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Card Player Poker Tour Wynn Kickoff Event Draws Big Turnout

$550 Buy-In Event Blows Away Guarantee, Will Award $73,074 To Winner

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The kickoff event in the inaugural Card Player Poker Tour Wynn Las Vegas has drawn an incredible turnout: 793 entrants put up the $550 buy-in, blowing away the $250,000 guaranteed prize pool by more than $130,000. A total of 81 players will make the money, with the eventual champion will walk away with $73,074 and the title.

Card Player TV caught up with a number of notable pros who turned out for the event to get their thoughts on the Wynn Poker Room and the Card Player Poker Tour. Wynn Director of Poker Operations Joe Vigurs also talked about some other great events to loof forward to during the series. Check out the video below: