The fifth season of the World Poker Tour wraps this week with the $25k buy-in WPT World Championship at the Bellagio. About 600 players are expected for what would be (…doing math) a shitload of money.
The championship event had its official kick-off Thursday night at Light with the WPT Player Appreciation Party (watch as Rich Belsky enthusiastically asks everyone if they’re drunk here. He really wants to make sure people are drunk. Seriously, he’s into it.) All the big players showed. Free booze flowed. We spent the first part of the night
screaming at the top of our lungs over the ridiculously loud Light music talking with the lovely Michele Lewis from Pokerati and her husband. Great party by WPT. Expect a bedlam ensuing trip report in the coming days. It’ll make the
Some things to look out for at the WPT World Championship:
:: WPT POY Race. Last year, Gavin Smith won. This year, it’s all about the
:: Live blogging from WCP faves. The WPT has signed on the aforementioned