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World Poker Tour collaborates with Virgin Voyages

World Poker Tour has gone formed a collaboration with Virgin Voyages. This will enable poker players to experience a poker tournament in an absolutely different environment. For this, WPT will hold its tournament aboard one of Virgin Voyages’ ships. This will entail a six-day poker event involving $1.5 million in terms of guarantees, a WPT Prime event, and a WPT Main Tour event. There will also be provisions made for dining, along with the greatest of entertainment packages. 

According to the CEO of WPT, Adam Pliska, Virgin Voyages has changed the game in the cruising industry. WPT’s ideals align with that of Virgin Voyages in that they want to create new experiences for poker enthusiasts. The tournament will be held on the ship named Valiant Lady. The cruise has 1400 cabins. It will be sailing from Miami on the 31st of March, 2024, and will make its return on the 6th of April, 2024. It will make stops at Bimini, Bahamas and Grand Cayman.

In the words of the CEO of Virgin Voyages, Tom McAplin, the venture of holding the WPT at sea is the first of its kind in the industry, and it fits like a glove into his company’s exclusive adult entertainment policy. 

According to the latest poker news, the WTO event will have over eighty poker tables, and the players will be witnessing a $5,000 Main Tour event, with a guarantee of $1,000,000. There will also be a $1,100 WPT Prime event having a guarantee of $500,000. Some side events will include a $25,000 High Roller event, a Ladies’ event, the Mystery Bounty event, and cash games. 

The sailors will also be able to enjoy to an entire array of entertainment programs. The extravaganza includes nightclubs, karaoke rooms, tattoo parlors, and much more. At the disposal of all attendees will be twenty dining options. When the ship drops anchor in the Caribbean, there will be opportunities for kayaking, snorkeling, cultural tours, and much more. All of this intends to keep all on board, completely thrilled and fulfilled.  The bonanza will end with a grand pool party at Bimini.

Virgin Voyages has won many prestigious industry awards since its inception. Recently, it won five awards in separate categories at the Cruisers’ Choice Awards with Cruise Critic, one of the most coveted awards in the cruise industry.  

Edna Boykin

Edna Boykin started her career as a financial news writer. And, she was withal active in stock trading. From the commencement of her vocation, she is passionate about online poker games. As she likes to play poker and roulette, she knows the casino industry exhaustively. She recently joined Times of Casino as a news writer. She regularly contributes in-depth breaking stories and news updates of the casino industry.

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