WPT Announces Inaugural WPT Taiwan Event For This Summer From July 12-22

To expand presence in the Asian region, World Poker Tour (WPT) has announced their partnership with Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association(CTP) to host WPT Taiwan, a new WPT event in Taipei City, Taiwan that begins a new partnership with the Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association.

The historic festival runs from 12th to 22nd July 2019. It features varied buy-ins ranging from TWD 4,000 (INR 8,983) to TWD 55,000 (INR 1,23,520). The key highlight will be its TWD 30,000 (INR 67,374) Main Event running from 17th to 21st July. The full and final schedule will be released by WPT shortly.

“Taiwan is a great country, and people here are filled with passion, with lots of shopping and fine dining places, along with amazing poker,” said David Tai, CEO, CTP. “Streets here are clean and safe, with heightened security. All of these attractions make Taiwan one of the hottest travelling spots in the world!”

Talking about WPT’s new partnership with CTP, VP of Global Tour Management, Angelica Hael said, “Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association is an exciting venue and the World Poker Tour looks forward to partnering with their fantastic team. The WPT continues to expand into the Asia-Pacific and WPT Taiwan will be another spectacular event to highlight the best the region has to offer.”

 The number of poker players in the Asia-Pacific region has constantly been growing. To capture opportunities in the rising Asian market, WPT has been expanding its presence in the region. After their stops in India, Vietnam and Korea, WPT Taiwan now adds to the growing list of the tour’s stops. 

For details of the WPT Taiwan and other WPT events, check out the www.worldpokertour.com!