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Clinkscales, Singh and Salazar became the champions of the Venetian DeepStack Extravaganza

The DeepStack Extravaganza NYE series, consisting of 58 events, took place at Venetian Casino in Las Vegas from the beginning of December to January 8. The total guaranteed fund of all events amounted to $ 2.2 million. A total of 10,624 entries were registered, not counting satellites. The guarantee was exceeded twice, and the players got $ 4,682,241.

Clinkscales, Singh and Salazar became the champions of the Venetian DeepStack Extravaganza 1

Clinkscales, Singh and Salazar became the champions of the Venetian DeepStack Extravaganza, earning 6960 USD, 22 270 USD and 17 585 USD respectively. Other champions included Gerald David ($600 NLH Seniors — 17,744 USD), Susan Soto ($500 NLH Epic Stack — 20,297 USD), Alon Messica ($600 NLH Ultimate Stack — 84,790 USD), Nick Pupillo ($600 NLH Monster Stack — 20,641 USD) and Kao Saechao (800 NLH Ultimate Stack — 54,749 USD).

The only two-time champion was Alan Mastic. First, he won a hold’em tournament for 400 USD and earned 9546, and then became the winner of the most significant event in the series — $1600 CardPlayer Poker Tour (CPPT), earning 131,746.

The next series began in Venetian on January 9

The champion of the series’ first event was the owner of the WSOPC ring Rex Clinkscales, who won about 1.6 million offline during his career. The 400 USD tournament started on December 1, and 79 players participated, raising a fund of 26,307 USD. The collected money went to only the eight best participants. Clinkscales made a deal with Gladys Landegger in the heads-up of the event. The third was the famous player Roland Israelashvili.

  1. Rex Clinkscales — 6960 USD
  2. Gladys Landegger — 6502
  3. Roland Israelashvili — 4664
  4. Bobby Sanoubane — 2552
  5. William Derrick — 1894
  6. Alexander Klupchak — 1473
  7. Bastien Ravalet — 1210
  8. Stephen Capanna — 1052

Event number 25 was hosted on December 17: $400 NLH Epic Stack, which attracted 304 participants and collected 101,232 USD. This money was shared by 36 players. Among those who earned money, but did not get to the final table, were Stephen Seffense (10th place – 1944 USD), Kimberly Neff (17th place — 1276) and David Larson (35th place – 810).

  1. Raminder Singh — 22 270 USD
  2. Johann Zeitoun — 14,679
  3. Sarah Stefan — 10,427
  4. Alipasha Ardakani — 7187
  5. Tammy Wing — 5365
  6. Teri Lewis — 4049
  7. Daniel Samson — 3138
  8. Arpit Bhardwaj — 2349
  9. Dayaanna Ciabaton — 1944

Johann Zeitoun and Seminole Hard Rock Open champion Raminder Singh competed for the title. Singh was stronger in the heads-up and received $ 22,270 for first place.

Already this year, on January 4, the champion of the 51st event was three-time WSOPC ring holder Eric Salazar, who defeated another three-time WSOPC champion Kevin Garosshen in a heads-up. In total, 121 entries were registered in the event, and the prize fund was 61,710 USD.

  1. Eric Salazar — 17,587 USD
  2. Kevin Garosshen — 11,416
  3. Bryan McKenna — 8084
  4. Justin Anderson — 5708
  5. Scott Ruegsegger — 4073
  6. Eric Baldwin — 2962
  7. Jason Newburger -2129
  8. Zhengcheng Shi — 1574
  9. Alexander Maas — 1358

Among those who received the payment were Lee Rzentkowski (13th place — 1055 USD), Mike Holm (10th place — 1358), Eric Baldwin (6th place — 2962) and Bryan McKenna (3rd place — 8084). Salazar received a 17,585 USD award for first place.

The DeepStack Showdown, the next series, began in Venetian on January 9 and will last until February 9. The organizers promise to raffle 2.3 million dollars.

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