the classic returns

Join us for the 3rd annuaL $250,000 Stones Spring Classic—ten days of incredible poker action culminating in a $150,000 main event. The final tables will be live streamed on STONES LIVE with play by play commentary from Lex Veldhuis, Jason Somerville, Andrew Neeme and Kevin Martin. Are you in?

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BUY-INS

Win The Button
$200 ($170 +$15 entry + $15 staffing) Win the pot and you win the button!

Chip Amplifier 
$120 ($100 + $10 Entry + $10 staffing) =10,000 chips
$220 ($190 + $15 entry + $15 staffing) = 20,000 chips
$350 ($310 + $20 entry + $20 staffing) = 35,000 chips
$550 ($500 + $25 entry + $25 staffing) = 60,000 chips

Buy ins and starting chip stack increase every two levels. 

Assassin's Bounty
$300 buy in ($160 + $100 bounty + $20 entry + $20 staffing) You have the option to trade in any bounties that you have won for additional tournament chips. 

Stones Classic Mix Max
$200 buy in ($170 + $15 entry + $15 staffing) The Mix Max starts 8 handed. After registration we redraw for 6 handed play at 48 players. Redraw for 4 handed play at 24 players. At 8 players all players will redraw to heads up tables and play hand for hand with a two minute run off. Players that bust in the same hand will have their payout position determined by their chip count at the beginning of the hand. Clock will restart once the final two players have been reached. 

Mini Main Event Satellites
$60 buy in ($45 + $7 entry + $8 staffing) 1 out of 10 players will win a Main Event seat!

Mega Main Event Satellite
$110 buy in ($90 + $10 entry + $10 staffing) 1 out of 5 players will win a Main Event seat!

Classic Main Event
$450 buy in ($400 + $25 entry + $25 staffing) Three starting flights and a $150k guarantee! 

SERIES EVENTS & SECOND CHANCE SATELLITE TOURNAMENTS

SPECIAL GUEST COMMENTATORS

  Lex Veldhuis

Lex Veldhuis

  Andrew Neeme

Andrew Neeme

  Jason Somerville

Jason Somerville

  Kevin Martin

Kevin Martin

DAY
TIME
GAME
BUY-IN
GUARANTEED
Fri. Apr. 13 10AM WIN THE BUTTON NLHE
30 min levels, 12,000 chips.
Unlimited re-entry first 6 levels.
STONES LIVE
$200 $15,000
Sat.
Apr. 14
10AM CHIP AMPLIFIER NLHE
30 min levels, 10,000-60,000 chips.
Unlimited re-entry first 8 levels.
STONES LIVE
$120-$550 $45,000
Sun.
Apr. 15
10AM ASSASSIN'S BOUNTY NLHE
30 min levels, 10,000 chips.
Unlimited re-entry first 6 levels.
Bounties can be traded for additional chips
STONES LIVE
$300 $25,000
(Including bounties)
Mon.
Apr. 16
10AM CLASSIC MIX MAX NLHE
30 min levels, 15,000 chips.
Unlimited re-entry first 6 levels.
Redraw at 48, 24 and 8 players
STONES LIVE
$200 $15,000
6PM MAIN EVENT MEGA SATELLITE
20 min levels, 10,000 chips.
Unlimited re-entry first 6 levels.
$110 1 in 5 win a seat
to the Main Event
Tues.
Apr. 17
10AM MAIN EVENT MINI SATELLITE
20 min levels, 6,000 chips.
Unlimited re-entry first 6 levels.
$60 1 in 10 win a seat
to the Main Event
6PM MAIN EVENT MEGA SATELLITE
20 min levels, 10,000 chips.
Unlimited re-entry first 6 levels.
$110 1 in 5 win a seat
to the Main Event
Wed.
Apr. 18
10AM MAIN EVENT MINI SATELLITE
20 min levels, 6,000 chips.
Unlimited re-entry first 6 levels.
$60 1 in 10 win a seat
to the Main Event
6PM MAIN EVENT MEGA SATELLITE
20 min levels, 10,000 chips.
Unlimited re-entry first 6 levels.
$110 1 in 5 win a seat
to the Main Event
Thurs. Apr. 19 6PM MAIN EVENT MEGA SATELLITE
20 min levels, 10,000 chips.
Unlimited re-entry first 6 levels.
$110 1 in 5 win a seat
to the Main Event

$150,000 MAIN EVENT 

DAY TIME GAME BUY-IN GUARANTEED
Thurs. Apr. 19 10AM MAIN EVENT 1A 40 min levels, 20,000 chips. Unlimited re-entry first 7 levels. $450 $150,000
Fri. Apr. 20 10AM MAIN EVENT 1B 40 min levels, 20,000 chips. Unlimited re-entry first 7 levels. $450
Sat. Apr. 21 10AM MAIN EVENT 1C 40 min levels, 20,000 chips. Unlimited re-entry first 7 levels. $450
Sun. Apr. 22 10AM MAIN EVENT DAY 2 (FINAL DAY) 60 min levels. STONES LIVE Qualifiers Only

15% of player field progresses to day 2 and is in the money

STRUCTURES

Win The Button  
30 minute levels
50 - 100
75 - 150
100 - 200 - 25

10 minute break

200 - 400 - 50
300 - 600 - 50
400 - 800 - 75

10 minute break/reg close 

500 - 1000 - 100
600 - 1200 - 100
800 - 1600 - 200

10 minute break

1000 - 2000 - 300
1500 - 3000 - 400

10 minute break

2000 - 4000 - 500
3000 - 6000 - 500
4000 - 8000 - 1000

10 minute break

5000 - 10000 - 1000
6000 - 12000 - 2000
8000 - 16000 - 2000

10 minute break

10000 - 20000 - 3000
15000 - 30000 - 4000

10 minute break

20000 - 40000 - 5000
30000 - 60000 - 5000
40000 - 80000 - 10000
50000 - 100000 - 10000

Chip Amplifier

30 minute levels

25 - 50
25 - 50
50 - 100
50 - 100

10 minute break

100 - 200 - 25
150 - 300 - 25
200 - 400 - 50
300 - 600 - 75

10 minute break/ reg close

400 - 800 - 100
500 - 1000 - 100
600 - 1200 - 200
800 - 1600 - 200

10 minute break

1000 - 2000 - 300
1500 - 3000 - 300
2000 - 4000 - 400
3000 - 6000 - 500

10 minute break

4000 - 8000 - 1000
5000 - 10000 - 1000
6000 - 12000 - 2000
8000 - 16000 - 2000

10 minute break

10000 - 20000 - 3000
15000 - 30000 - 4000
20000 - 40000 - 5000
30000 - 60000 - 5000

10 minute break

40000 - 80000 - 10000
50000 - 100000 - 10000
60000 - 120000 - 15000
80000 - 160000 - 20000

Assassins Bounty        

30 minute levels

50 - 100
75 - 150
100 - 200

10 minute break

100 - 200 - 25
150 - 300 - 50
200 - 400 - 50

10 minute break/ reg close

300 - 600 - 75
400 - 800 - 100
500 - 1000 - 100

10 minute break

600 - 1200 - 200
800 - 1600 - 200
1000 - 2000 - 300
1500 - 3000 - 400

10 minute break

2000 - 4000 - 500
3000 - 6000 - 500
4000 - 8000 - 1000
5000 - 10000 - 1000

10 minute break

6000 - 12000 - 2000
8000 - 6000 - 2000
10000 - 20000 - 3000
15000 - 30000 - 4000

10 minute break

20000 - 40000 - 5000
30000 - 60000 - 5000
40000 - 80000 - 10000
50000 - 10000 - 10000

 

Mix Max

30 minute levels

50 - 100
75 - 150
100 - 200 - 25

10 minute break

200 - 400 - 50
300 - 600 - 50
400 - 800 - 75

10 minute break reg close

500 - 1000 - 100
600 - 1200 - 100
800 - 1600 - 200

10 minute break

1000 - 2000 - 300
1500 - 3000 - 400

10 minute break

2000 - 4000 - 500
3000 - 6000 - 500
4000 - 8000 - 1000

10 minute break

5000 - 10000 - 1000
6000 - 12000 - 2000
8000 - 16000 - 2000

10 minute break

10000 - 20000 - 3000
15000 - 30000 - 4000

10 minute break

20000 - 40000 - 5000
30000 - 60000 - 5000
40000 - 80000 - 10000
60000 - 120000 - 10000

Mini & Mega Satellites 

20 minute levels

25 - 50
50 - 100
100 - 200
150 - 300

10 minute break

200 - 400
300 - 600

10 minute break/reg close 

400 - 800
600 - 1200
800 - 1600

10 minute break

1000 - 2000
1500 - 3000
2000 - 4000
3000 - 6000

10 minute break

4000 - 8000
6000 - 12000
8000 - 16000

10 minute break

10000 - 20000
15000 - 30000
20000 - 40000
30000 - 60000

 

Main Event

40 minute levels

50-100

100-200

100-200-25

150-300-25

10 minute break

200-400-50

250-500-50

300-600-75

10 minute break / reg close

400-800-100

500-1000-100

600-1200-200

10 minute break

800-1600-200

1000-2000-300

1200-2400-300

10 minute break

1500-3000-400

2000-4000-400

10 minute break/ estimated end day 1

60 minute levels Day 2/ break every two hours

2500-5000-500

3000-6000-500

4000-8000-1000

5000-10000-1000

6000-12000-2000

8000-16000-2000

10000-20000-3000

12000-24000-3000

15000-30000-4000

20000-40000-4000

25000-50000-5000

30000-60000-5000

40000-80000-10000

50000-100000-10000

60000-120000-15000

80000-160000-20000

 

MAIN EVENT PAYOUT STRUCTURE

401-450 451-500 501-550 551-600
1 23.40000% 22.80000% 22.12000% 21.64200%
2 14.40000% 14.30000% 14.20000% 14.10000%
3 9.90000% 9.70000% 9.50000% 9.30000%
4 6.90000% 6.70000% 6.50000% 6.30000%
5 4.90000% 4.80000% 4.70000% 4.60000%
6 3.50000% 3.30000% 3.20000% 3.10000%
7 2.60000% 2.50000% 2.40000% 2.30000%
8 1.90000% 1.80000% 1.75000% 1.70000%
9 1.50000% 1.40000% 1.35000% 1.30000%
10-12 1.17000% 1.09987% 1.05000% 1.00000%
13-15 0.93000% 0.92000% 0.91000% 0.90000%
16-18 0.76000% 0.75000% 0.74000% 0.73000%
19-27 0.63000% 0.62000% 0.61000% 0.60000%
28-36 0.54000% 0.53000% 0.52000% 0.51000%
37-45 0.47000% 0.46000% 0.45000% 0.44000%
46-54 0.42000% 0.41000% 0.40000% 0.39000%
55-64 0.38800% 0.36000% 0.34000% 0.33000%
65-72 0.32630% 0.32000% 0.31000%
73-80 0.30000% 0.29000%
81-88 0.27600%

Tournament director may modify payouts if necessary.