The 2022 World Poker Tour season marches on, and we’re getting closer to their end-of-year WPT World Championship. If directly buying in for $10,400 is a bit much for your bankroll, never fear: satellites are here. Your most inexpensive path towards claiming a seat in the marquee event will be via WPT Global, which is running online satellites for as little as $5!
The long-awaited festival will be held from December 1-20 at the Wynn Poker Room in Las Vegas, and the World Championship event will feature a historic guaranteed prize pool: $15,000,000.
There’s plenty more to discover about the year-end extravaganza, and you can learn all about it in this interview with Angelica Hael, Vice President of Global Tour Management at the World Poker Tour, and Ryan Beauregard, Executive Director of Poker Operations at Wynn Las Vegas.
Want a seat at the Wynn Las Vegas this December for the WPT World Championship? 😎😎 Earn your seat starting from $5 and $55 Daily Satellites! 🔥🤑>>> https://t.co/xkhNognFix <<<#wptglobal #wptworldchampionship #lasvegas #winatwynn #gotovegas pic.twitter.com/Wy22dUNp6E
— WPT Global (@wpt_global) September 2, 2022
WPT Global Online Satellites
Outside the U.S., in countries eligible to play, WPT Global offers you very affordable methods to qualify for a prize package. There are two types of satellites: daily satellites with $5 and $55 buy-ins and weekly satellites costing $550 to buy into.
The daily satellites follow a “steps” format: the $5 satellite awards $55 entries and the $55 satellite awards $550 entries. These will continue being offered on the site until November 27.
Those fortunate enough to win a package to the WPT World Championship will be receive the following:
- A $10,400 WPT World Championship entry
- $2,000 travel stipend
- WPT Global merchandise
- A special WPT Global Player Experience during the WPT World Championship
These are the satellite schedules and prizes:
|$55 Mega||$5||2 $55 Mega Tickets||9 AM||5 PM||6 AM||5 AM||2 AM|
|$550 Mega||$55||1 $550 Mega Ticket||1 PM||9 PM||10 AM||9 AM||6 AM|
|$55 Mega||$5||2 $55 Mega Tickets||9 PM||5 AM||6 PM||5 PM||2 PM|
|$550 Mega||$55||1 $550 Mega Ticket||12 AM||8 AM||9 PM||8 PM||5 PM|
|Saturday||WPT Satellite||$550||1 package||10 PM||6 AM||7 PM||5 PM||2 PM|
Another way to qualify online on WPT Global is by playing Poker Flips. These are fun, fast-paced games where you must choose between two characters (a Bull and a Cowboy) to see who wins a random Texas Hold’em hand.
Every time you play in Poker Flips and win a prize, you earn points for a monthly leaderboard. The top five at the end of the promotion (September 24) will win a $10,400 entry to the 2022 WPT World Championship and $2,000 for travel expenses. There are also cash prizes for the top five players each week on the leaderboard.
For more details on Poker Flips, and WPT Global’s special WPT World Championship promotion, be sure to check out this article.
Finally, if you prefer to win your way into the event by playing in a live satellite, the Wynn Poker Room is offering you multiple shots at it in December:
|Day||Time||Buy-In||Seats guaranteed||Starting stack||Blinds Levels|
|December 10||7 PM||$1,100||10||20,000||30|
|December 11||12 PM||$1,100||50||20,000||30|
|December 11||5 PM||$1,100||10||20,000||30|
|December 12||12 PM||$1,100||10||20,000||30|
|December 12||5 PM||$1,100||10||20,000||30|
|December 13||5 PM||$1,100||10||20,000||30|
As you see, there are a wide variety of options to qualify for the WPT World Championship. It’s quite literally guaranteed to be a spectacular event, and Cardplayer Lifestyle founder Robbie Strazynski will be on-site to cover it in person. Good luck qualifying!