Billion Payout For WPT 2017

The payout for World Poker Tour this year would be one billion dollars and with the expanded schedule of stops that it has added to this year’s series, there is definitely an expansion feature on for the WPT.


This was also made apparent in the vision of the venture as shared by the CEO. As many poker players will admit, WPT has helped several people launch their careers in professional poker. The inception of this tour based tournament series of poker was started in 2002. It has then become a staple for poker tournament participants as it continues every year. Today it is also a forerunner in the televised live poker tournaments.

WPT has definitely contributed to the boom that poker has had in recent times as well as for the popularity of televised poker. The broadcasts are known as World Series of Poker as well as World Poker Tour. Continue reading “Billion Payout For WPT 2017”

Tuan Lam Recalls 2007 WSOP Runner–Up Experience

Tuan Lam had a career-best performance in the 2007 World Series of Poker and finished the event as the runner-up.


He won a total prize money of $4,840,981 for being the losing finalist and after this, he disappeared into oblivion. It was very difficult to trace Tuan as he was not active on Facebook and did not have a Twitter account.

Once he was spotted by user “M8Ludi” at Bellagio’s Noodles Saturday in July 2014 and they had a little bit of conversation. He was a true gentleman and did throw some light about his 2007 WSOP success. He came second to eventual winner Jerry Yang in the 2007 WSOP. The next time Lam was seen was at the 2014 WSOP Main Event. He was in the field and was happy that people still notice him. Continue reading “Tuan Lam Recalls 2007 WSOP Runner–Up Experience”