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Event 20 "Montana State Poker Championship"-BRACELET EVENT-Big Sky Big 4 Mega Stack Series-$625 Buy In- $200,000 Estimated Prize Pool!!! MONTANA PLAYER OF THE YEAR POINTS EVENT!!! 9 handed max tables. COVERED BY POKERNEWS LIVE REPORTING!!!

Billings Hotel & Convention Center, Billings Montana

April 2025

***THE MONTANA STATE POKER CHAMPIONSHIP WILL NOW BE LIVE REPORTED BY POKERNEWS!!!***


Deep stack structure Featuring B.B. Ante only. We will run TWO qualifying flights, and TWO Super Satellites for the championship on Sunday the 14th. Each flight will play through 15 levels or until we reach 12.5% of the field rounded up remains, whichever comes first. Day 2 will start in level 16, or the youngest point of the 2 flights. If you still have chips at the conclusion of the flight, you have qualified for the finals on Sunday. If you qualify with 2 stacks, you will get paid out at the min cash level Sunday morning.  Your smaller chip stack will then be removed from play come Sunday. Players are limited to a total of 3 buy-ins. (Total buy-ins include any satellite tickets used to buy in) Here are your flight details and full schedule of events.


***BRACELET EVENT!***


***ALL BIG SKY BIG 4 EVENTS WILL BE ON THE MONTANA LEADERBOARD! $5,000 PRIZE PACKAGE WILL BE AWARDED TO THE 2024 RPT MONTANA PLAYER OF THE YEAR!!!***


***RE-ENTRY & LATE ENTRY WILL BE ALLOWED THROUGHOUT THE FIRST 12 LEVELS WITHIN EACH FLIGHT!***


***REGISTRATION FOR THE 10AM SUPER SATELLITE & 2:00PM FLIGHT WILL OPEN AT 9:30AM ON FRIDAY!!!***


1ST Super Satellite: April 12th (Friday) 


10:00am START TIME. $160 buy in SUPER satellite for a total of 7,500 starting chips. 20 minute levels. UNLIMITED re-entry & late entry will be open for 2 hours. (Approximately 12:15pm) Top 20% will get $625 seats into either qualifying flight of their choosing.


Flight A: April 12th (Friday) 


2:00pm START TIME. $625 Buy-in, 60,000 Starting Stack. 40 minute levels.  Re-entry as well as late entry will be open through the first 12 levels. Each flight will play through 15 levels or until we reach 12.5% of the field rounded up remains, whichever comes first. Day 2 will start in level 16, or the youngest point of the 2 flights. Flights will run at 9 players at max per table. 


***REGISTRATION FOR THE 10:00AM SUPER SATELLITE & 2:00PM FLIGHT WILL OPEN AT 9:30AM ON SATURDAY!!!***


2ND Super Satellite: April 13th (Saturday) 


10:00am START TIME. $160 buy in SUPER satellite for a total of 7,500 in starting chips. Unlimited re-entry & late entry will be open for 2 hours. (Approximately 12:15pm) Top 20% will get $625 seats into flight B.


Flight B: April 13th (Saturday) 


2:00pm START TIME. $625 Buy-in, 60,000 Starting Stack. 40 minute levels.  Re-entry as well as late entry will be open through the first 12 levels. Each flight will play through 15 levels or until we reach 12.5% of the field rounded up remains, whichever comes first. Day 2 will start in level 16, or the youngest point of the 2 flights. Flights will run at 9 players at max per table.


Championship Day-April 14th (Sunday)


Qualified players will be able to open their bags @ 10:30 am, & cards will be in the air at 11:00 am sharp!!! 40 minute levels on Sunday, play down to a winner. Championship day will run at 9 players at max per table. $200,000 Estimated Prize Pool to be awarded as well as a custom made Bracelet from tour sponsor Westley's Jewelry to the winner.


***Second Chance Tourney $200 buy in ( ($160 to the prize pool, $25 entry fee, $15 dealer add-on) 


Registration for this tourney opens at 11:00am on Sunday, and tourney will start at NOON! 20,000 in chips for $200.  20 minute levels. Re-entry as well as late entry will be available through the first 9 levels. (Approximately 3:45pm)  Second chance tourney open to anyone. POINTS EVENT***


***RPT MONTANA STATE POKER CHAMPIONSHIP FEE SCHEDULE*** $200,000 ESTIMATED PRIZE POOL!!! CUSTOM MADE BRACELET FROM TOUR SPONSOR WESTLEY'S JEWELRY TO THE WINNER!


FLIGHTS A & B

TOTAL BUY IN: $625 FOR 60,000 IN CHIPS

PRIZE POOL: $525

ENTRY FEE: $75

DEALER FEE: $25


SUPER SATELLITES

TOTAL BUY IN: $160 FOR 7,500 IN CHIPS

PRIZE POOL: $125

ENTRY FEE: $20

DEALER FEE: $15


***ALL TIMES LISTED ARE MOUNTAIN TIME***


General Big Blind Ante Tournament Rules


Ante is posted by the player in the Big Blind ONLY. Ante is posted PRIOR to Big Blind.


In the event that the player in the Big Blind has less than the required amount to post both the Big Blind and the Ante, the Big Blind will be posted first. The ante will then be posted with any remaining chips.


When the final table reaches four-handed play, the Ante amount will be reduced to the equivalent of the small blind. Once heads up, the ante will be removed.


All late entry's will be sold a full stack. Play will continue until a winner has been declared. The final table will be 9 handed, TDA Rules apply.


Billings Hotel & Convention Center

Address: 1223 Mullowney Ln #6391, Billings, MT 59101, USA

Phone: +1 406-248-7151


RPT Montana State Poker Championship Structure

Day 1-40 minute levels

LEVELANTE (B.B. Ante Only) BLINDS


1st- 200 100 - 200

2nd 300 200 - 300

3rd 400 200 - 400-20 MINUTE BREAK

4th- 500 300 - 500

5th- 600 300 - 600

6th- 800 400 - 800-60 MINUTE DINNER BREAK

7th- 1,000 500 - 1,000

8th- 1,200 600 - 1,200

9th- 1,600 800 - 1,600-20 MINUTE BREAK-REMOVE 100'S

10th- 2,000 1,000 - 2,000

11th- 3,000 1,500 - 3,000

12th- 4,000 2,000 - 4,000-20 MINUTE BREAK-REMOVE 500'S

13th- 5,000 3,000 - 5,000

14th- 6,000 3,000 - 6,000

15th- 8,000 4,000 - 8,000


END OF QUALIFYING FLIGHTS


DAY 2-40 MINUTE LEVELS


16th- 10,000 5,000 - 10,000

17th- 12,000 6,000 - 12,000

18th- 16,000 8,000 - 16,000-30 MINUTE LUNCH BREAK, REMOVE 1,000'S

19th- 20,000 10,000 - 20,000

20th- 30,000 15,000 - 30,000

21st- 40,000 20,000 - 40,000-15 MINUTE BREAK, REMOVE 5,000'S

22nd- 50,000 25,000 - 50,000

23rd- 75,000 50,000 - 75,000

24th- 100,000 50,000 - 100,000-15 MINUTE BREAK

25th- 150,000 75,000 - 150,000

26th- 200,000 100,000 - 200,000

27th- 300,000 150,000 - 300,000-15 MINUTE BREAK

28th- 400,000 200,000 - 400,000

29th- 600,000 300,000 - 600,000

30th- 800,000 400,000 - 800,000

31st-  1,000,000 500,000 - 1,000,000


RPT SUPER SATELLITE STRUCTURE

20 MINUTE LEVELS

LEVEL BLINDS


1st- 100 - 200

2nd- 100 - 300

3rd- 200 - 400

4th- 300 - 600

5th- 400 - 800

6th- 600 - 1,200-15 MINUTE BREAK-REMOVE 100'S FROM PLAY

7th- 1,000 - 1,500

8th- 1,000 - 2,000

9th- 1,500 - 3,000

10th- 2,000 - 4,000

11th- 3,000 - 6,000

12th- 4,000 - 8,000


2nd Chance Tourney Structure-B.B. Ante Only

20 MINUTE LEVELS

LEVEL ANTE (B.B. Ante Only) BLINDS


1st- 100 - 200

2nd- 200 - 300

3rd- 200 - 400-15 MINUTE BREAK

4th- 500 300 - 500

5th- 600 300 - 600

6th- 800 400 800-15 MINUTE BREAK

7th- 1,000 500 - 1,000

8th- 1,200 600 - 1,200

9th- 1,600 800 - 1,600 -15 MINUTE BREAK, REMOVE 100'S FROM PLAY-LAST CHANCE TO LATE REG/RE-ENTER

10th- 2,000 1,000 - 2,000

11th- 3,000 1,500 - 3,000

12th- 4,000 2,000 - 4,000 -15 MINUTE BREAK, REMOVE 500'S FROM PLAY

13th- 6,000 3,000 - 6,000

14th- 8,000 4,000 - 8,000

15th- 12,000 6,000 - 12,000 

16th- 16,000 8,000 - 16,000-15 MINUTE BREAK, REMOVE 1,000'S FROM PLAY

17th- 20,000 10,000 - 20,000

18th- 30,000 15,000 - 30,000

19th- 40,000 20,000 - 40,000 -15 MINUTE BREAK, REMOVE 5,000'S FROM PLAY

20th- 50,000 25,000 - 50,000

21st- 100,000 50,000 - 100,000

22nd- 150,000 75,000 - 150,000

23rd- 200,000 100,000 - 200,000

24th- 300,000 150,000 - 300,000

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