Online qualifiers for two top notch televised WPT events either side of the Atlantic are currently running at Party Poker.
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The Main Event of the eagerly awaited WPT Venice, presented by Party Poker, runs from the 3rd February – 8th February 2011. PartyPoker.com’s $7,000 package includes the $4,600 Main Event buy-in, $1,000 spending money, hotel accommodation and the top online poker room’s world renowned hospitality. Freerolls and and low cost online qualifiers continue daily - the main $350 + $25 online satellite takes place every Sunday at 15.20 ET with one package guaranteed. The televised event will take place at the luxurious Casino de Venezia and and will be globally distributed by the WPT. The Italian casino is famous for its water views so make sure you don’t pass aces as the gondolas pass by! The €10,000 High Rollers takes place 7th – 9th February 2011.
Amongst those scheduled to take part include Team PartyPoker pros Tony G, Giovanni Safina, Giovanni Rizzo and Dragan Galic. The WPT team will feature Mike Sexton and Jesse May in the commentary box, with Kara Scott on hand to present the action.
$14,000 packages for the world famous WPT LA Poker Classic at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles, the world’s biggest live poker room, are also up for grabs online at PartyPoker.com. The $14,000 package includes the $10,000 buy-in to the Main Event, five nights accommodation, $3,000 spending money and PartyPoker.com’s world renowned hospitality. Daily freerolls and low cost qualifiers are online now with the main $700 + $50 online satellite taking place every Sunday at 13.45 ET, where one in 20 players secure a package. The promotion runs until the 13th February, with the WPT LA Poker Classic Main Event running from 25th February to 3rd March.
PartyPoker.com spokesman and WPT presenter Mike Sexton explained to CrunchPoker: “I am very much looking forward to coming to Europe for the WPT Venice and hope to see as many PartyPoker.com qualifiers there as possible. The commentary situation for the televised element is going to be interesting to say the least. In LA we have your traditional outside broadcast truck but guess what? In Venice, this truck is a boat! I will also be at the LA Poker Classic, the Main Event is fantastic and the cash games don’t get much better than at the Commerce!”