Foxen and Skhulukhiia won the March DeepStack Showdown Events
From March 6 to April 2, the DeepStack Showdown Championship with a guaranteed prize pool of 3 million USD was held at the Venetian Casino, Las Vegas. 4,989 entries were registered in 42 events (excluding satellites) and 4,119,408 USD was raffled off. However, in one of the Mystery Bounty, the overlay was 153,550 USD.
Such famous players as Foxen and Skhulukhiia won the March DeepStack Showdown events. Also among the champions were David Larson (500 USD Epic Stack Freezeout — 14,463 USD), Jason Bral (400 USD PLO — 4,300 USD) and Samy Dighlawi (500 USD Epic Stack — 10,500 USD). The two-time winner of the festival was the representative of the Czech Republic Karel Kratochvil. First he won the 400 USD NLH Epic Stack and received 9,296 USD, and two days later he became the first in the 400 USD NLH Epic Stack and earned 7,885 USD.
Giorgii Skhulukhiia also managed to win two titles, who first beat 473 opponents in the 1,100 USD Ultimate Stack, for which he received a decent 80,554 USD, and three days later was able to win the 600 USD Ultimate Stack, for which he won 31,097 USD. The Georgian player did not stop there, and already at the Wynn casino he won a small event for 200 USD and received an additional 5,083 USD.
March turned out to be extremely successful for the Georgian player: on the 9th he won Wynn Millions with a buy-in of 3,000 USD and replenished the bankroll for 124,300 USD.
1,600 USD Mystery Bounty
On April 2, the 39th event of the series called 1,600 USD Mystery Bounty was held with a guarantee of 1,000,000 USD. A total of 594 entries were recorded, resulting in an overlay of 153,550 USD. Of this million, 347,500 USD went to the bounty, and the rest of the money went to the 75 best players in the series.
Among the winners of the tournament were Kenny Huynh (12th place — 7,370 USD), Justin Young (13th — 7,370 USD), Jonathan Dimming (19th — 5,102 USD), Eric Baldwin (20th — 5,102 USD), Kfir Nahum (25th — 5,102 USD), Ryan Riess (28th — 4,342 USD), Farah Galfond (34th — 4,342 USD), John Morgan (39th — 3,754 USD) and J.J. Liu (49th— 3,296 USD).
- Alex Foxen — 109,010 USD
- David Goodman — 78,335 USD
- Valentyn Shabelnyk — 57,039 USD
- Timothy Pai — 42,086 USD
- Calvin Anderson — 31,472 USD
- Tommy Tran — 23,856 USD
- James Romero — 18,334 USD
- Cole Ferraro — 14,289 USD
- Wo Zhu — 11,295 USD
Cole Ferraro (8th place — 14,289 USD), James Romero (7th — 18,334 USD) and Calvin Anderson (5th — 31,472 USD) played in the final. In the heads-up, Alex Foxen defeated David Goodman and earned 109,010 USD, not counting knockout bonuses.
On April 2, a series of DeepStack Extravaganza II began, which will last until May 23. In 70 events, the organizers promise to raffle at least 2.2 million USD.