RGPS Joplin Taking Place April 11-16 With $100,000 Guaranteed Main Event

Once it wraps up the currently underway stop at bestbet Jacksonville, the RunGood Poker Series (RGPS) is heading to Oklahoma for RGPS Joplin, which will take place April 11-16 at Downstream Casino Resort.

The RGPS Joplin stop, the latest on the RGPS 2023 Checkpoint series, will culminate with the $600 buy-in RGPS Joplin Main Event, which has a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool up for grabs.

There will also be several side events, including an Omaha event, giving players plenty of chances to get their hands on an RGPS ring.

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Four Days of Poker Action

While not the longest stop on the RGPS schedule, the four-day RGPS Joplin stop is jam-packed with plenty of exciting events.

The stop will kick off with two events on April 12, including a $250 DeepStack Ring Event with two flights a $25,000 guarantee and a Flip and Go Ring Event that will be provided throughout the series on demand.

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Later in the series, there will be a $300 Pot-Limit Omaha Ring Event, giving four-card players a chance to pick up an RGPS ring.

The RGPS Joplin Main Event will kick off on April 13 with the first of four starting flights. Day 2 of the Main Event will play down to a winner on April 16, and the winner will walk away with the bulk of the $100,000 guaranteed prize pool.

The RGPS Joplin stop will close out with a $225 buy-in Closer NLH Ring Event on April 16 before the RGPS team heads to Iowa for RGPS Horseshoe Council Bluffs.

Previous Winner

At the previous RGPS Joplin stop in May 2022, the $600 Main Event drew 794 runners for a prize pol of $412,880. At the end of it all, Scott Brandau walked away with the grand prize of $72,260, while runner-up Dustin Hill took home $48,180.

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Other players who made deep runs in the 2022 RGPS Joplin Main Event include Derrick Young (3rd – $35,520), Philip Carselowey (5th – $19,960) and William McCracken (7th – $11,735).

2022 RGPS Joplin Final Table Results

Place Name Prize
1 Scott Brandau $72,260
2 Dustin Hill $48,180
3 Derrick Young $35,520
4 Chris Fraley $26,480
5 Philip Carselowey $19,960
6 Douglas Dalton $15,220
7 William McCracken $11,735
8 William Fisher $9,155
9 Jason White $7,255

The full schedule for the upcoming RGPS Joplin stop is available in the table below.

RGPS Joplin Full Schedule

  April 11 10:00 AM Seniors Ring Event (AGE 50+, Buy-in $225)
  April 11 1:00 PM Main Event Satellite (Buy-in $155)
  April 11 7:00 PM OPENING NIGHT Guest Bounty Ring Event (Buy-in $200)
  April 11 On Demand Flip and Go Ring Event Day 1 (Buy-in $150)
  April 12 11:00 AM DeepStack Ring Event FLT A (Buy-in $250, $25,000 GTD Prizepool)
  April 12 4:00 PM Main Event Satellite (Buy-in $155)
  April 12 6:00 PM DeepStack Ring Event FLT B (Buy-in $250, $25,000 GTD Prizepool)
  April 12 On Demand Flip and Go Ring Event Day 1 (Buy-in $150)
  April 13 12:00 PM DeepStack Ring Event Restart
  April 13 1:00 PM One Day NLH Ring Event (Buy-in $225)
  April 13 6:00 PM RUNGOOD Main Event FLT A (Buy-in $600, $100,000 GTD Prizepool)
  April 13 On Demand Flip and Go Ring Event Day 1 (Buy-in $150)
  April 14 11:00 AM Flip and Go Ring Event Day 2
  April 14 12:00 PM Main Event Satellite (Buy-in $155)
  April 14 2:00 PM Pot Limit Omaha Ring Event (Buy-in $300)
  April 14 4:00 PM Main Event Turbo Satellite (Buy-in $155)
  April 14 6:00 PM RUNGOOD Main Event FLT B (Buy-in $600, $100,000 GTD Prizepool)
  April 15 11:00 AM RunGood Main Event FLT C (Buy-in $600, $100,000 GTD Prizepool)
  April 15 6:00 PM RunGood Main Event FLT D (Buy-in $600, $100,000 GTD Prizepool)
  April 16 12:00 PM Main Event Restart
  April 16 1:00 PM Closer NLH Ring Event (Buy-in $225)