WSOP Super Circuit Online Series MSPT Showdown Series
MSPT Sycuan $360 Regional Event

Event Info

Prize Pool $312,600
Players 1047

Level Info

Level 30
Blinds 100,000 / 150,000
Ante 30,000

Players Info - Day 2

Players Left 1
Entries 1047

A Look at the MSPT Hall of Fame

Chad_Holloway • Level 24: 20,000-40,000, 40,000 ante

The MSPT Hall of Fame, established in 2017, is proud to recognize those individuals who have shown superior skill and achieved specific long-term accomplishments.

The criteria to earn a spot on the MSPT Hall of Fame is as follows:

  • Achieve a minimum of 25 MSPT Main Event Cashes and 1 MSPT Win OR 1 MSPT Player of the Year; or
  • Achieve a minimum of 10 MSPT Main Event Final Tables and 1 MSPT Win OR 1 MSPT Player of the Year

To see which players are close to achieving HOF status, refer to the comprehensive MSPT Stats page.

As of today, seven players are currently enshrined in the MSPT Hall of Fame.

MSPT Hall of Fame
MSPT Hall of Fame

Most MSPT Main Event Cashes in a Single Season

Chad_Holloway • Level 23: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 ante

Since its inception in 2009, the MSPT has done a great job keeping track of player stats. As a result, 12 years on they have one of the best player databases in the industry.

On their "Leaderboards" page, the MSPT tracks such things as Career Earnings, Main Event Cashes, Main Event Final Tables, Main Event Titles, Total Cashes, Most Cashes/Final Tables in a Season, Most Final Tables All-Time, and much more.

1Mike Shin1012
2Aaron Johnson1010
3Aaron Johnson910
4Kou Vang58
5Mark Hodge68
6DJ Buckley97
7Kou Vang97
8Patrick Steele107
9Brian Hou107
10Alex Winter106

2021 MSPT South Dakota State Poker Championship Coming Up May 14-16

Chad_Holloway • Level 23: 15,000-30,000, 30,000 ante
Silverado Deadwood
Silverado Deadwood

After the MSPT leaves California, they’ll head back to the Midwest to Silverado-Franklin Casino in Deadwood for the $1,100 South Dakota State Poker Championship from May 14-16, 2021.

In the past, the South Dakota State Poker Championship has been a standalone event at Silverado-Franklin dating back to 2011, but in 2018 they joined forces with the MSPT. In 2017, Ryan Skluzak topped a field of 136 entries to win the 2017 South Dakota State Poker Championship for $37,500. The first year partnered with the MSPT, the field grew to 286 runners and saw Rick Burleson take it down for $63,462, and in 2019 it was Sergio Mireles besting a 258-entry field to win it for $60,946.

The Silverado-Franklin Hotel & Gaming Complex offers more than 360 different slot machines, Deadwood’s largest table games area (Caribbean Stud, 4-Card Poker, Let It Ride, and 3-Card Poker all with a $1,000 betting limit), and a poker room. In addition, there is great food and drink options at Legends Steakhouse, Silverado Grand Buffet, and the Veranda, which offers unique views of historic Mount Moriah Cemetery, White Rocks, and the town of Deadwood.

Deadwood is known for many things but for poker players it's perhaps best known for aces and eights, otherwise known as the Deadman’s Hand. In 1876, Wild Bill Hickok held that hand in a game of poker at a saloon just a few blocks from the present-day Silverado when he was shot by Jack McCall.

Travel Information

The Black Hills are serviced from Rapid City Regional Airport by three major airlines: Northwest, United, and Delta, which provide direct flights from Denver, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis/Saint Paul, and Chicago. Interstate 90, which runs along the eastern and northern boundaries of the Black Hills, is the region's major thoroughfare.


Leurquin Out Kicked By Mesina

Chad_Holloway • Level 22: 15,000-25,000, 25,000 ante
Jason Leurquin
Jason Leurquin

Action folded to Armando Mesina on the button and he raised to 75,000. Jason Leurquin responded by three-bet jamming for approximately 400,000 from the small blind and Mesina called.

Jason Leurquin: {a-Spades}{10-Hearts}
Armando Mesia: {a-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}

The {a-Hearts}{j-Spades}{5-Diamonds} flop paired both players but Mesia's kicker had him out in front. Neither the {j-Hearts} turn nor {3-Hearts} river helped Leurquin and he headed to the payout desk in 40th place to collect $1,438.

Armando Mesina us 1,000,000 785,000
Jason Leurquin US Busted

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