The World Poker Tour is set to return to Live! Casino & Hotel in Maryland from September 20-October 7 with quite a schedule. Over the course of 13 days of poker, the series will host 21 events that are sure to please every player. Kicking off with a $150,000 guaranteed no-limit hold’em Multi Flight event carrying a buy-in of $570 and finishing with a $500,000 guarantee no-limit hold’em Multi Flight event with a buy-in of only $360, the schedule includes a long list of games and formats, including five card limit Omaha, no-limit hold’em Ladies and Senior events, Deepstacks eight-max no-limti hold’em, H.O.R.S.E., pot-limit Omaha eight-or-better, bounty events, a ‘survivor’ event, and a no-limit hold’em turbo.
Of course, the centerpiece of the whole affair is the $1,500,000 guaranteed World Poker Tour Maryland At Live! Casino $3,500 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event. The main event features two starting flights. Day 1A kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 12:15 pm local time, with day 1B set to start at the same time on Sunday, Sept. 29.
There will be unlimited re-entries available for players while registration remains open, which will last through the first break on Day 2 (approximately 2:30 p.m. local time on Monday, September 30). Players will begin with 40,000 in chips, with hour-long levels through the first 18 levels, and 90-minute levels until the final table is set. At the final table, levels will revert to an hour in length, with 30-minute levels during heads-up play. The event will utilize the big-blind ante format. A full structure sheet can be found by clicking here.
In 2018 Tony Ruberto overcame a field of 554 entries in this event to win $344,755 and his second WPT main event title. The strong turnout saw the guarantee surpassed by more than a quarter of a million.
There will be plenty of ways to win a seat into this main event, with Mega Satellite and Turbo Mega Satellite being offered for $400 each, available from Sept. 26-30. Check out the full schedule of events here on Live! Casino & Hotel’s website.
Live! Casino & Hotel is located between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. at 7002 Arundel Mills, Circle #777, Hanover, Maryland. More information can be found on the casino’s official website.