World Poker Tour(R) Jets Back to Asia in January for WPT(R) National Philippines and Largest WPT Buy-in Event in History

WPT National Philippines Festival of Poker Runs Jan. 2-8; features $200,000 Buy-in Super High Roller and $1,650 Buy-in Main Event

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot on the heels of the wildly successful WPT® National China at MGM Grand Sanya, 882 players competed for their share of nearly $1.4 million main event prize pool, WPT® today announced the schedule for the Season XIV WPT National Philippines festival at the luxurious Solaire Resort & Casino from January 2-8. For a second-consecutive year Solaire will play host to a $1,650 buy-in WPT National Main Event and a diverse selection of side events, including a $200,000 buy-in super-high roller, the largest buy-in tournament held in World Poker Tour history.

Day 1A of the $1,650 buy-in WPT National Philippines Main Event begins on January 4, and is followed by Day 1B on January 5. At least six $180 buy-in satellites to the WPT National Philippines Main Event are already scheduled from January 2-4, and there will be many more opportunities to qualify in single-table satellites on property. From Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2015, PokerMonster, the premium online selection platform for WPT National Philippines; it will hold satellite tournaments, every player has the chance to win an entry ticket to the WPT National Philippines for free. Join in PokerMonster right now. Please visit [] or typing pokermonster on Google PLAY.

WPT National Philippines festival also includes a $330 buy-in deep-stacked event, a $275 buy-in pot-limit Omaha event, a $165 buy-in ladies event, a $5,400 buy-in high roller, and a $770 buy-in second-chance tournament.

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WPT President and CEO Adam Pliska adds, "After experiencing tremendous success in Manila Bay during Season XIII, and generating yet another million-dollar prize pool this season in Sanya, World Poker Tour is proud to return to the Asia-Pacific region this January for the WPT National Philippines festival at Solaire Resort & Casino. With the addition of the $204,000 buy-in Super High Roller, the largest buy-in in WPT history, we look forward to welcoming some of the best poker players on tour to the Philippines, along with some of the world's wealthiest enthusiasts." []; []

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