The Bicycle Casino With the World Poker Tour (WPT) Venetian Main Event underway in Las Vegas, the renowned poker tour announced today that it is heading to Southern California later this year for a $5,250 buy-in Main Event at The Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles.
The Main Event, which will run Aug. 27-Sept. 1 and features a guarantee of $2.5 million , will be the cornerstone of WPT Week and the Legends of Poker Festival at the iconic California casino as a celebration of WPT’s 20-year anniversary.
“The Legends of Poker event holds a very special place in the history of the World Poker Tour,” WPT CEO Adam Pliska said in a press release. “Collaborating with The Bike on another event is a fitting continuation of our 20th anniversary celebration.” Historic Venue
The announcement about WPT Legends of Poker comes just a month after WPT added the “God Father of Poker” Doyle Brunson as an ambassador, who famously won the WPT Legends of Poker at in 2004 for $1.2 million. The seven-figure victory remains the biggest tournament score of Brunson’s legendary career. Doyle Brunson Sorry, no real money games are currently available in your region, but you can play these Free Online Games Replay Poker Three years earlier, the second-ever WPT Event took place at The Bike in August 2002 and saw Chris Karagulleyan best a field of 133 players to win $258,000 and his first WPT title.
Other past winners of the WPT Legends of Poker at The Bicycle Casino include Dan Harrington , who won the event in 2007 for a career-best $1.6 million, as well as Prahlad Friedman , who won the event two years later for his biggest score of $1 million. More recently, Live at the Bike regular Art Papazyan defeated Phil Hellmuth to win the 2017 WPT Legends of Poker for $668,692. Art Papazyan Best Free to Play Slots ATLANTIS EPIC APE TEMPLE OF FATE “The Legends of Poker festival is a cornerstone event for The Bike and we are excited knowing that our partnership with the World Poker Tour will continue,” said Bicycle Casino Tournament […]