The 2022 World Poker Tour (WPT) first part agenda is out, and it contains some acquainted venues.
Season XIX wrapped up in December with the belief of the celebrated 5 Diamond Global Poker Vintage at Bellagio in Las Vegas. Taylor Black received the 716-entrant event for just over $1.2 million.
Jake Ferro, who cashed in 3 occasions however did not win a name, earned Season XIX Player of the Year honors.
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WPT Primary Excursion Season XX kicks off January 26 with the $3,500 buy-in Lucky Hearts Poker Open at Seminole Laborious Rock Resort & On line casino in Hollywood, Florida, some of the most sensible WPT locations. The event boasts a $2 million assured prize pool.
Brian Altman, the Season 19 Participant of the 12 months, is a two-time champion on this annual tournament. The second one WPT tournament scheduled for the primary part of the 12 months will happen April 8 on the similar on line casino. The $3,500 Seminole Laborious Rock Poker Showdown, very similar to the Fortunate Hearts, will most likely draw in a crowd that surpasses 1,000 entrants.
Up subsequent for the WPT is a travel to Durant, Oklahoma. Extra in particular, Choctaw On line casino Lodge on Might 13 for a $3,800 event. As of now, the ones are the one 3 Primary Excursion occasions scheduled in 2022, however most likely may not be the one stops.
Matt Savage, the WPT’s Government Excursion Director, instructed PokerNews that further tournaments between now and Choctaw may well be added.
Because of COVID-19 restrictions in position, as Savage said, locking up offers with venues for main poker occasions is not as simple of a role because it used to be pre-pandemic. However he mentioned he is delighted to increase partnership offers with two venues that experience develop into widespread stops a number of the WPT buyer base.
“Lets now not be happier to be launching our ancient twentieth anniversary with a terrific spouse in Seminole Laborious Rock Resort & On line casino Hollywood,” mentioned Adam Pliska, WPT CEO. “We’ve got a variety of particular projects deliberate for the remainder of the 12 months to present the poker group wonderful techniques to rejoice with us.”
Following the beginning of the 2022 Primary Excursion season, the WPT additionally has 3 WPTDeepStacks tournaments deliberate, the primary in Amersterdam March 29 to April 1. Sydney, Australia (April 1-7) and Sacramento, California (April 28 to Might 1) also are stops in this 12 months’s WPTDeepStacks agenda.