RunGood Poker Collection Returns June 8, Persevering with 2020 ‘All-Stars’ Theme


After greater than a 12 months on ice, the RunGood Poker Collection has returned, and it is coming again to complete what it began in 2020.

Final 12 months, “RunGood Poker Collection: All-Stars Introduced by PokerGO” kicked off with grand plans of qualifying gamers all through the season for a 64-person “Professional-Am” occasion streamed by PokerGO on the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas. The concept was to present the typical poker participant a shot at competing on an enormous stage with choose invited poker professionals, trade personalities, and celebrities. Half the sphere could be qualifiers and the opposite half could be the invited “professionals.”

Like most everybody else all through the poker world and elsewhere, the RunGood group noticed their plans dashed by the pandemic, however they’re prepared to select up the place they left off the abbreviated 2020 with “All-Stars Comeback Tour Powered by PokerGO.”

“The thrill of coming again to the felt and getting to complete what we began one 12 months in the past has the workplace buzzing,” stated Tana Karn, president of and proprietor of the RunGood Poker Collection. “The panorama could have modified however the coronary heart and soul of the tour stays the identical. Let’s end what we began.”

Tana Karn
Karn is able to hearth up the tour as soon as extra.

Three Stops Revealed Thus Far

RunGood returns to the reside felt June 8 at Jamul On line casino on the outskirts of San Diego. The cease was a brand new one for 2020.

Now, it will get to kick off the 2021 season with the standard 5 days value of enjoyable, each off the felt and on, which has earned RunGood nation-wide acclaim and a pair of awards as the most effective “mid-major” tour.

Following that, June 22-27 will see an occasion held at long-time companion property Horseshoe Council Bluffs, situated in Iowa simply outdoors of Omaha, Nebraska.

The opposite cease scheduled on the present time is July 6-11 at Horseshoe Tunica in Mississippi.

Dates Venue Metropolis
June 8-13 Jamul On line casino San Diego, California
June 22-27 Horseshoe Council Bluffs Council Bluffs, Iowa
July 6-11 Horseshoe Tunica Tunica, Mississippi

Every cease will host quite a lot of occasions — particular person schedules could be discovered right here — capped off by a $100,000 assured $575 Foremost Occasion with three beginning flights that can be lined reside by PokerNews.

The facet occasions aren’t to be missed as properly, as they are going to enable gamers to accrue factors towards a venue leaderboard. Each the winner of that leaderboard and the Foremost Occasion champ will qualify for the season-ending 64-player Professional-Am, scheduled for December.

Extra stops are anticipated to be added, however all the things is topic to native reopening timelines, so it stays to be seen how the remainder of the season will shake out.

Reigniting 2020 Beginnings and Refreshing PokerGO Ties

The 2020 RunGood Poker Collection season laid out an formidable schedule with eight stops in eight totally different locales within the spring season alone.

Clearly, these plans did not pan out, however half of the occasions did play out totally, which means a number of gamers gained seats to a season-ending occasion that by no means occurred. Karn confirmed to PokerNews that these gamers’ seats would roll over and be honored for the 2021 version of All-Stars.

This is a take a look at the gamers whose tickets have been accumulating mud since early final 12 months:

Venue Foremost Occasion Champ On line casino Champ
Horseshoe Council Bluffs David Hengen Chris Christian
Jamul On line casino Joe Walters Jennifer Gianera
DownStream On line casino Matt Riffel Sam Washburn
Horseshoe Tunica Cody Stanford Chase Turner

Moreover, RunGood’s continued partnership with PokerGO will construct on latest successes that began with the spring 2019 “Showbound” season wherein two qualifiers gained $5,000 seats to “Poker After Darkish.”

All-Stars Comeback Tour seeks to broaden that big-stage really feel being provided to some dozen gamers quite than simply two, for the $550 season-ending occasion.

“Following the success of ‘Showbound’ in 2019, we’re prepared to lift the stakes and spotlight extra heroes from the RunGood Poker Collection,” stated Mori Eskandani, president of Poker Central. “We’re excited to welcome ‘All-Stars’ from throughout the nation to the PokerGO Studio to compete on poker’s best stage within the RGPS: All-Star Professional-AM this December.”

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