partypoker and the Aria Resort and Casino have teamed up to provide the most accessible WPT live event ever to hit Las Vegas. The WPT 500 will be held at the stunning Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas July 4-9 2014, the buy-in is just $500+$65, the guarantee is a massive $1,000,000 and first prize is $200,000!

Team partypoker’s Mike Sexton and Phil Hellmuth representing ARIA Poker, taken at the WPT World Championship.

The Nitty Gritty

What can you win? A package to the WPT 500 held from July 4-9 2014

How?
 Play daily freerolls and satellite qualifiers

When? Qualifiers run April 22 – June 15

$1,700 WPT 500 package:

$500+65 WPT 500 buy-in

$500 travel and spending money

Four nights hotel accommodation and hospitality

$565 WPT 500 buy-in only:

$500+65 WPT 500 buy-in only

Win a main package and then add further buy-ins to give yourself multiple shots at the $200,000 first prize

 Exciting Times All Round

“We are extremely excited to announce partypoker presents: WPT500 at ARIA Resort & Casino, WPT’s newest tournament format,” said WPT President, Adam Pliska.

Continuing with “It’s nice to be back in Las Vegas, hosting our first event at ARIA and partnering again with partypoker to bring poker players to this special $500 + $65 buy-in event. With so many ways to enter, this will be a very exciting tournament, especially with the $1 Million guaranteed prize pool.”

Global Poker Director for partypoker Jeffrey Haas said, “We expect more online qualifiers to participate in this event than any other poker tournament in Las Vegas this summer. The dream of massive tournaments with accessible buy-ins remains alive, and they will come from all over the world to compete for the $200K first prize. Of course they will enjoy their time staying at ARIA – one of the biggest poker hotspots on The Strip.”

Adam Altwies, ARIA’s Director of Poker Operations, added: “The event is a wonderful start to our company’s renewed partnership with the WPT. While we host daily and monthly tournaments throughout the year, this is yet another opportunity to provide our loyal guests as well as new poker customers the chance to play tournament poker at ARIA.”

Save The Date

partypoker presents: WPT500 at ARIA will feature five Day 1’s, scheduled between July 4-8, 2014, with Day 2 and the final table on July 9. Each Day 1 flight starts at 12 p.m. with one re-entry per day permitted.

Registration will be open daily until 4:30 p.m. Players who play multiple Day 1’s will have the opportunity to carry their biggest stack forward to Day 2.

On July 9 at 8:30 a.m. there will be a special last chance $500 + $65 turbo heat with fast and furious 15-minute levels.

It’s  Re-Entry!

What’s more it’s a re-entry event with five Day 1’s meaning if you bust you can try your hand again or if you make it through more than once you can only take your biggest stack through to Day 2.

Take Your First Step On The Road To Vegas Today!

Qualifiers are running now on partypoker and you can win your seat for as little as $1. Play for a $1,700 WPT 500 package that includes the buy-in, four nights accommodation and travel and spending money. Or, simply play for a seat only, you can win multiple seats to give you more shots at the first prize.

Event information

– Takes place July 4-9
– Buy-in $500+$65
– NLHE tournament
– 5x day 1 from July 4-8
– Last chance heat + day 2 on July 9
– One re-entry allowed per day 1

Take Your First Step On The Road To Vegas Today!

Qualifiers are running now on partypoker and you can win your seat for as little as $1. Play for a $1,700 WPT500 package that includes the buy-in, four nights accommodation and travel and spending money. Or, simply play for a seat only, you can win multiple seats to give you more shots at the first prize.

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