On Wednesday, the World Poker Tour released dates and venues of the remaining events in 2017. The schedule features familiar stops in Oklahoma, California, New Jersey, Florida, Maryland, Canada, and Nevada.
"At the World Poker Tour, we believe in strong, lasting partnerships with our casino partners, and I am delighted to welcome the return of Choctaw Casino Resort, The Bicycle Hotel & Casino, Borgata Hotel, Casino and Spa, Maryland Live!, bestbet Poker, Simulcast & Racing, Playground Poker Club, and Bellagio for Season XVI," said Adam Pliska, CEO of the World Poker Tour. "Each of these venues helped make Season XV of the World Poker Tour our most-attended season in history, and we look forward to returning to these popular properties this year for seven world-class poker events.”
Here's a look at the WPT schedule through the end of December.
|Event||Venue||Festival Dates||Main Event Dates||Main Event Buy-In|
|WPT Choctaw||Choctaw Casino Resort||July 20-Aug. 8||Aug. 4-8||$3,700|
|WPT Legends of Poker||The Bicycle Hotel & Casino||July 28-Aug. 31||Aug. 26-31||$4,000|
|WPT Borgata Poker Open||Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa||TBA||Sept. 17-22||$3,500|
|ClubWPT King of the Club||Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa||Sept. 21|
|WPT Maryland Live!||Maryland Live!||Sept. 22-Oct. 4||Sept. 30-Oct. 4||$3,500|
|WPT bestbet Bounty Scramble||bestbet Poker||Oct. 5-24||Oct. 20-24||$5,000|
|WPT Montreal||Playground Poker Club||Oct. 29-Nov. 16||Nov. 10-16||C$3,850|
|WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic||Bellagio Hotel & Casino||Nov. 25-Dec. 12||Dec. 7-12||$10,400|
Five of the events listed above will be televised, with the exceptions being WPT Maryland Live! and WPT bestbet Bounty Scramble.
Season XVI on the World Poker Tour kicked off last month with the the first-ever WPT Beijing, which was won by Pete Chen. The WPT Main Tour then made its way to the Netherlands for WPT Amsterdam earlier this month as part of the MonteDam swing with PokerStars. Daniel Daniyar won the WPT Amsterdam Main Event for €152,600.
Stay tuned to PokerNews for the rest of the World Poker Tour Season XVI schedule.