World Poker Tour® Returns to Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant with $2M Guarantee

Durant, OK (April 12, 2022) – The World Poker Tour® returns to Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, OK with a Main Tour event on May 13 – May 16 featuring a $3,800 buy-in and a $2 million guaranteed prize pool. The final six players will travel to Las Vegas to play the final table in the…

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Apr 12, 2022

Durant, OK (April 12, 2022) – El Tour Mundial de Póker® returns to Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, OK with a Main Tour event on May 13 – May 16 featuring a $3,800 buy-in and a $2 million guaranteed prize pool. The final six players will travel to Las Vegas to play the final table in the state-of-the-art HyperX Esports Arena on May 26. The final table will be broadcast on Bally Sports in late 2022.

“The commitment to creating a premier poker experience is a way of life at Choctaw Casino & Resort,” said Adam Pliska, CEO of World Poker Tour. “I look forward to seeing which players will move on to compete at the final table at the end of May.”

WPT’s most recent Main Tour stop in Choctaw was in July 2021, where the $3,700 Main Event approached 1000 entries for a prize pool of over $3,000,000. Dapo Ajayi took home $558,610 and etched his name alongside the other members of the WPT Champions Club. 

“WPT joins us in our shared goal to provide the best poker tournament experience possible,” said Bob Barnes, table games manager at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant. “We have seen intense interest in our WPT events, and I am confident that this one will be no different.”

Additional events will be hosted from April 28 – May 16 as part of the 2022 WPT Choctaw festival, which kicks off with a $50,000 guaranteed Monster Stack on April 28. Other notable tournaments include the $1,000 buy-in $300,000 guarantee on May 11, and two $200,000 guaranteed prize pools on May 4 and May 7.

Players at WPT Choctaw will also be competing for the WPT Player of the Festival leaderboard, which awards a $1,100 WPT Prime Passport to the player with the most points over the course of each tournament festival. Please refer to the event schedule for more information on which events qualify for the leaderboard.

Para más información visite WPT.com.

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Sobre el Tour Mundial de Póquer®

World Poker Tour® (WPT®) es el nombre principal en juegos y entretenimiento televisados ​​internacionalmente con presencia de marca en torneos terrestres, televisión, en línea y móvil. Liderando la innovación en el deporte del póquer desde 2002, WPT inició el auge mundial del póquer con la creación de un programa de televisión único basado en una serie de torneos de póquer de alto riesgo. WPT se ha transmitido a nivel mundial en más de 150 países y territorios, y actualmente está produciendo su temporada número 19, que se transmite por Bally Sports en los Estados Unidos. La Temporada XIX de WPT está patrocinada por ClubWPT.com. ClubWPT.com es un sitio de membresía en línea único que ofrece acceso interno al WPT, así como un club de póquer basado en sorteos disponible en 43 estados y territorios en los Estados Unidos, Australia, Canadá, Francia y el Reino Unido. WPT también participa en oportunidades estratégicas de licencia de marca, asociación y patrocinio. Para obtener más información, visite WPT.com.

About Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Oklahoma

Located an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex lies a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination in southeastern Oklahoma. Choctaw Casino & Resort–Durant is a three-level convention/entertainment venue offering more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space with seating for more than 3,000. Resort amenities include swimming, shopping, dining, a spa, and the region’s premier entertainment complex, The District, with dining, drinks, 20 bowling lanes, a 70-game arcade, and state-of-the-art movie theater. In August 2021, a major expansion added the Sky Tower: 21 stories high featuring 1,000 new luxury hotel rooms, 3,300 additional slot machines, table games, a new poker room, new restaurants, bars, movie theaters and three-acres of swimming pools. For more information, visit choctawcasinos.com. 

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