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Thursday, May 10, 2007 | Francis Lee

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Season six of the Official World Poker Tour the popular televised poker show was announced today by WPT Enterprises. 19 venues in total with some new additions to the Tour were added, and some events taken off. The first tournament kicks off at The Mirage in Las Vegas on May 14th finishing off at Bellagio on April 25th 2008.

Unfortunately there will be no WPT tournament in France this season, the WPT organisers were unable to get round the new gaming regulations in France with regards to televising the event, like in January when the poker stars announced the cancellation of their European Poker Tour event in Deauville for the same reasons.We will see new venues holding WPT events such as Barcelona Spain, the prestigious Beau Rivage, part of the MGM family in Biloxi Mississippi, Caribbean’s Turks and Caicos Islands. With also themed events and the annual ladies-only event, Ladies Night V.

“It’s important to continue delivering fresh and exciting experiences for our players and fans on both the tournament and television level,” said Steve Lipscomb the President and Chief Executive Officer of the WPT. Full schedule and dates can be found listed below.

WPT Schedule Season Six

The Mirage Poker Showdown
The Mirage, Las Vegas, NV
May 19 – 23, 2007

Mandalay Bay Poker Championship
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV
May 29 – June 2, 2007

Bellagio Cup III
Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV
July 10 -15, 2007

Legends of Poker
The Bicycle Casino, Los Angeles, CA
August 25 – 30, 2007

WPT Ladies Night V
The Bicycle Casino,
Los Angeles, CA
August 18, 2007: Final Table: August 31

Gulf Coast Poker Championship
Beau Rivage, Biloxi, MS
September 6 – 9, 2007

Borgata Poker Open
Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa,
Atlantic City, NJ
September 16 – 20, 2007

Turks & Caicos Poker Classic
The Players’ Club, Club Med, Turks & Caicos
September 25 – 30, 2007

WPT Spanish Championship
Casino Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
October 12 – 16, 2007

North American Poker Championship
Niagara Fallsview Resort Casino,
Niagara Falls, Canada
October 26 – Nov 2, 2007

World Poker Finals
Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, CT
November 8 – 13, 2007

Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic
Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV
December 13 – 18, 2007

World Poker Open
Gold Strike, Tunica, MS
January 20 - 23, 2008

Borgata Poker Classic
Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City, NJ
January 26 – 30, 2008

L.A. Poker Classic
Commerce Casino, Los Angeles, CA
February 23 – 28, 2008

WPT Celebrity Invitational
Commerce Casino, Los Angeles, CA
March 1 – 3, 2008

Bay 101 Shooting Star
Bay 101, San Jose, CA
March 10 – 14, 2008

World Poker Challenge
Grand Sierra Resort Casino, Reno, NV
March 25 – 28, 2008

Foxwoods Poker Classic
Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, CT
April 4 – 9, 2008

WPT World Championship
Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV
April 19 – 25, 2008

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