The North American Poker Tour (NAPT) from PokerStars is heading back to Resorts World Las Vegas in November!

Following on from the highly successful 2023 event, the NAPT 2024 will play out November 1 to 10, with the return of standout events such as the Main Event, Mystery Bounty, High Roller, and an NAPT Cup event.

Here we have put together everything you need to know about the NAPT LV stop in 2024. In this guide, we cover:

PokerStars North American Poker Tour 2024 Las Vegas
📅 Dates NAPT Las VegasNovember 1 – 10, 2024
🎰 Venue for NAPT Las VegasResorts World Casino
🎪 Scheduled NAPT Las Vegas EventsMain Event, NAPT Cup, High Roller, Super High Roller & Mystery Bounty
💰 NAPT Las Vegas Buy-ins$250 all the way up to $25,000

Can I qualify for the NAPT Online?

Yes, PokerStars will run online qualifiers in US and Ontario markets in the lead up to the November live event. This allows players to qualify for live events at a fraction of the usual buy-in costs.

The NAPT 2024

The NAPT 2024 will return in November as it heads back to Resorts World, Las Vegas for a 10 day live event. The tour will run November 1 to 10. So far the full schedule is yet to be released but we know the highlight events of the Super High Roller, Main Event, Mystery Bounty event and NAPT cup all make a return.

Event Dates Buy-in
NAPT Mystery Bounty November 1-4 $550
NAPT Super High Roller November 4-6 $25,000
NAPT Main Event November 5-10 $5,300
NAPT High Roller November 8-10 $10,300
NAPT Cup November 8-10 $550

Regional Events

PokerStars will hold regional events in the Mid-Atlantic for the first time. The events will be held at casinos in Philadelphia and Maryland as part of the NAPT. Main Event winners at each regional event will win a Gold Pass and entry to the NAPT Main Event in Las Vegas.

Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland will host the first regional event from July 31 through August 4. The second regional event runs from August 22 to September 8 and will be held at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. Both casinos are operated by The Cordish Companies.

Cordish also operates Live! Casino Pittsburgh. While there aren’t currently any events scheduled there, it’s possible PokerStars could add a third spot to the tour.

PokerStars said there would be six starting flights for the Maryland event but did not say how many would be offered in Philadelphia.

Other Promotions

Players can win Gold Passes directly at live and online events, but PokerStars is also offering a comprehensive Gold Pass package valued at $10,000. The package includes:

  • $5,300 for the buy-in at the NAPT Main Event in Las Vegas
  • $2,900 for hotel accommodations
  • $1,800 for travel and other expenses

PokerStars is also offering 100 opportunities to win an exclusive Gold Pass to participate in the NAPT.

The operator also said it was bringing back its popular Summer Stacks series for players in Michigan, New Jersey, Ontario, and Pennsylvania. Michigan and New Jersey players will compete against each other and share a guaranteed prize pool of $1.5 million, with the series running from June 14 through July 1.

Segregated series will be run in Pennsylvania and Ontario. Players in PA will compete for $1 million guaranteed, while players on PokerStars Ontario will compete for $900k CAD ($700k USD) guaranteed.

Each Main Event winner during the Summer Stacks will also receive a $10,000 USD ($14,000 CAD in Ontario) Gold Pass. The extra award will be given on June 30 and will be in addition to any first-place prize money from the Summer Stacks series.

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NAPT Las Vegas Online Qualifiers

Online qualifiers are expected for the 2024 NAPT stops, but no information has yet to be released.

Live Satellites

Ahead of the NAPT Las Vegas stop PokerStars published a list of live satellites that helped players avoid paying the full sticker price of these events.

We will update this section with live satellite information as soon as it is announced.

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NAPT Las Vegas 2023

The NAPT made a triumphant return after a 12-year hiatus back in November 2023.

Action kicked off in Las Vegas in November 2023. PokerStars chose the iconic Resorts World Las Vegas as the perfect setting for the first stop of the 2023 NAPT. There was a High Roller, Super High Roller, and Mystery Bounty events, a PokerStars Cup, and a Main Event for players to choose from.

The Main Event took place between November 6 to 11 and exceeding its $1.5 million guarantee. There were six Day 1 flights, allowing players their chance to get a seat at the table.

“For us, we are putting the focus on providing an incredible on-site experience for all of our players while creating great content,”Steve Preiss, VP at PokerStars North America told pokerfuse ahead of the NAPT November 2023 stop. “PokerStars has always truly been a customer-first brand. We strive to provide our players a safe environment with world-class service. That’s the same goal offline too.”

There was comprehensive streaming schedule with commentary from PokerStars alumni, James Hartigan and Joe Stapleton. Maria Ho, Nick Walsh, and Griffin Benger. In addition to the English stream, a Brazilian-Portuguese broadcast was available on the operator’s Brazilian channels and commentated by Felipe de Paulo and Flavio del Valle.

Ahead of the NAPT Las Vegas stop, PokerStars were also busy signing talent.

A partnership with NextGen Poker, a team of poker enthusiasts running a YouTube channel with over 200,000 subscribers is one such signing. Jack, Rosey, and Frankie, the faces behind NextGen Poker, will become brand ambassadors for the US markets and help provide a unique coverage of operator’s live events to new audiences.

Someone else to join the ambassador ranks, is a name familiar to PokerStars, New York Times Bestselling author Maria Konnikova. Konnikova returns as a brand ambassador to PokerStars after a 4 year hiatus.

Konnikova will highlight the operator’s ongoing investment in the US and Ontario markets.

“I’m very happy to once again be joining the PokerStars team as an ambassador,” said Maria Konnikova, via press release. “Poker is a game of skill that can teach us so much about our minds and ourselves — and I can’t wait to share my passion for it along with the incredible team at PokerStars. I’m quite excited for the vision that PokerStars has for U.S. expansion and am thrilled to play a small part in helping the world appreciate the true beauty and promise of a game I have come to love.”

PokerStars X Oracle Red Bull Racing

Both brands of PokerStars and Oracle Red Bull Racing (ORBR) where heavily intertwined in the run up, during and post the NAPT Las Vegas stop.

Since 2022, PokerStars has been an official sponsor of Oracle Red Bull Racing, but 2023 saw the partnership strengthen more than ever, as the hotly anticipated Las Vegas Formula 1 stop runs in Vegas just a week after the conclusion of the NAPT Las Vegas stop.

Not only did PokerStars and ORBR work together to give fifty lucky players Vegas Gold Passes worth over $20k, allowing them not only to join the NAPT action but also to stay after the event, watch all races, and enjoy a full-scale Oracle Red Bull Racing fan experience. But now, PokerStars are giving players a once in a lifetime chance to win bespoke F1 wheel covers that will be signed by three-time World Champion Max Verstappen and his ORBR teammate, Sergio Perez

Three charity tournaments between the pair ran at Resorts World Las Vegas on November 16, 17, and 18.

These charity initiatives support ORBR’s official charity partner, Wings for Life, founded by Red Bull’s Dietrich Mateschitz, who was committed to advancing spinal cord injury research through funding world-class scientific studies and clinical trials.

The Return of The Big Game

The Las Vegas stop saw the return of PokerStar’s popular poker show The Big Game — this time dubbed The Big Game on Tour.

How it works:

  • The popular show pitches one amateur or “loose cannon” against five professional players.
  • The loose cannon gets to keep anything over the initial buy-in after playing a predetermined number of hands, but they cannot take home any part of the original buy-in.
  • To become a loose cannon players will have the chance to enter a satellite tournament on November 5 alongside the NAPT.
  • These exclusive shootout tournaments will result in 20 finalists who will advance to the casting stage.
  • The chosen 20 finalist will have to audition in front of a panel of judges, and two of them will receive a $50,000 buy-in.
  • PokerStars will then proceed to produce a series of 10 episodes to be aired in 2024.

During the NAPT Las Vegas stop both loose cannon spots went to female players Lily Newhouse and Nikki Limo. Both ladies successfully made their way through qualifying freerolls during NAPT Las Vegas, beating their respective tables and moving to the audition stage.

The NAPT History

Back in 2010, the NAPT debuted with stops in the Caribbean, Las Vegas, Connecticut, and Los Angeles.

The events on the 2011 NAPT were as follows:

  1. Paradise Island, the Bahamas: PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA)
  2. Paradise Island, the Bahamas: PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) High Roller
  3. Las Vegas, Nevada, US: NAPT Venetian
  4. Las Vegas, Nevada, US: NAPT Venetian High Roller Bounty Shootout
  5. Uncasville, Connecticut, US: NAPT Mohegan Sun High Roller Bounty Shootout:
  6. Los Angeles, California, US: NAPT Los Angeles

Season 2 was scheduled to run throughout 2011, but only a January stop in the Bahamas and an April stop in Connecticut were successfully completed:

  1. Paradise Island, the Bahamas: PokerStars Caribbean Adventure
  2. Uncasville, Connecticut, US: NAPT Mohegan Sun

NAPT Mohegan Sun ran for five days, concluding on April 13, 2011 — just two days before Black Friday on April 15.

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North American Championship of Online Poker (NACOOP): How It Relates to the NAPT

The North American Championship of Online Poker (NACOOP) played out online in the Fall of 2023, and Main Event winners were gifted NAPT Las Vegas Main Event entry, plus a seat at the NAPT High Roller event.

It was the first time ever that PokerStars ran a NACOOP series across Ontario, Michigan, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. It will be expected that another Main Event entry is given away this fall during NACOOP ahead of the NAPT.

Resorts World, Home to the NAPT

The NAPT took place in Resorts World, Las Vegas which can be found on the north end of the Las Vegas strip near the Wynn and Encore properties.

Resorts World officially opened under its new brand on June 24, 2021 after it replaced the now demolished Stardust Resort and Casino. (The original Stardust sign can be found at the Neon Museum, Las Vegas).

Accordingly to Wikipedia, Resorts World cost $4.3 billion to build currently making it the most expensive resort property in Las Vegas. The resort includes:

  • A 117,000 sq ft casino
  • 59-story tower housing three Hilton hotels:
    • The Las Vegas Hilton at Resorts World, with 1,774 rooms
    • Conrad Las Vegas at Resorts World, with 1,496 rooms
    • Crockfords Las Vegas, with 236 rooms

PokerStars North American Poker Tour FAQ

What is the NAPT, and when does it run?

NAPT stands for North American Poker Tour — it is a tour of live poker events run by PokerStars, taking place across North America. Currently there is only one stop scheduled for 2024, which will take place in Las Vegas in November 2024.

Where does the NAPT 2024 take place?

The 2024 NAPT stop will take place at Resorts World Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, in the USA.

Will there be a NAPT stop in Vegas in 2024?

Yes! The event will run November 1 to 10 at Resorts World, Las Vegas.

Are there online qualifiers for the NAPT?

Online qualifiers for the NAPT Las Vegas stop are expected to run in Ontario and US markets.

Has the streaming schedule been released for the Las Vegas 2024 stop?

At the moment, the NAPT streaming schedule has not been released.

Has the NAPT 2024 schedule been released?

The NAPT returns to Las Vegas, November 1 to 10. The full schedule is yet to be released but NAPT Main Event, Super High Roller, NAPT Cup, High Roller and Mystery Bounty events have all been announced.

What events are there during the NAPT Las Vegas 2024?

Standout events include: NAPT Main Event, Super High Roller, NAPT Cup, High Roller and Mystery Bounty events.

Could the NAPT become a flagship brand sitting alongside the European Poker Tour (EPT) and Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT)?

PokerStars is known for its live poker brands that run under the PokerStars Live umbrella, such as the European Poker Tour (EPT) and Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT), which take place each year. Each tour now holds iconic status within the poker community with its reputation as a must-play live poker event.

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