Poker players from around New Zealand will be hitting the tables for the 2012 SKYCITY Deep Stack Series at the SKYCITY Casino Poker Room from Monday, March 26 until Sunday, April 1.
Day 1A of the tournament will commence at 7.30pm on Thursday, March 29. With only 180 seats available the event is sure to sell out with the best NZ players travelling to Auckland for the chance to take home the trophy and the title of 2012 SKYCITY Deep Stack Series Main Event winner.
Satellites for the SKYCITY Deep Stack Series started on March 5 and are held at SKYCITY Auckland’s poker room.
Entry into the satellites is from as little as $20 with $20 rebuys up to a $130 satellite event. Satellite tournaments allow players to win their way into the main event through mini tournaments that will be held from Monday to Friday.
The Main Event will be run as a repechage event allowing players eliminated on Day 1A or Day 1B to re-enter for the full buy-in price of NZD $550.
During the series, No Limit Hold’em events will be held on Saturday, March 31 (7.15pm) and Sunday, April 1 (3.30pm) with a buy-in of NZD $220. A Pot Limit Omaha event will be held on Friday, March 30 (7.30pm) with a buy-in of NZD $330.
For the tournament structure and more details on the tournament including prize money breakdowns see www.skycityauckland.co.nz/poker.