Over $55M in Guarantees for WPT World Championship Series at Wynn from Nov. 29-Dec. 23

Over $55M in Guarantees for WPT World Championship Series at Wynn from Nov. 29-Dec. 23

The World Poker Tour (WPT) and Wynn Las Vegas will offer the largest guarantee in the history of poker next month when the $40,000,000 WPT World Championship kicks off on December 12.

The flagship tournament is part of the WPT World Championship Series, which will run at Wynn Las Vegas from November 29-December 23. The rundown features several million-dollar guarantees, as well as the return of The Big One for One Drop, a $1,000,000 buy-in for charity that will run for the first time since 2018.

Outside of the tournament schedule, the series will also feature a wide variety of poker-related activities, from meet-up games to televised cash streams, as well as the return of the WPT Players Party at AREA15.

WPT World Championship Series Schedule

The buy-ins for the WPT World Championship Series range from $600 to $1,000,000, with plenty of action in between. The series kicks off with the simultaneous start of the $600 Limit/Omaha 8 and the $600 No-Limit Holdem with multiple starting flights and a $1,000,000 guarantee.

A $1,600 Mystery Bounty will run from Dec. 4-7 with a $2,000,000 guarantee and that leads right into the $1,100 WPT Prime Championship Dec. 7-12. The $1,100 Ladies Championship joins them in the early going from Dec. 6-8.

The Main Event runs from Dec. 12-21 with four opening flights and several days of live coverage. Also kicking off on Dec. 12 is the $1,100 H.O.R.S.E. Championship, one of several mixed games tournaments on the schedule. Mixed players will also have a chance at the $2,200 8-Game Mix on Dec. 8 and the $3,000 Dealers Choice Championship on Dec. 20.

Also on the schedule is the $1,000,000 Big One for One Drop, which returns for the first time since 2018.

Big One for One Drop Returning to Las Vegas

Nov. 29Limit Omaha/8$600$60,000
Nov. 29-Dec. 4No-Limit Holdem$600$1,000,000
Dec. 3No-Limit Holdem 8-Max$10,000
Dec. 4-7Mystery Bounty No-Limit Holdem$1,600$2,000,000
Dec. 4-6Seniors Championship (55+)$1,100$500,000
Dec. 4No-Limit Holdem 6-Max$1,100
Dec. 5No-Limit Holdem/Pot-Limit Omaha$1,100$100,000
Dec. 6-8Ladies Championship$1,100$250,000
Dec. 7-12WPT Prime Championship$1,100$5,000,000
Dec. 88-Game Mix$2,200$200,000
Dec. 12-21WPT World Championship$10,400$40,000,000
Dec. 12-13HORSE Championship$1,100$100,000
Dec. 13Pot-Limit Omaha$1,100$100,000
Dec. 15No-Limit Holdem Turbo ($500 Bounty)$1,100$100,000
Dec. 16No-Limit Holdem Progressive Bounty (PKO)$3,000$500,000
Dec. 17-18Limit Omaha/8 Championship$1,100$100,000
Dec. 17-20No-Limit Holdem$3,000$3,000,000
Dec. 17-18No-Limit Holdem High Roller$25,700
Dec. 18-19WPT Big One for One Drop$1,000,000
Dec. 19-23No-Limit Holdem$1,600$2,000,000
Dec. 19-20Seniors High Roller (50+)$10,000$500,000
Dec. 19No-Limit Holdem 6-Max$3,000$500,000
Dec. 20-21Dealers Choice Championship$3,000$200,000
Dec. 20-21WPT Alpha8$50,000
Dec. 21Pot-Limit Omaha$10,500
Dec. 22No-Limit Holdem$1,100$200,000
Dec. 23No-Limit Holdem$1,100$100,000

Extracurricular Activities

The tournament schedule is stacked but there will be plenty of side quests for players that need a different type of action. The Premier Meet-Up Game goes down on Dec. 1 at 9 a.m. and Phil Ivey is scheduled to appear alongside hosts Andrew Neeme and Brad Owen with several other celebrity guests.

The WPT Players Party will also return on Dec. 11 at AREA15 with an open bar, food, and live entertainment.

Premier Meet-Up Game with Phil Ivey Will Kick Off the WPT World Championship at Wynn

Full WPT World Championship Streaming Schedule

WPTs coverage schedule features several cash streams, starting with the Creator Cash Game on Dec. 7. WPT World Championship coverage kicks off with Day 2 on Dec. 16 and continues through the final table on Dec. 21.

Cash game streams run the week of Dec. 10 and they include the High Stakes Cash Game, PLO Cash, the Ladies Cash Game, and the Million Dollar Cash Game. Also featured on the broadcast schedule are final tables for the WPT Prime Championship and The Big One for One Drop.

Dec. 7Creator Cash Game4:00-10:00 p.m.
Dec. 8Ladies Championship FTTime TBD
Dec. 9High Stakes Cash Game4:00 p.m.
Dec. 10High Stakes Cash Game4:00 p.m.
Dec. 11PLO Cash4:00-10:00 p.m.
Dec. 12Prime Championship Day 34:30 p.m./second break
Dec. 14Ladies Cash Game4:00-10:00 p.m.
Dec. 15Million Dollar Cash Game4:00 p.m.
Dec. 16WPT World Championship Day 21:00-8:00 p.m.
Dec. 17WPT World Championship Day 312:30-8:30 p.m.
Dec. 18WPT World Championship Day 412:00-11:15 p.m.
Dec. 18Arsham Celebrity Cash Game4:00 p.m.
Dec. 19WPT World Championship Day 512:00-11:15 p.m.
Dec. 19Prime Championship FT4:00 p.m.
Dec. 20WPT World Championship Day 612:00 p.m. to Final Six
Dec. 20The Big One for One Drop FT4:00 p.m.
Dec. 21WPT World Championship FT4:00 p.m.

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