World Poker Tour National Philippines 2016 Festival of Poker

by - January 02, 2016

Calling all Poker Enthusiast out there, let’s welcome 2016 with the grandest Festival of Poker and mark your calendars from January 2 to 8 as it happen at the SOLAIRE RESORT AND CASINO.

The Festival of Poker will be the greatest kickoff for 2016. Book your tickets and hotel accommodation now, and be part of the much awaited tournament.

As Season 9 starts in Manila, the World Poker Tour (WPT) National Philippines will commence on the 4th of January till the 8th. A massive following of players both here and in the international scene are expected to join in this grandest WPT event in Manila, all vying for the prestige of becoming the WPT National Philippines 2016 champion.


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seen before.


WORLD POKER TOUR Season 9 kicks off in Manila, with  The World Poker Tour (WPT) National Philippines. This is happening from January 4-8, with both local and international players vying for the prestige of becoming the WPT National Philippines 2016 champion.

Last year, Tetsuya Tsuchikawa , the CardFather of Japan, won the first ever WPT National Philippines 2014-2015 Championship title. Calm and strong like his victorious hand, he knows when to call from a strong contender like Kevin Ang from Malaysia.

Event Details:
Date: January 2 – 8, 2016
Time: 1PM onwards
Venue: Solaire Resort - Grand Ballroom
Main Event Buy-In: $1,500 + $150


What best way to kick off the festivities, but with the biggest, grandest and best ever poker party. The World Poker Tour (WPT) Players’ Party will happen on January 3 at the Solaire Resort and Casino Manila, featuring exciting acts including:

Those Damn Nerds
DJ Ron Poe (Ronian Poe)
Boys Night Out’s SAM YG
Aliya Parcs
Aerial silk
The Emerald Dancers

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Solaire Resort is the official residence of the World Poker Tour (WPT) National Philippines, on its 2nd year. The hotel prides itself as a premier gaming hub showcasing luxury and exquisite lifestyle amenities fit for a king. Enjoy their award winning cakes by their cascading waterfall at The OasisGarden, or have a sunset dip at their majestic pool. Shop til you drop at their fine luxuryboutique stores offering all the magnificence that you may want, from eye wear and watches down to the shoes. Feeling hungry? Grab a bite at any of their many restaurants offering a variety of cuisines,from authentic Asian to fresh vegetarian plates.


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