World Poker Tour India
Overview of World Poker Tour
Started in 2002 by Steve Lipscomb, the WPT (World Poker Tour) is a globally popular series of international poker tournaments where thousands of poker players come together to battle it out for the massive prize pool. Playing at WPT Championship is a dream come true for the most players, as it not only helps them to play for the life-changing WPT Prize Pool, but also makes them a star in the global poker arena.
In April 2016, Adda52.com became official India partner of WPT to bring the opportunity for Indian poker players to play the coveted WPT events in their own country.
In November 2017, for the first time ever, WPT made its grand debut in India with WPTDeepStacks series which started on 7th November and wrapped up on 13th November 2017 at India’s most luxurious cruise casino- Deltin Royale, anchored on Mandovi river in Panjim, Goa. Adda52.com hosted online satellites for the players to win the qualifier ticket for WPT India 55K Main Event. Vikas Mantri from Visakhapatnam took the Main Event by topping a field of 527 players. He defeated Arjun Arora in the heads-up to win the prestigious title and INR 6.03 million first-place prize.
After the enormously successful first season, WPT is returning back to India for its second season in November this year. The WPT India 2018 tournament series is going to be held at Deltin Royale from 13th to 19th November. The online satellites will begin from 12th Oct and continue till 11th November on Adda52.
Here are the details of all tournaments of WPT India 2018:
- The main event is Official AsiaPac and India Player of the Year event.
- All number events are official India Player of the Year events.
- 1.5% of the prize-pool will be held for staffing costs
- All tournaments are freeze-outs unless otherwise designated
|Tue-Sat||12 Oct - 10 Nov||9:30 PM||WPT India ME Satellite - RE||3000|
|Mon-Fri||26 Sep-5 Nov||2:30, 4:30, 7:30, 8:30 PM||WPT India ME Step 1||300|
|Sun||21 & 28 Oct, 4 Nov||9:30 PM||WPT India Super Satellite - RE||12500|
|Sat||21 & 28 Oct, 4 Nov||2:30, 4:30, 7:30, 8:30 PM||WPT India Super Step 1 - RE||750|
1) Players need to register for WPT India Events at the venue. For registration, all players will require an active Adda52 Account.
2) Mobile verification is mandatory for participation in the satellite.
3) Satellite winnings are non-refundable / non-transferable and will not be refunded in case of Force Majeure.
4)Super Satellite Winner will get the ticket for all 5 events with 4 Nights Twin-sharing accommodation (first-cum-first-serve basis or a reimbursement of up to 10,000) & flights reimbursement up to 10K. In order to get the travel/stay reimbursement (as per eligibility), it’s must for the player to submit valid bills/invoices and boarding passes. No reimbursement would be processed in absence of valid invoice for stay, Invoice and Boarding pass for travel. For any quires please write to [email protected]
5)The Tournament Director has the right to change table seating to accommodate players. His decision will be final in all matters.
6) All Satellite winners who come in the money will have to pay tax based on their Satellite Buy-in and/or rebuy-in amounts. In case the player does not play due to him being engaged in another event the amount will be refunded post deduction of TDS. All Satellite winner stacks will be put into the pool at the end of late registration.
7)All additional prizes announced by Adda52 will be credited to your Adda52 Account.
8)Satellite winners will have to carry the Adda52 pass to participate in the event.
9)It would be mandatory for all satellite winners qualifying for DPT Xpress to wear Adda52.com merchandise (to be provided by Adda52.com) across the series.