WPT Grand Prix de Paris Starts This Week

The first televised European event of Season XII of the World Poker Tour (WPT) gets started this week with the bwin.fr WPT Grand Prix de Paris Main Event. The €7,500 buy-in WPT event takes place at the Aviation Club de France in Paris from October 25-30 as a part of the WPT’s two week poker festival.

The multi-event festival keeps the eyes of the poker world fixated on Paris with a €5,000 Open Faced Chinese Poker event on October 23, a €15,000 High Roller event on October 24 and the €5,000 Omaha Cup on October 30 in addition to satelittes and the Main Event itself.

The Main Event is a televised event, with Mike Sexton and Vince Van Patten once again providing commentary, for the FOX Sport Network. The final table is also scheduled to be live streamed on October 30 with host, veteran poker broadcaster Jesse May.

Players in the Main Event are also invited to the “VIP Players Disco Party” at Queen, one of “Paris’ hottest night clubs” where they can mingle with the WPT cast and enjoy both disco and drinks, Parisian style.

For a full schedule of events, visit the World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris website.