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Partypoker Presents the WPT500 at Dusk Till Dawn: Let’s Pay Rob Yong Back by Breaking Down the Doors in November

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Partypoker presents the forthcoming WPT500 event at the Dusk Till Dawn Card room in Nottingham, and Lee Davy urges people to pay a little back to Rob Yong by smashing down his doors in droves. To think that you know a man after only speaking to him for no more than a minute is pretty […]

Win Your Shot at the WPT500 UK’s £1 Million Prize Pool For Free!

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In July, the first-ever WPT500 took place at Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas and to say it was a roaring success is the understatement of the century. The $565 buy-in event featured a $1 million guaranteed prize pool, which was completely blown out of the water when 3,599 players helped to create a […]

Season 2 of WPT Alpha8 Kicks Off With Events in London and Las Vegas

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On July 18, World Poker Tour (WPT) announced the first two cities for the eagerly anticipated second season of the super high-roller poker tournament series Alph8. Those two cities are the British capital London and, for the first time in Alpha8 history, Las Vegas. WPT Alpha8 London takes place on October 6-7, 2014 at the […]

Yu Wouldn’t Believe it! – Sean Wins The First Ever WPT500 For $260,000!!!

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Congratulations to Sean Yu for winning the first-ever WPT500 along with $260,000 and a pair of beautiful trophies. Here’s the recap of the final hand against Kareem Marshall: Sean Yu raises to 1,750,000, Kareem Marshall reraises to 6,000,000, and Yu calls. The flop comes , and Marshall quickly moves all in. Yu snap-calls with for […]

partypoker Presents: WPT500 Day 2 Updates

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Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow Sadly, we say goodbye to Chris Baud, who was just eliminated in 14th place.  He takes home $16,000 for his efforts. #GG, Chris. Eliminations 21-25 Level 28: 30,000-60,000, 10,000 ante A sudden rush of eliminations: 25th Place: Kien Tieu ($10,000) 24th Place: Ali Fazeli ($10,000) 23rd Place: Pola Litsky ($10,000) […]

VIDEO: New Jersey Devils legend Ken Daneyko at partypoker Presents: WPT 500 at ARIA Resort & Casino

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We caught up with New Jersey Devils legend Ken Daneyko at partypoker Presents: WPT 500 at ARIA Resort & Casino. Ken is thrilled to be at the event and really enjoying the atmosphere. Ken’s competitivness has really shined throughout the tournament and enjoyed the camaraderie. Ken even chats a little about his WPT Borgata Spring […]

VIDEO: Interview with Adam Pliska – WPT Philippines and More

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We caught up with the President of the World Poker Tour Adam Pliska at partypoker Presents: WPT 500 at ARIA Resort & Casino. Adam was thrilled with the success of the event and upcoming stops in the WPT season. He also announced for the first time WPT Philippines. The brand new partypoker Sunday tournament schedule! The all new […]

partypoker Presents: WPT500 Day 1F Updates

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Onward to Day 2! Level 21: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante Day 1F has just wrapped up inside the poker room, and the 34 surviving players are headed over to join the rest of the Day 2 field. There will be 22:22 left in the 1,000/4,000/8,000 level when play resumes, and the cards should be in the […]

World Poker Tour® Heads to Holland Casino for Inaugural WPT National Valkenburg!

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For the first time ever the WPT National is traveling to Valkenburg- “Europe’s premier destination” which is only two hours’ drive from Amsterdam, Brussels & Dusseldorf. The 5 day poker festival hosted at Holland Casino will have a variety of different levels buy-in events to suit both professional and recreational poker players. Featured in the festival […]

partypoker Presents: WPT500 Day 1D

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Day 1D Summary: Field Sizes Nearly Double   Day 1D of the partypoker Presents: WPT500 at ARIA Resort & Casino attracted 780 entrants, creating a four-day total of 2,036 entrants with two more Day 1s to come. That was the big story of the day, as the first two starting fields averaged 400 entrants each, […]