At least 350 international players are expected to attend this major event in the calendar of the discipline.
From March 3 to 12, the second edition of the World Poker Tour will be held in Mauritius National Grand Bay. Some 350 players from around the world are expected from us, the time of the competition. Program of the 2013 edition, 16 tournaments, among which is a "Main Event" sponsored by the online betting site PMU.fr. This will take place from March 5 to 10, and "buy-in" for the main event will be Rs 61,000.
However, players will not play with their money directly. Depending on the tournament, they will receive a set number of chips with which to bet.
To attempt to qualify, a player can go to casino Ti Vegas, Grand Bay, and participate in tournaments from Rs 500. Qualification on the Internet is also possible. To do this, players will participate in tournaments on the site Pokafrica, which start from Rs 700.
The 2012 edition of the tournament was awarded two records: the largest poker tournament ever held in the Indian Ocean and one of the largest crowds recorded in the World Poker Tour National Series. However, no player was able Mauritius to reach the final, despite a high rate of participation. Organizers hope for the 2013 edition, that local players can do better than last year.
A World Poker Tour special package was made available to players for housing. The cost of 1290 euros, the player can spend seven nights in a double room with ocean view in a 4 star hotel.