The world poker tour has announced that its WPT500 tournament will take place in California for the first time in the history of the series. The WPT500 Los Angeles will take place from May 21 to May 31 of 2017 at The Gardens and boasts. This would be a $1 Million guaranteed prize pool tournament.
World poker tour 500 will feature a total of 14 starting flights. The starting buy-in would be $65. The game will feature Action Clock by protection rule on day 2, when the play will remain to 54 players.
Any participant will be allowed to take re entry in to first eighth flights. To check matters the “best stack forward” kind of format will be used. Players will also be allowed to play multiple day 1s to qualify for second day of play.
It means a player will have the chance to play multiple times on day 1 so that he or she can qualify for second day of game.
The player who will qualify for Day 2 with multiple will take their best stack forward and forfeit all other chip stacks.
Ron Sarabi the Casino general Manager is very happy and excited. He said that “we are very excited to welcome world poker tour 500 at our casino place i.e. at “The Gardens” in Las Angles”. As mentioned earlier the tournament will be of $1 million guaranteed prize.
Meanwhile speaking to the reporters the world poker tour Vice president of Global tour management Angelica Hael said that “we are very happy to announce the dates for our WPT500 series in Las Angles for the first time in history”.
The first four stating flights will take play from May 21 and it will continue till may 24,2017. The flight will start at 11 a.m. PT. whereas 10 additional flights will take place from may 25 to may 29. The first day flight will take place at 11 a.m., while other flight will take place at 5 p.m.