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World Poker Tour is Coming back to Choctaw Casino & Resort–Durant

March 8, 2022

DURANT, Okla., (March 8, 2022) – Excitement is stacking up in our poker room as Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant hosts the World Poker Tour (WPT ®). On Thursday April 28 to Sunday, May 15, the WPT will provide an exciting schedule of events for poker players from around the country!

This year, Bally Sports will exclusively broadcast the 2022 WPT at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant.

“At Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant our goal is to provide the best poker tournament experience to our guests and players from around the world,” states Bob Barnes, table games manager at Choctaw Casino & Resort- Durant. “We’re excited to offer players and spectators the opportunity to watch our live poker tournament as it elevates the poker experience and takes our WPT to the next level.”

Primary events kick off with a $300 buy-in featuring four opening flights and a $50,000 guarantee. The championship event will take place Friday, May 13 to Monday, May 16 and will play down to the final six players with a $3,800 buy-in and a $2 million guarantee. The final six players will advance on to the E-Sports arena at the Luxor Casino and Resort in Las Vegas on May 26.

Each tournament throughout the tour will have a guarantee, making the prize pool total more than $3 million.

Registration will be available April 21 on Ticketmaster. Hotel Rates start at $119 Sunday through Thursday. For reservations, call 888.652.4628 and mention offer Code “WPT22”.

For more information of the World Poker Tour tournament and a complete schedule visit, World Poker Tour – Choctaw Casinos.

Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant is located 4216 S. Highway 69/75 in Durant, Okla.

About Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Okla. 

Located an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex lies a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination in southeastern Oklahoma. Choctaw Casino & Resort–Durant is a three-level convention/entertainment venue offering more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space with seating for more than 3,000. Resort amenities include swimming, shopping, dining, a spa, and the region’s premier entertainment complex, The District, with dining, drinks, 20 bowling lanes, a 70-game arcade, and state-of-the-art movie theater. In August 2021, a major expansion added the Sky Tower: 21 stories high featuring 1,000 new luxury hotel rooms, 3,300 additional slot machines, table games, a new poker room, new restaurants, bars, movie theaters and three-acres of swimming pools. For more information, visit choctawcasinos.com.






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