Los Angeles, CA (September 8, 2016) – World Poker Tour® is proud to announce a new partnership with An Education Investment LTD. that will bring two WPT® National events to the Cambodian region. The first event will be WPT National Thailand to run Dec. 22-29, 2016, and the second event will be WPT National Cambodia to run Jan. 2-13, 2017.
WPT National Thailand will take place at Holiday Palace Casino & Resort in Poipet, Cambodia. This event will feature a Main Event buy-in of THB 37,400 (approx. $1,100) and three starting flights, taking place on Dec. 22, 23, and 26. The days of Dec. 24-25 will be off days for the Main Event, but there will be side events running on those days, along with a guest party.
WPT National Cambodia will take place at Queenco Hotel & Casino in Sihanoukville, Cambodia from Jan. 2-13. The Main Event will feature three starting days on Jan. 3, 4, and 6, and the buy-in will be $1,485.
“This new partnership bringing two WPT National events to the Cambodian region allows the World Poker Tour to continue its global expansion and showcases Asia’s growing demand for major poker events across a burgeoning region,” said Adam Pliska, CEO of the World Poker Tour. “With WPT National Thailand and WPT National Cambodia being held in close proximity to one another just days apart, players will have an easy opportunity to play in two world-class poker tournaments at beautiful resorts. The WPT looks forward to these events being the first of many in the region.”
Both the WPT National Thailand Main Event and the WPT National Cambodia Main Event will feature re-entry formats, and players will be allowed two entries per starting day for a total of six entries.
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