The inaugural WPT Women’s Poker Summit took place on August 26 at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles, and has been hailed by many as a success. We spoke with World Poker Tour’s Vice President of Global Tour Management Angelica Hael, who spearheaded the event, to hear what went down and get her thoughts on what actions the participants and greater poker community can take to increase women’s participation in poker.
You don’t have to have won a WPT title to have an incredible time and be treated like a rock star at a World Poker Tour Event. The WPT excels at treating ALL of their players like champions.
That’s not just a line someone force-fed me; that’s how I genuinely feel after having had a front-row seat to the WPT Season XVI Tournament of Champions festivities over the past week. From the parties, to the swag bags, and much more, if you want a truly VIP poker experience, sign yourself up for a WPT event!
When you put on a show for the poker-loving public, success is often measured by numbers. The World Poker Tour has enjoyed tremendous success over its 16-season run, so we decided to crunch some numbers to illustrate just that.
In this article, you’ll discover 16 stunning stats about the World Poker Tour, its activities, events, and players, that will help you grasp the extent of its impact on the poker world.
When you hear the phrase “World Poker Tour Tournament of Champions” it can’t help but get you excited. Such a prestigious event rounds off the calendar once again for Season XVI of the renowned WPT.
With buzz in the air, here are the top 10 reasons to be excited about the WPT’s marquee event of the year, the TOC.
After more than six years working with the World Poker Tour, Tony Dunst recently took on an upgraded role as it’s lead commentator. In this interview, Tony opened up to us about his career at the WPT and what it has meant to him.
Along with sharing some of his favorite spots on the tour to visit and play, he also makes some interesting predictions for 2018. Enjoy the interview!
With images worth 1,000 words, photo essays and video blogs are always fun to feast your eyes on. I was happy to put these together for you, so that you could see what it was like to have experienced the 2017 World Poker Tour Tournament of Champions in person.
Hope you enjoy!