The World Poker Tour Season XV has already begun, with one event already completed, as WPT officials now announce the full schedule for the new season. 17 open events are set to take place with the WPT Tournament of Champions back in action. The Canadian Spring Championship kicked off Season XV at the Playground Poker Club earlier this month and new events have been added for players to enjoy as the tour continues.
President and WPT CEO, Adam Pliska, stated that Season XIV saw 12,000 entries and more than $50 million combined prize pools offered. With the ‘overwhelmingly positive response’ from the WPT Champions Club members, the WPT has decided to bring back the WPT Tournament of Champions for Season XV and launch new initiatives to continue to enhance the WPT experience.
Last season, the WPT Championship was replaced by the WPT Tournament of Champions, which will take place again this season in April 2017 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino of Florida. A new tournament on the schedule will include the partypoker WPT Caribbean, which will take place in the Dominican Republic at the Hard Rock Punta Cana. This event will run from the 19th of November until the 26th, and feature a main event with a buy-in of $5,000.
Another new event debuting this season is the WPT Passport. This event will see online qualifiers taking place for events of the WPT. Players will be able to choose which tournament they will be using their $5,000 prize package on. Four events of Season XV are still eligible. Satellites have a buy-in of $530 and take place at partypoker with at least one package guaranteed.
Full Schedule of Events
|WPT Choctaw||Choctaw Casino Resort||July 14th to August 2nd|
|WPT Legends of Poker||Bicycle Hotel & Casino||July 28th to September 1st|
|WPT Borgata Poker Open||Borgata Hotel, Casino and Spa||September 6th to the 23rd|
|WPT Maryland Live!||Maryland Live!||September 24th to October 5th|
|WPT bestbet Bounty Scramble||bestbet Poker, Simulcast & Racing||September 30th to October 18th|
|Partypoker WPT UK||Dusk Till Dawn||October 24th to November 6th|
|Partypoker.net WPT Montreal||Playground Poker Club||October 30th to November 17th|
|Partypoker WPT Caribbean||Hard Rock Punta Cana||November 19th to the 26th|
|Partypoker WPT Prague||King’s Casino||December 1st to the 18th|
|WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic||Bellagio||November 25th to December 11th|
|WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open||Borgata Hotel, Casino and Spa||January 17th to February 3rd|
|WPT Fallsview Poker Classic||Fallsview Casino Resort||February 17th to the 24th|
|WPT L.A. Classic||Commerce Casino||January 13th to March 2nd|
|WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star||Bay 101 Casino||March 5th to the 10th|
|WPT Rolling Thunder||Thunder Valley Casino Resort||March 8th to the 15th|
|Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown||Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino||March 16th to April 9th|
|Seminole Hard Rock Poker Finale||Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino||March 16th to April 9th|
|WPT Tournament of Champions||Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino||March 16th to April 9th|
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