After finishing a Casino Jamul in San Diego, the award nominee RunGood Poker Series (RGPS) will stay in California and go to Casino Graton to the Bay Area for the final stop of their “Checkpoint” season, which runs from February 28th to March 8th.
It’s an exciting time for the RGPS team as they have once again been nominated for ‘Best Medium Major’ of the year Global Poker Awards and the founder of RunGood Tana Karn he is also shortlisted for ‘Industry Person of the Year’. It’s also a busy time for the com team RGPS horseshoe tunic will take place next to the Bay Area stop from February 28th to March 5th.
The RGPS Bay Area stop will feature several ring events and culminate with the $800 buy-in main event with a $250,000 guaranteed prize pool up for grabs from March 3-5, which PokerNews will be on site to report on.
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Game events and mixed rewards
The $250,000 guaranteed Main Event will be preceded by a series of ring events, starting on February 28 with a $250 Over 50 NLH Ring Eventa $250 6-Max NLH Ring Event already $200 Guest Reward NLH Ring Event.
The Guest Bounty event is one of several bounty tournaments at the Bay Area stop, which will also feature a $360 Black Chip Rewards Ring Event already $200 Double Green Chip Bounty Ring Event.
RGPS Bay Area
There will also be plenty of Omaha action and mixed games throughout the stop, including a Pot Limit Omaha Ring Eventa Boundary Ring Event 08one Omaha 8/Stud 8 Ring Event already Omaha Mixed Ring Event (Big O, PLO, PLO8).all of which cost $300 to enter.
Other highlights of the RGPS stop include a $125 NLH Survivor Event where one in ten players will win $1,000 cash and one two-day $250 Monster Stack Ring Event with a guaranteed prize of $25,000.
The RGPS Bay Area Main Event will feature four starting flights as it looks to crack the $250,000 guarantee. The event will come down to a winner on March 5 along with several other ring events as the series closes.
Last year, the RGPS Bay Area $600 Main Event drew a record field of 1,144 runners for a prize pool of $594,880. Omaha Specialist Kulwant Singh took down the event for $100,070 after defeating the opponent head-to-head Bryan Saltzmanwho in turn took home $69,115.
Includes other highlights from the 2022 Bay Area stop Kevin Goldman knocking down Event no. 1: $250 for seniors for $12,100 and Svetlana Meinikova winning Event #2: 250 6-Max for $5,690 after an even cut Ashkun Latevardi i Angelo Kratsas.
RGPS Bay Area Main Event Final Table Results
RankPlayerCountryPrize 1Kulwant SinghUnited States$100,070 2Bryan SaltzmanUnited States$69,115 3Paul SerrateUnited States$44,660 4Julian RuvalcabaUnited States$33,205 5Jose CastilloUnited States$25,465 6Matt MassaroUnited States$20,590 7Sean BursonUnited States$17,010 8Max GratuitoUnited States$13,480 9Jeff SpruitenburgUnited States$10,000
After the Bay Area and Tunica stops are over, the RunGood team will head over best bet Jacksonville in Florida for the next “Checkpoint” stop which will take place from March 23rd to April 2nd.
The full schedule for the next RGPS Bay Area stop is available in the table below.
Full RGPS 2023 Bay Area Schedule
DATASTARTEVENT Feb 2810:00 AM NLH Over 50 Ring Event (Buy-in $250) Feb 281:00 PM6-Max NLH Ring Event (Buy-in $250) Feb 283:00 PM Mega Satellite Main Event (Buy-in $105, 1 in 10 wins a seat) February 286:00 NLH Guest Bounty Ring Event ($200 buy-in) March 111:00 AMMega Stack Ring Event FLT A ($360 buy-in, $50,000 GTD Prizepool) March 12:00 PM Main Event Satellite ($105 buy-in, 1 in 10 win a seat) March 1:00 PM PMH.ORSE Ring Event ($300 buy-in) March 4:00 PM PMMega Stack Ring Event FLT B ($360 buy-in, $50,000 GTD Prizepool) March 211:00 AM One Day NLH Ring Event ($250 buy-in) March 212:00 PMMega Stack Ring March Reset 22:00 pm Event main Mega Satellite ($185 buy-in, 1 in 5 win a seat) 11:00 PM Power Limit Omaha Ring Event ($300 buy-in) March 4:00 PM Black Chip Bounty Ring Event ($360 buy-in) March 311:00 AMRunGood Main Event FLT A ($800 buy-in, $250,000 GTD Prizepool) $32:00 Main Event Mega Satellite ($185 buy-in, 1 in 5 win a seat) Mar 33:00 PM Limit 08 Ring Event ($300 buy-in) March 36:00 PMRunGood Main Event FLT B ($800 buy-in, $250,000 GTD Prizepool) 38:00 PM Main Event Satellite ($105 buy-in, earn 1 in 10 A Seat) March 49:00 AM Main Event Satellite (Buy-in $105, 1 in 10 win a seat) March 411:00 AMRunGood Main Event FLT C (Buy-in $800, $250,000 GTD Prizepool) March 42:00 PMTurbo Main Event Satellite (Buy-in $185 , 1 in 5 wins a seat) March 46:00 PMRunGood Main Event FLT D (Buy-in $800, $250,000 GTD Prizepool) March 48:00 PMNLH Survivor (Buy-in $125, 1 in 10 wins $1.00 ) March 512:00 PM Main Event Restart March 51:00 PM One Day NLH Ring Event ($400 buy-in, $25,000 GTD Prizepool) March 53:00 PMBIG O Pot Limit Hi/Lo Ring Event (buy-in to $300) March 56:00 PMDouble Green Chip Bounty Ring Event ($200 buy-in) March 610:00 AM Senior Earlybird Ring Event ($250 buy-in, 50+) March 61:00 PM NLH Ring Event one day ($200 buy-in, $10,000 GTD Prizepool) 63:00 PMOhaha 8/Stud 8 Ring Even t ($300 buy-in) March 6:00 pm Monster Stack Ring FLT A Event ($250 buy-in, $25,000 GTD Prizepool) March 711:00 AM FLT B Monster Stack Ring Event ($250 Buy-in, $25,000 GTD Prizepool) Mar 73: 00:00 PM Mixed Omaha Ring Event (Big O, PLO, PLO8) ($300 buy-in) Mar 75:00 PM Monster Stack FLT C Ring Event ($250 buy-in, $25,000 GTD Prizepool) 78:00 March $1,100 Deepstack Satellite -At $135, 1 in 10 wins a seat) Mar 811:00 AM One Day Deepstack NLH Ring Event ($1100 Buy-in) Mar 812:00 PM Monster Stack Reset Mar 83:00 PM6-Max NLH Ring Event ($300 Buy-in) Mar 86:00 PM Sendoff NLH Series Ring Event ( $200 purchase)