Tag: wpt

Aug 09 2022

An Opportunity to Turn $1 Into $1 Million at Wpt Global Starting From July 20

Online tournaments with a $1 million prize pool are becoming rare these days. Few tournaments featuring such a humongous prize pool are often reserved for high-stakes poker players, but WPT Global has changed that trend. All you have to do is just invest 100 cents, a single dollar, which allows entry into the $1 For $1 Million tournament. If you are lucky enough...

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....

Jul 25 2022

Layne Flack Becomes 61ST Member of the 2022 Poker Hall of Fame

Layne Flack, who breathed his last at age 52 in July 2021, was nominated as the 2022 Poker Hall of Fame member in a World Series of Poker Hall of Fame Bounty event last week. Flack’s name dominated the nine other nominees, all of whom are well-known and respected figures in the Poker world. The list includes WPT director Matt Savage, PokerStars founder...

Jun 30 2022

World Poker Tour Adds Doyle Brunson to Its Ambassador List

The World Poker Tour has added another name to its ambassador list, and it is the one and only, 'Godfather of Poker, Doyle Brunson. The 10-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner is also expected to participate in the WSOP Main event next month. Brunson was the winner of this tournament back in 1976 and 1977. Earlier this month, the poker legend informed...

Jun 14 2022

Chance Kornuth Earns His Career’s First WPT Title by Winning the Choctaw Main Event

Chance Kornuth is one of the few players with an accomplished poker career. He is the winner of three World Series of Poker bracelets and has cashed huge six-figure wins in high roller events. The 35-year-old poker pro has won his first WPT title by defeating 787 entries in the 2022 World Poker Tour Choctaw $3,800 buy-in hold 'em main event. Kornuth earned...

Jun 06 2022

Mark Davis Secures First Place in WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Shutdown for $1,000,300

HyperX Esports Arena, Las Vegas, hosted the $3,500 buy-in World Poker Tour (WPT) Seminole Hard Rock Poker Shutdown event after a six-week break. The six final players made their way from a total of 2,010 entries. All eyes were on Darren Elias as he was looking to secure his fifth WPT title. Chino Rheem, Brian Altman, Eric Afriat, Anthony Zinno, Carlos Mortensen, and...

Apr 27 2022

Chino Rheem secures first place in the $25,000 buy-in PokerGo Tour Heads-up Shutdown event for $400,000

Chino Rheem, the three times WPT champion, made his way to the $25,000 buy-in PokerGo Tour Heads-up Shutdown event title by defeating four-time WPT champion Darren Elias in the finals. The champion overcame 32 entries and earned the top prize of $400,000 out of the $800,000 prize pool. Chino Rheem’s lifetime earnings have increased to more than $12 million. He has five seven-figure...

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...

Jan 13 2022

January 2022 live poker fest: Full schedule

2021 has been a very unpredictable year for live poker courtesy of the Covid 19 outbreak. Apart from the WSOP 2021 and a few other tournaments, most events were either held online entirely or postponed altogether. However, a first glance at the 2022 schedule without a doubt alludes to an action-packed year. To kick off 2022, January has a plethora of high-profile live...

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...

Mar 15 2021

Qing Liu wins WPT title

Qing Liu won the WPT Venetian after an incredible three-handed play against Joe Mckeehen and Rokita. In addition to the title, he also took home $752,880. Before the final table began, drama had already ensued. As it is customary with most poker events, the final table is comprised of 8 players. However, WPT Executive Tour Director, Matt Savage, redrew the seats with players...

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. ...

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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