World Poker Tour to expand into Europe

World Poker Tour to expand into Europe

Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Rising from the ashes like a multi-million dollar phoenix, the World Poker Tour has come back from the brink of destruction under the new ownership of Party Gaming. Far from dying, the tour will now be expanding into Europe with new tournaments in France and Romania.

The Aviation Club in Paris will play host to a WPT tournament for the first time in four years, and a totally new venue in Romania’s capital of Bucharest will be hosted at the Regent Casino.

“We are happy to be in partnership with WPT and to launch this special event together for the first time in Romania. It is already known that WPT always introduce new tournaments into prestigious locations. Regent Casino Bucharest is one of those special places, and with WPT Bucharest we believe it will become an excellent meeting point for the most talented poker players from all around the world,” Regent Casino’s CEO Sorin Constantinescu said to

The WPT season 8 schedule is as follows:

Jan 24 - 27, 2010 - Southern Poker Championship - Beau Rivage, Biloxi, Mississippi
Feb 20 - 21, 2010 - WPT Celebrity Invitational - Commerce Casino, California
Feb 26 - Mar 4, 2010 - L.A. Poker Classic - Commerce Casino, California
Mar 8 - 12, 2010 - Bay 101 Shooting Star - Bay 101, San Jose, California
Mar 20 - 24, 2010 - Hollywood Poker Open - Hollywood Casino, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Mar 27 - Apr 2, 2010 - WPT Bukarest - Regent Casino, Bucharest
Apr 17 - 24, 2010 - WPT World Championship - Bellagio, Las Vegas
May 8 - 13, 2010 - WPT Grand Prix de Paris - Aviation Club de France, Paris

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