There is much brouhaha about WPT acquiring WPTDeepStacks.
This is a brand that has partnered with WPT in many occasions and with the acquisition stance, it is hoped that both brands will benefit in strengthening their related activities and extending the brands across different regions. Indeed, WPT executive director confessed that Chris Torina has been an influential figure in helping the poker brand in several activities and campaigns.
The acquisition has also benefited in store for WPTDeepStacks. It will be able to expand into unexplored territories and develop new business partners. The DeepStack Poker Tour is coming up and it will run as usual this year. The company will continue to operate independently in Canada. Season 4 of the Hollywood event organized by WPTDeepStacks will be kicking off from January 19th. This will be held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino which in Tampa, Florida. Here the main event features a guaranteed amount of $1,100.
This tournament this year will have a total of eighteen events. There will be a new location for the one million guaranteed championships of WPTDeepStacks. It would be held between December 1st to 4th at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in California. This championship event will include a buy in amount of $2500. The second half of season 4 will have a separate schedule that is yet to be finalized. There would be ten events in total that would be held in the first six months this year. The second half guarantees seven events that would combine a total of $2.6 million, which is a combination of a main event and other events. The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa located in Reno would be hosting the WPTDS from August 17th to 28th while Seminole Immokalee Casino will host the same from September 2nd to 11th as a link to the Seminole tribe.