World Poker Tour® Season XVII Kicks Off July 21-26


World Poker Tour announced the first half of its Season XVII schedule on May 26th, 2018. Eight WPT Main Tour stops will be held now through the 2018 calendar year, which includes a brand new event at California’s The Gardens Casino to kick off Season the from July 21-26 with the WPT Gardens Poker Festival. World Poker Tour Gardens Poker Festival Main Event $5,000 buy-in will be held in the venue’s newly-renovated ballroom.

Following the WPT Gardens Poker Festival, the World Poker Tour will then head to Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Oklahoma, for a $3,500 buy-in Main Event.  Taking place August 18-27 for the $570 buy-in, $1 million GTD WPT500 Los Angeles will be held at the Bicycle Hotel & Casino in Bell Gardens, California. 

Just a short trip down from Atlantic City to Hanover, Maryland, World Poker Tour Maryland at Live! bestbet  Jacksonville, and Seminole Hard Rock follow before the WPT closing out 2018 of the Season XVII WPT schedule in Las Vegas with the Five Diamond World Poker Classic at Bellagio.

Here’s a look at the Season XVII WPT Schedule for 2018:

TournamentLocationMain Event DatesBuy-In
The Gardens Poker FestivalThe Gardens CasinoJuly 21-26$5,000
WPT ChoctawChoctaw Casino ResortAugust 3-7$3,700
WPT500 Los AngelesThe Bicycle Hotel & CasinoAugust 18-27$570
WPT Borgata Poker OpenBorgata Hotel Casino & SpaSeptember 16-21$3,500
WPT Maryland at Live! CasinoLive! Casino & HotelSeptember 21-25$3,500
WPT bestbest Bounty Scramblebestbet Poker, Simulcast & RacingOctober 19-23$5,000
WPT Seminole Rock N Roll Poker OpenSeminole Hard RockNovember 23-28$3,500
WPT Five Diamond World Poker ClassicBellagio Las VegasDecember 10-15$10,400


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