The World Poker Tour in association with Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association. It has announced its first ever stop details in Taiwan which is scheduled from 12th to 22nd July. This is for the first time WPT will be in Taipei City and the series will be hosted at a property belonging to CTP.
poker was considered illegal in Taiwan, so global poker community was not aware of the poker scene in the country. Following the relentless efforts of David Tai, poker was legalized in the country and caught the attention of one of the big Asian brands – Asian Poker Tour. The inaugural APT Taiwan series was held at the Chinese Texas Hold’em Association Club from February 20 to March 3.
One of the latest poker tournament series to be hosted in Taiwan was the J88Poker Tour. J88Poker had held its first series in Taiwan in December. The second edition of the series, which had kicked off on 29th March.
The WPT series is set to feature buy-ins ranging from TWD 4,000 (₹8,983) up to TWD 55,000 (₹1,23,520) and the star attraction of the festival, the TWD 30,000 (₹67,374) buy-in WPT Main Event is slated to be held from July 17 to 21. The entire schedule will be released by the WPT shortly.