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WPTDeepStacks kicks off at Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee

19 July 2016

(PRESS RELEASE) -- WPTDeepStacks, poker's premier mid-major poker tour, created by World Poker Tour and DeepStacks Poker Tour, is beating the snowbirds and heading south early!

Join in as Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee, hosts the WPTDeepStacks Immokalee series, Sept. 2-11, 2016. The series kicks off the 2016/2017 Seminole Hard Rock Poker season and features 24 events over nine days, capped off with a $1,100 buy-in Main Event and $200,000 guaranteed prize pool. In addition to a hefty score, the Main Event champion is set to head home with a $5,250 seat in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship expected to take place in the summer of 2017. That prize is added courtesy of Seminole Immokalee.

This is the second year WPTDeepStacks has held an event on this magnificent property. 2015's tour stop was a huge success and we are already on pace for an even bigger outcome! In addition to aiming for a piece of the $200k prize pool, players are competing for a chance to qualify for this year's WPTDS Player of the Year race. The Player of the Year package includes $15,000 towards 2017 WPT Main Tour Stop buy ins, as well as $5,000 towards Season 4 WPTDS tour stops.

"The Southwest region of Florida is overflowing with passionate poker players. There is a lot of untapped talent here that is going to ensure a tremendous event," said DeepStacks President Chris Torina. "We are thrilled to continue working with the amazing staff at Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee, and excited to return to such a beautiful property.

"We look forward to the excitement of the WPTDeepStacks series at Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee," said Mike Warren, Vice President of Marketing for Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee. "As Southwest Florida's premier gaming and entertainment destination, Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee hosts two large annual poker series, and we are excited to showcase our beautiful casino floor, amazing hotel and dining options to the WPTDeepStacks players."

For more information, please visit the WPTDeepStacks website or the Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee website.

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