PokerStars Poker Tour returns to Las Vegas after 12-year hiatus

August 30, 2023
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The tour returns after more than a decade away.

PokerStars will be returning to Las Vegas on its North American Poker Tour (NAPT) this November. The event will be hosted at Resorts World.

The tour halted operations midway through its second season due to the shutdown of US operations by PokerStars. Leading to the tour returning for the first time after 12 years away; Las Vegas is the first stop on the tour. 

The series will take place in the lead-up to the first-ever Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix on November 18 2023.

The NAPT kicks off November 4 2023 to November 12 2023 with the $1,650 buy-in main event commencing November 6 2023 to November 11 2023 with six starting flights. 

Meanwhile, the $5,300 High Roller event will take place from November 10, 2023 to November 12, 2023 with the $550 PokerStars Cup running November 9 2023 to November 12 2023.

Steve Preiss, VP for PokerStars North America, commented, "We are delighted to announce the return of this iconic series and once again hold the NAPT for poker players in North America. We're working hard to ensure that this is a spectacular series and can't wait to head to Las Vegas to get the show on the road."

"We are thrilled to partner with PokerStars as we celebrate the return of the North American Poker Tour with the first stop at Resorts World Las Vegas. NAPT Las Vegas is sure to bring players in from all over the globe and we look forward to hosting them once again at our world-class property," said Leon Wheeler, Director of Poker Operations at Resorts World Las Vegas.

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