For the second time in Season 9, the MSPT is headed to Black Hawk, Colorado for both a $360 buy-in Regional Event and the $1,100 buy-in Denver Poker Open Main Event. What’s more, the guarantees are up for both with the former offering up a $150K GTD and the latter $300K GTD.
From November 1-11, Golden Gates Casino in Black Hawk, which is about an hour west of Denver, will play host to a series of cash tournaments, satellites as well as two headliner events.
The first, the MSPT Golden Gates $360 Regional, will feature three starting flights at Noon each day from Thursday, November 1 through Saturday, November 3. The surviving players from each flight will then combine for Day 2 on Sunday, November 4 to play down to a winner.
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The last time the MSPT visited the property for a Regional Event was back in April when Barry Faecher navigated a field of 878 entries to claim the title. The upcoming stop will mark the
eighth time the MSPT will host a Regional Event at the stop.
The weekend after the Regional Event, the highly-anticipated $1,100 buy-in MSPT Denver Poker Open will kick off. That event will feature three starting flights beginning with Day 1A at Noon local time on Thursday, November 8. Days 1B and 1C will then be held at the same time on Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10 respectively. The remaining players from each flight will combine on Sunday, November 11 at 11:00 a.m. and play until a champion is
The final table will be broadcast LIVE (15-minute delay) worldwide on msptpoker.com using RFID technology allowing all viewers to see the hole cards. In addition, the entire Main Event will be live reported in the MSPT live blog.
Back in April, the MSPT Golden Gates Main Event – the ninth ever held at the venue – drew 469 runners and saw Max Young steamroll the final table to win $97,810. Before that in November 2017, Jason Beasley topped a field of 413 entries to win the Denver Poker Open for $88,134.