Venetian announces Deep Stack Extravaganza III

by Lou on March 28, 2009

The Venetian Poker Room’s Deep Stack Extravaganza III, the tournament that was so successful when implemented a few years ago that just about every other poker room in the country copied its format, announced this summer’s series, which will run six weeks or so, from June 1 through July 15.
While more information can be found online at http://venetian.com/Pages.aspx?id=2451, here’s some information about the event:
Starting Chip Counts:
$225 NLH Shootout: $1,500, no additional chips available
$330 NLH and $550 PLO: $10,000, $2,000 additional with optional $10 staff bonus
$550 NLH and $1,070 NLH: $12,500, $2,500 additional with optional $10 staff bonus
$550 Omaha 8/B and $550 H.O.R.S.E: $8,000, $2,000 additional with optional $10 staff bonus
$1,590 and $2,000 NLH: $15,000, $5,000 additional with optional $10 staff bonus
$5,000 NLH Main Event: $20,000, $5,000 additional with optional $10 staff bonus
Super Satellite: $4,000, no additional chips
Table Count:
The Venetian Poker Room will expand to 89 tables to their growing player base.
Registration: Begins at 9 p.m. the day prior to of each event.
Event Start Times:
No-limit tournaments begin at 12 p.m. Omaha/8, HORSE. and PLO all start at 4 p.m.

Best Overall Points Winners:
One-half of one percent will be withheld from all Deep Stack III tournament prize pools for Best Overall Points Winners. Ten players will be awarded Best Overall Player prizes.

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