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The World Poker Tour is set to venture into the People’s Republic of China. In partnership with Allied Gaming & Entertainment (AGAE) and Wynn Macau, the WPT will be hosted in Macau this June.

Adam Pliska, CEO of the WPT, commented on the event: “Macau has been a sought-after destination for us for a long time, wanting to deliver the WPT experience to the region. Thank you to AGAE and Wynn Macau for helping us expand our global presence. We are looking forward to an incredible event.”

After two decades in operation Macau receives the WPT

The WPT Macau festival will take place from June 18-24 and will be headlined by a HK$40,000 buy-in championship event scheduled for June 20-24.

Then, another very famous tournament that is also on the schedule is the WPT High Roller event with a buy-in of HK$200,000, which will take place on June 19th to 20th.

Yinghua Chen, CEO of AGAE, said: “We are excited to join forces with two esteemed global partners, bringing the World Poker Tour to Macau. So, with a shared commitment to improving offerings in this expanding entertainment market, we are prepared to make a significant impact.

“This marks the WPT’s inaugural physical presence in Macau after more than two decades of operation. So this collaboration represents an exciting advancement. We will leverage our extensive resources and experience in delivering world-class events to create unforgettable experiences in this dynamic market.”

It will be the first time that the WPT holds an event in Macau.

WPT is the most important event in the sector

Linda Chen, President, Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wynn Macau, Limited concluded: “We are excited to partner with the WPT to host one of the most prestigious global poker competitions in Macau, marking its debut in this vibrant city.

The World Poker Tour welcomes legendary players from around the world. This will increase Macau’s global allure and reinforce its status as a World Tourism and Leisure Center.

Therefore, this exciting mega-event further demonstrates our commitment to delivering world-class international entertainment events in Macau. We aim to captivate a new wave of global visitors eager to experience the dynamism of our city.”