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:

Tournament Location Main Event Dates Buy-In
The Gardens Poker Festival The Gardens Casino July 21-26 $5,000
WPT Choctaw Choctaw Casino Resort August 3-7 $3,700
WPT500 Los Angeles The Bicycle Hotel & Casino August 18-27 $570
WPT Borgata Poker Open Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa September 16-21 $3,500
WPT Maryland at Live! Casino Live! Casino & Hotel September 21-25 $3,500
WPT bestbest Bounty Scramble bestbet Poker, Simulcast & Racing October 19-23 $5,000
WPT Seminole Rock N Roll Poker Open Seminole Hard Rock November 23-28 $3,500
WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic Bellagio Las Vegas December 10-15 $10,400


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