WPT World Championship coming to the Wynn Las Vegas in December
The World Poker Tour (WPT) has announced that it will be partnering with Wynn Resorts Limited in order to bring its WPT World Championship extravaganza to the American casino operator’s Wynn Las Vegas property this December.
The Las Vegas-headquartered poker organizer used an official Monday press release to detail that its WPT World Championship is scheduled to run from December 1 to 20 and feature more than a dozen poker tournaments encompassing a trio of primary events in the Wynn Mystery Bounty, the Prime Championship and the World Championship.
The WPT explained that the multi-tournament festival inside the 2,716-room Wynn Las Vegas is set to culminate with a $10,400 buy-in final featuring a history-making $15 million guaranteed prize pool. The organizer moreover disclosed that the concluding table of this World Championship event will be televised from inside the Esports Arena Las Vegas following seven play-down days.
Adam Pliska serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the WPT and he used the press release to divulge that the $1,100 buy-in Prime Championship event at the upcoming WPT World Championship with its guaranteed $2 million prize pool is to also be televised from December 8 to 12. The experienced professional went on to assert that this festival of poker will then conclude with the $1,600 buy-in Wynn Mystery Bounty competition in which players are to be given the ‘chance to draw for cash prizes of up to $100,000 after eliminating fellow competitors.’
Read a statement from Pliska…
“This is one of the most ambitious initiatives the WPT has undertaken in its 20-year history. We expect this to be a highly anticipated festival and are elated to be partnering with Wynn Las Vegas to bring this concept to life.”
For his part and Ryan Beauregard serves as Poker Operations Executive Director for the 45-story Wynn Las Vegas and he pronounced that the upcoming WPT World Championship extravaganza is additionally set to welcome ‘at least 200 online qualifiers’ alongside hundreds of others who will have won their seats via a range of live satellites. He furthermore declared that the subscription domain at ClubWPT.com is ‘to serve as the exclusive online platform’ for the upcoming Nevada celebration and will begin offering a plethora of exclusive entry packages from Sunday.
Beauregard’s statement read…
“We offer our guests the biggest and best poker experiences available coupled with the world-class service and amenities that can only be found at Wynn Las Vegas. In partnership with the WPT, we have created a festival that will be a one-of-a-kind and must-attend event for both our current and new players.”