Massive live poker series took place in Las Vegas
The above photo fully reflects the realities of today's live poker. The coronavirus epidemic is still ongoing in the world, and poker players must take all precautions to play offline series.
A series of various poker tournaments was carried out in the Venetian Casino in Las Vegas. It lasted for almost a month and one of the key events was the Venetian DeepStack Showdown worth $400.
The tournament featured a fairly high turnout, collecting 1 538 entries. Over the past six months, such a figure has rarely been recorded in live poker tournaments. Nothing can stop the true fans of poker from playing.
The event was held in strict compliance with sanitary standards in order to preserve the health of all participants. The poker players played wearing face masks and were separated by plastic partitions at the tables. Besides, all attributes of the poker game were constantly disinfected.
The $400 Venetian DeepStack Showdown lasted four days; its participants competed for a prize pool of $500 000. Caleb Hershey managed to take down the event, winning $75 000 in prize money, and this amount became his biggest career payout.