World Poker Tour Enters World of NFTs Beginning April 18

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It is one of the biggest new trends in the digital world. The offerings of “non fungible tokens,” or NFTs, has been one of the most unique offerings that have come into the collectables market in the last few decades. Now, the World Poker Tour is looking to get on that train beginning on April… Read more »

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Back and Forth They Go: Bidding War Continues for World Poker Tour

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Look, I don’t know what the World Poker Tour is actually worth, but Allied Esports Entertainment is certainly wringing all it can out of it. On Tuesday, the company announced that it once again going with Element Partners after amending its stock purchase agreement with the equity fund. Element has now agreed to buy Allied’s… Read more »

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Qing Liu Wins 2021 WPT Venetian Main Event

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This is already the week of Qing Liu’s poker life. It could get legendary today. Last night, Liu won his first World Poker Tour title, outdueling 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event champ Joe McKeehen heads-up in the WPT Venetian Main Event. Things could get even better for him on Wednesday, though. Early last… Read more »

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Joe McKeehen Leads WPT Venetian Final Table

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The World Poker Tour (WPT) Venetian Main Event has reached its final table, with six players left to vie for the title. Leading the charge toward the three-quarters of a million dollars first prize is 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event champ Joe McKeehen with 10.850 million chips. Though there are just six players… Read more »

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Maksim Sekretarev Wins WPT Russia Main Event

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WPT Russia is only three years old, but there is still something cool about achieving a superlative in a World Poker Tour event. On Sunday, 19-year-old Maksim Sekretarev won the Main Event, becoming the youngest player to win WPT Russia. For his achievement, he banked $160,694 and, of course, got his name emblazoned on the… Read more »

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World Poker Tour Active in International Settings

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While their activities may be a bit limited in the States of America (the next live action for the tour isn’t until March), the World Poker Tour is charging forward with their business around the world. In both the online and live arenas, the WPT will be in action with two large scale events for… Read more »

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World Poker Tour Launches Free “For The Player” Poker Training Program

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LearnWPT, the World Poker Tour’s paid subscription poker training site, has announced the launch of a new educational program for the partypoker US Network called “For The Player.” Unlike the standard LearnWPT training, “For The Player” is free of charge. The program is said to be for players of all skill levels, and from the… Read more »

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Sung Joo Hyun Wins 2021 WPTDeepStacks Venetian Main Event

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Sung Joo Hyun came from the bottom half of the final table to win the WPTDeepStacks Venetian Main Event Monday and the $208,335 first prize. The South Korean with the refreshingly non-poker Hendon Mob profile picture upped his lifetime recorded live tournament earnings to over half a million dollars. Going into the eight-handed final table,… Read more »

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Art Peacock Holds Day 1A Lead at WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open

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After more than ten months of inactivity, the World Poker Tour has emerged from its cocoon and is back in action! From the appearances at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL, the players were ready for the comeback, too. The WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open completed its first Day One of… Read more »

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