WPT Chengdu announced – Online Satellites already running

The World Poker Tour has unveiled a new event date in Mainland China. The Tour will make a stop in Chengdu the capital of southwestern China’s Sichuan province.

Like all events in China, this event is invitational and will take place from 15 July to 21 July in The Longemont Chengdu Hotel.  The prizepool will have a 5M RMB Guarantee (~US $724,942) and the field will be capped at 500 players. The full schedule will still need to be announced.

More: WPT Chengdu – Event Guide


The World Poker Tour used to host only a single event per year in Mainland China but for 2017 ,the organization has unveiled a growing ambition in China. The Season XVI kicked off in Beijing with a victory by Pete Chen and the Chengdu event has been a surprise announcement that would be followed by the traditional Sanya stop.

It’s a significant progress for the Word Poker Tour who has been used to host only one event per year in Mainland China.

Qualify for the WPT Chengdu via Poker Monster

Like most events in China a large part of the participants for this upcoming WPT Chengdu event will qualify online via Poker Monster.

Online satellites are already running and 5 packages per day are guaranteed in the Main Satellite. Plenty of feeders are also allowing participants to join this Main Satellite for only a symbolic amount of money.

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You can purchase play chips in-game, however, we recommend you to contact us to buy and sell chips at a much better value.

QUESTION: I won a WPT Chengdu Seat online but I can’t go, can I sell my ticket? How?

Yes you can sell your seat. After looking for a buyer of your choice and deciding on the price in gold, you can use the in-game (desktop client) feature for trading tickets.

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Graduated in Media Communication at the University of Lausanne, Louis Hartman is a co-founder of He began his career in Cambodia as freelance journalist. In same time he was making his living by playing poker every night at that time. Intense learner, he read dozens of poker strategy books to improve his skills during many years. With a strong interest about poker "behind the scene" in Asia and his communication skills, Louis launched Somuchpoker in 2014.

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