The WPT Live Show gives fans a unique interactive online experience.
The World Poker Tour is giving fans the chance to watch the WPT Venice main event live online with the return of the WPT Live Show hosted by veteran commentator Jesse May.
You can follow the action right here starting Monday in the PokerListings blog.
Broadcasting March 10-15 at the Casino di Venezia, reputedly the oldest casino in the world, the WPT Live Show will cover all the action from the Venice main event, and will also give players on partypoker a unique interactive experience at the online tables.
The WPT Live show will include daily round-ups from WPT Live Updates Blogger Lee Davy, plus a mix of interviews with pro poker players, special guests and discussion of topical sports events.
Team partypoker pros Kara Scott and Jamie Kerstetter will be among those joining Jesse early in the week as the show is broadcast live. Royal Flush Girls Violet Dillon and Dalia Gutierrez will provide highlights on the action from the partypoker WPT Live Show online tables.
The WPT Live Show schedule for the Venice event is as follows:
- 10th March 2014: 21:00-21:30 CET
- 11th March 2014: 21:00-21:30 CET
- 12th March 2014: 21:00-21:30 CET
- 13th March 2014: 21:00-22:00 CET
- 14th March 2014: 21:00-22:00 CET
- 15st March 2014: Final Table live commentary starting at 14:45PM CET
Special Online Poker Tables and Giveaways for WPT Live Show
partypoker is making its WPT Live Show as interactive as possible and that includes special online tournament and cash tables.
Kara Scott is one of many guests you'll see on the WPT Live Show.
Each day the WPT Live Show broadcasts there will be a special $500 guaranteed tournament playing out on partypoker.
For a $10 buy-in players can get a piece of the guaranteed prize pool with the winner also receiving entry into a satellite to win a deluxe package to WPT Cyprus.
There will also be special WPT Live Show Happy Hour tables under the “cash game” tab on partypoker.
Points can be earned between March 5 and 9 from 9pm CET to 10pm CET, and on Saturday March 10 from 3pm CET until play at the WPT Venice final table has ended.
The player to earn the most points in that time will win a VIP deluxe package to the next WPT Cyprus main event.
And finally, before each WPT Live Show begins @partypoker will tweet a picture of a player wearing a mask. The first three fans to tweet back and correctly name the player will receive a $20 entry into Pokerfest #66 - $25,000 Double Chance.