The WPT DeepStacks, which kicked off on 888poker back on Sunday, November 28, continued this week. With 10 tournaments now in the books, the 28-event high-stakes online poker series is more than a third of the way done.

The series, running through December 21, offers more than $3 million in guaranteed prize pools,

Through the first 10 events, 5,313 entrants have competed and $824,110 in prize money awarded. Winners have hailed from such countries as Finland, Romania, Germany, Russia, Malta, Belarus, and Ireland.

The focal point of the series will be the $1,050 buy-in $1,000,000 GTD Main Event. Day 1s of the Main Event will run from December 5-20, with the survivors of each returning for Day 2 at 19:00 GMT on Monday, December 20.

The winner of that tournament will not only walk away with a big payday, but they will also receive WPT DeepStacks trophy. In fact, the champion from each tournament will win a trophy for their mantle!

Right now, we are hosting daily freerolls offering seats to the multi-flight Main Event satellites. The no-ticket-needed daily freerolls will grant over $200,000 in satellite and sub-satellite tickets during the series.

Germany’s Pactamah23 Wins Event #3: $75,000 PKO

Germany’s “Pactamah23” Wins Event #3: $75,000 PKO

On Tuesday, November 30, the $525 buy-in Event #3: $75,000 PKO drew 263 players who rebought 56 times So, meant the $75,000 prize pool was split between the regular and bounty pools.

The top 48 finishers got a piece of the former including the following players –

  • “Cander94” (43rd for $306.01 + $262.50 in bounties)
  • 888poker Ambassador Vivian “Vivi.888.” Saliba (32nd for $310.32 + $300 in bounties)
  • “MAMOHT_T” (23rd for $318.94 + $200 in bounties)
  • “rantzi” (11th for $512.89 + $948.44 in bounties)
  • “preTu.ras” (6th for $1,758.48 + $537.50 in bounties)
  • “Bullets98” (3rd for $4,590.15 + $1,767.97 in bounties).

The final two players – Germany’s “pactamah23” and the United Kingdom’s “benmacca93” – each locked up $7,525.26 in prize money for making it to heads-up play. But each battled for a $5,636.31 PKO bounty.

After 7 hours and 22 minutes of play, the German prevailed to claim the title and a total payday of $13,161.57.

WPT DeepStacks Event #3 Final Table Results

1st – “pactamah23” (Germany) … $13,161.57

2nd – “benmacca93” (United Kingdom) … $10,986.59

3rd – “Bullets98” (Canada) … $6,358.12

4th – “Vld96” (Romania) … $3,941.76

5th – “balamytkane” (Russia) … $3,326.48

6th – “preTu.ras” (Brazil) … $2,295.98

7th – “stielowww” (Germany) … $1,509.38

8th – “888samantha” (Mexico) … $993.89

9th – “Eye_Sea_Emm” (United Kingdom) … $943.91

Heads-Up Deal Struck in Event #5: $75,000 Marathon

Heads-Up Deal Struck in Event #5: $75,000 Marathon

On Thursday, December 2, the $440 buy-in Event #5: $75,000 Marathon attracted 134 runners who rebought 31 times.

As a result, the $75,000 prize pool was paid out amongst the top 24 finishers including the following –

  • “averygrande” (20th - $1,065)
  • “WoofWoof77” (15th - $1,117.50)
  • “leblond1996” (10th - $1,162.50)
  • “alexfull13” (8th - $1,732.50)
  • “AUTISPOSTI” (4th - $6,442.50)

After “PrincKrason” bowed out in third place for $9,000, the title came down to Malta’s “tsikimellon” and Ukraine’s “LDenisL888”.

After eight hours of play in the tournament, the final two struck a heads-up deal that saw “LDenisL888” finish as runner-up for $13,848.39. “tsikimellon” became the victor to the tune of $16,076.61

WPT DeepStacks Event #5 Final Table Results

1st – “tsikimellon” (Malta) … $16,076.61*

2nd – “LDenisL888” (Ukraine) … $13,848.39*

3rd – “PrincKrason” (N/A) … $9,000

4th – “AUTISPOSTI” (Malta) … $6,442.50

5th – “MrFalcon” (United Kingdom) … $4,530

6th – “pipa9090” (Ukraine) … $3,262.50

7th – “_zarkou_” (Finland) … $2,370

8th – “alexfull13” (Romania) … $1,732.50

9th – “Nugget500” (United Kingdom) … $1,267.50

*Denotes heads-up deal.

Brazil’s GritinhO_Dzi Victorious Event #9: $200K PKO

Brazil’s “GritinhO_Dzi” Victorious in Event #9: $200K PKO

The $525 buy-in Event #9: $200,000 PKO kicked off on Sunday with 320 players who rebought 60 times. The 380-entry field meant the $200K prize pool would be paid to the top 60 finishers.

Among those to cash after Sweden’s “Lahdo15” bubbled in 61st place were the following players –

  • “pactamah23” (46th for $609 + $125 in bounties)
  • “kiskutya23” (30th for $630 + $218.75 in bounties)
  • “23NoraB” (22nd for $682.50 + $250 in bounties)
  • “ShinyMew2” (12th for $1,249.50 + $1,109.38 in bounties)
  • final table bubble boy “puplau4” (10th for $1,249.50 + $3,500.01 in bounties)

The final nine players stopped for the night and returned Monday to play out the final table, which was live streamed with hole cards on the 888pokerTV Twitch channel, A third of the final table were Brazilian players with “ricardo_ns8” (6th for $4,158 + $2,367.20 in bounties) and “Kelvin_kerbe” (4th for $7,728 + $1,796.88 in bounties) bowing out first, and that left “GritinhO_Dzi” as the last Brazilian standing

After the United Kingdom’s “benmacca93” bowed out in third place for $10,668 plus $4,195.32, the title came down to “GritinhO_Dzi” and Germany’s “Ersin_199090”.

Each were guaranteed $17,461,50 in prize money but were battling for an even heftier $23,038.99 PKO bounty.

Eventually “GritinhO_Dzi” prevailed and earned a total payout of $40,500.49!

WPT DeepStacks Event #9 Final Table Results

1st – “GritinhO_Dzi” (Brazil) … $40,500.49

2nd – “Ersin_199090” (Germany) … $22,149.01

3rd – “benmacca93” (United Kingdom) … $14,863.32

4th – “Kelvin_kerbe” (Brazil) … $9,524.88

5th – “SereJkee94” (Russia) … $9,088.94

6th – “ricardo_ns8” (Brazil) … $6,525.20

7th – “Kotyara1089” (Ukraine) … $3,357.50

8th – “hughdhatter” (Ireland) … $3,174.25

9th – “peledazmogis” (Lithuania) … $1,805

WPT DeepStacks Winners Thus Far…

Date

Tournament

Buy-in

Entries

Prize Pool

Winner

Country

Prize

11/28/21

Event #1: $200,000

Opening Event

$525

359

$200,000

Korpisoturi2

Finland

$40,540

11/28/21

Event #2: $50,000

Mini Opening Event

$55

986

$50,000

Blahaj

Romania

$7,740

11/30/21

Event #3: $75,000

PKO

$215

319

$75,000

pactamah23

Germany

$13,161.57

11/30/21

Event #4: $30,000

Mini PKO

$55

683

$34,150

SuperQ22

Russia

$4,571.04

12/02/21

Event #5: $75,000

Marathon

$440

165

$75,000

tsikimellon

Malta

$16,076.61

12/02/21

Event #6: $40,000

Half Marathon

$109

407

$40,700

stonen555

Russia

$7,851.03

12/04/21

Event #7: $75,000

6-Max

$320

232

$75,000

hacki1414

Germany

$17,250

12/04/21

Event #8: $20,000

Mini 6-Max

$33

742

$22,260

INCRDBLUCKER

Belarus

$3,599.73

12/05/21

Event #9: $200,000

PKO

$525

320

$200,000

GritinhO_Dzi

Brazil

$40,500.49

12/05/21

Event #10: $50,000

Mini PKO

$55

1,040

$52,000

NeverBeenGay

Ireland

$7,029.02

What’s Coming Up

Every day of the WPTDS will feature at least two tournaments starting at 18:00 and 19:00 GMT respectively. Right now, a daily Main Event Day 1 flight will take place at 19:30 GMT.

Among the highlights on the schedule are the following events –

  • $2,100 buy-in Event #11: $100,000 High Roller at 18:00 GMT on Tuesday, December 7
  • $888 buy-in Event #17: $200,000 Crazy 8 at 18:00 GMT on Sunday, December 12
  • $109 buy-in Event #25: $200,000 Big Shot 109 Main Event at 18:00 GMT on Sunday, December 19
  • $5,200 buy-in Event #27: $200,000 Super High Roller at 20:00 GMT on Sunday, December 19.

Click here for more information on the WPT DeepStacks and to see the remaining schedule.

WPT DeepStacks Live Stream

WPT DeepStacks Live Stream

888poker will be pulling out the stops on our 888pokerTV Twitch channel, live streaming from the series, showing player hole cards!

We will live stream the final tables only of these five more exciting tournaments lined up for your viewing pleasure:

*Please note that the streams will be on delay with hole cards exposed.

  • Wednesday Dec 8 - 19:30 GMT - WPTDS #11 - $100,000 High Roller
  • Monday Dec 13 - 19:30 GMT - WPTDS #17 - $200,000 Crazy 8 [8max]
  • Monday Dec 20 - 19:30 GMT - WPTDS #25 - $200,000 Big Shot 109 Main Event
  • Tuesday Dec 21 - 19:30 GMT - WPTDS #28 - $1,000,000 Main Event

The above events will stop once they reach a final table.

Live stream coverage of the final tables will start the following day.

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