The Venetian Reneges on $1m+ in Poker Comp Guarantees

Stairway to nothing  Furious poker players took to Twitter over the weekend as The Venetian canceled two events with ‘guarantees’ totaling $1.1m. The poker room nixed both the $25,500 buy-in scheduled for Sunday and Monday’s $51,000 buy-in. These two tournaments

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Venetian Cancels $1.1M Worth of PokerGO Stairway to Millions GTDs Day Before Tournament

With two tournaments totaling $1.1 million in promised guarantees remaining in the PokerGO Stairway to Millions series at Venetian in Las Vegas, the card room has pulled the plug on both events. On Sunday, there was expected to be a

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Card Player Poker Tour Returns To Venetian DeepStack Extravaganza In November

This November, poker players from around the world will be headed to The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas for the popular DeepStack Extravaganza series. This poker festival is sure to be huge, with more than $3.4 million in total guarantees up

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Lights Out! Jeff Platt Wins MSPT Venetian Main Event ($100,804)

As the man would say, “Dim the Lights!” Jeff Platt has turned the lights out on the MSPT Venetian $1,100 Main Event by defeating a field of 470 entries en route to his first-ever poker tournament trophy and $100,804 to

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Mai, Kural & Peterson Among August Venetian Showdown Poker Series Winners

In the month of August, Venetian Las Vegas played host to the Showdown Poker Series, which was comprised of 47 different tournaments. The series catered to a combined 5,240 entrants and awarded $1,818,049 in prize money. Among those to win

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MSPT Returns to Venetian for $500K Guaranteed Main Event September 3-5

The Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) will return to one of its top destinations September 3-5 — the Venetian in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada — for a $500,000 guaranteed no-limit hold’em Main Event. Each player will pay $1,100 to enter the

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Summer Venetian DeepStack Championship Poker Series Awards $34 Million in Prizes

Date Tournament Entries Prize Pool Winner Hometown Prize 2-May Event #1: $400 NLH Monster Bounty 89 $29,815 Kevin Wang Las Vegas, NV $7,100 2-May Event #2: $300 NLH Bounty 58 $14,500 Daniel Mingus Denver, CO $2,641 5-May Event #3: $400

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After WPT Venetian Run, Valerie Novak Wants to Help More Women Get Into Poker

Just a few months after getting a career-best score at the World Poker Tour (WPT) Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, Valerie Novak found herself making another run at it in the WPT Venetian $5,000 buy-in Main Event in Las Vegas.

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Robert Mizrachi Wins WPT Venetian Las Vegas for First WPT Title ($894,100)

Robert Mizrachi won his maiden World Poker Tour (WPT) title on July 17 by taking down the WPT Venetian Main Event for a career-best score of $894,100. Mizrachi defeated Nebraska’s Mike Vanier during heads-up play, who was also after his

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Germany’s Leon Sturm, Robert Mizrachi Leading WPT Venetian Final Table With 7 Left

Germany’s Leon Sturm leads the seven players left at the final table of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Venetian $5,000 buy-in Main Event in Las Vegas. Close on Sturm’s tail is four-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner Robert

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