Shuffle Up and Deal
by Mike Sexton
Mike Sexton will forever be known as the spokesman and commentator for the World Poker Tour. But he is also a consumate poker player and a vehement spokesman for the game. Now, in this book, he has taken his mission one step farther by putting together a text that will have the beginner learn the basics and move to the winning strategies of today's top players. He discusses what it takes to be a winner, no-limit hold'em strategies, tips for winning online tourneys, a guide to setting up a World Poker Tournament at home. He also includes profiles of the stars of the WPT and a hefty poker resource section. Comes with a computer CD.Read a review of Shuffle Up and Deal
I'm All In
by Lyle Berman
Berman, a one-of-a-kind combination of high-stakes poker maverick and entrepreneurial tycoon, recounts the amazing tale of how he revolutionized and revived the game of poker and transformed America's culture in the process. The author tells all about the World Poker Tour, and his life. Along the way he reveals the thirteen secrets of being a successful businessman, the six ways poker players self-destruct, the seven essential principles of winning at poker, and eight steps to a more satisfying life. Filled with both wit and wisdom and including an foreword by Donald Trump, this is an interesting look at the side of poker, gambling and big business seldom seen except by those on the inside.Read a review of I'm All In
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World Poker Tour - WPT
The most popular poker tour and television series keeps getting stronger every day. With an aggressive marketing plan and good management, the WPT has created a global brand in a few short years. Now publicly-traded, the company continues to expand its tour stops, increase the prize money, and bring in more and more players.
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More World Poker Tour News
World Poker Tour sells major assets to PartyGaming
WPT Enterprises, Inc. ("WPTE" or the "Company") today announced that a subsidiary of PartyGaming Plc, Peerless Media Ltd. ("Peerless Media"), has agreed to purchase substantially all of WPTE's operating assets other than cash, investments and certain excluded assets.
World Poker Tour Releases 2009 U.S. Schedule
Continuing its plan to offer land-based tournaments for players around the globe, World Poker Tour® (WPT) today published full details for its anticipated eighth season in the United States. The 12-stop tour, which will be filmed in High Definition for broadcast on Fox Sports Net (FSN) in the United States, kicks off next month at Bellagio in Las Vegas.
Freddy Deeb Wins World Poker Tour Celebrity Tournament
A record-setting 433 celebrities, VIPs and poker superstars went toe to toe last weekend in the 7th Annual World Poker Tour® Invitational poker tournament at Commerce Casino to benefit charity partner, The Vine Group USA (TVG). In the end, professional player Freddy Deeb bested actor Nicholas Gonzales at the final table to win the event, then donated $34,000 from his first place prize to the charity, bringing the total funds raised for the non-profit organization to more than $112,000.
Fox Sports Net Continues World Poker Tour Broadcasts
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
WPT Enterprises, Inc. and News Corporation's Fox Sports Network (FSN) announced today that they have officially extended the television broadcast license to include World Poker Tour® (WPT) Season VIII. The new season begins filming mid-2009 and is the latest WPT programming scheduled for FSN.
World Poker Tour Boot Camp Schedule Includes New Cities in 2009
Entering its fifth year of educating poker players throughout the country, the World Poker Tour Boot Camp has announced its 2009 schedule with some new and interesting stops along the way. WPT Boot Camp is breaking its own mold of teaching Boot Camps only at casino properties.
Carter Walks with a Cool $1Million At WPT Southern Poker Championship
In what was a grueling eight hour final table, Allen Carter – a player with only two previous cashes in his tournament poker career – outlasted two veterans of the game to become the champion of the World Poker Tour’s Southern Poker Championship at the Beau Rivage Casino in Biloxi, MS.
Day One of the Southern Poker Championship in Biloxi
Thursday, January 15, 2009
On Wednesday, 283 players descended on the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi for Day 1 of the $10,000 buy-in Southern Poker Championship, a stop on the World Poker Tour. At the end of the only starting day in the Deep South, PocketFiver Hevad RaiNKhAN Khan sat with the fourth largest chip stack of 117,275.