• July 31, 2021

Jason Somerville Releases Schedule for Run It Up! Reno Event at Peppermill Casino

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(pokernews.com)- Last month, PokerNews had the exclusive to announce Jason Somerville’s Run It UP Reno Event, asix-day poker festival that will take place at the Peppermill Reno from October 20-25.
“I’m extremely excited to be announcing our first official RIU event,” Somerville told PokerNews. “We’ve done RIU events in the past, but they’ve always been a part of others events, they never lived on their own. RIU Reno will be hosted at the Peppermill Reno, which is a beautiful resort.”
Now, the official schedule for the series has been released. Among the highlights are:

  • Welcome party at EDGE nightspot
  • Qualification to buy-in to $2,000 added Tuesday Takeoff Tournament
  • UFC athlete-hosted morning workouts
  • Poker seminars hosted by Jason Somerville and surprise guests
  • Special Run It Up games, contests, and prizes TBA
  • Multiple trophy poker tournaments
  • Main event final eight players live stream on Twitch TV hosted by Somerville at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 25
  • Survivorviewing party hosted by “Boston” Rob Mariano and Tyson Apostol

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The RIU Reno series is unlike anything that has ever really existed before in poker,” Somerville continued. “For me, RIU Reno is not just about playing poker, but also having a fun experience from the get go. I’m trying to invite a variety of interesting people that are going to come and make the event special regardless of how your poker goes, regardless whether or not your aces hold up during the tournament, you’re still going to have a good time.”
The Main Event is the first engineered and designed specifically for Twitch, which will live stream the final table with Somerville serving as commentator, provided he doesn’t make the finale. In addition, the PokerNews Live Reporting Team will be providing live coverage and daily podcast from the event.
PokerNews couldn’t be happier to be working with Jason Somerville for his Run It UP Reno event in October,” explained PokerNews Editor in Chief Donnie Peters. “The RIU brand has grown immensely, and all of Somerville’s endeavors promote positive growth of the game. PokerNewsshares that same vision. Having Somerville as our resident pro on the PokerNews Podcast for the past two summers has helped take our product to the next level, and we hope to do the same for the RIU event this Fall.”
Here’s a look at the Run It UP Reno Event schedule:

Event Day Date Time Event Room Buy-in
1 Tues 10/20 Noon Tuesday Takeoff NL Hold’em Turbo w/ $2,000 added Naples $125
2 Tues 10/20 6pm Welcome Party at Capri Capri Free
3 Tues 10/20 8pm All-in-Only No Limit Hold’em Naples $85
4 Tues 10/20 9pm Cash Game Hang Out Poker N/A
5 Wed 10/21 10am UFC Morning Workout Capri Free
6 Wed 10/21 Noon Seminar: Tournament Review Tuscany Free
7 Wed 10/21 2pm No Limit Hold’em Survivor Naples $125
8 Wed 10/21 4pm Turbo Satellite to Main Event Naples $85
9 Wed 10/21 7pm Survivor Viewing Party: Hosted by Survivor Champions Boston Rob Mariano and Tyson Apostol
10 Wed 10/21 9pm Mega Satellite to Main Event Naples $85
11 Thurs 10/22 Noon Seminar: Q&A Capri Free
12 Thurs 10/22 2pm Thrilla Bounty ($25 Bounties) Naples $125
13 Thurs 10/22 5pm Turbo Satellite to Main Event Naples $85
14 Thurs 10/22 6pm 6 Max 5 PLO Turbo Naples $125
15 Thurs 10/22 8pm Turbo Satellite to Main Event Naples $85
16 Thurs 10/22 10pm Seminar: Main Event Capri Free
17 Fri 10/23 10am UFC Morning Workout Sorrento Free
18 Fri 10/23 Noon RIU Main Event (Day 1) Naples $565
19 Fri 10/23 2pm Satellite to Main Event Naples $85
20 Fri 10/23 5pm Turbo Satellite to Main Event Naples $85
21 Fri 10/23 7pm Turbo Satellite to Main Event Naples $85
22 Fri 10/23 9pm Super Turbo Satellite to Main Event Naples $85
18 Sat 10/24 Noon RIU Main Event (Day 2) Naples N/A
23 Sat 10/24 2pm Second Chance No Limit Hold’em Naples $235
24 Sat 10/24 7pm Ante Only Adventure No Limit Hold’em Turbo Naples $85
25 Sat 10/24 8pm Casino Scavenger Hunt Finale & Awards Sierra Free
26 Sat 10/24 10pm Night Out at EDGE nightspot EDGE
18 Sun 10/25 1pm RIU Main Event Final Table Livestream Naples Foyer N/A
27 Sun 10/25 2pm Re-Buy Roundup No Limit Hold’em with $25 Re-Buys Naples $85
28 Sun 10/25 6pm Cash Game Hang Out Poker

Hotel rates for attendees start at $59.99. Call 866.821.9996 and mention code RUNITUP to make sure you’re included in all the festivities. For more information, visit runitupreno.com.
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