We’re less than a month away from the Season X finale, the prestigious WPT World Championship at Bellagio. This phenomenal event concludes a historic tenth season on the World Poker Tour and additionally features the televised WPT Super High Roller. The $100,000 buy-in special event will air in three episodes as part of the World Poker Tour broadcast on Fox Sports Net (FSN).
Following a brief break, WPT Season XI will then kick-off this summer with the WPT Merit Cyprus Classic running August 4 – August 9, 2012. As Tournament Director, Matt Savage will helm the action using the acclaimed WPT Main Event structure, which will offer two starting days with a re-entry option on Day 1B.
Hosted by the Merit-Grand Casino, the premiere WPT Main Event of Season XI will feature a $4,000 + $400 buy-in with a $1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool. A VIP Players Party is planned for August 7, while various side events are scheduled to take place throughout week along with 24-hour cash games of all levels. The WPT final table on August 5 will be streamed across the globe on WPT.com.
As part of a large poker festival, WPT Merit Cyprus Classic will provide players with the opportunity to compete for huge money while vacationing in paradise. Known as one of the best summer locations in the world, Cyprus boasts an array of outdoor activities such as jet skiing, golfing and snorkeling. Players can choose to stay at luxurious Five-Star hotels, which will be offering special deals through www.WPTregistrations.com in the near future.
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