RunGood Poker Series’ “Showbound” Season to Wrap This Weekend at Hard Rock Tulsa
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The final stop of the RunGood Poker Series (RGPS) “Showbound” season – which launched earlier this year and was comprised of half a dozen stops – will wrap up this weekend at Hard Rock Tulsa in Oklahoma.
The seven-day series will culminate with a $675 buy-in, $100K GTD Main Event, a tournament PokerNews will live report. Likewise, on Monday, May 6 the one-day invite-only RGPS Showbound Poker After Dark satellite will take place and also be live reported.
That satellite will award a pair of $5,000 Sit & Go seats to be on Poker After Dark in Las Vegas. Packages include an “airfare and hotel” travel stipend. Throughout the 2019 RGPS Showbound Season, powered by PokerGO, players had the chance to win invitations by either winning a side event or final tabling any Main Event.
RGPS Showbound Qualifiers
The RGPS Hard Rock Tulsa will be the last chance for players to qualify for the Poker After Dark satellite. Here’s a look at those who qualified throughout the first five stops of the season.
|Council Bluffs||Downstream||Tunica||Bossier City||Kansas City|
|Nathan Steuer||Mike Spyers||Chase Turner||Dennis Meisinger||Nam Phan|
|Ian Nelson||Shannan Roberts||Dan Martin||Keith Trosclair||Jacob Seale|
|Trevor Vidlak||Justin Gardenhire||Kastardo Asekun||Stephen Hart||Jon Stanfield|
|Nick Burris||Chase Petree||Yousef Saleh||Ray Henson||Jeff Teben|
|Travis Gant||Kyle Kinder||Chris Brewington||Jeremy Tinsley||Mike Fouts|
|Eric Atchison||Lance Hendricks||John Therrell||Wadih Kaawar||Ron Cain|
|Nick Stille||Li Wu||Faris Brooks||Stephen Bailey||Terry Gardner|
|Tai Phan||Papa Karn||Edward Allen||Tuan Van||James Herderhorst|
|Thadd Wolff||William McCracken||Kyle Cartwright||Matt Register||Jeff Foust|
|Shane Fuller||Matt Blackwell||Corey Hodgeman||Rodney Sermons||Graham Yohe|
|Jovan Sudar||Clyde Lorance||Dan Crossett||Chungchin Chen||Axel Zengotita|
|Scott Lodes||Norm Glueckert||Jon Swift||Paul Cavell||-|
|Mike Childers||Hugh Bryan||Richard Bolden||-||-|
|Travis Lavine||-||Preston McEwen||-||-|
What to Expect from the RGPS Hard Rock Tulsa
The stop kicks off Tuesday at 7 p.m. CT with the $135 RunGood Pro Bounty. Special guests will be holding bounty envelopes that contain prizes varying between $1,000 cash and RunGood apparel store credit.
Other tournaments on the schedule include a $180 RG Deepstack, $230 PLO w/ rebuys, and a $160 buy-in Jack & Jill tournament.
In last year’s RGPS Hard Rock Tulsa, the Main Event attracted 385 runners and ended in a three-way chop with the finalist each taking home $35,917. Jerry Moore was ultimately named the winner of the tournament.
Meanwhile, Jack Wright won the $135 Bounty for $4,225, while Geran Sanders ($180 RG Deepstack), Anthony Bogard ($230 PLO), and Daniel Lowery ($100 Jack and Jill) all captured titles at the stop.
RGPS Hard Rock Tulsa Showbound Schedule
|Tuesday, April 30||7 p.m.||RG Pro Bounty||$135|
|Wednesday, May 1||Noon||RG DeepStack $25K GTD Flight A||$180|
|Wednesday, May 1||7 p.m.||RG DeepStack $25K GTD Flight B||$180|
|Thursday, May 2||Noon||DeepStack finals||-|
|Thursday, May 2||4 p.m.||PLO w/ Rebuys $10K GTD||$230|
|Thursday, May 2||7 p.m.||Mega Satellite (10 Seats GTD)||$160|
|Friday, May 3||Noon||RG Main Satellite (10 seats GTD)||$160|
|Friday, May 3||4 p.m.||Turbo Satellite||$160|
|Friday, May 3||7 p.m.||RG Main Event $100K GTD Flight A||$675|
|Saturday, May 4||Noon||RG Main Event $100K GTD Flight B||$675|
|Saturday, May 4||4 p.m.||Turbo Satellite||$160|
|Saturday, May 4||7 p.m.||RG Main Event $100K GTD Flight C||$675|
|Sunday, May 5||Noon||Main Finals|
|Sunday, May 5||2 p.m.||Jack and Jill tournament||$160|
|Monday, May 6||Noon||Poker After Dark Satellite||Invite Only|
Main Event Details
As for the Main Event, that tournament will feature three starting flights beginning with Flight A at 7 p.m. on Friday night. Flight B will take place at Noon on Saturday with Flight C following at 7 p.m. The surviving players from all flights will then return for Day 2 at Noon on Sunday and play down to a winner.
Each Day 1 flight will see players start with 20,000 in chips and play a dozen 30-minute levels. Levels switch to 45 minutes on Day 2. Players are allowed to enter or reenter the event until the start of Level 9. A 15-minute break will be taken after every four levels.
Day 1 Structure
|Level||Duration||Small Blind||Big Blind||Big Blind Ante|
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