The inaugural partypoker Grand Prix Million may have only finished a couple of days ago but the Dusk Till Dawn (DTD) management team aren’t resting on their laurels and are already preparing for their latest project, The Deepstack.
As the name suggests, The Deepstack features tournaments that see the players sit down with plenty of chips – 50,000 to be exact – and play to a slow and steady structure that allow plenty of room for manoeuvre.
The first event, the $500,000 guaranteed Deepstack, costs $500+$50 to enter and features two online legs. The Deepstack Online Day 1a kicks off at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday 31 May and has late registration until 10:16 p.m. Players in the online leg receive the same 50,000 as their live counterparts, but blind levels are reduced to 18-minutes from 45-minutes to reflect the high hands-per-hour dealt online.
There are five live legs to The Deepstack running from Thursday 4 June through to Saturday 6 June. Each of these live legs cost $500+$50 to enter, see players sit with 50,000 and play to a 45-minute clock, although Day 1e is a turbo event that has 15-minute blinds.
Sandwiched between The Deepstack are three other tournaments. There’s a $1,500+$150 buy-in High Roller that has a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool, a $100,000 guaranteed 2nd Chance Deepstack and a $25,000 guaranteed Six-Max event for all of you action junkies out there.
The Deepstack Schedule
|Date||Start||Late Reg||Levels Played||Tournament||Buy-in||Guarantee||Chips||Clock|
|Sun 31 May||8:00pm||10:16pm||12||The Deepstack Online Day 1a||$500+$50||$500,000||50K||18-mins|
|Wed 3 Jun||7:00pm||0:55am||9||High Roller Day 1||$1,500+$150||$100,000||50K||45-mins|
|Wed 3 Jun||8:00pm||10:16pm||12||The Deepstack Online Day 1b||$500+$50||$500,000||50K||18-mins|
|Thu 4 Jun||1:00pm||Closed||-||High Roller Day 2||$500,000||50K||45/60-mins|
|Thu 4 Jun||1:00pm||6:55pm||12||The Deepstack Live Day 1a||$500+$50||$500,000||50K||45-mins|
|Thu 4 Jun||7:00pm||10:50pm||12||The Deepstack Live Day 1b||$500+$50||$500,000||50K||30-mins|
|Fri 5 Jun||1:00pm||6:55pm||12||The Deepstack Live Day 1c||$500+$50||$500,000||50K||45-mins|
|Fri 5 Jun||7:00pm||10:50pm||12||The Deepstack Live Day 1d||$500+$50||$500,000||50K||30-mins|
|Sat 6 Jun||10:30am||12:30pm||12||The Deepstack Live Day 1e Turbo||$500+$50||$500,000||50K||15-mins|
|Sat 6 Jun||2:00pm||Closed||10||The Deepstack Live Day 2||$500,000||50K||60-mins|
|Sat 6 Jun||3:00pm||6:50pm||14||2nd Chance Deepstack Live Day 1a||$500+$50||$100,000||50K||30-mins|
|Sat 6 Jun||7:00pm||10:50pm||14||2nd Chance Deepstack Live Day 1b||$500+$50||$100,000||50K||30-mins|
|Sun 7 Jun||11:00am||1:00pm||14||2nd Chance Deepstack Live Day 1c Turbo||$500+$50||$100,000||50K||15-mins|
|Sun 7 Jun||12:00pm||Closed||The Deepstack Live Final Day||$500,000||60-mins|
|Sun 7 Jun||3:00pm||Closed||2nd Chance Deepstack Live Final Day||$100,000||45-mins|
|Sun 7 Jun||3:00pm||8:40pm||Six Max||$500+$50||$25,000||$50K||30-mins|
Players in all of The Deepstack events are permitted to re-enter once per Day 1 and can play multiple starting flights, but can only take their largest stack through to Day 2.
If the $500+$50 price tag is putting you off playing, don’t let it because there are many opportunities to win your way into these events much more cheaply.
Throughout the day, every day, partypoker runs a number of DTD qualifiers that start as low as $0.01 to enter. There are then $5.50 and $27.50 buy-in events that then feed into a $120 buy-in satellite where one in five entrants win a $550 seat.
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