Hosted by Bill Perkins, the $100,000 buy-in WPT Alpha8 St. Kitts kicks off on December 5 at Royal Beach Casino and Christophe Harbour. Among the confirmed players are: Kathy Lehne (SunCoast Resources founder, President, and CEO) Talal Shakerchi (Hedge-fund manager and high-stakes poker regular) Jeff Gross (Season I WPT Alpha8 Florida third-place finisher) Olivier Busquet (WPT…

Max Ghezzi
Nov 19, 2014

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Hosted by Bill Perkins, the $100,000 buy-in WPT Alpha8 St. Kitts kicks off on December 5 at Royal Beach Casino and Christophe Harbour. Among the confirmed players are:

  • Kathy Lehne (SunCoast Resources founder, President, and CEO)
  • Talal Shakerchi (Hedge-fund manager and high-stakes poker regular)
  • Jeff Gross (Season I WPT Alpha8 Florida third-place finisher)
  • Olivier Busquet (WPT Alpha8 co-host)
  • Daniel Cates (Season I WPT Alpha8 Johannesburg champion)
  • Dan Colman (Season II WPT Alpha8 London champion)

Registration and unlimited reentries are open for the first six levels. Prior to heads-up play, all levels will be 60 minutes and then 30 minutes when only two players remain. Day 1 will be 10 levels and play will resume at noon on Sunday, where a winner will be crowned.

Players are also welcomed to attend a cocktail reception at 7:30 p.m. on December 4 at Royal Beach Casino.

Please contact WPT Territory Manager Ging Masinda Quinto for any additional information, including wire details.

Ubicado en 2,500 acres de bahías naturales, acantilados y playas en la isla de St. Kitts, en el Caribe oriental, Christophe Harbour es una comunidad turística dinámica con residencias elegantes, hoteles turísticos y comodidades excepcionales, que incluyen un puerto deportivo y un pueblo para superyates. El Marriott St. Kitts & Royal Beach Casino es vecino de Christophe Harbour y ofrece habitaciones de lujo, restaurantes tradicionales de las Indias Occidentales, el spa Emerald Mist de 15,000 pies cuadrados y el club de golf de campeonato Royal St. Kitts.

Philipp Gruissem ganó el WPT Alpha8 St. Kitts inaugural, superando a 28 participantes para embolsarse $1,086,000. El alemán derrotó al británico Tom Macdonald, que ganó $679,000 8, y ganó su segundo título WPT AlphaXNUMX consecutivo.

Here’s footage from the beautiful Christophe Harbour during WPT Alpha8 St. Kitts in Season I: