Bellagio hosts WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event

Dec 5, 2017 3:00 AM

The focus of the poker world again lands on the Las Vegas Strip starting today (Tuesday) as the Bellagio Resort & Casino hosts the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event. The winner will be crowned Sunday, Dec. 10.

The Main Event has a buy-in of $10,400, with players provided 30,000 in starting chips. Blinds will increase every 90 minutes until the final table begins. Players will be able to re-enter the event through Level 9. Late registration will also be provided.

Previous winners of the WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic include some of the game’s leading players including Daniel Negreanu, David Rheem and Antonio Esfandiari. The final table of the tournament will be recorded for television for airing at a later date. It will also be streamed live on the website