The WPT World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas pageant is now lower than a month away, with the primary occasions kicking off on the luxurious resort and on line casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Wynn Las Vegas has already awarded greater than $400,000,000 in event poker prize cash through the years, and that quantity is ready to develop in a serious method earlier than 2023 involves a detailed.
The upcoming collection will run from Nov. 29 via Dec. 23 this 12 months, with the centerpiece of the entire affair being the huge $40,000,000 assured $10,400 purchase-in championship occasion, which runs from Dec. 12-21. That occasion raised the assure from $15 million final 12 months to the brand new report-setting $40 million mark, with a further beginning flight obtainable when in comparison with the construction of final 12 months’s event that attracted a big area of two,960 entries.
“The astonishing support and excitement we’ve seen from the poker community after just one year is nothing like I’ve seen before,” mentioned Ryan Beauregard, Executive Director of Poker Operations at Wynn Las Vegas. “We look forward to the 2023 WPT World Championship and hosting another industry-leading event with an unparalleled player experience.”
That sturdy turnout in 2022 noticed the assure practically doubled, with a ultimate prize pool of $29,008,000 that was paid out among the many high 371 finishers. In the tip, Eliot Hudon walked away with the title and the highest prize of $4,136,000. The high six finishers all earned seven-determine paydays.
This 12 months will function 4 beginning flights because the occasion shoots to satisfy the most important assure in poker historical past. According to the construction sheet, $9,800 from every purchase-in will likely be going into the prize pool, which means a complete of 4,082 entries are required to surpass the assure.
“The WPT World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas is poised to reach new heights and we wanted to match that expectation with a guarantee that no live poker tournament has ever seen before,” mentioned WPT Chief Executive Officer Adam Pliska. “The journey to December begins now, and we plan on giving players another unforgettable experience at Wynn Las Vegas.”
The WPT World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas pageant runs from Nov. 29-Dec.23 and options over 30 occasions. Other highlights embody the $5 million assured WPT Prime Championship $1,100 purchase-in occasion (Dec. 7-12), the $250,000 assured WPT Ladies World Championship (Dec. 6-8), and the $1 million purchase-in Big One for One Drop (Dec. 18-20).
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