing a four-digit field. The entry count sits at 994 and it should get there if we see some action with re-entries.
$360 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $250,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 6: 300/500 with a 500 ante Flight G Entries: 285 (Total Entries: 957)
The count keeps climbing and four-digit territory is in play if we catch another big run at the registration desk. It’s a long shot but you can never tell what will happen as time runs out on the final flight of Event 1.
Willie Wiggins is taking his shot this afternoon in an attempt to book his first major cash in this room. The South Florida pro has plenty of big scores at our sister property in Hollywood, including a $176K cash in January, but he’s still looking for that big number on the west coast of Florida.
$360 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $250,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 5: 200/400 with a 400 ante Flight G Entries: 272 (Total Entries: 944)
Cards are back in the air after the first break. We searched the room for the biggest stack and found a big one. With a few stacks in the 70K range, Massimo Dirienzo eclipsed them all. He ran his 20,000 starting stack up for 116,500 in two hours for a great start.
$360 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $250,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 4: 200/300 with a 300 ante Flight G Entries: 228 (Total Entries: 900)
The Poker Room is jammed from front-to-back and a little side-to-side. We have 24 tables in use at the moment including 22 in the string on one side of the room and a little overflow to the main cash game section.
We have dead on 900 entries in the tournament at the moment and a steady group at the registration desk.