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by Card Player News Team |  Published: Oct 01, 2010


World Poker Tour Headed to Florida Hollywood and Tampa Will Host $10,000 WPT Tournaments Over the Next Five Years By Julio Rodriguez The state of Florida has seen a mini poker boom since cash-game caps were lifted recently. The limits are up, and so is attendance. Not surprisingly, the new laws have made the state the target of several poker tours on the circuit. The World Poker Tour recently announced that it has struck a deal with Seminole Gaming to bring a $10,000 WPT main event to Florida for the next five years. The first televised tournament will take place April 27-May 3, 2011, at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood. Future events will rotate to the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa, as well. “A WPT tournament at a Seminole Casino in Florida is a perfect addition to our television season,” said Adam Pliska, WPT president. “With the ...

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