POKERSTARS.NET NORTH AMERICAN POKER TOUR MOHEGAN SUN SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

2011-03-24

The full schedule for the PokerStars.net North American Poker Tour Mohegan Sun event has been announced, with the $5,000 Main Event set to take place from April 9th-13th and the wider festival beginning on April 5th and ending April 15th.

Phil Ivey playing in the inaugrual PokerStars NAPT event at Mohegan Sun last year.


Like previous NAPT events, Mohegan Sun will also feature a $10,000 + $300 Bounty Shootout tournament, which is an open event with an 81-player capacity. The two-day event begins on April 12th with the first flights, while the final table takes place on April 14th. Both the Main Event and the Bounty Shootout will be filmed by 441 Productions and broadcast on ESPN2 in May and December 2011.
Ray Pineault, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Office at the Mohegan Sun, said: “We are thrilled to once again be hosting the North American Poker Tour here at Mohegan Sun. Last year’s inaugural event was such a huge success and we anticipate this year’s event will bring out even more big names from within the poker community.”
NAPT Mohegan Sun highlights
Mohegan Sun, based in Uncasville, Connecticut, will host 35 separate events and be a major draw for many of the world’s top poker players. A vast array of Team PokerStars Pros will be in action, including last year’s Main Event winner Vanessa Selbst, along with Daniel Negreanu, Jonathan Duhamel, Victor Ramdin, Joe Cada, Jason Mercier, Pat Pezzin, Greg DeBora, Anh Van Nguyen and Marcello Del Grosso.
Selbst, who came first and won $750,000 at last year’s event, said: “Winning my first major main event at NAPT Mohegan Sun was one of the great highlights of my career. It was my first major main event win, and in my home state of Connecticut, which made it so much more meaningful for me. I can’t wait to get back to Uncasville and make it two in a row!”
Jeffrey Haas, spokesman for NAPT, said: “We are delighted to be heading back to Mohegan Sun where last year we had a field of 716 players for the $5,000 NAPT Main Event. The players loved the first class experience of the poker room, and we are looking forward to partnering with the casino once again and hoping to build on the success of last year with even bigger fields and prize pools.”
Festival schedule
The full tournament schedule includes several No Limit Hold’em events, across a variety of formats including Turbo, 6-max and Deep Stack. Meanwhile, a $2,500 Heads-up event with a cap of 32 players is expected to draw some high-profile names, and mixed game players will be thrilled to see a $300 H.O.S.E. event. There are also ‘Steps’ satellites running to the Main Event, which will enable players to qualify for the $5,000 showpiece tournament for as little as $260. Please see below for full Mohegan Sun schedule:
TIME # EVENT BUY IN
April 5 – Tuesday 
12:00 1a NL – Holdem – Re-Entry – Flight A  $300 + $40; Capped at 600, Play down to 10% of the field each day RE-ENTRY
14:00 2 NL – Step 1 to the Main Event Step 2  (1 in 5 Advance) $235 + $25
19:00 3 NL – Step 2 to the Main Event   (1 in 5 Advance) $1040 + $60
April 6 – Wednesday 
12:00 1b NL – Holdem – Re-Entry – Flight B  $300 + $40; Capped at 600, Play down to 10% of the field each day RE-ENTRY
14:00 4 NL – Step 1 to the Main Event Step 2  (1 in 5 Advance) $235 + $25
18:00 5 NL – Holdem – $10,000 Guarantee $150 + $30
19:00 6 NL – Step 2 to the Main Event   (1 in 5 Advance) $1040 + $60
April 7 – Thursday 
12:00 1c NL – Holdem – Re-Entry – Flight C $300 + $40; Capped at 600, Play down to 10% of the field each day RE-ENTRY
14:00 7 NL – Step 1 to the Main Event Step 2  (1 in 5 Advance) $235 + $25
15:00 8 NL – Holdem – Turbo – Deep Stack $300 + $40
19:00 9 NL – Step 2 to the Main Event   (1 in 5 Advance) $1040 + $60
April 8 – Friday 
12:00 1 NL – Holdem – Final Day $300 + $40
13:00 10 NL – Step 1 to the Main Event Step 2  (1 in 5 Advance) $235 + $25
14:00 11 NL – Holdem – “6 Max” – Turbo $500 + $50
15:00 12 NL – Step 2 to the Main Event   (1 in 5 Advance) $1040 + $60
17:00 13 NL – Step 2 to the Main Event   (1 in 5 Advance) $1040 + $60
19:00 14 NL – Turbo $200 + $30
April 9 – Saturday 
12:00 15 Main Event Day 1 (10 Levels W/Dinner Break) $5,000
19:00 16 NL – Turbo $200 + $30
20:00 17 NL – Super Satellite to Ladies Only Event $65 + $20
April 10 – Sunday 
11:00 18 NL – Holdem – Ladies Only $270 + $30
12:00 15 Main Event Day 2  (6 Levels) $5,000
16:00 19 NL – Holdem – Day 1 $2,000 + $150
19:00 20 NL – Turbo $200 + $30
April 11 – Monday 
11:00 21 NL – Heads Up – 32 player cap – Day 1; $2,300 + $200
12:00 15 Main Event Day 3       (Play Down To 24) $5,000
12:00 22 NL – Holdem – Day 1 $1,000 + $100
13:00 19 NL – Holdem – Final Day $2,000 + $150
17:00 23 NL – Super Satellite to $10,000 High Roller BSO (Event 25) $1,040 + $60
19:00 24 NL – Turbo $200 + $30
April 12 – Tuesday 
12:00 25a NL – High Roller – Bounty Shootout – Day 1 – Flight A – ESPN $10,000 + $300
12:00 15 Main Event Day 4 (Play Down To 8) $5,000
12:00 26 NL – Holdem – Day 1 $500 – $50
13:00 21 NL – Heads Up – 32 player cap – Final Day  $2,300 + $200
13:00 22 NL – Holdem – Final Day $1,000 + $100
17:00 27 NL – Holdem – “6 Max” “Bounty Turbo”; $500 + $500 + $100
19:00 25b NL – High Roller – Bounty Shootout – Day 1 – Flight B – ESPN $10,000 + $300
19:00 28 NL – Turbo $200 + $30
April 13 – Wednesday 
12:00 15 Main Event Day – Final Table $5,000
12:00 29 NL – Holdem – “Deep Stack” – Day 1 $1,375 + $125
13:00 26 NL – Holdem – Final Day $500 + $50
14:00 30 NL – Holdem $300 – $40
19:00 31 NL – Holdem – $10,000 Guarantee $150 + $30
April 14 – Thursday 
12:00 25 NL – High Roller – Bounty Shootout – Final Table – ESPN $10,000 + $300
12:00 32 NL – Holdem – “Deep Stack” – Day 1 $500 + $50
13:00 29 NL – Holdem – “Deep Stack” – Final Day $1,375 + $125
13:00 30 NL – Holdem – Final Day $300 – $40
17:00 33 H-O-S-E – Day 1 $270 + $30
19:00 34 NL – Turbo $200 + $30
April 15 – Friday 
12:00 35 NL – Holdem – $15,000 Guarantee $300 + $40
13:00 32 NL – Holdem – “Deep Stack” – Final Day $500 + $50
14:00 33 H-O-S-E – Final Day $270 + $30
*Please note: schedule subject to change. Visit www.napt.com for updates
For more information about the NAPT and how to qualify for free, please visit www.napt.com.
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