World Poker Tour Names Brad Owen Ambassador

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Influential vlogger The World Poker Tour (WPT) has announced the signing of Brad Owen as its second ambassador. As part of his ambassadorship, Owen will represent the Tour at live WPT events and create content for the World Poker Tour. “I am excited to be joining the team at WPT,” said Owen in Tuesday’s press… Read more »

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World Poker Tour Adds Stops in Las Vegas, Florida

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Over the past two days, the World Poker Tour has announced the addition – or return, to be exact – of two stops to its 2022 schedule. The WPT Venetian in Las Vegas will run July 7-17 in Las Vegas, while the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Tampa is slated for August 25 – September 6.… Read more »

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World Poker Tour Introduces WPT Prime, Ends WPTDeepStacks

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The king is dead, long live the king! On Tuesday, the World Poker Tour announced that it is retiring the WPTDeepStacks brand, replacing it with a new splinter tour, WPT Prime. WPT Prime will debut this spring with three events in Asia. “Our continued efforts to improve the WPT live tournament experience will benefit more… Read more »

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World Poker Tour Adds Three Stops in Australia

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First time for WPT in Sydney [Cracks knuckles, braces himself for a wildly clever opening sentence.] The World Poker Tour is heading down under! This week, the WPT announced that it has signed a deal with The Star Entertainment Group to hold three new events in Australia in 2022. The only tour stop that has… Read more »

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Alex Yen Rolls to Title of WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open

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He grabbed ahold of the lead during Tuesday’s action ahead of the final table and he would never let it go. Alex Yen rolled to the championship of the World Poker Tour’s Lucky Hearts Poker Open on Wednesday night, defeating Anton Wigg. The title was the first major championship for Yen in his poker career,… Read more »

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World Poker Tour Announces Season XX First Half Schedule

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The World Poker Tour has released the schedule for the first half of Season XX. It is quite small, consisting of just three Tour stops, though the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the fast-spreading omicron variant of the virus could be playing a hand in that. We mentioned the first stop on the “Main Tour” last… Read more »

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Jake Ferro Wins World Poker Tour Season XIX Player of the Year

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Down to the wire Jake Ferro made a huge run at the end of 2021 to capture the World Poker Tour Season XIX Player of the Year title, narrowly beating out several strong players for the crown. Ferro earned 1,550 Player of the Year points thanks to three WPT Main Event cashes and one final… Read more »

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