In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews WPT Executive Tour Director Matt Savage, who ran three consecutive WPT Main Events during the early part of 2020. The final Main Event was 2020 Shooting Star Bay 101, which ended in an ICM chop due to COVID-19.
Matt describes not only the details of the Bay 101 Main Event, but the weeks leading up to it. Matt also discussed the beginning of his career up to winning the GPI Global Award for year’s Best Tournament Director.
The Bernard Lee Poker Show interviews Steve Fredlund of RecPoker, welcoming the show to the Cardplayer Lifestyle Family of Podcasts, and then Jake Daniels, recent Aria High Roller and WPT $5,000 preliminary event Champion.
In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews Brian Altman, who made history when he became the first player to win the same WPT Main Event twice, when he captured the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open at the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida.
Reflecting on the 17-year-long journey that the World Poker Tour has taken, traversing the globe until finding its home in Las Vegas’ HyperX Esports Arena.
The WPT has enshrined itself at the top of the industry to become “the Greatest Poker Show.”
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 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.