year 2022 WPT World Championships at Wynn Las Vegas The $10,400 Hold’em main event features a staggering $15 million guaranteed prize pool – the largest in live poker tournament history.
“This is one of the most ambitious initiatives world poker tour Over 20 years of our history” WPT Executive Director Adam Pliska. “We expect this to be a highly anticipated festival and are thrilled to partner with Wynn Las Vegas to bring this concept to life.”
The WPT World Championships at Wynn Las Vegas It will have a televised end table. There will be three single-entry kick-offs, each starting at 11am local time on December 12-14, with the champ at the final table to be played on December 20. The player will start with 100,000 in tournament chips, with 1-hour levels to start and 90-minute levels later in the tournament.
In addition to earning the lion’s share of the massive eight-figure prize pool, the ultimate champion’s name will also be added to Mike Sexton. WPT Champions Cup, named after the late WPT Host and Member of Poker Hall of Fame.
According to a recent press release, WPTAnd the More than 500 players are expected to qualify for this massive event via satellite, online and in person. WPT World Championship Passports worth $12,000 have already been awarded through WPT Global, ClubWPT™ and WPT Live casino partners around the world. For more information on the many ways to get to this event, check out WPT‘s Official Website.
This will be the tenth and final WPT The main round event of the season. So far, seven WPT The main events are completed, with nearly 8,500 entries and $30.1 million in total prize money entered along the way. That’s an average turnout of over 1,200 entries per event, with nearly $4.3 million paid out per tournament.
There must be two more WPT The main events that will take place before the end of the season champion, the first of which is WPT five diamonds At the Bellagio Casino Hotel in late October and the second WPT Rock and Roll Poker Open At the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood in November.
While the warranty is for WPT World Championships at Wynn Las Vegas Unprecedented, this tournament won’t be the first guaranteed eight-figure event that Wynn has run. The luxury resort, which first opened in 2005, has twice hosted a guaranteed $10 million Where are the millions? The main event, which debuted in 2021. The venue is now set to raise the stakes alongside WPT.
“We offer our guests the biggest and best poker experiences available, along with world-class service and facilities that can only be found at Wynn Las Vegas,” said Ryan Beauregard, Executive Director of Poker Operations at Wynn Las Vegas. In partnership with WPTAnd the We have created a festival that will be a one-of-a-kind event, and a must-attend for both our existing and new players.”
This standard event will be part of the opening WPT World Championships at Wynn Las Vegas The series is scheduled to run from December 1-20. The festival features 23 events with guaranteed prize money of $22 million.
In addition to the Marquee Championship event, there are several other support events on the schedule, including a $2 million guaranteed $1100 WPT Prime Minister’s Championship No-Limit Hold’em Event (December 8-12), Women’s Championship Guaranteed $200,000 (Dec 16-18), $2 Million Guaranteed $1,600 Wayne Mystery Bounty. The unique mystery bonus event, initiated by Wynn, will once again see players withdraw cash prizes after they secure the rewards, with potential bonus payments of up to $100,000.
The series kicks off with a guaranteed $500,000 Hold’em event worth $600, which runs December 1-4, with six rides and a final day to determine the champion. There will also be a couple of high events, with a $25,700 subscription on December 11-12 and $10,500 on December 18.
In addition to a variety of price points and formats for No-Limit Hold’em players, the series also has a number of other games to choose from, including the $600 HORSE event (December 5), the $600 Omaha for eight or – better event (December 6), a combination of the $3,000 eight-game tournament (December 8-9), the $1,100 HORSE Championship (December 12-13), and the $1,100 Omaha eight-game tournament or better (December 13-14) occurred.
Check out the full day schedule card player Tournament database, or through the image below (click to enlarge):
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