RIU Reno VIII One Week Away – Here’s Everything You Need to Know

RIU Reno VIII One Week Away – Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Run It Up Reno VIII

Table Of Contents

  • Live Coverage on RunItUp TV
  • Social Event Calendar
  • Run It Up Reno VIII Tournament Schedule

Next week, Jason Somerville and company will head to the Peppermill Resort Hotel for Run It Up Reno VIII, which runs April 12-22. The stop, which has developed a reputation as one of the most fun on the circuit, offers $700,000 in guarantees spread over a wide variety of games and buy-ins.

What’s more, five of those events will be live reported right here on . They include the $440 Mini Main Event (April 12-14), $235 Pro Bounty (April 15), $235 Black Chip Bounty (April 16), $1,100 Thursday Thrilla (April 18-19), and the $600 buy-in, $250K GTD Main Event (April 19-22).

Not only will PokerNews be there, RIU Reno officials have confirmed that some big personalities from the poker world will be in attendance, many of them tackling commentary duties at different times. Among those slated to attend are Somerville, Fintan Hand, Benjamin “Spraggy” Spragg, Kevin Martin, Arlie Shaban, Ricky Guan, Andrew Neeme, and Brad Owen.

Likewise, Joe “Stapes” Stapleton, 2003 World Series of Poker champ Chris Moneymaker, LFG Podcast co-host Jamie Kerstetter, Marle Cordeiro, Johnnie Vibes, David Tuchman, and Survivor legend Tyson Apostol will all be at the Peppermill.

Live Coverage on RunItUp TV

Poker fans can also catch eight days of action on RunItUp.TV as footage from several events and final tables will be live streamed worldwide.

Here’s a look at the streaming schedule:

Date Time (PDT) Event
Sunday, April 14 5 p.m. Mini Main Event Day 2
Monday, April 15 5 p.m. $235 NLH Pro Bounty
Tuesday, April 16 5 p.m. $235 NLH Black Chip Bounty
Wednesday, April 17 5 p.m. $235 6-Max 8-Game Championship
Thursday, April 18 5 p.m. $1,100 Thursday Thrilla Day 1
Friday, April 19 4:30 p.m. Thursday Thrilla Day 2 (Final Table)
Saturday, April 20 12:30 p.m. Twitch Cash Game
Sunday, April 21 3 p.m. Main Event Day 2
Monday, April 22 2:30 p.m. Main Event Day 3 (Final Table)

Social Event Calendar

While most come for the poker, many attendees will take advantage of RIU Reno VIII’s full slate of social events. That includes a stand-up open mic night, a karaoke party, and a Survivor Watch Party. Here’s a look at everything going down.

Date Time Event
Friday, April 12 6 p.m. Welcome Party at Sorrento
Friday, April 12 8 p.m. Cash Game Hangout
Saturday, April 13 8 p.m. Cash Game Hangout – Fight Night Watch Party
Sunday, April 14 9 p.m. Stand-Up Open Mic Night
Monday, April 15 7 p.m. Scavenger Hunt
Monday, April 15 8 p.m. Meet Up Game w/ Andrew Neeme & Brad Owen
Tuesday, April 16 9 p.m. Karaoke Party at EDGE Nightclub
Wednesday, April 17 8 p.m. Survivor Watch Party at Sorrento
Wednesday, April 17 10 p.m. Survivor Cash Game Hangout
Friday, April 19 8 p.m. Cash Game Hangout
Saturday, April 20 8 p.m. Cash Game Hangout
Sunday, April 21 8 p.m. Taiwanese Cash Game Hangout
Monday, April 22 8 p.m. Cash Game Hangout

Run It Up Reno VIII Tournament Schedule

While the PokerNews Live Reporting Team will be capturing the action from the five biggest events, there are a ton of side events taking place at RIU Reno VIII.

Click here for a look at the structures for all RIU Reno events.

Date Time Event
Friday, April 12 10 a.m. $75+$10 6-Max SNG Satellites (1 in 6 Win)
  Noon $400+$40 Mini Main Event Day 1A ($100K GTD)
  2 p.m. $100+$25 Mini Main Event Satellite
  7 p.m. $100+$25 Short Deck Hold’em ($10K GTD)
     
Saturday, April 13 10 a.m. $75+$10 6-Max SNG Satellites (1 in 6 Win)
  Noon $400+$40 Mini Main Event Day 1B ($100K GTD)
  2 p.m. $100+$25 Main Event Satellite
  5 p.m. $100+$25 6-Max NLO8 ($5K GTD)
  7 p.m. $140+$25 Thursday Thrilla Satellite
     
Sunday, April 14 10 a.m. $80 + $10 6-Max SNG Satellites (2 in 6 Win)
  Noon Mini Main Event Day 2
  2 p.m. $200+$35 6-Max HORSE ($20K GTD)
  6 p.m. $100+$25 Super Stack Supersonic
     
Monday, April 15 10 a.m. $80 + $10 6-Max SNG Satellites (2 in 6 Win)
  Noon $200+$35 NLH Pro Bounty ($300 Pro Bounty – $35K GTD)
  2 p.m. $100+$25 Main Event Satellie
  5 p.m. $100+$25 NLH Bomb Pot ($10K GTD)
     
Tuesday, April 16 10 a.m. $80 + $10 6-Max SNG Satellites (2 in 6 Win)
  Noon $200+$35 NLH Black Chip Bounty ($100 Bounty – $35K GTD)
  2 p.m. $100+$25 Main Event Satellite
  5 p.m. $100+$25 All In or Fold w/ $50 Rebuys ($15K GTD)
  7 p.m. $140+$25 Thursday Thrilla Satellite
     
Wednesday, April 17 10 a.m. $80 + $10 6-Max SNG Satellites (2 in 6 Win)
  Noon $200+$35 6-Max 8-Game Championship ($20K GTD)
  2 p.m. $140+$25 Thursday Thrilla Satellite
  5 p.m. $100+$25 NLH Win the Button ($15K GTD)
  7 p.m. $140+$25 Thursday Thrilla Mega Satellite
     
Thursday, April 18 10 a.m. $185 + $10 6-Max SNG Satellites (1 in 6 Win)
  Noon $1,000+$100 Thursday Thrilla Day 1 ($500 Bounty – $125K GTD)
  2 p.m. $100+$25 Main Event Satellite
  5 p.m. $100+$25 6-Max N.O.R.S.E. ($5K GTD)
  7 p.m. $100+$25 Main Event Super Satellite w/ $50 Rebuys (20 seats GTD)
     
Friday, April 19 10 a.m. $100+$10 6-Max SNG Satellites (1 in 6 Win)
  Noon $540+$60 Main Event Day 1A ($250K GTD)
  2 p.m. Thursday Thrilla Day 2 (Final Table)
  2 p.m. $100+$20 Main Event Turbo Satellite
  5 p.m. $100+$25 6-Max Triple Stud ($5K GTD)
     
Saturday, April 20 10 a.m. $100+$10 6-Max SNG Satellites (1 in 6 Win)
  Noon $540+$60 Main Event Day 1B ($250K GTD)
  2 p.m. $100+$20 Main Event Turbo Satellite
  5 p.m. $100+$25 2, 3, 4, 5 Mix ($5K GTD)
  7 p.m. $85+$15 Short Deck Hold’em Championship Satellite
     
Sunday, April 21 Noon Main Event Day 2
  2 p.m. $300+$40 Short Deck Hold’em Championship ($20K GTD)
  6 p.m. $100+$25 5-Max Taiwanese Double Board ($10K GTD)
     
Monday, April 22 Noon Main Event Day 3 (Final Table)
  1 p.m. $200+$35 NLH Progressive Bounty ($10K GTD)
  6 p.m. $100+$25 NLH Turbo Deepstack ($5K GTD)

Be sure to stay tuned to PokerNews.com, as well as all our social media outlets, for more on Run It Up Reno VIII!

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