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WPT Announces First Half of Season XII

The WPT have announced their plans for the rest of 2013, and it really is going to be global six months. With events covering North America, Europe, Africa and Asia, the World Poker Tour is really living up to it’s name. The first of these will be in Europe,...

WPT Championship Won by Chino Rheem

In the early hours of Saturday Morning, the 2013 $25,000 WPT Championship came to an end, with one of poker’s more controversial stars taking the title. Controversy has followed Chino throughout his career, but he wasn’t the only one at the final table who...

WPT Announces its 2012 Schedule

The World Poker Tour has recently announced its final nine tour stops of its incredible tenth season.  Continuing the WPT’s efforts to expand globally, three of the events will be held in Europe.  The WPT will be stopping in Dublin, Ireland in January, in...

WPT Extends Contract with Bellagio

The World Poker Tour has announced a contract extension with the Bellagio Resort and Casino, ensuring their collaboration through the next two seasons. According to a recent press release, “The deal ensures Bellagio will continue to be the exclusive home of the...

WPT Extends Contract with Bicycle Casino

The World Poker Tour and Bell Garden, CA’s Bicycle Casino have recently announced a contract extension, which will carry their partnership through the year 2015. Specifically, this means that the annual Legends of Poker event will maintain its place as one of...

Jeff Forrest Wins WPT World Poker Finals

The final table of the World Poker Tour World Poker Finals at Foxwoods was loaded with its share of bad beats. The record number of suckouts pushed the final table passed midnight and into Wednesday. After it was all said and done, though, Jeff Forrest emerged as the...

Jake Cody Picks Up WPT London Title

London is the place to be this month for serious poker players, with the EPT, WPT, WSOPE and British Poker Festival all visiting the city throughout the course of September. The World Poker Tour London Event has just come to a close, and while it was a fantastic...

STOP YELLING AT THE TV AND BE ON IT

World Poker Tour® Announces Open Casting For New On-Air Role LOS ANGELES — You wouldn’t lay down that hand. You can’t believe that rank amateur or pompous pro made that call. Your family wants you to stop screaming at the TV. Heck, even your...

Heads Shaved at WPT Doyle Brunson Classic

The World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic is a traditional end-of-year high-stakes event which draws in all the big name pros from Las Vegas and beyond. This year’s WPTDBFDWPC, as it is not known for short, was as star-studded as ever, with...

World Poker Tour Sold to Gamynia Limited

Since its heyday in the pre-UIGEA poker boom, the World Poker Tour has been on a deep dark downward spiral. Viewing figures have waned, tournament attendance has suffered, and profits have dried up. The last 12 months have been extremely testing for the former...

WPT Season VIII Schedule Unveiled

Poker’s most well known tele-visual spectacle has announced its return. The World Poker Tour has unveiled their U.S. schedule for Season VIII. A host of favourite venues make a return to the schedule this year, with one brand new addition. There will be 12 stops in...

ElkY Wins WPT Fiesta al Lago

Earlier this week, the sixth event of the WPT’s seventh season concluded with a resounding win for Bertrand Grospellier, known online as “ElkY.” The WPT Festa al Lago was held at the famous Bellagio hotel and casino in Las Vegas. The buy-in was steep...

WPT Faces Being Delisted from the NASDAQ

Following on from a dire second quarter report published earlier this month, the WPT have run into another financial hurdle – the threat of being delisted from the NASDAQ stock exchange. Falling revenues were put down to lower licensing fees after their switch...

WPT Bellagio Cup IV

Yesterday saw one of the very toughest WPT final tables ever, if not the toughest final table ever, period. Everyone at the table was more than capable of holding their own; each player world class in their own right. Last year’s final table was no slouch either, with...

WPT World Championship — Final Table

Sometimes in poker, it seems as if destiny plays a part. Not everyone believes in destiny, but sometimes it just seems irrefutable. Take Gus Hansen, for example. Gus Hansen is quite obviously an extremely talented tournament player, with constantly ruthless...

WPT World Championship – final table formed

Five days have passed since the championship started, and we are now down to the TV final table which is, of course, six players. For an introduction to the tournament, please click here. My article will cover the last three days of the tournament to get us up-to-date...

WPT World Championships Update – Apr. 22nd

For those who’ve been following the traditionally star-studded World Poker Tour all season long, your payoff is finally here with the Season 6 WPT World Championships.  And what a payoff it has been so far! In all, 545 players paid the hefty $25,000 entry fee...