World Poker Tour 2013 Schedule Announced

Written by:
Patrick Flanigan
Published on:
Jun/03/2013
World Poker Tour 2013 Schedule Announced

The World Poker Tour (WPT) has unveiled its 2013 schedule Monday.

World Poker tour’s first televised event of Season XII will take place in Los Angeles when the WPT Legends of Poker returns to the famed Bicycle Casino on August 29. Other televised Main Tour events in 2013 include:

  • The WPT Borgata Poker Open beginning September 15
  • The WPT Grand Prix de Paris at the Aviation Club de France beginning October 25
  • The WPT Montreal at Playground Poker Club beginning November 29
  • The WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic beginning December 6.

Five non-televised Main Tour stops will fill out the remainder of World Poker Tour’s 2013 schedule, including:

  • The WPT Emperors Palace Poker Classic beginning November 7
  • The WPT Jacksonville besbtet Fall Poker Scramble beginning November 15
  • The WPT Caribbean beginning November 19
  • The WPT Prague beginning December 15

The WPT South Korea beginning December 16, which will be the first World Poker Tour tournament held at the brand new WPT Club Phoenix Poker Room at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Jeju, South Korea.

“I’m very proud of the work we’ve done to grow the World Poker Tour over the past few seasons,” commented World Poker Tour Executive Tour Director Matt Savage. “With our new schedule and expanded global presence, it’s more important than ever to provide our partners and players with the best experience possible at every stop the WPT makes. I’m looking forward to working with both constituencies to make this happen and to continue our worldwide growth.”

WPT Regional & National Event Tour Stops

Event

Venue

Dates

Buy-In

WPT Regional Florida: WPT Summer Tampa Bay Open

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, FL

June 7 – June 9

$1,325 + $125 + $50 = $1,500

WPT Regional Florida: WPT Fall Tampa Bay Open

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa, FL

Sept. 12 – Sept. 15

$1,325 + $125 +$50 = $1,500

WPT Regional Nevada: WPT Western Poker Challenge

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, NV

Sept. 20 – Sept. 23

$1,500 + $90 +460 = $1,650

WPT Marrakech

Casino de Marrakech Morocco

Oct. 3 – Oct. 6

€1,350 + €150 = €1,500

WPT National Barcelona

Casino Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Oct. 10 – Oct. 14

€1,500 = €150 = €1,650

WPT Regional Florida: Stax Poker Lounge Fall Poker Classic

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
Coconut Creek, FL

Oct. 30 – Nov. 4

$442 + $38 + $20 = $500

WPT National China

MGM Grand Sanya
Hainan, China

Nov. 5 – Nov. 10

Invitation Only

(Contact Events@WPT for details)

WPT National Gruissan

Casino Le Phoebus
Gruissan, France

Nov. 7 – Nov. 10

€1,350 = €150 = €1,550

(4% Withheld)

WPT Regional Florida: Seminole Hark Rock & Roll Poker Open

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hollywood, FL

Nov. 29 – Dec. 2

$1,500 + $100 + $50 = $1,650

WPT Regional Florida: Seminole Hard Rock WPT Tampa Bay Open

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa Bay, FL

Dec. 12 – Dec. 15

$1,325 + $125 +$50 = $1,500


- Patrick Flanagan, Gambling911.com

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