World Poker Tournament
World Poker Tour is a major international poker event where participate poker professionals players and online poker players . This tournament was initiated by the attorney and producer Steven Lipscomb.In 2008 WPT began offering championship bracelets for the winners.
The tour started in late 2002 and early 2003, the climax of this tour in April 2003 WPT Championship being held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The first season aired was provided by American TV Travel Channel in the summer of 2003. Travel Channel aired five seasons of the WPT tournament until the announced move to GSN for the sixth season in the summer of 2008 as then to move to Fox Sports Net for the seventh season.
The 2004 World Poker Tour Walk of Fame used to be created to honor poker players who have played at high levels and all those who have once passed through film, television or literature poker tournament. The first members were Doyle Brunson, Gus Hansen and James Garner.
World Poker Tour and Regent Casino will prepare the next major poker event of the WPT in Bucharest Romania. The event will be held at Novotel Bucharest City Centre in the period of March 27 to April 2, 2010.
Number of seats is limited to 400, but want the event held in our country to attract as many professional players worldwide. Among them are World Series champions of 2006, namely James Gold, which confirmed its participation in the WPT Bucharest. The event will also have a buy-in € 3000 + € 300, but will develop type satellite tournaments where you can gain entry to this event.