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invitational schedule

9/21- $500 Monthly (JUL) @ Nightshift - 12pm
9/27 - $1000 Summer Championship @ Nightshift - 12pm
10/5 - $500 Monthly (AUG) @ Bobby's - 12pm
10/12 - $500 Monthly (SEP) @ Missouri venue - 12pm

$500 monthly tournament (jun) winner -
butch cuddy

The $500 Monthly Tournament (JUN) was held at Bobby's on August 9th. Forty-eight players qualified and thirty-four showed up to play. 

To qualify for the $500 Monthly Tournament (JUN) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard for June
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for May
3. Win 2 tournaments in June

The Final Table:

9. Marvin Egelhofer
8. Donna Marie Moody
7. George Rafeedie
6. Justin Habeck
5. Adriana Miller
4. Scott Wise
3. Bill Morrow
2. Tessa Maciejewski

and the $500 Monthly Tournament (JUN) 2014 Winner BUTCH CUDDY

CONGRATULATIONS to BUTCH CUDDY and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $150 + $100 HPT Sponsorship
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100

$500 monthly tournament (may) winner -
bill morrow

The $500 Monthly Tournament (MAY) was held at Maryland Yards on July 20th. Forty-eight players qualified and thirty showed up to play. 

To qualify for the $500 Monthly Tournament (MAY) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard for May
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for May
3. Win 2 tournaments in May

The Final Table:

9. Mike Jendusa
8. Bobbie Paule
7. Lewis Troutman
6. Bob Ashauer
5. Marvin Egelhofer
4. Mike Masloski
3. Scott Wise
2. Mike Moutray

and the $500 Monthly Tournament (MAY) 2014 Winner BILL MORROW

CONGRATULATIONS to BILL MORROW and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $150 + $100 HPT Sponsorship
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100

$500 monthly tournament (apr) winner -
jeff jones

The $500 Monthly Tournament (APR) was held at Bobby's on June 28th. Fifty players qualified and twenty-five showed up to play. 

To qualify for the $500 Monthly Tournament (APR) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard for April
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for April
3. Win 2 tournaments in April

The Final Table:

9. Donna Delatine
8. Latasha Jackson
7. Brenda Mitan
6. Scott Wise
5. Roger Obermeier
4. Cara Pearson
3. Butch Cuddy
2. Jess Newbury

and the $500 Monthly Tournament (APR) 2014 Winner JEFF JONES

CONGRATULATIONS to JEFF JONES and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $150 + $100 HPT Sponsorship
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100

2013 - 2014 deepstacks annual championship winner - marvin egelhofer

The DeepStacks Annual Championship was held over 3 days and used the Heartland Poker Tour Main Event blind schedule. Day 1 saw 20 players survive flight A and 30 players survive flight B, each which were 12 levels. With 50 players making it to day 2, play continued until 12:00 minutes remaining of level 21 before the final table was reached. The final table was played at Bobby's in Maryville.

The Final Table:

9. Josh Hall
8. Bill Schmidt
7. Mike Presley
6. Doug Loyd
5. Bobby Reidelberger
4. Jeramie Hill
3. Mike Moutray
2. Dave Resko

and the 2014 DeepStacks Annual Championship Winner MARVIN EGELHOFER

CONGRATULATIONS to MARVIN EGELHOFER and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $500 + DeepStacks .999 Fine Silver Rectangular Coin
2nd Place - $500
3rd Place = $500

* prizes reflect a 3-way chop which included the 1st place cash alternative

2014 invitational championship series co-winners denise tanzi & cara pearson

The DeepStacks Invitational Championship Series was held on May 17th. To earn an invitation to this tournament, you had to finish in the Top 40 of the ICS Leaderboard which points could only be earned by finishing in the top 16 of an ICS Monthly, Seasonal, or All-Stars event.

Top Finishers:

3. George Rafeedie

and the 2014 DeepStacks Invitational Championship Series Co-Winners DENISE TANZI & CARA PEARSON

CONGRATULATIONS to DENISE TANZI & CARA PEARSON and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

Denise Tanzi - Ultimate Poker Table from BBO Poker Tables, 14g 500 Chipset, Copag Cards (total value $880)
Cara Pearson - $200 + DeepStacks .999 Fine Silver Rectangular Coin
George Rafeedie - $100

* prizes reflect a chop agreement of 1st & 2nd place prizes

ics $500 winter all-stars tournament winner -
denise tanzi

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Winter All-Stars Tournament was held at Maryland Yards on April 27th. Thirty-one players qualified and nineteen showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Winter All-Stars Tournament you had to:

1. Finish Top 2 for the fall season at any venue

The Final Table:

9. Bill Morrow
8. Scott Wise
7. Josh Hall
6. Mark McParland
5. Phil Ditter
4. Eric Woodworth
3. Adriana Miller
2. Mike Presley

and the ICS $500 Winter All-Stars Tournament 2014 Winner DENISE TANZI

CONGRATULATIONS to DENISE TANZI and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $167 + DeepStacks .999 Fine Silver Rectangular Coin
2nd Place - $167
3rd Place = $166

* prizes reflect a 3-way chop

ics $1000 winter championship tournament winner -
lauren wise

The Invitational Championship Series $1000 Winter Championship Tournament was held at Bobby's at Buffalo Park on April 26th. Sixty-four players qualified and thirty-six showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $1000 Winter Championship Tournament you had to:

1. Finish Top 25 on the IL or MO Summer Leaderboard
2. Finish in the Top 3 for the summer season at any venue

The Final Table:

9. Bob Trentman
8. Ron Clark
7. Bobby Reidelberger
6. Mike Presley
5. William Hill
4. Josh Hall
3. Randy Pursley
2. Mel Jackson

and the ICS $500 Winter Championship Tournament 2014 Winner LAUREN WISE

CONGRATULATIONS to LAUREN WISE and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $333 + Invite to Annual Championship + DeepStacks .999 Fine Silver Rectangular Coin
2nd Place - $333
3rd Place = $333

* prizes reflect a 3-way chop

ics $500 monthly tournament (mar) winner -
fred rice

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Monthly Tournament (MAR) was held at Maryland Yards on April 13th. Forty-seven players qualified and twenty-six showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (MAR) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard for March
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for March
3. Win 2 tournaments in March

The Final Table:

9. Jeff Jones
8. Donna Marie Moody
7. Lewis Troutman
6. Bruce Seithel
5. Denise Tanzi
4. Eric Woodworth
3. Bill Schmidt
2. Joe Benfatto

and the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (MAR) 2014 Winner FRED RICE

CONGRATULATIONS to FRED RICE and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $250 + Invite to ICS Winter Championship
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100

ics $500 monthly tournament (feb) winner -
lisa mlot

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Monthly Tournament (FEB) was held at Crehan's Irish Pub on March 23rd. Fifty-three players qualified and thirty-two showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (FEB) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard for January
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for February
3. Win 2 tournaments in February

The Final Table:

9. Robert Trentman
8. Mel Jackson
7. Denise Tanzi
6. Bobby Reidelberger
5. Josh Hall
4. Adriana Miller
3. Bill Morrow
2. Eric Woodworth

and the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (FEB) 2014 Winner LISA MLOT

CONGRATULATIONS to LISA MLOT and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $200 + Invite to ICS Winter Championship
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place = $100
* Prizes reflect a chop

ics $500 monthly tournament (jan) winner -
randy pursley

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Monthly Tournament (JAN) was held at Maryland Yards on February 15th. Forty-six players qualified and twenty-nine showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (JAN) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard for January
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for January
3. Win 2 tournaments in January

The Final Table:

9. Jeremy Given
8. William Hill
7. Tracie Troutman
6. Bill Morrow
5. Bill Schmidt
4. Mel Jackson
3. Jess Newbury
2. Jerry Hill

and the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (JAN) 2014 Winner RANDY PURSLEY

CONGRATULATIONS to RANDY PURSLEY and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $125 + Invite to ICS Winter Championship
2nd Place - $125
3rd Place = $125
4th Place = $125
* Prizes reflect a chop

ics $1000 fall season championship winner -
eric woodworth

The Invitational Championship Series $1000 Fall Season Championship was held at Nightshift Bar & Grill on February 1st. Sixty-one players qualified and forty-four showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $1000 Fall Championship you had to:

1. Finish Top 25 on the IL or MO Summer Leaderboard
2. Finish in the Top 3 for the summer season at any venue

The Final Table:

9. Cara Pearson
8. Latasha Jackson
7. Steve Reynolds
6. Tracie Troutman
5. Barb Granda
4. Lauren Wise
3. Bruce Seithel
2. Bill Morrow

and the ICS $1000 Summer Season Championship 2013 Winner ERIC WOODWORTH

CONGRATULATIONS to ERIC WOODWORTH and to all the qualifiers!

1st Place - $600 + Invite to Annual Championship + DeepStacks .999 Fine Silver Rectangular Coin
2nd Place - $300
3rd Place = $100

ics $500 fall all-stars tournament -
joe hicks

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Fall All-Stars Tournament was held at Bobby's @ Buffalo Park on January 25th. Twenty-six players qualified and eighteen showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Fall All-Stars Tournament you had to:

1. Finish Top 2 for the fall season at any venue

The Final Table:

9. Jerry Hill
8. Bobby Williams
7. David Player
6. Jeff Baker
5. Cara Pearson
4. Donna Marie Moody
3. Larry Horne
2. Jess Newbury

and the ICS $500 Fall All-Stars 2013 Winner JOE HICKS

CONGRATULATIONS to JOE HICKS and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $250 + DeepStacks .999 Fine Silver Rectangular Coin
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100

ics $500 monthly tournament (dec) winner -
mark craig

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Monthly Tournament (DEC) was held at Bobby's @ Buffalo Park on January 18th. Forty-three players qualified and thirty showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (DEC) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard for December
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for December
3. Win 2 tournaments in December

The Final Table:

9. Bill Morrow
8. Jeff Warnecke
7. Lauren Wise
6. Susan Tayor
5. Jeff Jones
4. Joe Hicks
3. Brian Taylor
2. Scott Wise

and the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (DEC) 2013 Winner MARK CRAIG

CONGRATULATIONS to MARK CRAIG and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $200 + Invite to ICS Fall Championship
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place = $100
* Prizes reflect a chop

ics $500 monthly tournament (nov) winner -
deanne woodsmall

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Monthly Tournament (NOV) was held at Cave Springs Lanes on January 4th. Forty-six players qualified and thirty-five showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (NOV) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for November
3. Win 2 tournaments in November

The Final Table:

9. Bob Trentman
8. Lauren Wise
7. Donna Marie Moody
6. Bill Morrow
5. Dan Stone
4. Christy Sutton
3. Latasha Jackson
2. Regg Rossi

and the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (NOV) 2013 Winner DEANNE WOODSMALL

CONGRATULATIONS to DEANNE WOODSMALL and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $250 + Invite to ICS Fall Championship
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100

ics $500 monthly tournament (oct) winner -
tracie troutman

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Monthly Tournament (OCT) was held at Crehan's Irish Pub on December 7th. Forty-eight players qualified and twenty-nine showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (OCT) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for July
3. Win 2 tournaments in October

The Final Table:

9. JJ Powell
8. Jeff Jones
7. Lauren Wise
6. Shelia Clark
5. Scott Tyler
4. Rich Coughlin
3. Denise Tanzi
2. Kenny Henry

and the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (OCT) 2013 Winner TRACIE TROUTMAN

CONGRATULATIONS to TRACIE TROUTMAN and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $250 + Invite to ICS Fall Championship
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100

ics $500 monthly tournament (sep) winner -
fred rice

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Monthly Tournament (SEP) was held at Nightshift Bar & Grill on November 23rd. Forty-six players qualified and thirty-one showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (SEP) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for July
3. Win 2 tournaments in September

The Final Table:

9. Samantha Sansone
8. Robert Tretman
7. Eric Woodworth
6. Jess Newbury
5. Doug Loyd
4. Jared Williams
3. William Hill
2. Jeremy Given

and the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (OCT) 2013 Winner FRED RICE

CONGRATULATIONS to FRED RICE and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $250 + Invite to ICS Fall Championship
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100

fred rice & david groeber win double shootouts earn $375 qualifier seats

The Heartland Poker Tour returns to River City Casino from November 1st - 11th. The $1,650 Main Event will be nationally televised, and is your opportunity to play on television, like the pros, for life changing money.

Fred Rice (IL) and David Groeber (MO) won our double shootout tournaments and will be sponsored by DPL to play in a HPT $375 Qualifier - 1 in 5 players advance to Main Event. Congratulations and good luck Fred & David!!

ics $500 monthly tournament (aug) winner -
tracie troutman

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Monthly Tournament (AUG) was held at Geo's Wings & More on September 29th. Forty-two players qualified and twenty-nine showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (JUL) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for July
3. Win 2 tournaments in August

The Final Table:

9. Robert Trentman
8. Shelia Clark
7. Adriana Miller
6. Jess Newbury
5. Jeff Jones
4. Joe Hicks
3. Bruce Seithel
2. Barb Granda

and the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (MAY) 2013 Winner TRACIE TROUTMAN

CONGRATULATIONS to TRACIE TROUTMAN and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $125 + Invite to ICS Fall Championship
2nd Place - $125
3rd Place = $125
4th Place = $125

* Prizes reflect 4-way chop

ics $500 summer season all-stars winner -
eddie fricke

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Summer Season All-Stars was held at Maryland Yards on September 7th. Twenty-four players qualified and sixteen showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Summer Season All-Stars you had to:

1. Finish Top 2 for the summer season at any venue

The Final Table:

9. Darrell Marszalek
8. Scott Wise
7. Jess Newbury
6. Robert Trentman
5. Mike Presley
4. Lewis Troutman
3. Fred Rice
2. Bobbie Paule

and the ICS $500 Summer Season All-Stars 2013 Winner EDDIE FRICKE

CONGRATULATIONS to EDDIE FRICKE and to all the qualifiers!

1st Place - $100 + DeepStacks .999 Fine Silver Rectangular Coin
2nd Place - $100
3rd Place = $100
4th Place - $100
5th Place = $100

* Prizes reflect 5-way chop

ics $1000 summer season championship winner -
jennifer schuler

The Invitational Championship Series $1000 Summer Season Championship was held at Crehan's Irish Pub on August 25th. Fifty-seven players qualified and thirty-five showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (JUL) you had to:

1. Finish Top 25 on the IL or MO Summer Leaderboard
2. Finish in the Top 3 for the summer season at any venue

The Final Table:

9. Clayton Sanders
8. Jack Bell
7. George Rafeedie
6. Mike Presley
5. Tracie Troutman
4. Peggy Howland
3. Cara Pearson
2. Latasha Jackson

and the ICS $1000 Summer Season Championship 2013 Winner JENNIFER SCHULER

CONGRATULATIONS to JENNIFER SCHULER and to all the qualifiers!

1st Place - $200 + Invite to Annual Championship + DeepStacks .999 Fine Silver Rectangular Coin
2nd Place - $200
3rd Place = $200
4th Place - $200
5th Place = $200

* Prizes reflect 5-way chop

ics $500 monthly tournament (JUL) winner -
BRUCE SEITHEL

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Monthly Tournament (JUL) was held at Cave Springs Lanes on August 17th. Fifty-seven players qualified and thirty-eight showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (JUL) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for July
3. Win 2 tournaments in July

The Final Table:

9. Jess Newbury
8. Robert Trentman
7. Amber Hendricks
6. William Hill
5. Doug Loyd
4. Brad Fielder
3. Fred Rice
2. Mel Reinhardt

and the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (MAY) 2013 Winner BRUCE SEITHEL

CONGRATULATIONS to BRUCE SEITHEL and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $250 + Invite to ICS Fall Championship
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100

ics $500 monthly tournament (jun) winners - 4-way chop
eric woodworth, brad frienza, larry walden, mike presley

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Monthly Tournament (JUN) was held at the VFW Memorial Post 8677 Fairview Heights on July 20th. Fifty players qualified and thirty-four showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (JUN) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for April
3. Win 2 tournaments in June

The Final Table:

9. Scott Wise
8. Bobbie Paule
7. Jason Holland
6. Dave Nielsen
5. Dan Krzak
4. Mike Presley
3. Brad Frienza
2. Larry Walden

and the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (JUN) 2013 Winner ERIC WOODWORTH

CONGRATULATIONS to ERIC WOODWORTH and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $125 + Invite to ICS Summer Championship
2nd Place - $125
3rd Place = $125
4th Place = $125

ics $500 monthly tournament (jun) - july 20th
Sick Donkey

The ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (JUN) will be held at 1:00pm on , July 20th at VFW Post 8677, 5325 N. Illinois St., Fairview Heights, IL

To qualify you had to…
 Finish in the Top 16 total combined points on the Illinois or Missouri Monthly Leaderboard
 Finish in the Top 3 for the month at any venue
 Win any two tournaments during the month

The prizes
 1st >> $250 + Invite to Season Championship
 2nd >> $150
 3rd >> $100

To view a list of qualified players, click here



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dpl now an affiliate of deepstacks university

DeepStacks Poker League is now an official affiliate of Deepstacks University!! Take your game to the next level in no time with the Pros at Deepstacks University.

The Deepstacks Pros have been winnning at poker for many years, and now it's your turn! Learn from some of the top poker players in the world, and gain strategic insight into playing poker like a winner!

DeepStacks Poker League sends players to Heartland Poker Tour events several times a year. Let Deepstacks University help prepare you for when your opportunity comes.

ics $500 monthly tournament (may) winner -
darrell hackmann

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Monthly Tournament (MAY) was held at Maryland Yards on June 23rd. Forty-Nine players qualified and thirty-three showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (MAY) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for April
3. Win 2 tournaments in May

The Final Table:

9. Brian Simmons
8. Jeff Warnecke
7. Jeff Baker
6. Tracie Troutman
5. Fred Rice
4. Bill Morrow
3. Ed Denton
2. Bruce Seithel

and the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (MAY) 2013 Winner DARRELL HACKMANN

CONGRATULATIONS to DARRELL HACKMANN and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $250 + Invite to ICS Summer Championship
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100

ics $500 monthly tournament (apr) winner - scott wise

The Invitational Championship Series $500 Monthly Tournament (APR) was held at Crehan's Irish Pub on June 2nd. Forty-Six players qualified and twenty-one showed up to play. 

To qualify for the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (APR) you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard
2. Finish Top 3 at on any Venue Points Leaderboard for April
3. Win 2 tournaments in April

The Final Table:

9. Robert Trentman
8. Eric Maechling
7. Tom Stogner
6. Bobbie Paule
5. Donna Marie Moody
4. Jeff Warnecke
3. Lauren Wise
2. Kevin Kinnie

and the ICS $500 Monthly Tournament (APR) 2013 Winner SCOTT WISE

CONGRATULATIONS to SCOTT WISE and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $250 + Invite to ICS Summer Championship
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100

new promotion announcement
deepstacks invitational championship series (ICS)

The DeepStacks Invitational Championship Series is held after the completion of the annual points race.  The winner will receive a full casino size poker table from BBO Poker Tables. 

The ICS consists of (12) $500 Monthly Tournaments, (3) $500 All-Stars Tournaments, (3) $1000 Seasonal Championships, and (2) Brick & Mortar Heartland Poker Tour Tournaments. 

The Top 16 finishers at each of these tournaments will earn points that will be tracked on the ICS Leaderboard.  Points earned at these tournaments will not count towards the regular monthly, seasonal, all-stars, or annual points races.

To Qualify

  • Finish in the Top 40 in total combined points on the ICS Leaderboard

Overall ICS Point Leader Prize

  • The overall ICS point leader will receive a DeepStacks .999 Fine Silver Rectangular Coin + $200 cash

ICS Tournament Prizes

  • 1st >>  BBO Poker Tables - The Ultimate Poker Table with suited speed cloth playing surface* + 500 pc 14 gram chipset + Copag playing cards + DeepStacks .999 Fine Silver Rectangular Coin
    The UPT is a full casino size design (92in x 44in x 30in), 10 player positions, 3in stainless steel cup holders, 5in cherry wood veneer racetrack.
    http://www.bbopokertables.com/ultimate_poker_table.html
  • 2nd >> $200 + DPL Gear
  • 3rd >> $100 + DPL Gear
  • 4th-9th >> DPL Gear

    * If you finish in the Top 20 of the ICS Leaderboard you're UPT playing surface will be upgraded to one of the pre-designed custom dye sublimation layouts from the BBO custom graphics lab.

DeepStacks Invitational Championship Series Tournament Structure

deepstacks annual championship winner - jj powell

Congratulations to JJ Powell, our 2013 Annual Champion.

The DeepStacks Annual Championship was a 3-day event held in multiple locations. The final table was played on May 19th at Maryland Yards.

The Final Table:

9th - Larry Horne
8th - Scott Wise
7th - Jeanne Kues
6th - Kevin Kinnie
5th - Terrence Boyd
4th - Jeff Jones
3rd - Chuck Kues
2nd - Lauren Wise

and the 2013 DeepStacks Annual Championship Winner is JJ POWELL

CONGRATULATIONS TO JJ POWELL, the entire final table, and all the qualifiers

Prizes Won
1st - JJ has his choice between a $2250 Heartland Poker Tour or WSOP Package (buy-in + travel), or $1,000 cash. He also won a DeepStacks .999 Fine Silver Rectangular Coin.

2nd - $300 cash
3rd - $200 cash

1st - 9th Personalized 2013 DeepStacks Annual Championship Camp Shirt

heartland poker tour $1650 main event sponsorship winner randy PURSLEY

The $1650 Heartland Poker Tour Main Event Sponsorship Tournament was held at Nightshift Bar & Grill. Thirty-Two players qualified and Twenty-Seven players showed up to play.

To qualify for the $1650 Heartland Poker Tour Sponsorship Tournament, you had to finish in the Top 20% at one of our monthly HPT Qualifier events.

The Final Table:

9th - Jeff Jones
8th - Jeff Baker
7th - Dave Resko
6th - Fred Rice
5th - Deanne Woodsmall
4th - Deziray Vickers
3rd - Mark Craig
2nd - Pete Wyrostek

and the $1650 Heartland Poker Tour Main Event Sponsorship Winner is RANDY PURSLEY

CONGRATULATIONS TO RANDY PURSLEY and to all the qualifiers

Prizes won

1st - $1650 Heartland Poker Tour Main Event buy-in + DeepStacks .999 Fine Silver Rectangular Coin + Custom embroidered DeepStacks Hooded Sweatshirt
2nd - Custom embroidered DeepStacks Hooded Sweatshirt

$1000 winter season championship winner - joe campbell

The $1000 Winter Season Championship was held at Church Street Bar & Grill. Fifty-three players qualified and forty-two players showed up to play.

To qualify for the $1000 Winter Season Championship you had to:
>> Finish in the Top 25 on the IL or MO Combined Leaderboard for the Winter Season
>> Win any Venue Points Race for the Winter Season
>> Win a $500 Monthly Tournament

The Final Table:

9th - Justin Johnson
8th - Dave Nielsen
7th - Larry Horne
6th - George Rafeedie
5th - Pete Wyrostek
4th - Jeff Jones
3rd - Tom Stogner
2nd - Fred Rice

and the $1000 Winter Season Championship 2013 Winner is JOE CAMPBELL

CONGRATULATIONS TO JOE CAMPBELL and to all the qualifiers

Prizes won

1st - $600 + DeepStacks .999 Fine Silver Rectangular Coin + Invite to DeepStacks $2750 Annual Championship
2nd - $300
3rd - $100

winter $500 all-stars 2-way chop - rich potter & chuck kues
Sick Donkey

Deziray Vickers

The $500 Winter All-Stars was held at Schatze's Bar & Grill. Twenty-nine players qualified and twenty players showed up to play.

To qualify for the Winter $500 All-Stars you had to:

1. Finish Top 2 on any Venue Leaderboard for the Winter Season

The Final Table:

9. Robert Trentman
8. Jennifer Schuler
7. Sandy Paine
6. Vern Malare Sr.
5. Jess Newbury
4. Larry Walden
3. Scott Wise
2. Chuck Kues

and the $500 Winter All-Stars 2013 Winners are RICHARD POTTER & CHUCK KUES

CONGRATULATIONS to RICHARD POTTER & CHUCK KUES and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st/2nd Chop - $200 each
3rd Place = $100

$500 march monthly winner - jared williams
Sick Donkey

The $500 March Monthly was held at Maryland Yards. Thirty-Six players qualified and twenty-eight showed up to play. 

To qualify for the $500 January Monthly you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard
2. Finish as a Venue Points Leader for February
3. Win 2 tournaments in February

The Final Table:

9. Kim Jackson
8. Rich Potter
7. Don Lee
6. Larry Walden
5. Tone Wallace
4. Mike Presley
3. George Rafeedie
2. Lauren Wise

and the $500 March Monthly 2013 Winner JARED WILLIAMS

CONGRATULATIONS to JARED WILLIAMS and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $250 + Invite to Winter Season Championship
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100

all in 4 life $200 HPt freeroll winner - bill schmidt
Sick Donkey

Deziray Vickers

The All In 4 Life Charity Event Freeroll was held at Maryland Yards. Thirty-two players were qualified to play for a $200 Heartland Poker Tour Main Event SUPER Qualifier buy-in. Twenty player showed up to play.

CONGRATULATIONS to Bill Schmidt for winning the freeroll event.

$500 february monthly winner - robert trentman
Sick Donkey

Deziray Vickers

The $500 January Monthly was held at VFW Fairview Heights Memorial Post #8677. Thirty-Five players qualified and twenty-five players showed up to play. 

To qualify for the $500 January Monthly you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard
2. Finish as a Venue Points Leader for February
3. Win 2 tournaments in February

The Final Table:

9. Scott Wise
8. Peggy Howland
7. Tim Walsh
6. Jeff Warnecke
5. Jeff Baker
4. Michelle Skirvin
3. JJ Powell
2. Ellen Schirmer

and the $500 February Monthly 2013 Winner ROBERT TRENTMAN

CONGRATULATIONS to ROBERT TRENTMAN and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $250 + Invite to Winter Season Championship
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100

$500 january monthly winner - george rafeedie
Sick Donkey

Deziray Vickers

The $500 January Monthly was held at Geo's Wings & More. Thirty-Eight players qualified and twenty-eight players showed up to play. 

To qualify for the $500 January Monthly you had to:

1. Finish Top 16 on the IL or MO Monthly Leaderboard
2. Finish as a Venue Points Leader for January
3. Win 2 tournaments in January

The Final Table:

9. Nancy Pinion
8. Jeff Jones
7. Fred Rice
6. Vern Malare Sr.
5. Joe Campbell
4. John Nichols
3. Donna Delatine
2. Jonathan Braswell

and the $500 January Monthly 2013 Winner GEORGE RAFEEDIE

CONGRATULATIONS to GEORGE RAFEEDIE and to all the qualifiers!

Prizes won

1st Place - $250 + Invite to Winter Season Championship
2nd Place - $150
3rd Place = $100