WPT presented the tournament schedule for the second half of the year
This week, WPT presented the tournament schedule for the second half of the year, which is not inferior to the events of the first half of the year. In total, the schedule includes seven stops in five different countries, not counting the USA. As for the United States, two championships will be held in Florida in November.
“As we prepare the rest of the World Poker Tour Season XXI schedule, we are happy to return to some familiar places and also welcome the first-ever stop in Liechtenstein, fulfilling our promise to bring poker to loyal players around the world,” said Adam Pliska, CEO of WPT.
In the second half, four WPT Prime and three main series championships will be held. Everything will start with WPT Aix-en-Provence, which will be held in France from August 1-6. Now we only know that the buy-in of the central event will be 1,100 euros. Next on the schedule is the main tour, with a stop in Australia. WPT Australia will be held from September 22 to 27. Here, the buy-in of the main event will increase to 8,000 Australian dollars (5,360 USD).
Three other WPT Prime stops will take place in Taiwan, Liechtenstein, and Spain. WPT Prime Taiwan is scheduled for August 17-21, and the main event will cost participants 33,000 TWD (1,075 USD). The next draw, WPT Prime in Liechtenstein, will be held from September 8 to 11, and the buy-in of the main event will be 1,100 Swiss francs (1,166 USD). The last WPT Prime will be held in Madrid from September 28 to October 1, and the buy-in of the main event will be equal to 1,100 euros.
Further actions will be transferred to Florida, where the stage of the main tour will take place. WPT will stop at bestbet Jacksonville for the first time in 4 years. A series called WPT bestbet Scramble will be held on November 10-14, and the main event will cost 5,000 USD. Ten days after the end of this championship, the series will be held at Seminole Hard Rock. The WPT Seminole Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open is scheduled for November 24-29. The central event costs 3,500 USD.
In early December, WPT held a Grand Championship, in the central event of which 29 million USD was raffled off. The tournament champion, who set several records, was Canadian Eliot Hudon, who won about 4 million USD. After that, WPT announced the schedule for the first half of 2023. The WPT Prime Gold Coast will start in Australia in a few days. There will also be stops in Cambodia, India, Vietnam, Slovakia, the USA, the Netherlands, and France.