Florida has earned a spot on the 10th annual World Poker tour thanks to a thriving poker industry.
Florida was long an abyss when it came to the world of poker but legislative changes have seen the state transform over the past few year.
Called the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Showdown, the event will run from February 10 – 14 next year.
To get yourself into the game it will cost you $3,5000 with a re-entry option on day 1B.
There will also be coverage of the final table over the internet with commentary from Tony Dunst.
Florida lifted limits on cash games and tournament buy ins half way through 2010 creating a stack of new opportunities in the region.
In fact this takes to four the number of Florida visits the WPT will make in season 10.
In addition to this tournament there is the WPT Jacksonville $3,500 main event that took place in November, a $5,000 buy-in main event in Jacksonville in late April, 2012 and the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown $10,000 televised main event.
The Poker Showdown premiered last April making waves with 433 players and over $4 million in the kitty.
It was won by Taylor von Kriegenbergh who took home $1.1 million became the first player to ever win a WPT title on Florida soil.
It’s not just the WPT that see’s the value in Florida with the World Poker Circuit also entering the market.
The Palm Beach Kennel Club played host to ten events, including a $1,600 main event boasting a mass of 742 players and $1 million prize pool.
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