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PokerStars' North American Poker Tour Returns To Resorts World Las Vegas This Fall

2024 NAPT Las Vegas To Run Nov. 1-10, With A $5,300 Main Event


Resorts World Las Vegas hosted the first PokerStars North American Poker Tour stop held in more than a decade last fall. The debut series of the reborn NAPT attracted just shy of 3,200 entries across 17 events, with $4,264,665 in total prize money paid out along the way. The event’s organizers have announced that the festival is set to return in 2024, with ten days of tournament action planned for Nov. 1-10.

“Resorts World Las Vegas is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated return of PokerStars and the NAPT this November. After last year’s tremendous success, we are eager to capitalize on that momentum and host an even more spectacular festival in 2024,” said Leon Wheeler, Director of Poker Operations for Resorts World Las Vegas.

Sami BechahedThe main event last fall featured a $1,650 buy-in. It attracted 1,095 total entries, surpassing the $1.5 million guarantee to create a final prize pool of $1,609,650. Sami Bechahed came out on top, securing the trophy and the top prize of $268,945.

This year the main event will feature a larger $5,300 buy-in. There will be plenty of ways to win a seat, both online and via live events, with details to be announced shortly.

“Last year, the NAPT smashed all expectations, so this year, we’re going even bigger. With a premier partner like Resorts World Las Vegas, we’re stepping up our game: bigger tournaments, buy-ins, and player-focused events,” said Steve Preiss, Vice President of PokerStars North America.

Buy-ins are expected to range from $250 all the way up to $25,000. The full schedule will be released soon.

About Resorts World

When Resorts World Las Vegas opened in 2021, it marked the first new resort on the legendary Las Vegas Strip in over a decade. The property was developed on the site of the old Stardust, which was demolished back in 2007.

The property features a 117,000 square foot casino, and a 59-story hotel with three distinct Hotels. Las Vegas Hilton, Conrad Las Vegas, and Crockfords Las Vegas combine for nearly 3,500 total rooms.

Resorts World Las VegasThe casino floor features 1,400 slot machines, 117 table games, and of course, the poker room.

In addition to gaming, the property offers plenty of other world-class entertainment options, with the 5,000-person Resorts World Theater, the Zouk Nightclub, and the Ayu Beach House. There are also more than 50 dining and drinking establishments on site.

For more information on Resorts World Las Vegas, check out the official website here.

Photo credits: Rational Intellectual Holdings Ltd / Joe Giron.