The RunGood Poker Series (RGPS) Road Trip is on the home stretch with a stopover at Horseshoe Iowa in Council Bluffs from 14th-19th November.
The series will feature, among others Inaugural $200 Bounty Ring EventA $400 DeepStack with two inaugural flights and a guarantee of $50,000 and one $700 Main Event where players fight for you $200,000 Guarantee.
The last time RGPS visited Iowa was in May of this year Joshua Kopp Beat a field of 605 players to win the $700 Main Event for $68,799 from a prize pool of $363,000.
This latest trip to the Hawkeye State is in the final stretch of the road trip season and includes stopovers only Jamul Casino in San Diego and at Thunder Valley still on schedule. Brian Winters has a firm grip on the overall points lead after winning a handful of rings over the course of the season.
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RGPS Road Trip Player of the Year Rankings
During the Road Trip Series, Main Event players will also compete for a spot in the Dream Seat Invitational at Thunder Valley Resort in November. The winner of the Dream Seat Invitational are accepted by invitation only PokerGO Tour Championship in December, where they will compete with the game’s best players for a $1,000,000 prize pool.
Winner of the RGPS Road Trip Main Event
|RGPS Baltimore||195||Ari Katz||$47,724|
|RGPS St Louis||682||Keith Heine||$88,506|
|RGPS Tulsa||499||Tyler Barnes||$52,692|
|RGPS Kansas City||423||William McCracken||$83,099|
|RGPS Graton Casino||837||Anne Bui||$87,425|
The series begins on Tuesday, November 14th at 10 a.m. with the $250 senior wrestling event for players over 50. Later in the day, the $200 Series kicks off at 1:00 p.m. before the $200 Opening Night Ambassador Bounty Ring event begins at 7:00 p.m. The popular event features bounty envelopes with a chance to win $1,000 in cash or RunGood Apparel Store credit.
The $400 DeepStack will have two opening flights on Wednesday, November 15th at 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., with all surviving players returning at 12:00 p.m. Thursday for a shot at the $50,000 guarantee have. Players can hop into DeepStack via satellite at 10 a.m. and enjoy a $100 contest that awards one in five players a seat. There will also be one on Wednesday $135 Bankroll Builder at 2 p.m., with one in ten players winning $1,000 in cash.
Thursday is a mixed bag with that $300 Omaha 8 Ring event at 10 a.m. before One-day $300 NLH Ring event Starts at 1 p.m. Players who stay through the evening can join the game $250 Double Green Chip Bounty Ring Event at 6 p.m
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The $700 Main Event Begins Friday, November 17th with the opening flight at 6:00 p.m. The 10 a.m. satellite offers a chance to win $175, and at 2 p.m. there’s another chance for players not participating in the main event to win a ring in the $500 PLO Ring event at 12 p.m
Saturday, November 18, opens with one $175 Main Event Satellite at 10 a.m. before the two remaining main event flights begin at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. All surviving players from the Main Event return to play for the $200,000 guarantee at 12pm on Sunday.
There will also be one on Sunday $200 Turbo NLH Ring Event at 10 a.m. and a $400 Black Chip Bounty Ring Event at 1 p.m. The series ends at 5 p.m. with the $200 Closer NLH Ring Event.
RGPS Iowa schedule
|Date||Time (Central)||Event||Buy in|
|Tuesday, November 14th||10 am||Senior wrestling event||$250|
|13 o’clock||Series opening ring event||$200|
|19 o’clock||Opening Night: Ambassador Bounty Ring Event||$200|
|Wednesday, November 15th||10 am||DeepStack Satellite||$100|
|12 o’clock||DeepStack Ring Event Flight A||$400 (GTD50,000)|
|14 o’clock||Bankroll builder||$135|
|6 p.m||DeepStack Ring Event Flight B||$400 (50,000)|
|Thursday, November 16th||10 am||Omaha 8 Ring Event||$300|
|12 o’clock||DeepStack Day 2|
|13 o’clock||One-day NLH ring event||$300|
|6 p.m||Double Green Chip Bounty Ring Event||$250|
|Friday, November 17th||10 am||Main Event Satellite||$175|
|12 o’clock||Pot Limit Omaha Ring Event||$500|
|14 o’clock||Main Event Satellite||$175|
|6 p.m||Main Event Flight A||$700 ($200,000 GTD)|
|Saturday November 18th||10 am||Main Event Satellite||$175|
|11 clock||Main Event Flight B||$700 ($200,000 GTD)|
|6 p.m||Main Event Flight C||$700 ($200,000 GTD)|
|Sunday, November 19th||10 am||Turbo NLH Ring Event||$200|
|12 o’clock||Main event day 2|
|13 o’clock||Black Chip Bounty NLH||$400|
|17 o’clock||More details about the NLH ring event||$200|
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