World Poker Tour Announces 2018 Schedule for Season XVII

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Although they just wrapped up a highly successful Season XVI schedule, the World Poker Tour isn’t sitting back on its laurels. They recently announced the roster of events that will carry them through the end of 2018 and to approximately the midpoint of their Season XVII schedule. “Season XVI was our most tremendous season yet.”… Read more »

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This Whole WPT Delayed Final Table Decision is Weird

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In 2008, the World Series of Poker made the bold move to shift the final table of the WSOP Main Event to November, creating a four-month gap between the time the tenth place finisher was eliminated and the start of the official final table. The “November Nine,” as it was called, lasted nine years until… Read more »

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Matthew Waxman Wins WPT Tournament of Champions

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Registration opens and live satellites begin for the 2018 World Series of Poker, but before that, the World Poker Tour needed to wrap up its sixteenth season. And so it did Sunday, as Matthew Waxman won the WPT Tournament of Champions. The WPT Tournament of Champions began in 2016 as an invitation-only tournament, a departure… Read more »

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World Poker Tour Wraps Season XVI with Two Stops At ARIA

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As the Grateful Dead once said, “What a long, strange trip it’s been.” Then again, you could say that about pretty much every season of the World Poker Tour! Over the next week, the WPT will wrap up its Season XVI schedule with two tournament stops at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas,… Read more »

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World Poker Tour Announces WPT Japan, WPT Korea Dates

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The World Poker Tour announced Wednesday that it is continuing to increase its presence in Asia, returning to both Japan and Korea with WPT Japan and WPT Korea at Paradise City, respectively. Both tour stops will take place in September. “The World Poker Tour is thrilled to announce WPT Japan and WPT Korea as part… Read more »

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Rens Feenstra Wins WPT Amsterdam Main Event

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With the World Poker Tour (WPT) Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown taking place last week and drawing one of the biggest crowds in Tour history, it was easy to forget that there was another WPT event going on across the pond: WPT Amsterdam. The €3,000 + €300 Main Event drew 207 entrants, generating a prize… Read more »

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2018 WPT Rolling Thunder Final Table Set

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The final table of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Rolling Thunder Main Event was determined Monday night as now just six players remain from the original field of 440 entries. Ping Liu is the chip leader with 3.330 million, but all in all, the top four players are quite close. Behind Liu is 2015 World… Read more »

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