World Poker Tour Television Episodes Airing on Bally Sports

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Who needs football on Sunday night? We know that it is World Series of Poker time, and as such, the World Poker Tour is taking a break, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t get your fill of WPT action. This past Sunday marked the first television episode of WPT Season XVIII. Broadcast on the… Read more »

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Another World Poker Tour Event Bites the Dust Because of COVID-19

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The hits keep coming The second summer of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the poker world. On Thursday, the Maryland Live! Casino announced that it has postponed its World Poker Tour stop, scheduled for September 15 through September 28. The Main Event was to be September 24 through the end of the festival. In… Read more »

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Allied Esports Entertainment Looking Into Selling Esports Business

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Starting with its esports venue Former World Poker Tour owner Allied Esports Entertainment is reportedly considering getting out of esports altogether, a move which would include selling the HyperX Esports Arena at the Luxor in Las Vegas. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, this isn’t just a “well, anything is possible” situation, but rather a… Read more »

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Dapo Ajayi Wins 2021 WPT Choctaw Main Event

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Dapo Ajayi had come painfully close to winning multiple big tourneys in his poker career, but always fell short. That all changed on Tuesday when he won the World Poker Tour Choctaw Main Event for his first WPT title, collecting $558,610 for his efforts. “It’s difficult to articulate. It’s been a really interesting week. I… Read more »

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Element Partners Completes $105 Million Acquisition of World Poker Tour From Allied Esports Entertainment

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WPT on the move The World Poker Tour has a new home. On Monday, Allied Esports Entertainment announced that it has completed the sale of the venerable poker institution to Element Partners, LLC. Allied stockholders officially approved the divestiture on July 1. Element’s total purchase price was $105 million for all of Allied’s poker-related businesses… Read more »

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