The World Poker Tour is recognizing International Women’s Day with the release of a new slate of Ladies Events. The new events will all take place throughout Season XXI, including the second annual WPT Ladies Championship. The inaugural winner of this event, Canada’s Lina Niu, outlasted the stacked field and took home the top prize of more than $100,000.
Thirteen of the WPT festivals this season will host Ladies Events. The complete list of festivals with Ladies Events can be found below.
ClubWPT is running an online qualifier for the 2023 WPT Ladies Championship. The winner will receive a $2,500 passport, which includes the event buy-in, a three-night stay at Wynn Las Vegas, and $1,000 in cash. WPT anchor Lynn Gilmartin will be a featured bounty in the tournament and will live stream her run on the ClubWPT Twitch channel.
WPT CEO Adam Pliska said, “At WPT we take pride in the efforts we have put forth to increase women’s participation in poker. As we recognize and celebrate International Women’s Day, we look forward to these record-setting initiatives throughout Season XXI and seeing more women play in our events around the world.”
Season XXI Scheduled Ladies Events:
- WPT Prime Cambodia
- WPT Prime India
- WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown
- WPT Choctaw
- WPT Prime Slovakia
- WPT Prime Vietnam
- WPT Prime Taiwan
- WPT Prime Liechtenstein
- WPT Australia
- WPT Prime Madrid
- WPT bestbet Scramble
- WPT Seminole Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open
- WPT World Championship