Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu Confirmed to Play in $500,000 Guaranteed Tournament Live Streamed on www.WorldPokerTour.com
Less than a year after its cameras first rolled into Jacksonville, Florida, World Poker Tour returns to the beautiful bestbet poker room for the inaugural WPT bestbet Jacksonville Fall Poker Scramble, beginning November 9.
Following the success of World Poker Tour’s last event in Jacksonville– Season X’s WPT bestbet Open –World Poker Tour is pleased to return to sunny northern Florida for this brand new tour stop and another week of exciting poker action. With a guaranteed prize pool of $500,000 and pros such as Phil Hellmuth and WPT Champions Club member Daniel Negreanu already committed to play in this $3,500 tournament, the competition should be fierce as players compete to become the next winner to add their name to the prestigious WPT Champions Cup.
As part of its ongoing commitment to provide players with the best tournament experience possible, World Poker Tour will host two exclusive events for WPT Champions Club members playing the WPT Jacksonville bestbet Fall Poker Scramble, including a fun-filled evening watching the Greyhound races at bestbet’s Orange Park Kennel Club on Saturday, November 10 and private surf lessons with the WPT Royal Flush Girls on Tuesday, November 12.
“Last year, our players were really impressed by the quality of the poker room and the staff at bestbet,” said WPT President, Adam Pliska. “Combine that with all the fantastic amenities Jacksonville has to offer and easy access to the wonderful beaches located nearby, and there’s no question that our players will be as excited as we are to return to bestbet for what should be another incredible WPT event.”
Players looking for additional activities in Jacksonville can take advantage of the area’s many other attractions, whether it’s attending a Jaguars game at nearby EverBank Field, enjoying a backwater fishing adventure, playing a round of golf on one of the areas many nearby courses, or just relaxing at the beach.
Sponsored by ClubWPT – a membership poker site that provides players with great VIP benefits and the chance to play free online poker tournaments for a share of $100,000 in cash and prizes each month* – the WPT Jacksonville bestbet Fall Poker Scramble features two Day 1s, giving entrants two chances to play their way to the final table. WPT Raw Deal analyst Tony Dunst will host a live stream of the final table action at www.WorldPokerTour.com starting at 4:30pm ET on Wednesday, November 13.
*No purchase necessary for the ClubWPT sweepstakes and the service is void in states where prohibited. For more information, visit www.ClubWPT.com.