Nov 4, 2015
WPT® Tournament of Champions at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL to Feature Season XIV Champions and WPT Champions Club™ Members
Los Angeles, CA (November 4, 2015) – World Poker Tour® today announced the second-half schedule for Season XIV, including an historic addition with the season-ending WPT® Tournament of Champions. Hosted at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL, home to the largest WPT Main Tour event in history, the WPT Tournament of Champions will be reserved for Season XIV champions and WPT Champions Club™ members only. The winner of the $15,400 buy-in event will be crowned the “champion of champions” and cement their legacy on the World Poker Tour.
The televised Season XIV WPT Tournament of Champions kicks off on April 21, immediately following the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown. Every Season XIV Main Tour champion is automatically entered into the WPT Tournament of Champions, and will have their airfare and hotel accommodations covered.
“By combining Season XIV winners and WPT Champions Club members, the season-ending WPT Tournament of Champions will truly be a championship event,” said WPT President and CEO Adam Pliska. “We will promote the ‘champion of champions’ to our millions of television viewers and to the thousands of players in the community for seasons to come, solidifying the winner’s place in the World Poker Tour’s rich history.”
“The show that started it all continues to evolve after fourteen years, with the exciting new WPT Tournament of Champions,” said WPT co-commentator and Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton. “I love that the WPT is going to a TOC format for the season-ending event – it will be the best of the best to determine the ultimate champion!”
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