Bellagio’s Super Satellites for WPT Championship

May 16, 2012

The World Poker Tour Championship event is all set to begin on Saturday, May 19. And Bellagio casino in Las Vegas, which is the venue for the event, is hosting Super Satellites for it till May 19. Besides that, the casino is also hosting the remaining Five Star World Poker Classic events, which will continue till May 26, 2012. The buy-in for the Championship event is $25,500, which is why it makes sense to participate in the satellites and win a free seat to the event using just your skills. Here are more details about the satellites and remaining WPT events that the Bellagio Hotel Casino will be hosting this month.

Super satellites for WPT Main Event

Starting May 16, a series of super satellites for the WPT Championship event will keep the Bellagio Poker room buzzing. All the satellite events offer guaranteed seats to the Main Event, which will begin at 12:00 pm on Saturday, May 19. The main event will continue till May 26, alongside a few other side-events.

The super satellite tournaments you can participate in have buy-ins of $2,620. There will be 2 satellite events on May 16, one on May 17, two on May 18 and one on May 19. In all these events, the top players will be given away free seats to the Main Event. There is no cap yet on the number of seats being rewarded. So if you are good at the game, be there and try to end up in the list of top few players to win your place at the main event.

Five Star WPT side-events

Besides the Main Event, there will be other events you can participate in at the Bellagio. Here is the schedule of the remaining WPT events for you.

1. On May 17, you can participate in the $5,180 no-limit Hold’em event. This event will last for 3 days. Similar events will also take place on May 21, 22  and 24.

2. On may 23, you can take part in the No limit Hold’em Super High Roller WPT event. This event has a buy-in of $100,000 and will take place for three days.

3. The last side-event of the WPT will be the $1080 NLH event, which takes place on May 25

The Main Event, the WPT Championship event, starts on may 19 and will go on for 8 days, till May 26, when the final table will be played.

Bellagio Casino

The Bellagio poker room is one of the best places to play poker in Vegas. If you can make it to the casino for WPT event, there is nothing like it. But don’t lose heart if you cant. The poker room at the Bellagio casino is the hub for the best poker games and tournaments that are sure to make you happy. The casino hosts a number of daily and weekly tournaments and gives away hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash. To enjoy poker and win money at the Bellagio, you can visit there any time of the year. But if it’s the WPT championship title that you are eying, you don’t have a lot of time to waste.