Four weeks away from WPT Cambodia – first Main Tour in Southeast Asia feat. USD 1.7 Million in guarantees and USD 6K in Player of the Festival prizes


Just four weeks away from the first ever World Poker Tour (WPT) Main Tour in Southeast Asia! Running from January 17 to 30, 2024, the upcoming festival is expected to bring together the largest gathering of international players, each one vying to become the first player in the region to claim the inaugural WPT Cambodia Championship title and have their victory forever memorialized on the Mike Sexton Champions Cup. Mark the dates!

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In partnership with Connaissance Management, all the action takes place at the world-class NagaWorld Integrated Resort Complex in capital city Phnom Penh in Cambodia. Through the years, this location has been revered as the brand’s most preferred destination by players from around the world. Not only is the competition top notch, the city and its surroundings offer an abundance of culture, nightlife, restaurants, etc.. you name it.


If you are just hearing of this exciting festival, WPT Cambodia offers the largest lineup of games in the tour’s history in Asia with 44 events scheduled and USD 1.7 Million in guarantees. The WPT has also ensured that every type of bankroll is covered with trophy event buy ins from as low as USD 300 to the heights of USD 10,000.

Highlighting the festivities is the USD 1 Million guaranteed WPT Cambodia Championship. This is the first time the WPT has guaranteed seven figures for an open event in the region. See the link below for the full schedule breakdown and WPT Cambodia – Player Guide. 

World Poker Tour opens 2024 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia featuring $1M guaranteed WPT Cambodia Championship

WPT Cambodia – Player of the Festival

In addition to the coveted Championship title, players will also be competing for the WPT Player of the Festival. The top three players in points at the end of the games will win prizes as listed below accordingly:

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The WPT Prime Championship ticket is certainly one hot item. At this year’s WPT Prime Championship, currently ongoing at Wynn Las Vegas, the event drew a monster field of 10,512 entries, thus shattering its USD 5M guarantee for a mighty USD 10,196,640 prize pool.

Abundant Cash Games and NO TAX

WPT Cambodia also offers the juiciest Cash Games, offering a wide range of stakes. Both No Limit Hold’em and Pot Limit Omaha are offered with stakes of $1/$3, $2/$5 and $25/$50. Players will also be glad to know that there is “NO TAX” on both cash and tournament winnings.

Special player rates at NagaWorld

As early as now, players can start booking rooms at NagaWorld with special player rates and long stay packages available. The best deal is at NagaWorld 2 with rooms for as low as $55 (minimum 3-nights stay). Players will also receive Dining Credits which is valid at any restaurant in the complex.


WPT High Roller Free Room Programme

For high rollers, WPT Cambodia is offering the WPT High Roller Free Room Programme. Eligible players can receive anywhere from 6 to 13 nights free stay in a Deluxe Room at NagaWorld 1. The room also includes breakfast at The Pangea and exclusive access to the WPT VIP lounge. Players must book their room by December 31, 2023. To qualify, head to the link provided.

WPT High Roller Free Room Programme

Airport to NagaWorld Integrated Resort Complex

For travelers arriving at the Phnom Penh International Airport, there are multiple options available to get to NagaWorld Integrated Resort Complex. To avoid getting overcharged, Grab Taxi and Metered Taxi Service – Global Taxi are recommended. The distance is roughly 10km which is around 30 minutes.


The country’s currency is the Cambodian Riel, however the US Dollar is widely accepted. In fact, USD is more accepted than the Riel. At the festival, USD will be used for both tournaments and cash games. Exchange counters are available at the hotel lobby.


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Tricia David

Tricia David has long experience as a recreational poker player and has been covering poker events since 2010 for numerous outfits in Asia. She spent one year working part time with Poker Portal Asia then became editor and lead writer for all event coverage of the Philippine Poker Tour (PPT). Under the PPT, she overlooked content for their website, and produced live updates on all their events. In addition, she served as the live and online events website content writer for the Asian Poker Tour. Currently, she does live events reporting in Asia for online news site Somuchpoker and is also one of their news contributors.

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