World Poker Tour® Set for WPT Western Poker Challenge

The $1,080 buy-in WPT Western Poker Challenge will take place on August 22nd at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada.

Matt Clark
Aug 12, 2014

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

World Poker Tour® is headed to Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada!

Join in on the exciting tournament action, where you can win your share of the $270,000 in guaranteed prize pools. It’s only at Atlantis, and only during the WPT® Regional Western Poker Challenge!

This $1,080 buy-in WPT Regional Main Event features a $150,000 guarantee, and will take place on August 22nd and 23rd in Atlantis’s unique tournament setting. During the tournament, guests are invited to take in dramatic views of the surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains and Reno cityscape.  Featuring Reno’s only Concierge Hotel Tower, 824 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites, and eight award-winning restaurants, there’s something for everyone at Atlantis – there’s even a free shuttle service every 15 minutes from the airport.

Players who pre-register for the Main Event online or in person by Wednesday, August 13th will receive one complimentary hotel room night. Players are encouraged to make a reservation by calling 800-723-6500 and using the offer code MWPT14.

”Atlantis is thrilled to welcome the WPT Regional Western Poker Challenge back to Reno,” said Tracie Barnthouse, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa Publicist. “We’re looking forward to a great tournament.”

The Atlantis poker room is also running several great promotions throughout the tournament, including a prize wheel, progressive bonus hands, and a progressive bad beat jackpot, so players have tons of chances to win big money!

Super satellites for the WPT Western Poker Challenge start as low as $50, and the entire tournament series kicks off on Thursday, August 14th. For a look at the full schedule, click here. Like all Regional Events on the World Poker Tour, the players who are fortunate enough to cash will accrue points for the Season XIII WPT Player of the Year race.