WPT Deepstacks has four NorCal stops

By Raymond T. Akers

WPTDeepstacks has several events in Northern California on their 2016 schedule. Here is a brief recap of the events already played and a schedule of the ones still to come.


Sean Drake, who hails from the Sacramento area, took the title and $56,581 plus a $3,000 Championship Package at the Atlantis Casino. It was held March 25 to 28 and had a buy-in of $1,100. There were 251 entries creating a prize pool of $240,470.

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Hot on the heels of the WPT Rolling Thunder, Thunder Valley Casino Resort hosted a WPTDS event April 15 to 18. With a buy-in of $1,100 and 400 entries they had a prize pool of $388,000.

Taking the lion’s share by winning the event was Jasthi Kumar who was awarded $80,840 in prize money and a $3,000 Championship package.


WPTDeepstacks returns to the Turlock Poker Room with the WPTDeepstacks Central California Main Event May 13 to 15. The buy-in is $1,100 and the prize pool is guaranteed at $100,000.


A second WPTDeepstacks tournament will be held at Atlantis Casino Aug. 26 to 29. The buy-in is $1,100 and the prize pool guarantee is $200,000.

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