Card Participant Poker Tour Returns To bestbet Jacksonville This Summer season


Dwell event poker is again in an enormous manner at bestbet Jacksonville. The North Florida poker hotspot has already hosted two marquee event collection up to now in 2021: The Winter Open and the Spring Collection. The 2 poker festivals had been each smashing successes, with greater than 4,600 entries made and $3.3 million in prize cash awarded throughout 22 complete occasions.

The subsequent main collection on the venue will see bestbet Jacksonville staff up with the Card Participant Poker Tour for an 11-event collection working from June 17-28. It will mark the eighth time that the CPPT has joined forces with bestbet Jacksonville to placed on a event collection.

“We’re undoubtedly wanting ahead to the Card Participant Poker Tour once more. This might be our first partnered collection since reopening final yr, and we’re very pleased to welcome the CPPT again,” stated bestbet Govt Director of Poker Operations Jesse Hollander. “We’re enthusiastic about one other nice collection.”

“I count on the hype to proceed,” continued Hollander, when requested if the rise in demand will proceed. “We had slightly below a million-dollar prize pool in each principal occasions. All of the preliminary occasions had massive fields as nicely, and the gamers are undoubtedly very excited to get again into event poker. The momentum is constructing and I count on it to proceed by means of this CPPT cease.”

Motion kicks off for the collection with a $560 buy-in no-limit maintain’em occasion that can run from June 17-20, with three beginning flights obtainable to select from and the ultimate desk streamed on bestbetLIVE. The Spring Collection kickoff occasion attracted a large subject of 741 entries to create a prize pool of $363,104. Eventual champion Kenneth Brossoit walked away with $51,180 for the win.

2019 CPPT bestbet Jacksonville champion Dylan DrazenThe Card Participant Poker Tour $2,500 buy-in principal occasion will run from June 25-28. There are two beginning flights provided, kicking off at midday on Friday, June 25 and Saturday, June 26. Gamers will begin with 30,000 in chips, with 40-minute blind ranges to start out.

Like each event on the schedule for this collection, the principle occasion will characteristic limitless re-entries in the course of the registration interval. Registration for the event will stay open till the beginning of degree 10. The ultimate desk may even be live-streamed with cards-up protection of the motion.

The final time the CPPT was in Jacksonville was in 2019. The principle occasion noticed Dylan Drazen beat out a subject of 329 entries in a $1,100 buy-in event to earn a high prize of $62,613. Beneath is a have a look at the total listing of CPPT bestbet Jacksonville principal occasion champions from over time.

Date Champion Purchase-In Entries High Prize
Might 13, 2019 Dylan Drazen $1,100 329 $62,613
April 30, 2018 Ben Diebold $1,100 373 $75,655
Might 8, 2017 Jared Reinstein $1,100 378 $75,714
June 27, 2016 Zac Stites $1,100 289 $61,136
Aug. 24, 2015 Anthony Vidmer $1,500 390 $83,838
Might 12, 2014 Sean Winter $1,500 218 $84,000
Sept. 9, 2013 Harvey Vandeven $1,500 255 $76,985

The $2,500 buy-in is in keeping with the latest principal occasions held on the venue, however increased than earlier CPPT principal occasions. “We’ve elevated the buy-ins as a result of demand,” defined Hollander. “Individuals need to play increased buy-in tournaments, and it has been constructing an even bigger prize pool whereas drawing an analogous quantity of gamers. The demand is there. Whereas $2,500 is perhaps type of a steep value for a few of our native gamers, we could have a number of satellite tv for pc alternatives and we anticipate having over 100 individuals win their manner into the principle occasion at a reduction.”

“We are going to run single desk satellites all through the collection,” continued Hollander, who instructed that gamers take a look at the web site for a whole itemizing of satellite tv for pc choices. “There might be some 10-seat assured satellites, mega satellites, and we’ll even provide satellites into the kickoff occasion for the collection.”

Outdoors of the principle occasion, different highlights in the course of the 2021 CPPT bestbet Jacksonville collection embrace the $360 buy-in pot-limit Omaha occasion, the $1,200 six-max no-limit maintain’em occasion, the $360 H.O.R.S.E. occasion, and the $360 buy-in Women no-limit maintain’em occasion. A featured desk and the ultimate desk of the Women occasion might be reside streamed on bestbetLIVE on June 22. bestbetLIVE is the venue’s high-quality reside streaming present, which broadcasts money video games and tournaments from the poker site with cards-up protection and commentary. The favored present is accessible on Twitch, YouTube and Fb LIVE.

Take a look at bestbet’s full schedule of occasions in Card Participant’s event database, or within the listings beneath:

Occasion Begin Date No. of Days Purchase-In
$560 No-Restrict Maintain’em* Jun 17 4 $560
$360 Pot-Restrict Omaha Jun 19 1 $360
$460 No-Restrict Maintain’em $100 Bounty Jun 20 1 $460
$260 No-Restrict Maintain’em Jun 21 1 $260
$360 No-Restrict Maintain’em Women Jun 22 1 $360
$260 No-Restrict Maintain’em Turbo $50 Bounty Jun 22 1 $260
$360 No-Restrict Maintain’em Monster Stack Jun 23 1 $360
$1,200 No-Restrict Maintain’em Six Max Jun 24 1 $1,200
$2,500 No-Restrict Maintain’em* Jun 25 4 $2,500
$360 H.O.R.S.E. Jun 26 1 $360
$500 No-Restrict Maintain’em Jun 27 1 $500

*Signifies a multi-day occasion.

Participant and worker security are paramount at bestbet Jacksonville. A full itemizing of their well being and security protocols will be discovered on the official web site,

“Masks are nonetheless required, we’re nonetheless taking part in eight-handed, and all people has to get a shot of hand sanitizer and a non-invasive temperature verify upon coming into the constructing,” stated Hollander. “We’re nonetheless cleansing the rails and the touchpoints and chairs as nicely, making an attempt to maintain all people secure and wholesome so we will proceed to play.”

About bestbet Jacksonville

bestbet Jacksonville acquired its begin in 1934 underneath the banner of Jacksonville Greyhound Racing. Together with its sister property in Orange Park, the model now operates two of essentially the most profitable poker rooms within the state of Florida, run by Hollander and Girls in Poker Corridor of Fame member Deborah Giardina.

Poker was first launched on the new Jacksonville location in 2012. The room at the moment hosts 63 poker tables and 24 tables of different action-packed video games, reminiscent of Excessive Card Flush, Pai Gow, Final Texas Maintain’em, Three Card Poker, One Card Poker, and DJ Wild.

Along with main collection just like the Card Participant Poker Tour and the World Poker Tour, the venue additionally hosts day by day tournaments, with a wide range of no-limit maintain’em and Omaha choices. The property is thought for its thrilling money sport motion, which incorporates video games like no-limit maintain’em, Omaha, Huge O, seven card stud, and restrict maintain’em. There are at all times loads of thrilling promotions for gamers, together with jackpots and day by day excessive arms. Month-to-month details about promotions can at all times be discovered on the official web site.

Gamers in search of a chunk between arms received’t be dissatisfied with what bestbet has to supply. For a fast meal, the poker site deli has everybody lined with every part from sandwiches to salads. Gamers may also dine at among the finest sushi bars in Northeast Florida, that includes inventive day by day specials that can fulfill even essentially the most demanding palates.

The bestbet Poker Present airs reside each Wednesday at 6 p.m. on 1010XL AM / 92.5 FM, with hosts ‘AllieMcDEAL’, Jesse ‘The Boss,’ and Dustin. The present dives deep into the world of poker for information and commentary and even provides listeners an opportunity at profitable prizes. Tune in to listen to particular visitors and legendary professionals reminiscent of Tyler Patterson, Matt Glantz, and Jason Mercier, who share their tales and recommendations on the way to develop into a greater participant. Archives of previous reveals will be discovered on the web site.

Each week a event or money sport is reside streamed by bestbetLIVE with a 15-minute delay the place anybody can watch the motion on bestbetLIVE’s Twitch, YouTube, and Fb LIVE channels. The subtle RFID expertise ends in a high-quality manufacturing that makes following the sport straightforward and pleasant. The livestreams have develop into so fashionable that clips have been used for coaching movies by trade professionals like Bart Hanson from Crush Dwell Poker.

Be sure to take a look at bestbetLIVE on Twitch, YouTube, and Fb Dwell, or you possibly can comply with the property for information and updates on Twitter, Fb, and Instagram. For extra details about the upcoming CPPT cease at bestbet Jacksonville, go to the tour homepage at




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