World Poker Tour Returning to Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant

Choctaw Casino & Resort - Durant

DURANT, OK – Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant will once again host the World Poker Tour (WPT), which will take place Thursday, April 28 to Sunday, May 15. The WPT will include an exciting schedule of events for poker players from around the country.

“At Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant our goal is to provide the best poker tournament experience to our guests and players from around the world,” said Bob Barnes, Table Games Manager at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant. “We are excited to offer players and spectators the opportunity to watch our live poker tournament as it elevates the poker experience and takes our WPT to the next level.”

Primary events kick off with a $300 buy-in featuring four opening flights and a $50,000 guarantee. The championship event will take place Friday, May 13 to Monday, May 16 and will play down to the final six players with a $3,800 buy-in and a $2 million guarantee. The final six players will advance on to the E-Sports Arena at the Luxor Casino and Resort in Las Vegas on May 26.

Each tournament throughout the tour will have a guarantee, making the prize pool total more than $3 million. Bally Sports will exclusively broadcast the 2022 WPT at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant.