WPT Season XXI Will Close With World Championship At Wynn Vegas In Dec 2023

Last Updated on March 17, 2023 Author:Juan Blanco

WPT: World ChampionshipSummary

  • WPT has confirmed that season XXI will close with the World Championship
  • WPT World Championship will be held at Wynn Vegas in Dec 2023
  • WPT has extended the tournament dates due to the success of the previous tournament

The World Poker Tour (WPT) has confirmed that its poker tournment WPT World Championship will make a return to close season XXI.

The WPT World Championship will take place at Wynn Las Vegas in December 2023.

WPT World Championship Festival

The first edition of the WPT World Championship took place in December 2022 and turned out to be a massive success for the operator. The WPT World Championship ended up winning the “2022 Poker Event of the Year” and the fourth annual Global Poker Awards and the next edition is set to get bigger and better.

The WPT World Championship festival will start on Nov. 29 and end on Dec. 23, with the World Championship set to take place from Dec 12 to 18. Poker players have a lot of exciting action to look forward to during the festival as the WPT Prime Championship will run from Dec 16 to 18 while a special WPT Ladies Championship will run from Dec 12 to 18.

The WPT World Championship festival will also feature a Seniors Event from Dec 6 to 8 and a popular Mystery Bounty event that will run from Dec 18 to 21. The WPT has confirmed that a finalized schedule of events will be finalized and published in the coming months. To keep tabs on the finalized schedule, do check out the Wynn Las Vegas official website.

2022 WPT World Championship – Massive Success

The WPT World Championship in Dec 2022 at Wynn Las Vegas did far better than the WPT would have expected. The WPT World Championship had a $15 million guaranteed prize pool and received an overwhelming response as 2,960 entries which nearly doubled the prize pool to $29,008,000 and saw the top 370 players finish in the money.

Canadian Eliot Hudon ended up beating Brit Benny Glaser in the final which earned Hudon a total of $4,136,000 while Glaser ended up with $2,830,000. The WPT announced that it had paid out over $53 million in prize money during the WPT World Championship festival.

The WPT said that it was pleased with its partnership with Wynn Las Vegas and would like to make the WPT World Championship festival a tradition for poker players.

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