World Poker Tour Announces WPT Online India

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On Wednesday, the World Poker Tour announced the creation of WPT Online India Powered by Adda52.com. The tournament series will run November 5-22 and will feature 154 events and INR 135 million ($1.838 million) in guaranteed prize pools. The Main Event will begin on November 11 and will give players ample opportunity to participate with… Read more »

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WPT, partypoker Launch WPT Online Poker Open in New Jersey

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The World Poker Tour (WPT) and partypoker have announced yet another team-up for an online poker tournament offering, this time with a one-off tourney instead of an expanded tournament series. The new “WPT Online Poker Open powered by partypoker US Network” is open only to players in New Jersey on BorgataPoker.com, BetMGMPoker.com or NJ.PartyPoker.com. Participants… Read more »

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WPT Announces WPTDeepStacks partypoker Series for Spain and France

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The World Poker Tour (WPT) announced on Tuesday that it is taking WPTDeepStacks events to the Spanish and French iterations of partypoker for the first time. The festivities begin this coming weekend on April 5th and will run through April 20th. “WPTDeepStacks and partypoker are bringing wonderful new tournaments for online players in France and… Read more »

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WPT Televised Final Tables Postponed Until May

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Even small gatherings aren’t a good idea The World Poker Tour (WPT) announced on Tuesday that it is postponing this season’s televised final tables because of the coronavirus pandemic. Three final tables were scheduled to be held at the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas inside the Luxor from March 31st through April 2nd. The WPT… Read more »

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World Poker Tour Postpones Some Events, Allows Others to Be Held

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Amid the current worldwide outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, many countries, cities and even individual businesses have announced how they are handling the situation. The world of poker is feeling the effects of these shutdowns, with casinos in Las Vegas shutting down sports books and poker rooms and individual tournaments coming to a standstill. One… Read more »

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Tony Tran Wins WPT Rolling Thunder Main Event

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Tony Tran won the World Poker Tour Rolling Thunder Main Event Tuesday, beating his friend Jake Schwartz for the title. For the victory over a field of 250 entries, Tran won $279,270. It is the second WPT crown of his career. The most fascinating part of Tran’s triumph is that it came over Schwartz. In… Read more »

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WPT L. A. Poker Classic Begins on Saturday

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Amid a flurry of poker tournaments staged over the past couple of weeks, the World Poker Tour has arguably left the most prestigious one for last. The WPT L. A. Poker Classic (known by the acronym LAPC) is a venerable stop on the circuit that will begin action on Saturday, bringing back a nostalgia for… Read more »

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Christopher Puetz Wins WPT Germany Main Event

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Eric Afriat may have garnered more attention by earning his third career World Poker Tour bracelet at the WPT Fallsview Poker Classic on Sunday, but there was a second WPT champ crowned that very same day across the Atlantic. Christopher Puetz won the WPT Germany Main Event, the first time he has ever won a… Read more »

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2020 WPT Germany Day 3: Final Table Determined as Gianluca Speranza Leads; Hossein Ensan Looks for Triple Crown

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After initially beginning with some smallish opening day fields, the 2020 World Poker Tour Germany stop at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, has reached its final table with some impressive numbers along the way. There’s a few notable names on that leaderboard for Sunday’s final table, with Gianluca Speranza leading the way and… Read more »

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WPT Germany Main Event Underway in the Czech Republic

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The World Poker Tour is at King’s Resort in Rozvadov, Czech Republic for WPT…Germany? Yes, the WPT Germany Main Event is underway, with the second of three starting flights coming to a close Wednesday. Laszlo Papai goes into Day 2 as the chip leader, coming out of Day 1A with 246,900 chips. Josef Gulas, the… Read more »

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Dimitar Blazhev Wins WPTDeepStacks Philippines Main Event

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Dimitar Blazhev was crowned the champion of the WPTDeepStacks Philippines Main Event early this morning, winning PHP 4,812,000 ($95,181). The tournament, part of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Asia Pacific, had a PHP 75,000 ($1,500) and generated a PHP 22,523,400 ($445,513) prize pool with 344 entries. This is just the fifth recorded live tournament cash… Read more »

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