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WPT to launch Super High Roller Event at Bellagio

4 April 2011

LOS ANGELES, California -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Following a year dominated by striking enhancements and whirlwind changes, the World Poker Tour delivers a finale worthy of a historic season with the announcement of its debut Super High Roller Event during the upcoming WPT World Championship series at Bellagio.

This exclusive tournament runs from May 18-19 and features a $100,000 buy-in, the largest amount in the storied history of the World Poker Tour. Action from the Super High Roller Event will be televised within the WPT World Championship episodes on FSN.

World Poker Tour champion and eight-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Erik Seidel, Daniel Shak and Justin “BoostedJ” Smith have confirmed they will play.

“Hosting a hundred thousand dollar buy-in event within the WPT World Championship series means the world’s elite players have a chance to show their mettle as they battle for one of the year’s most coveted titles and one of the highest buy-in titles, all within a single week,” said Steve Heller, CEO of the World Poker Tour.

With the game’s top professionals already competing at Bellagio for the WPT World Championship May 14-20, this grand addition is destined to attract the premier players and generate a robust prize pool. As the tour’s prestigious finale, the WPT World Championship series remains one of poker’s marquee events, a must-play for all serious professionals.

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