The World Poker Tour will be visiting Uruguay for the first time ever this October with the Enjoy Punta del Este hosting the WPT Uruguay festival. This will mark the first time a WPT event will be televised in South America, with the Main Event starting on November 1st and being filmed by FOX Sports Regional Networks to be aired during the Season XVI WPT TV schedule.
The WPT Uruguay festival will run from the 31st of October until November 5th with eleven special events on the schedule. Events will have buy-ins ranging from $220 to $5,000 with the WPTDeepStacks Main Event having a $1,500 buy-in. On top of the Main Event, players can compete in the High Roller tournament which will have a $5,000 buy-in.
The first tournament on the schedule is the $220 No Limit Hold’em Turbo which begins at 4pm. Players will then be able to compete in events in the days ahead including Win the Button, Mega Stack and other formats.
Guests attending the WPT Uruguay will be located along the ocean front of Punta del Este. The casino is just a short walk from the beach and offers swimming pools and a spa on site as well as several dining establishments.