WPT Announces First Half of Season XIII Schedule

by | Published: Monday, June 2nd, 2014

The World Poker Tour announced the schedule for the first half of its upcoming Season XIII last week. Between June and December 2014, the WPT will be busy as it makes its way to four continents.

The WPT and Fox Sports Network will also continue their broadcasting agreement signed last year, which assures full distribution of the WPT’s televised events through 2017.

“Season XII was a monumental year for the World Poker Tour and our partners around the globe,” said WPT President Adam Pliska. “From the WPT World Championship held for the first time at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, a 1,795 record-setting field at the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, and a greater than 50% increase in our viewership on FOX Sports Networks to our new collaboration with DeepStacks Poker Tour and three multi-year partnership deals with DraftKings, Monster Headphones, and Swiss luxury watch brand Hublot, we couldn’t be happier with our expansion during Season XII or more excited about our plans for Season XIII.”

World Poker Tour Executive Tour Director Matt Savage added, “Coming off a very successful Season XII highlighted by some record-setting numbers and fantastic new locations, the World Poker Tour marches into lucky Season XIII with more new global stops and many of the great tournaments that have made the WPT the most player-friendly tour in poker.”

After beginning the summer in Italy, the WPT will move to London in July for the partpoker WPT National UK: London. From there, the WPT will host the usual tournaments throughout North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean for the rest of the year. Take a look at the first half of the WPT Season XIII schedule below:

Event Venue Dates Buy-In
Gioco Digitale WPT National Campione Casinó Campione Campione, Italy Jun. 5 – Jun. 9 €990
partypoker WPT National UK: London Aspers Casino London, UK Jul. 3 – Jul. 6 £200
partypoker presents: WPT500 at ARIA Resort & Casino ARIA Resort & Casino Las Vegas, NV Jul. 4 – Jul 9 $565
bwin.es WPT National Valencia Casino Cirsa Valencia Valencia, Spain Jul. 15 – Jul. 17 €1,500
bwin.es WPT National Valencia Casino Cirsa Valencia Valencia, Spain Jul. 17 – Jul. 20 €550
WPT National Brussels Grand Casino Brussel Viage, Belgium Jul. 18 – Jul. 21 €750
WPT Western Poker Challenge Atlantis Resort and Spa Reno, NV Aug. 22 – Aug. 24 $1,080
WPT Legends of Poker* Bicycle Casino Bell Gardens, CA Aug. 23 – Aug. 29 $3,700
partypoker WPT Merit Classic North Cyprus Merit Crystal Cove Casino Kyrenia, North Cyprus Sep. 5 – Sep. 10 $4,400
WPT Borgata Poker Open* Borgata Hotel, Casino and Spa Atlantic City, NJ Sep. 14 – Sep. 19 $3,500
Monster Invitational* Borgata Hotel, Casino and Spa Atlantic City, NJ Sep. 21 Invitational
PMU.fr WPT National Marrakech Casino Es Saadi Marrakech, Morocco Oct. 9 – Oct. 12 13,500 MAD (13% Withheld)
WPT National China MGM Grand Sanya Hainan, China Oct. 28 – Nov. 3 $1,760
WPT National Brussels Grand Casino Brussel Viage, Belgium Oct. 31 – Nov. 2 €750
WPT bestbet Poker Scramble* bestbet Jacksonville, FL Nov. 7 – Nov. 11 $5,000
WPT Emperors Palace Poker Classic Emperors Palace Hotel Casino Johannesburg, South Africa Nov. 13 – Nov. 16 $3,600
partypoker WPT UK Dusk Till Dawn Nottingham, UK Nov. 18 – Nov. 23 £3,000 (10% Withheld)
WPT Montreal* Playground Poker Club Quebec, CA Nov. 20 – Nov. 26 $3,850
PMU.fr WPT National Paris Cercle Clichy Montmartre Paris, France Dec. 4 – Dec. 7 €1,200 (10% Withheld)
WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic* Bellagio Las Vegas, NV Dec. 15 – Dec. 20 $10,300

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