Have you seen the World Poker Tour on the Travel Channel? If not yet, then you better catch the
World Poker Tour every Wednesday on such channel for you to gain some understanding about such
However, for those who are not familiar with the things behind the World Poker Tour, it is
interesting to know that the World Poker Tour is a poker event that is actually composed of two different
aspects. First, such event is considered to be an elite high stakes Texas Holdem tournament drawing both
the beginners as well as the poker veterans.
Nevertheless, the World Poker Tour is a television show on the
Travel Channel that is intended to pull a vast number of audiences of novice poker players, and even the
poker dreamers. Outside from these two classifications, it is good to know that both the tournament and
the television side of the World Poker Tour are proportionally impressive and catchy.
Furthermore, the World Poker Tour is generally a series of 15 Texas Holdem tournaments, in
which 12 of those are shown on the Travel Channel. And interestingly, such tournaments are held around
the globe, in places starting from Costa Rica, to Los Angeles, to France, and with the World Poker Tour
Championship tournament being held at in Las Vegas.
In addition, this big event to the world of poker is
composed of such amazing tournaments in which in each of the 14 tournaments following the World
Poker Tour Championship the ruler will receive both a $25,000 buy in to the World Poker Tour
Championship, and the grand prize for the said tournament itself.
It is also interesting to know that the individual tournament prizes ranges depending on the
member of entries. It is noted that in the past, the grand prize of the tournament has ranged from
$100,000 for smaller tournaments to $1,000,000 for the World Poker Tour Championship. Along with the
standard tournaments, the World Poker Tour holds a celebrity invitational tournament each season. And
this tournament is between the Hollywood celebrities against the poker masters. The celebrities in such
event have the opportunity to win a large amount of money for their favorite charity as well as a place in
the World Poker Tour Championship tournament. With this fact, the World Poker Tour is really fun to
Aside from the World Poker Tour tournaments, the World Poker Tour television maintains a
method for novice poker players and the poker masters to take a look at the pros compete. It is noted that
there are several features that this television show holds which greatly makes it viewer friendly. In
addition, at this show, there are small cameras that zoom in to each of the players hole cards, play-by-play
commentary, definitions of the poker lingo, and on screen displays of percentages, and some information
on how these percentages change as the cards fall.
With such fact about the World Poker Tour, it is not at all surprising that the growing popularity of
the World Poker Tour is greatly attributed to those mentioned factors. And as a tribute to the popularity of
such event, the World Poker Tour Championship, Season 1, was said to be the second highest rated
individual program in the Travel Channel history.