Los Angeles, CA (February 28, 2019) – WPTDeepStacks™ today announced two additional stops to its 2019 schedule at Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, PA. The first stop will take place from April 18-28 with the WPTDeepStacks Main Event going from April 25-28. The event carries a buy-in of $1,100 and a guarantee of $300,000. Following the April event, WPTDeepStacks returns to Rivers Casino in October for an event with the dates to be determined.
The first WPTDeepStacks Main Event at Rivers Casino in October 2018 resulted in 432 entries and a total prize pool of more than $415,000. Dustin Foster won the event and the more than $84,000 first-place prize.
“Following an outstanding turnout in our first trip to Rivers Casino last October, WPTDeepStacks is proud to return to Pittsburgh for two more events in 2019,” Chris Torina, WPTDeepStacks Executive Director, said. “The Rivers Casino staff is outstanding in creating a great atmosphere for players and we look forward to partnering with their team this April.”
“Rivers Casino welcomes back WPTDeepStacks to Pittsburgh for what will be two fantastic series of poker this upcoming April and October,” said Bud Green, Assistant General Manager at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh. “We are excited to be partnering with WPTDeepStacks once again, and proud to showcase Pittsburgh to a global audience.”
To find a WPTDS event near you, check out the tour’s complete schedule on WPT.com.
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