World Poker Tour to partner with for WPT Online India

By Violeta Prockyte

The World Poker Tour has announced it will be expanding its online engagement with WPT Online India, Powered by

WPT Online India set to take place November 5-22 and will include 154 events. WPT guarantees INR135m ($1.8m) from the series, and the prize for the main event should be INR25m ($340,000).

Angelica Hael, VP of Global Tour Management for the World Poker Tour, said: “The World Poker Tour is pleased to be joining forces with Adda52 once again to extend our partnership into the online realm.

"The WPT Online brand now advances to another thriving market and we look forward to a great series with the Indian online community."

The WPT Online India Main Event will start on November 11; it’ll feature 10 starting flights with a buy-in of INR11,000 ($150).

The winner of the event will receive a Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Titanium timepiece and a $5,000 WPT Passport, which can be used in any WPT event around the world.


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