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DeepStacks Poker Tour Heads to Spain in September for Barcelona Challenge

DeepStacks Poker Tour Heads to Spain in September for Barcelona Challenge 0001

Last week, the DeepStacks Poker Tour released the schedule for its first-ever international tournament series. The series will travel to Spain for the Barcelona Challenge in September before making its way to Panama City for the Veneto Poker Carnivale in November.

The Barcelona Challenge, which will take place at Casino Barcelona Sept. 23 through 29, will feature a €330 NLH turbo event, a €430 NLH turbo bounty event, a €550 NLH event, a €3,000 High Roller, and the 360-degree live-streamed €1,500 Main Event.

The winner of the Main Event will earn a $2,500 buy-in seat into the $500,000 guaranteed DSPT World Championship in November at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. The series will also offer a variety of Main Event and High Roller satellites, as well as “Step” qualifiers.

“Casino Barcelona is very happy to welcome this new and exciting poker festival in its installations,” said Casino Barcelona Poker Development Manager Enrique Lopez. “We are very proud to have the DeepStacks Poker Tour as a European exclusivity and this reinforces us as the Spanish and European leader in poker events. This series of tournaments will be very important for Casino Barcelona and we invite you to discover as well the beautiful city of Barcelona during the best month of the year, September and during the week Barcelona celebrates a whole week of public festivities where gastronomy, culture, art, and much more will be awaiting for you.”

DeepStacks Pros Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi, Mike Matusow and Tristan Wade will be hosting and participating in the Barcelona Challenge Main Event.

The DSPT Poker Tour Veneto Poker Carnivale, set to run Nov. 6 through 11, will take place at the Veneto Wyndham Grand Hotel and Casino. The $1,250 buy-in will have a guaranteed prize pool of $200,000 and expected to feature a live stream. The winner of the Carnivale will also be guaranteed a seat into the DSPT World Championship at Mohegan Sun.

Here’s a look at the 2013 DeepStacks Poker Tour schedule:

Barcelona ChallengeBarcelona, Spain, Casino BarcelonaSept. 27-29
Oregon State Poker ChampionshipsLincoln City, OR, Chinook Winds Casino ResortOct. 27-Nov. 4
Veneto Poker CarnivalePanama City, Panama, Veneto Hotel & CasinoNov. 6-11
Mohegan Sun World ChampionshipUncasville, CT, Mohegan SunNov. 18-25

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