The International Poker Excursion is making some adjustments.
Season XX of the WPT marks the top in their longtime WPTDeepStacks emblem and the release of WPT Top, the excursion’s new signature world match emblem that may marry the “revel in of a WPT Primary Excursion Prevent with reasonably priced buy-ins”.
Motion clocks, winner trophies, and whole protection from the WPT virtual content material staff will apply WPT Top when it makes its debut in Asia later this 12 months. Moreover, WPT Top Primary Occasions depend in opposition to the WPT Season XX Participant of the 12 months race.
“Our continues efforts to make stronger the WPT are living match revel in will get advantages extra avid gamers than ever throughout Season XX,” mentioned Cathy Zhao, Senior Director of WPT International Excursion Control. “WPT Top is the embodiment of our function to give you the easiest conceivable poker match revel in to avid gamers in all places, and our sturdy courting with our world companions will lift the WPT revel in around the globe.”
The primary of 3 WPT Top occasions kicks off in Vietnam on the Crown Poker Membership in Hanoi. The sequence takes position from Might 19-30 and is headlined by way of a VND25,000,000 (~$1,100 USD) Primary Match, which starts on Might 26.
From there the WPT travels to Cambodia and the NagaWorld Built-in Hotel in Phnom Penh. There, in partnership with Connaissance Control, the sequence will happen from August 11-23 with a $1,100 Primary Match which kicks off on August 18. The International Poker Excursion most likely expects this to be a reasonably huge match with their ultimate Primary Match held within the area, again in November 2019, shattering its $250,000 ensure with a prize pool of greater than $725,000 and being dubbed the biggest are living poker match within the Kingdom of Cambodia.
The 3rd WPT Top match in Asia this 12 months will probably be in Taiwan on the Chinese language Texas Dangle’em Poker Affiliation in Taipei from November 11-21. There the Primary Match will happen beginning on November 17 and include a TWD30,000 buy-in (~$1,050).
“In party of our 20-year anniversary, we’re overjoyed as a way to ship the top quality WPT Top revel in within the Asia Pacific area,” mentioned Angelica Hael, WPT VP of International Excursion Control. “As we announce extra of our Season XX occasions around the globe after a tumultuous length, we’re completely thrilled to be again in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Taiwan. Now that global borders are opening up, the fantastic hospitality of Crown Poker Membership, NagaWorld Built-in Hotel, and Chinese language Texas Dangle’em Poker Affiliation will as soon as once more be on show for regional and world avid gamers.”
WPT Top, in addition to the Primary Excursion, host Participant of the Pageant competitions the place the leaderboard winner will earn a trophy and further prizes.
However earlier than WPT Top can take off, WPTDeepStacks nonetheless wishes to carry its ultimate occasions. The overall 3 occasions are proper across the nook together with WPTDeepStacks Amsterdam which begins on March 29, WPT DeepStacks Sydney on April 7, and the general match, WPTDeepStacks Thunder Valley in Northern California on April 28. After that point, the WPT Top emblem will take over.