Final wrap: WPT Korea pays out over $5.9M; Daniel Merrilees, Vincent Chauve among final winners; up next WPT Prime Taiwan -August 8 to 21

The World Poker Tour (WPT) concluded a fun-filled series in Jeju, Korea with games hosted at the world-class Jeju Shinhwa World Landing Casino.  The festival ran from July 15 to 24, 2023, attracting players from all over including a large contingent from China. Over the ten-day event, 18 tournaments generated a combined prize pool of […]

WPT Korea: Steve O’Dwyer wins Alpha8 for One Drop; Song Li banks big at Mystery Bounty; Second win for Liu Yin;  Xiaosheng Zheng tops HR Day 1

Action-packed penultimate day of World Poker Tour (WPT) Korea with multiple games running and a few finding its champion. The festival has been ongoing since July 15 at the Jeju Shinhwa World Landing Casino and will conclude on July 24, 2023. Among the newly minted were Steve O’Dwyer, Song Li, and Liu Yin who became […]

[Interview] WPT commentator Tony Dunst shares insights on poker commentary

In this exclusive interview, Somuchpoker sat down with renowned figure in the world of poker, Tony Dunst, who shared his insights on livestream commentary. He is a WPT commentator, co-host for WPT TV shows, and an ambassador for WPT Global. SMP: What do you think the general audience goes for, coaching experience or entertainment with […]

WPT Korea: Festival Results

WPT KOREA Dates: July 15 to 24, 2023 Location: Jeju Shinhwa World, Landing Casino, Jeju Island, Korea Festival prize pool: KR₩ 7,611,741,050 (~USD 5,918,330) Events: 18 Main Event Dates: July 17 to 22, 2023 Buy in: KR₩ 3,400,000 (~USD 2,680) Guarantee: KR₩ 2,000,000,000 (~USD 1,575,600) Entries: 758 Prize pool: KR₩ 2,246,947,400 (~USD 1,770,200) ITM: 95 places […]

WPT Korea Main Event: Yuwen Pan leads; Chao-Ting Cheng, Aaron Lim, David Yan, Jun Mondalo among 44 survivors; Ji Yu Shun wins NLH Single Day

Excitement from the get-go at World Poker Tour (WPT) Korea with 283 players returning to Jeju Shinhwa World Landing Casino for Day 2 of the Main Event. The guarantee-crushing tournament drew 758 entries for a prize pool of KR₩ 2,246,947,400 (~USD 1,770,200). Ten hours later, the money flowed at the fall of Jun Shi on […]