The WorldPoker Tour and partypoker are on track to interrupt the report for probably the most entries in a WPT Important Tour occasion after the primary full week of the inaugural WPT On-line Collection.
By way of one week of play and 27 occasions, the WPT On-line Collection has achieved greater than 40,000 entries and greater than $25m in collected prize swimming pools.
The $3,200 buy-in, $5m assured predominant occasion is on tempo to interrupt the report for many entries in a WPT Important Tour occasion, with the primary beginning flight drawing 808 entries, with three extra beginning flights to return and greater than $2.4m already within the prize pool.
The present report is 1,795 within the Season XII WPT Seminole Onerous Rock Poker Showdown in 2014. When completed, this would be the first time in WPT’s 18 12 months historical past that a web-based winner might be featured on the distinguished WPT Champions Cup.
“The WPT On-line Collection success up to now is a testomony to the demand of poker in any respect buy-in ranges and an extremely artistic collaboration with our pals at partypoker,” mentioned World Poker Tour CEO Adam Pliska. “The WPT is dedicated to bringing all of the status, vitality and celebration to the WPT On-line Collection as we do our bodily occasions.
“This marks a significant milestone in bringing practically 20 years of legacy on-line and you’ll wager this may turn out to be a extra essential element of our match schedule sooner or later.”
WPT vp of Europe Hermance Blum mentioned: “partypoker and partypoker LIVE are elevating the ensures and the WPT is grateful to have a accomplice who places the gamers first at each alternative.
“We’re all so excited to crown extra winners as we transfer nearer to the WPT On-line Championship ultimate desk on Might 20.”