WPT Announces Nine Stops in 2013 Including Vienna, Barcelona
The World Poker Tour announced the remaining nine events on its 2013 schedule, including international stops in Vienna and Barcelona.
Including the newly-announced tournaments this season of the WPT has grown to 22 events, seven of which have already concluded.
The WPT broke new ground in 2012 by visiting South Africa and China for the first time, and says it will continue to bring the World Poker Tour brand to poker players around the world in 2013.
“By working with a combination of existing and new partners throughout Season XI, WPT is constantly seeking to provide players around the world with access to high-quality tournaments and one-of-a-kind poker experiences,” said WPT CEO Steve Heller.
Winners so far this season include American television writer and producer Matt Salsberg and German poker pro Marvin Rettenmaier. The biggest prize so far was $818,847, won by Ben Hamnett at the Borgata Poker Open.
2013 Sees Stops in Spain and Vienna
Keep reading for the remainder of the WPT's Season XI schedule.
||Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, New Jersey||Jan 27 – Feb 1, 2013||$3,000 + 200|
|WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open (LS)||Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood Florida||Feb 8 – Feb 12, 2013||$3,250 + 250
|WPT Vienna (LS)||Montesino Casino, Vienna Austria||Feb 18 – Feb 23, 2013||€3,200 + 300|
|WPT L.A. Poker Classic (TV)||Commerce Casino, Commerce, California||Feb 23 – Feb 28, 2013||$9,600 + 400|
|WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star (TV)||Bay 101 Casino, San Jose, California||March 4 – March 8, 2013||$7,150 + 350|
|WPT Barcelona (LS)||Casino Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain||April 5 – April 10, 2013||€3,200 + 300|
|WPT Seminole Hard Rock (TV)||Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood Florida||April 11 – April 16, 2013||$4,700 + 300
|WPT World Championship (TV)||Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada||May 18 – 24, 2013||$25,000 + 500|
|WPT Super High Roller (TV)||Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada||May 21 – 23, 2013||$100,000|