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Los Angeles, CA (June 2, 2021) – The World Poker Tour® is proud to share the schedule for its upcoming North America-based events. Following a record-breaking Season XVIII, the new campaign will bring many familiar live WPT® Main Tour stops back into the fold in the United States along with a first-ever online event.

Season XIX live event WPT Main Tour stops have already been announced, including WPT Seminole Hard Rock Tampa (June 18-22), WPT Venetian (July 2-7), and WPT Choctaw (July 23-27). Following that trio of events, the Main Tour heads to bestbet in Jacksonville for the WPT bestbet Scramble, taking place from August 27-31, with its traditional $5,000 buy-in.

The next event on the Main Tour schedule is at one of the best venues on the East Coast, WPT Maryland at Live! Casino, from September 24-28 with a $3,500 buy-in.

Following up on Season XVIII’s incredible record-setting WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, WPT and Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood are partnering once again for the $3,500 buy-in WPT Seminole Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open from November 26-30. The previous iteration of this event in November 2019 set a record for entries in WPT Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open history with 988.

The final event in 2021 on the Season XIX calendar is the revered WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic at Bellagio in Las Vegas. This $10,400 buy-in event has set a record for attendance each of the last five seasons and remains a staple on the WPT calendar dating back to Season 1. The Season XIX dates are December 15-19.

Also on the schedule is the $25,000 WPT Heads Up Poker Championship Presented by Poker King, from June 18-22. This invitational event will be a first-of-its-kind event on the Poker King platform that will be live streamed across WPT platforms including Twitch, YouTube, and the WatchWPT app, as well as global OTT platforms. Players confirmed to play in the event include WPT Champions Phil Ivey and Nick Schulman, along with high stakes legend Tom Dwan, and rising stars Landon Tice and Brad Owen. Additional high-profile players and influencers will be announced at a later date.

“As we emerge from restrictions throughout North America we have bolstered the momentum from last season’s historic numbers and are eager to meet the great demand for WPT events leading up to our twenty-year anniversary in 2022,” said Adam Pliska, CEO of the World Poker Tour.

“Live poker is back at full strength on the World Poker Tour and we are ecstatic to once again be able to provide a full and exciting schedule of events for our players,” said Angelica Hael, VP of Global Tour Management for the World Poker Tour. “We want to sincerely thank the players and global casino partners for their unwavering support during a challenging year and look forward to showcasing some of the best casino properties in North America.”

More Season XIX events will be announced at a later date. For more information about the World Poker Tour, visit




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