Event 20 "Spring Poker Showdown"-Big Sky Big 4 Mega Stack Series-$400 Buy In-$75,000 Estimated Prize Pool!!! Featuring B.B. Ante Structure-FRIDAY NIGHT FLIGHT A THERE WILL BE A DRAWING TO WIN A FREE $400 SEAT AT 7:30 PM!!!
Billings Hotel & Convention Center, Billings Montana
March 24th, 25th, & 26th, 2023
Deep stack structure Featuring B.B. Ante. We will run TWO qualifying flights, and THREE Super Satellites. Each flight will play through Fifteen 30-minute levels. If you still have chips at the end of those Fifteen levels, you have qualified for the finals on Sunday. If you qualify with 2 stacks, your smaller chip stack will be removed from play come Sunday. Players are limited to a total of 4 buy-ins. Here are your flight details and full schedule of events.
***RE-ENTRY & LATE ENTRY WILL BE ALLOWED THROUGHOUT THE FIRST 12 LEVELS WITHIN EACH FLIGHT!***
***REGISTRATION FOR THE 1:00 PM SUPER SATELLITE & 5:00 PM FLIGHT WILL OPEN AT NOON ON FRIDAY THE 24TH!!!***
1ST Super Satellite: March 24th (Friday)
1:00 pm START TIME. $110 buy in SUPER satellite for a total of 5,000 starting chips. UNLIMITED re-entry & late entry will be open for 2 hours. (Approximately 3:15 pm) Top 20% will get $400 seats into either qualifying flight of their choosing or they may use the ticket for a direct buy.
Flight A: March 24th (Friday)
5:00 pm START TIME. $400 Buy-in. Re-entry as well as late entry will be open through the first 12 levels within each flight. (Approximately 12:00pm)
***REGISTRATION FOR THE 10:00 AM SUPER SATELLITE, 1:00 PM SUPER SATELLITE & 5:00 PM FLIGHT WILL OPEN AT 9:00 AM ON SATURDAY THE 25TH!!!***
2ND Super Satellite: March 25th (Saturday)
10:00 am START TIME. $110 buy in SUPER satellite for a total of 5,000 in starting chips. Unlimited re-entry & late entry will be open for 2 hours. (Approximately 12:15 pm) Top 20% will get $400 seats into flight B or they may use the ticket for a direct buy.
3RD Super Satellite: March 25th (Saturday)
1:00 pm START TIME. $110 buy in SUPER satellite for a total of 5,000 starting chips. UNLIMITED re-entry & late entry will be open for 2 hours. (Approximately 3:15 pm) Top 20% will get $400 seats into Flight B or they may use the ticket for a direct buy.
Flight B: March 25th (Saturday)
5:00 pm START TIME. $400 Buy-in. Re entry as well as late entry will be open through the first 12 levels. (Approximately 12:00pm.) 1 LIVE CASH TABLE WILL CONTINUE TO RUN TO CLOSE OUT THE EVENING!!!
Championship Day-March 26th (Sunday)
Qualified players will be able to open their bags @ 11:00 am, & cards will be in the air at 11:30 am sharp!!! 40 minute levels on Sunday, play down to a winner. $75,000 Estimated Prize Pool to be awarded as well as a custom made trophy from tour sponsor Dakota Awards to the winner.
***Second Chance Tourney $200 buy in
($160 to the prize pool, $25 entry fee, $15 dealer add-on) 20K in chips for $200. Registration for this tourney opens at NOON on Sunday the 26th, and tourney will start at 1:00 PM. 20 minute levels. Re-entry as well as late entry will be available through the first 9 levels. (Approximately 5:00 pm) Players are limited to spending $1,800 into this 2nd chance tournament. Second chance tourney open to anyone. POINTS EVENT***
***RPT SPRING POKER SHOWDOWN FEE SCHEDULE***
FLIGHTS A & B
TOTAL BUY IN: $400 FOR 45,000 IN CHIPS
PRIZE POOL: $320
ENTRY FEE: $60
STARTING CHIPS: 30,000
OPTIONAL $20 DEALER APPRECIATION ADD-ON: 15,000 MORE IN CHIPS
TOTAL BUY IN: $110 FOR 5,000 IN CHIPS
PRIZE POOL: $80
ENTRY FEE: $20
STARTING CHIPS: 3,000
OPTIONAL $10 DEALER APPRECIATION ADD-ON: 2,000 MORE IN CHIPS
***THIS EVENT IS WORTH 5.00 PARTICIPATION POINTS ON THE LEADER-BOARD***
***ALL TIMES LISTED ARE MOUNTAIN TIME***
***CASH GAMES SCHEDULE-1 LICENSED CASH TABLE!!!*** FRIDAY CASH GAME WILL START AT 2:00 PM OR AS SOON AS WE HAVE 6 PLAYERS SIGNED UP! SATURDAY & SUNDAY CASH GAME WILL START AT 11:00 AM!***
Billings Hotel and Convention Center
Address: 1223 Mullowney Ln #6391, Billings, MT 59101
Phone: (406) 248-7151
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.
$500 withheld for Large Stakes Tournament license, 1 Live Card Table Licenses, & Montana gambling fees. All late entry's will be sold a full stack. Play will continue until a winner has been declared. The final table will be 10 handed, TDA Rules apply.
RPT Spring Poker Showdown Structure
Day 1-30 minute levels
LEVELANTE (B.B. Ante Only) BLINDS
1st- 100 - 100
2rd- 100 - 200
3rd- 100 - 300-15 MINUTE BREAK
4th- 400 200 - 400
5th- 500 300 - 500
6th- 600 300 - 600-15 MINUTE BREAK
7th- 800 400 - 800
8th- 1,000 500 - 1,000
9th- 1,200 600 - 1,200-20 MINUTE BREAK-REMOVE 100 CHIPS FROM PLAY
10th- 1,500 1,000 - 1,500
11th- 2,000 1,000 - 2,000
12th- 2,500 1,500 - 2,500-15 MINUTE BREAK
13th- 3,000 1,500 - 3,000
14th- 3,000 2,000 - 3,000
15th- 4,000 2,000 - 4,000-500 CHIPS REMOVED DURING PLAY-WILL NOT BE IN PLAY ON SUNDAY
End of Qualifying Flights
Day 2-40 Minute Levels
16th- 6,000 3,000 - 6,000
17th- 8,000 4,000 - 8,000-15 MINUTE BREAK
18th- 10,000 5,000 - 10,000
19th- 12,000 6,000 - 12,000-15 MINUTE BREAK, 1,000 CHIPS REMOVED FROM PLAY
20th- 15,000 10,000 - 15,000
21st- 20,000 10,000 - 20,0000-15 MINUTE BREAK
22nd- 30,000 15,000 - 30,000
23rd- 40,000 20,000 - 40,000
24th- 60,000 30,000 - 60,000-15 MINUTE BREAK, 5,000 CHIPS REMOVED FROM PLAY
25th- 75,000 50,000 - 75,000
26th- 100,000 50,000 - 100,000
27th- 150,000 75,000 - 150,000-15 MINUTE BREAK
28th- 200,000 100,000 - 200,000
29th- 300,000 150,000 - 300,000
30th- 400,000 200,000 - 400,000