This Saturday, registration for the WPT World Championship was completed and only a little over $2.4 million of the $40 million guaranteed was left, and WPT Executive Director Adam Pliska was still very excited. Kuai addressed the issue in a press conference, emphasizing that stacking represents an advantage in the world of poker.
According to Pliska, the overlay is about 6% of the prize pool, a situation that does not scare the organization. “We have set ourselves an ambitious target that is well above last year’s guaranteed prize pool and, more importantly, definitely above last year’s jackpot pool,” the CEO said. “We want this because it’s the best way to add value to players. Our ultimate goal now is to create the absolute best tournament possible.”
Pliska explains that $40 million purse reflects WPT An ongoing commitment to this event. “We’re not going anywhere,” the general manager stressed. “We’re going to build this. We’re going to continue to make positive changes. But the most important thing to us is we want players to say this is their best experience. We’ve received a lot of positive feedback. It’s been great.” In part. It was the players who provided the feedback. If you ask me what I’m most proud of, it’s that we actually took those opinions into consideration. ”
The winner of this tournament will receive $5,678,000, plus a $10,400 seat to the 2024 WPT World Championship, Held at the Wynn Casino in Las Vegas.
Considering the considerable sum, Pliska believes this poker investment exceeds the $2.4 million community and WPT brand. “We believe in the World Poker Tour and the excellence of poker Development is helping poker. What are we ultimately competing against? We’re competing for a spot in the hearts and minds of people who want to play the game. “If they come here and have a great experience, I think we’ve done a great job for the brand and for poker.”