Nov 3, 2020
Los Angeles, CA (November 3, 2020) – World Poker Tour® and ClubWPT™ are unveiling another major tournament for ClubWPT VIP subscribers, with a broadcast final table in Las Vegas at the finish line.
The $200,000 ClubWPT TV Challenge starts this November on ClubWPT and will play down to six finalists competing for a $50,000 first-place prize at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas that is scheduled to be broadcast across WPT®’s multiple platforms.
HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas has been the home of WPT TV final tables since Season XVII, with seven WPT Champions crowned, including two WPT Tournament of Champions winners. The arena also hosted the ClubWPT Challenge the Champs TV special won by WPT Champions Club member Scotty Nguyen.
ClubWPT will host monthly finals from November 2020-April 2021 on the last Sunday of the month on the WPT’s official home for online poker where users can play for no purchase necessary. The monthly finals will feature limited fields comprised of 500 players from ClubWPT VIP and Diamond members. Qualifiers for the finals will run all month on ClubWPT, giving ClubWPT subscribers numerous opportunities to advance.
All players who win their seat to Las Vegas will be guaranteed at least $10,000 in prize money and will also receive a $3,000 travel package.
The $200,000 ClubWPT TV Challenge follows up on the success of previously televised ClubWPT programming including ClubWPT Challenge the Champs and King of the Club Challenge.
“WPT’s online pivot continues heading into 2021 and this new initiative on ClubWPT will allow us to offer the same quality WPT experience online, similar to what players have come to expect from a live WPT event,” said Adam Pliska, CEO of the World Poker Tour.
“The World Poker Tour is pleased to give six players the opportunity of a lifetime to play at a WPT final table,” said Jeremy Clemons, VP of Online Services of the World Poker Tour. “ClubWPT continues to expand its prize pools for our loyal players and the $50,000 first-place prize marks the largest in ClubWPT history.”
“ClubWPT programming is a staple of WPT’s ever-expanding content library and the $200,000 ClubWPT TV Challenge provides another asset to our many broadcasting platforms,” said Johnny McMahon, VP of WPT Studios. “WPT looks forward to distributing this exciting content to WPT fans around the globe who can watch from the comfort of home.”
To learn more about participating in the $200,000 ClubWPT TV Challenge, you can click here for location eligibility details: https://www.clubwpt.com/200k-clubwpt-tv-challenge/
WPT is a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE). For more information about the World Poker Tour, visit WPT.com.
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About World Poker Tour
World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online, and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high-stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in more than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its 18th season, which airs on FOX Sports Regional Networks in the United States. Season XVIII of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com. ClubWPT.com is a unique online membership site that offers inside access to the WPT, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club available in 43 states and territories across the United States, Australia, Canada, France and the United Kingdom. WPT also participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. For more information, go to WPT.com. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc.
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