This year is off to a great start with four Poker festivals starting this week in North America or underway in the Caribbean. Aussie Poker fans can catch all the action through live-streaming of big tournaments like the World Poker Tour (WPT) and the World Series of Poker (WSOP). Keep reading to find out more about these exciting Poker festivals.
Poker Festivals this Month
There’s no better way to start a new year than with a Poker tournament and live coverage of events. So, check out the websites for each Poker festival mentioned below to stay up-to-date on the action. Professional players from around the world will be taking part in these tournaments, so keep an eye on your favourites through the tournament. Below are the top Poker festivals sorted by starting date.
PokerStars Caribbean Adventure
First out the gate is the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure taking place at Paradise Island’s Atlantis Resort. Online qualifiers are available for international players, and each game features a form of Hold’Em Poker. These games are high stakes, and planned special games include a showdown between PokerStars ambassadors Kevin Hart and Usain Bolt.
World Poker Tour LA Poker Classic & Lucky Hearts Open
Kicking off on January 9th is the WPT LA Poker Classic featuring a US$1 million (±AU$1.28 million) grand prize. The Poker festival will be taking place at Commerce Casino in California. Multiple events are in store for Poker players and fans to enjoy on their website live streams. On the bright side, this tournament will last until the 1st of March.
From January 10th until the 24th, the WPT Lucky Hearts Open will also be taking place in Hollywood, Florida. This tournament features prize pools of US$1 million (±AU$1.28 million) for high stakes events. Additionally, the Main Event will last six days from January 19. Visit the official website for more details.
WSOP Circuit at Thunder Valley
On the 11th of January, the WSOP Circuit will be touching down at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, California. This tournament will last until 22 January, and features a US$500 000 (±AU$637 940) guaranteed prize pool. AU players can catch up with event winners on the official site, and watch the live coverage. Keep visiting Pokies.com for more exciting Poker festivals and gambling news.