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Sep 16 2022

World Poker Tour Celebrates its 20th Birthday at The Bicycle Hotel and Casino

The World Poker Tour (WPT) has matured into a gaming giant, and is celebrating its 20th season all year long. The Legends of Poker is currently underway at The Bicycle Casino and Restaurant, also known as “the Bike”. WPT has returned to “the Bike” for the first time after the pandemic. The Bicycle Casio and Restaurant has special importance as it was one...

Jul 28 2022

Robert Mizrachi Wins His Maiden World Poker Tour Title in the WPT Venetian Main Event

Robert Mizrachi is the new champion of the WPT main event at Venetian, Las Vegas. The 43-year-old poker pro defeated 1,178 entries in the $5,000 buy-in tournament to earn his first WPT title. The champion took home the lion’s share from a massive prize pool of $5,418,800. Mizrachi received $894,100 for his top finish, increasing his lifetime earnings to more than $8.7 million....

Jan 26 2022

Brand Ambassador for World Poker Tour 2022 is announced

As the calendar turned to 2022, the World Poker Tour made a big roar; by announcing Superstar DJ Steve Aoki as its Brand Ambassador. This announcement last week has added a crisp color to its 20th anniversary. The poker industry is reverberating with the celebration of this partnership, and it hopes to see a major engagement of Aoki at myriad WPT special...

Dec 23 2021

Justin Bonomo Tops All-Time Money List with $100K High Roller Win

A professional American high-stakes poker player and the winner of several events such as PokerStars Caribbean Adventure and Super High Roller Bowls has taken the poker world by surprise by making the headlines once again. This is none other than Justin Bonomo who participated in the World Poker Tour (WPT) Five Diamond Poker Classic among 18 competitors and played the $100,000 High Roller...

Jan 30 2021

Ilyas Muradi wins first WPT title post-covid

World Poker Tour took a short hiatus after the Covid-19 outbreak but it is finally back. $3,500 buy-in WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open no-limit hold’em main event attracted 1573 entries. Ilyas Muradi managed to power through the strong field to win the first-place prize of $809,515. ...

Ilyas Muradi wins first WPT title post-covid

World Poker Tour took a short hiatus after the Covid-19 outbreak but it is finally back. $3,500 buy-in WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open no-limit hold’em main event attracted 1573 entries. Ilyas Muradi managed to power through the strong field to win the first-place prize of $809,515. ...

Jan 12 2021

Episode 343: Matt Clark

Marketing Manager of the World Poker Tour Matt Clark joins us to discuss the past and future of marketing poker to the masses. The book Matt recommended is Strokes of Genius. You can follow him on Twitter. You can support ... Read more...

Aug 17 2020

WPT Winner David Williams Claims Prestigious Scarab Lord Title

Those of you who are into poker have probably heard of David Williams. A high- profile professional player, Williams has had quite a bit of success on the circuit, playing in some of the most prestigious tournaments and even claiming a coveted WPT title along the way. However, some of you are likely wondering what is Scarab Lord, what tournament series...

Mar 10 2020

Episode 90: Tony Dunst

In this long lost episode from 2014, Tony “Bond18” Dunst joins the Thinking Poker Podcast to talk about wearing suits, interacting with fans, and treating poker like a job.Sign up for LearnProPokerFREE Intro Course TONY DUNST Tony Dunst is the host of the World Poker Tour on FoxSports. He's also an accomplished poker player, with a WSOP bracelet and a WPT...

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