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World Poker Tour announces WPT Taiwan event

4 April 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) -- The World Poker Tour today announced a partnership with Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association to host WPT Taiwan from 12-22 July 2019. This historic event marks the introduction of the World Poker Tour to Taiwan for the first time in WPT history, and begins a new partnership with the Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association property in Taipei City, Taiwan.

The WPT Taiwan festival features buy-ins ranging from TWD 4,000 up to TWD 55,000, with the 17-21 July WPT Main Event buy-in at TWD 30,000 (approximately $1,000).

Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association has eight clubs located throughout Taiwan. Taipei is the largest poker venue in Taiwan, with more than 25 tables populating the room.

“Taiwan is a great country, and people here are filled with passion, with lots of shopping and fine dining places, along with amazing poker,” said David Tai, CEO, CTP. “Streets here are clean and safe, with heightened security. All of these attractions make Taiwan one of the hottest travelling spots in the world!”

Angelica Hael, VP of Global Tour Management for the World Poker Tour, added, “Chinese Texas Hold’em Poker Association is an exciting venue and the World Poker Tour looks forward to partnering with their fantastic team. The WPT continues to expand into the Asia-Pacific and WPT Taiwan will be another spectacular event to highlight the best the region has to offer.”

 
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