WPT Announces its Season XII Schedule for the First Half

logoThe Schedule for the first half of the Season XII of World Poker Tour (WPT) which will take place from August to December has been announced on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. In the first half, four continents will see WPT events organized there. Also, WPT has signed a three years deal with Fox Sports Network for covering all its tournaments which will be aired on Television.

Fox Sports Network Vice President of Programming David Sussin described the partnership with World Poker Tour as ‘Thrilling’. He added that WPT has always been a favorite amongst the viewers and is second to none when it comes about the unmatched quality of the show.

WPT president Adam Pliska quoted, ‘Our strategy of global expansion is now being fully realized’. He continued and said that WPT has expanded enormously in previous years and this partnership will definitely benefit both WPT as well as Fox Sports Networks.

The first tournament of the XII season will start on August 16, 2013. The host of the WPT Cyprus will be Merit Crystal Cove Casino and once again the sponsors will be ClubWPT.com.  After Cyprus, it will continue to organize WPT tournaments throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and the Caribbean for the rest of the year.

World Poker Tour First Half of Season XII Schedule 2013

Event Dates Buy-In
bwin WPT Merit Cyprus Classsic, Cyprus Aug.16-Aug.21 $4,400
WPT Legends of Poker, California Aug.29-Sept.4 $3500
WPT Borgata Poker Open, New Jersey Sept.15-Sept.20 $7,500
bwin.fr WPT Grand Prix de Paris, France Oct.25-Oct.30 Euro 7,500
WPT Emperors Palace Poker Classic, Johannesberg, SA Nov.7-Nov.11 $3,600
WPT Jacksonville Bestbet Fall Poker Scramble, Florida Nov.15-Nov.19 $3,500
WPT Caribbean, St. Maarten Nov.19-Nov.24 $3,500
Partypoker.net WPT Montreal, Quebec, Canada Nov.29-Dec.11 C$3,850
WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Poker Classic, Las Vegas Dec.6- Dec.11 $10,300
bwin WPT Prague Dec.15-Dec.21 Euro 3,300
WPT South Korea Dec.16-Dec.19 $3,500