The PokerStars North American Poker Tour is returning after a 12-year hiatus, with the primary cease set for Resorts World Las Vegas this November. The 2023 NAPT Las Vegas runs from Nov. 4-12 for these desirous to get in on the motion. On Friday, Oct. 20, organizers introduced that followers maintaining tabs on the motion will have the ability to take pleasure in three days of live-streaming protection down the stretch of the pageant.
Here is a take a look at the printed schedule:
- Friday, November 10: NAPT Las Vegas $1,650 important occasion day 3 (12:30 (PST)
- Saturday, November 11: NAPT Las Vegas $1,650 important occasion closing desk (13:00 PST)
- Sunday, November 12: NAPT Las Vegas $5,000 excessive curler closing desk (13:00 PST)
“We are thrilled to partner with PokerStars as we celebrate the return of the NAPT with the first stop at Resorts World Las Vegas,” mentioned Leon Wheeler, Director of Poker Operations at Resorts World Las Vegas. “The NAPT Las Vegas is sure to bring players in from all over the globe, and we look forward to hosting them once again at our world-class property.”
In addition to the match protection, this upcoming cease at Resorts World Las Vegas may even play host to unique satellites qualifying gamers for the return of PokerStar’s fashionable money sport present, The Big Game.
The present is returning for the primary time since 2011, and can as soon as once more pit a qualifier, dubbed the ‘Loose Cannon’ in opposition to high poker gamers, with their bankroll for the high-stakes motion supplied for. The press launch saying the present described the premise thusly:
Each session lasted 150 fingers, and if the Loose Cannon survived, they had been allowed to maintain any revenue they made within the sport. Some of the best-known and most considered fingers of all time occurred on The Big Game, and it’s again with a contemporary 2023 twist.
The Big Game On Tour satellites at Resorts World Las Vegas are slated On Sunday, November 5. The shootout tournaments will see 20 gamers transfer on to the subsequent stage: casting, which is able to happen on Nov. 6-7. The audition course of is run by a panel of judges that features hosts James Hartigan and Joe Stapleton. The panel will select two gamers who will every be given $50,000 to play in The Big Game on Tour, with two $100-$200 money video games deliberate for Nov. 8-9. Ten episodes from these video games are anticipated to be launched in 2024.
“The Big Game was one of the most beloved poker programs of all-time,” mentioned VP of PokerStars North America, Steve Preiss. “As we proceed our deal with creating the perfect poker content material, re-imagining and re-launching The Big Game was a no brainer.”