The WPT is reaching the climax of its 2016-2017 season with a trio of events in Hollywood, Florida. The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown festival is followed by the $2m guarantee Seminole Hard Rock Poker Finale from April 2-6. We are the tour’s Official Travel Partner so do check for hotel deals here.
Mike Del Vecchio was in tears last night after winning his first World Poker Tour title in the Rolling Thunder Main Event. He said: “I’m just so overcome, ten years of blood, sweat, and tears. I always dreamed of something like this.” Next WPT event: Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown starting March 31
Poker heavyweights Olivier Busquet, Sorel Mizzi and Connor Drinan all make final of WPT Rolling Thunder. Next WPT: Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown. Watch live stream here.
WPT Caribbean champion Niall Farrell has a substantial lead at WPT Rolling Thunder after eliminating his friend and fellow WPT champion Chris Moorman in a massive pot late on Day 2. Next WPT events: Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown starting March 31, followed by the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Finale from April 2.
There were a total of 166 players for Day 1A of the $3,500 WPT Rolling Thunder Main Event 86 are through to Day 2 on Monday. The chip leader at the end of play was Dhaval Joshi.