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Bestbet Jacksonville to host Spring Series March 18-28; PokerNews to Report Main Event


From March 18-28, bestbet Jacksonville will be the place to be for tournament poker. The 2021 bestbet Spring Series will feature 11 events including a $2,500 buy-in Main Event, which will start players with 25,000 in chips and play 40-minute levels.

That tournament, which will be live reported by PokerNews, will offer two starting flights with Day 1a at Noon EST on Friday, March 26 and Day 1b at the same time on Saturday, March 27. Registration for the Main Event will remain open until the start of Level 10.

The surviving players from both flights will return for Day 2 action on Sunday, March 28. The Main Event final table will be live streamed at twitch.tv/bestbetlive as well as on YouTube at bestbetLIVE.

Multi-table super satellite for the Main Event starts March 5th with single table satellites running daily upon demand.

The 2021 bestbet Spring Series will get underway with a $560 buy-in Kickoff Event that features three starting flights at Noon each draw March 18-20. The Day 2 finale, which will also be live-streamed, will play out on Sunday, March 21.

Other highlights on the schedule include Event #2: $360 Pot-Limit Omaha on Saturday, March 20; Event #5: $360 Monster Stack on Tuesday, March 23; Event #7: $360 NLH Ladies Event (live-streamed) on Wednesday, March 24; and Event #9: $360 HORSE on Saturday, March 27.

Click here for a look at the tournament structures.

Momentum from Successful Winter Series

Scott Stewart
Scott Stewart

The 2021 bestbet Spring Series comes on the heels of January’s successful 2021 bestbet Jacksonville Winter Open, an 11-event series that catered to a combined 2,330 entries and awarded $1,621,557 in prize money.

One of the biggest stories to emerge from the side events was Eddy Mroczkowski‘s impressive two-day performance. First, he topped a 195-entry field to win Event #4: $160 No-Limit Hold’em for $4,248 and then the next day bested 222 entries to take down Event #5: $360 NLH Monster Stack for $12,551.

In the $2,000 Main Event, 510 runners competed with Scott Stewart coming out on top to win the trophy and $177,817 first-place prize. Matt Mauldin also secured a six-figure score for finishing as runner-up for $118,422.

Listen to Stewart talk about his victory in this episode of the PokerNews Podcast.

2021 bestbet Spring Series Schedule

All events will allow unlimited re-entries within the registration period. All tournaments are one-day events except for Event #1 and the Main Event.

Date Day Tme (EST) Event Tournament Buy-in Levels Starting Stack
3/18/21 Thu 12pm #1 No Limit Hold’em Day 1A $560 30 min 20,000
3/19/21 Fri 12pm #1 No Limit Hold’em Day 1B $560 30 min 20,000
3/20/21 Sat 12pm #1 No Limit Hold’em Day 1C $560 30 min 20,000
3/20/21 Sat 5pm #2 Pot Limit Omaha $360 30 min 20,000
3/21/21 Sun 12pm #1 Event #1 Final Day **Live Streamed**   30 min  
3/21/21 Sun 1pm #3 No Limit Hold’em W/ $100 Bounties $460 30 min 15,000
3/22/21 Mon 12pm #4 No Limit Hold’em $260 30 min 12,000
3/23/21 Tue 12pm #5 No Limit Hold’em Monster Stack $360 30 min 20,000
3/24/21 Wed 12pm #6 No Limit Hold’em Turbo W/ $50 Bounties $260 15 min 12,000
3/24/21 Wed 3pm #7 No Limit Hold’em Ladies Event **Live Streamed** $360 30 min 15,000
3/25/21 Thu 12pm #8 No Limit Hold’em 6 MAX $1,200 30 min 20,000
3/26/21 Fri 12pm Main Event No Limit Hold’em Main Event Day 1A $2,500 40 min 25,000
3/27/21 Sat 12pm Main Event No Limit Hold’em Main Event Day 1B $2,500 40 min 25,000
3/27/21 Sat 3pm #9 HORSE $360 30 min 15,000
3/28/21 Sun 12pm Main Event Day 2 **Live Streamed**   40 min  
3/28/21 Sun 1pm #10 The bestbet 500 $500 30 min 20,000

COVID Precautions

Finally, there are several COVID-19 precautions in place at bestbet Jacksonville that players will need to abide by.

COVID-19 Precautions

  • To enter bestbet, all players and employees must submit to a non-invasive temperature check, sanitized their hands upon entry, and wear a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times.
  • Face masks and face shields are both allowed as PPE at bestbet.
  • Reduced capacity in the poker room with 8-handed games.
  • Staff is routinely cleaning and disinfecting high touch areas throughout the facility.
  • Hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the facility.
  • Poker cards are sanitized with UV light.
  • Poker chips are rotated each day.

Warm up your spring by spending some time at bestbet’s hot tables and taking advantage of their Spring Series events. Continue 2021 with the opportunity to win big!



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