World Poker Tour heads for Paris
World Poker Tour (WPT) is heading for Paris to celebrate the WPT Grand Prix de Paris. Party Poker presents this event at the Aviation Club de France. It takes place May 8 – 12 and the final table is scheduled for May 15. The main event is broadcasted worldwide and rewards €10.000. World Poker Tour broadcasts the opening high roller event. This takes place May 14 – 15, while the Final Table is scheduled for May 16.
World Poker Tour
156 runner-ups participate in the warm-up €1.000 side event. The majority of the professional players have already reached the French capital or are on their way for the renowned World Poker Tour. The line-up features among others: Theo Jorgenson, Patrick Bruel, Roberto Romanello, Freddy Deeb, Tyron Krost, Ludovic Lacay, Sorel Mizzi, Anthony Lellouche, Isabelle Mercier, Roger Hairabredian, and other poker stars.
Aviation Club de France
Bruno Fitoussi is poker consultant for Aviation Club de France. He commented: “Aviation Club de France is excited with the return of the World Poker Tour to Paris. The WPT Grand Prix de Paris is a top event. This classy tournament is broadcasted and it’s certainly the climax of the global poker tour.”
Aviation Club de France also hosts the No Limit Hold’em High Roller Freeze Out event. This €20.000 tournament is also broadcasted and all final tables consist of eight players.
Live broadcasting can be viewed at the blog.partypoker and World Poker Tour websites. A video from World Poker Tour Live Updates hostess Jacque Williams can also be found on those sites.
Group of pilots
Aviation Club de France is situated on the Champs-Elysées. The gambling club/ casino was established in 1907 by a group of pilots. Besides the classiness and style, Aviation Club de France also provides a range of table games. The club offers punto banco, baccarat, poker black jack, caribbean stud poker and other table games.
World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris
Conventional satellite tournaments for the World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris main event take place since May 1. More information and timetables can be found at the Aviation Club de France website.