WPT League Preps for Quarterly Poker Championship

The World Poker Tour might not be able to travel to Australia yet this year, but the WPT League continues to offer live poker throughout the continent. While there are tournaments held in various locations weekly, one event is different and more anticipated than most. That is the WPT League Quarterly Poker Championship.

Get Ready, Gold Coast

The action is set for February 24-28 at the Gold Coast Turf Club Event Centre. The WPT League Quarterly Poker Championship will offer 22 poker tournaments over the course of the five days with a cumulative guarantee of $550K in prize pools. Buy-ins will start as low as $40 and max out at $3K, though there is a freeroll on the schedule, too.

Even more, there will be a Player of the Series leaderboard to award points throughout the series, complete with $25K for the top finishers.

Lynn Gilmartin of the World Poker Tour will be there for the Main Event, which will require a $175 buy-in. That singular event will offer a $200K guarantee.

WPT League Head of Event Management Mitch Caton told myGC emphasized that there will be poker for players of all bankrolls. “All events are open to the public,” he said, “and we encourage those wanting to take part to register for a player account online at au.wptleague.com.”

WPT League QPC Schedule

The schedule shows the range of buy-ins and guarantees available for those who can participate.

  • Event 1 / 24-25 Feb: $80 buy-in NLHE Mini Main Event with 2 flights, 1 reentry/flight ($20K GTD)
  • Event 2 / 24 Feb: $60 buy-in NLHE Mix Max ($2K GTD)
  • Event 3 / 24 Feb: $40 NLHE Deep Stack ($3K GTD)
  • Event 4 / 24 Feb: $120 NLHE Rebuy, unlimited $50 rebuys ($20K GT)
  • Event 5 / 25 Feb: $0 NLHE Freeroll, 1 rebuy, 1 add-on ($2K GTD)
  • Event 6 / 25 Feb: $120 NLHE Shootout ($5K GTD)
  • Event 7 / 25 Feb: $350 PLO 6-Max, 1 reentry ($15K GTD)
  • Event 8 / 25 Feb: $40 Crazy Pineapple, 1 reentry ($2K GTD)
  • Event 9 / 25-28 Feb: $175 NLHE Main Event with 5 flights, 1 reentry/flight ($200K GTD)
  • Event 10 on 25 Feb: $60 Short Deck Hold’em, 1 reentry ($3K GTD)
  • Event 11 on 26 Feb: $120 NLHE Turbo, 1 reentry ($3K GTD)
  • Event 12 on 26-27 Feb: $1,150 NLHE Super High Rollers, 2 reentries ($100K GTD)
  • Event 13 on 26 Feb: $110 NLHE Teams ($10K GTD)
  • Event 14 on 26 Feb: $40 Royal Hold’em, 1 reentry ($2K GTD)
  • Event 15 on 27 Feb: $660 NLHE 6-Max, 1 reentry ($30K GTD)
  • Event 16 on 27 Feb: $3K NLHE Challenge, 1 reentry ($20K GTD for first place)
  • Event 17 on 27 Feb: $60 NLHE Terminator, 1 reentry ($10K GTD)
  • Event 18 on 28 Feb: $450 NLHE High Rollers, 1 reentry ($80K GTD)
  • Event 19 on 28 Feb: $40 NLHE Super Stack ($5K GTD)
  • Event 20 on 28 Feb: $60 NLHE Reload, 2x reload chips ($2K GTD)
  • Event 21 on 28 Feb: $350 NLHE Ultimate Terminator1 reentry ($15K GTD)
  • Event 22 on 28 Feb: $60 PLO, 1 reentry ($3K GTD)

QPT Player of the Series Challenge

As mentioned, the WPT League is putting up $25K to reward the top five players of the Quarterly Poker Championship series. That money will come from some of the fees from the event prize pools – 5% of most events, 2.5% of Super High Roller.

Players earn points by playing in the events, with more allocated for finishing positions.

WPT League QPC leaderboard

Staff will update leaderboard points after each event and post the updated leaderboard standings on the WPT League website.

Satellite Opportunities

Players at the event will be able to play satellites to win their seats into the tournaments at a discount. Specifically, there are satellites running for entries into the Super High Rollers, $3K Challenge, and Main Event at various locations through February 23.

For players who want some qualifiers at the Gold Coast Turf Club, there are quite a few on the calendar already.

  • 24 Feb at 2pm: $40 Main Event satellite (1 in 5 win a seat)
  • 25 Feb at 2pm: $40 Main Event satellite (1 in 5 win a seat)
  • 26 Feb at 2pm: $40 Main Event satellite (1 in 5 win a seat)
  • 26 Feb at 2pm: $130 Super High Rollers satellite (1 in 10 win a seat)
  • 27 Feb at 2pm: $40 Main Event satellite (1 in 5 win a seat)
  • 27 Feb at 2pm: $100 High Rollers satellite (1 in 5 win a seat)
  • 27 Feb at 2pm: $350 3K Challenge satellite (1 in 10 win a seat)
  • 28 Feb at 11am: $50 High Rollers satellite (1 in 10 win a seat)

 

Rose Varrelli

Rose Varrelli has always been passionate about online casinos, as she’s been a player at a variety of places for years. Rose turned her personal knowledge and insight into a writing career. She aims to provide readers with the most up to date, informative news in the world of online casinos!

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