PokerStars is proud to announce the launch of the Latin American Poker Tour this May! Season 1 of the LAPT will stop in Brazil, Costa Rica and Uruguay and already promises to become one of the world's leading poker tours.
As with the hugely successful PokerStars Asia Pacific Poker Tour which launched last year, the LAPT will be exciting, world class poker to a new region of the globe.
The LAPT is be hosted at some amazing destinations around South America including Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, San José in Costa Rica and the fabulous resotf or Punta del Este in Uruguay.
Thanks to PokerStars' huge number of online qualifying satellites, thousands of poker players travel every year to compete in live events across Europe, the US, Asia Pacific and the Caribbean.
With the launch of the Latin American Poker Tour, PokerStars is yet again bringing a whole new dimension to poker and helping turn it into a truly global sport.
The easiest way to win your way to the LAPT is to qualify online with PokerStars. The online satellites for the LAPT start on March 10th, 2008 with buy-ins from as little as $2.20! Daily qualifiers will give players the chance to win a LAPT prize package and $1900 spending money!
Players will also be able to qualify for the LAPT with PokerStars Steps Sit and Go satellites with buy-ins starting from just $7.50!