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As part of an ongoing effort to become a global poker tournament brand, WPT is set to make its debut on Australian soil with the announcement of WPT Australia.
World Poker Tour is Heading to Australia for the First Time

Through its partnership with The Star Gold Coast Casino in Queensland, the World Poker Tour will be hosting its inaugural WPT event in Australia this year.

The World Poker Tour and partypoker LIVE have announced the dates and venues for five poker event stops set to take place across the Europe and Canada next year.
WPT and partypoker LIVE Release Schedule for 2019 Events

The WPT in collaboration with partypoker LIVE has announced five stops in 2019, including its first ever in Russia.

The World Poker Tour (WPT) has inked a four-year partnership with partypoker LIVE. The partnership will host up to seven international poker events across Canada and Europe in the four-year span, with each event offering up to €3 million in prize pool.
WPT Partners with partypoker LIVE for Events in Europe and Canada

The new partnership between the World Poker Tour and partypoker LIVE involves seven international events with over €21 million combined in guarantees.

Fans of the World Poker Tour can breath a sigh of relief as the WPT recently reached an agreement to remain on Fox Sports for another five years until Season…
World Poker Tour To Remain On Fox Sports For The Next Five Years

WPT signs a historic deal with Fox Sports to broadcast the WPT up until Season XIX.

For years, the World Poker Tour (WPT) has been known to many as the main internationally televised series of poker events on the calendar, this year is no…
“The Most Dramatic Stage In Poker” is Back for its 14th Season

Fox Sports Networks To Premier World Poker Tour® Season XIV February 28, 8pm.

The sale of WPT to Ourgame opens up more marketing opportunities at live events. The WSOP continues to provide poker rooms around the world with a hook to hang their own promotions.
Marketing Insight

Winamax and PokerStars France are both offering recreational players the chance to participate in €100,000 guaranteed events for free.

Amaya has a new shareholder. Ladbrokes looks to merge with Gala Coral.
Industry Insight

The new owner of the World Poker Tour is Chinese gaming company Ourgame.

In a deal initiated by World Poker Tour (WPT) President and CEO Adam Pliska, has sold WPT to Chinese gaming company Ourgame for $35 million. Sells World Poker Tour to Ourgame for $35 Million

The Chinese social gaming company gains the WPT online brands as well as the live poker tour.

Arguments over third party software erupt among HUSNG players. The first $1 million guaranteed live event resulting from the partnership between Dusk Till Dawn and falls well short of its guarantee.
Poker Room Insight

WPTPoker to close as concentrates on its bwin and partypoker brands.

The televised $100,000 buyIn WPT Alpha8™ event at Johannesburg’s Emperors Palace is running from February 14 to 15 and will host pros from around the world including Phil Ivey and coach Dan Smith.
Televised WPT Alpha8 in Johannesburg Attracts Top Pros

Big live and online pros to head to South Africa this February.

In two days of high roller action it was Steven Silverman who captured the first ever World Poker Tour Alpha8 100k buy-in title as well as the first place haul…
Silverman Captures Inaugural Alpha8 Title

In two days of high roller action it was Steven Silverman who captured the first ever World Poker Tour Alpha8 100k…

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