The WPT World Championship Challenge to be played at ClubWPT will award $150,000 in prize money in the form of passport packages to play the 2023 WPT World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas.
ClubWPT will stage 14 satellites 🛰️ (two per month) from April 16 until the end of October. Each satellite will have 20 guaranteed entries to the WPT World Championship Challenge, which will be played on November 5. The top 10 placed players in that event will win a WPT World Championship Passport valued at $12,500 to play in the WPT Season 2023 Grand Final in Las Vegas.
“ClubWPT is an essential branch of the World Poker Tour landscape, and as such, we sought to link the site and its members to our biggest event of the year,” said WPT CEO Adam Pliska. “We are proud to offer a chance to win a seat to the WPT World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas to all members of the WPT community.”
📰PRESS RELEASE📰@ClubWPT will run a 300-player #WPTWorldChampionship Challenge finale on November 5, giving away $150,000 in prizes!
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— World Poker Tour (@WPT) April 20, 2023
Here are the details of the next satellite 🛰️ to be played this Sunday:
- Date & Time: Sunday, Apr 23 @ 5:30 PM ET (Diamond eligible)
- Lobby Name: $150K WPT WC Passport Challenge – Satellite
- Game: No-Limit Texas Hold’em
- Top twenty (20) finishers of each satellite will win a seat into the $150,000 WPT World Championship Passport Challenge qualifier on Sunday, November 5, 2023.
In addition to the two monthly satellites, there will be one last chance to qualify with the Last Chance Invitational to be played at the end of October. ClubWPT members who were unable to qualify via the previous satellites will be able to participate and will also have the chance to claim 20 entries for the WPT World Championship Challenge.
$150,000 WPT World Championship Challenge
On Sunday November 5, the WPT World Championship Challenge will be held with the 300 people who won their entries via the 15 satellites. The top 10 finishers will win a passport package valued at $12,500 which includes the following prizes:
- $10,400 WPT World Championship Main Event seat. 🪑
- Hotel stay at the luxurious Wynn Las Vegas. 🏨
- $1,000 cash (self-arranged flight and incidentals). 💵
- Dedicated ClubWPT VIP host.
- Official ClubWPT branded merchandise. 🧢
- Meet & greet with WPT talent. 👥
In addition, a total of $25,000 in cash prizes 💰 will be awarded to those finishing in 11th-100th place in the final:
- 11th-13th: $1,000
- 14th-15th: $750
- 16th-20th: $500
- 21st-40th: $350
- 41st-60th: $250
- 61st-80th: $200
- 81st-100th: $100
With a full third — 100 of the 300 participants — receiving some sort of prize, just getting to play in the WPT World Championship Challenge is a lucrative opportunity.
ClubWPT is the official subscription online poker game of the World Poker Tour. VIP and Diamond users pay a monthly subscription fee for exclusive access to member benefits including full episodes from every past season of the WPT television show, valuable savings and coupons, invites to official World Poker Tour live events and much more. Each month, members can play poker to win a share of more than $100,000 in cash and prizes, including seats to live WPT events.
WPT World Championship 2022
The 2022 WPT World Championship was an absolute success and broke numerous World Poker Tour records. The series’ Main Event featured the largest guaranteed prize pool in history at $15 million, which came very close to being doubled with over $29 million in prize money being awarded.
Last year, ClubWPT sent nearly 30 members to the WPT World Championship at Wynn Las Vegas to play in the $10,400 event and aims to top that mark this season. Along with an extraordinary poker experience, Passport winners were granted access to an exclusive VIP lounge and unique promotions.
Last year, three of the series’ most prestigious events were won by Eliot Hudon, Stephen Song, and Lina Niu.
|WPT Prime Championship||$1,100||5,430||$5,267,100||Stephen Song||$712,650|
|WPT World Championship||$10,400||2,960||$29,008,000||Eliot Hudon||$4,136,000|
|WPT Ladies Championship||$1,100||578||$560,660||Lina Niu||$105,136|
The return of the World Poker Tour’s highly anticipated festival is scheduled for November 29 to December 23. The full schedule of events has not yet been announced, but we already know that the 2023 WPT World Championship Main Event will be played from December 12-18.
New and additional ways to qualify for the 2023 WPT World Championship will surely continue to be announced, so keep your eyes peeled and check back with us here at Cardplayer Lifestyle for the news!