BILOXI, MI - As reported byt the Sun Herald Biloxi-Gulfport and South Mississippi: "Fifteen tournaments over 16 days will culminate with the World Poker Tour Main Event, Jan.
14-17 at Beau Rivage Casino.
It will be Christmas all over again for the winner, with the first prize anticipated to top $1 million, plus a bracelet and a $25,000 seat in the WPT World Championship at Bellagio in April. The final table action will be nationally televised, with some seats open on the set for the local audience..."
"Beau Rivage is proud to bring back the biggest and only televised poker event on the Mississippi Gulf Coast," said Ken Lambert Jr., Beau Rivage director of poker operations. "The players have really responded to the combination of Southern charm and hospitality at Beau Rivage, as well as the Gulf Coast's mild winter temperatures." World Poker Tour Season VII will be broadcast on Fox Sports Net starting in January, part of the Sunday Night Sports Block..."
"The tournament will also feature daily No-Limit Hold'em Tournaments, $500 buy-in plus $40 entry fee Mega Satellites for the championship event every afternoon, and $175 buy-in plus $25 entry fee second-chance tournaments each night..."
|The World Poker Tour (WPT) can be seen in more than 116 countries and territories throughout the world. WPT consists of 17 high stakes poker tournaments filmed at glamorous locations throughout the world, including Bellagio in Las Vegas, Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT, Aviation Club de France in Paris and the Borgata in Atlantic City. Each year the Tour culminates in the WPT World Championship in Las Vegas at Bellagio in April, drawing the leading pros and accomplished amateurs from around the world for an $8-12 million prize pool.|
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