Partnership establishes annual WPTDeepStacks events In Northern California
Los Angeles, CA (August 19, 2014) WPTDeepStacks, the new mid-major poker tour created by World Poker Tour® and DeepStacks Poker Tour, has added yet another stop in California, this time at Win-River Resort & Casino.
WPTDeepStacks-Northern California will run November 14-22, 2015 and feature a RFID live-streamed, $1,100 buy-in Main Event with a $150,000 guaranteed prize pool.
The exclusive partnership will bring exciting tournaments to Northern California while also offering players from around the region the opportunity to qualify for next year’s WPTDeepStacks Player of the Year race with a chance to win a seat into the 2016 WPT® World Championship.
"Adding Win-River to our tour shows that we are committed to bringing great tournaments to the Northern California market,” said DeepStacks President Chris Torina. “We are very excited about the WPTDeepStacks partnership with Win-River Resort & Casino and what this means for not only their property, but for the region as a whole.”
“This amazing partnership will allow Win-River Resort and Casino the opportunity to provide a top-tier tournament series to our guests, “ said Brandon Hayward, Table Games Manager, Win-River Resort & Casino. “We are very excited to work with WPTDeepStacks and look forward to bringing this premier poker brand to our casino.”
WPTDeepStacks (WPTDS) is a one-of-a-kind partnership between the world’s most established poker tour, WPT® and the world’s fastest growing poker tour, DSPT. Focused primarily on the “mid-major” poker market, WPTDeepStacks is designed to reach a mainstream demographic and provide the best live tournament experience for our players and casino partners alike. WPTDeepStacks works with some of the largest and most prestigious casino brands in the industry and boasts a world class, highly knowledgeable executive team that is fully involved in every phase of creating and delivering an unsurpassed live event experience for our players around the world.
About Win-River Resort & Casino:
Win-River Resort & Casino was established in 1993 as a business enterprise of the Redding Rancheria, which includes members of Pit-River, Wintu and Yana descent.
Since its inception, the Casino has grown to become a vibrant, active leader in the community, a local and regional entertainment destination and one of the largest employers in the area.