The World Poker Open offers high stakes poker and has long been a favorite of gamblers from all over the world. The popularity of poker has spread like wildfire. The World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour are televised almost constantly. Online poker rooms are more popular than ever. It is on this backdrop that the sixth annual World Poker Open will be played in January 2006. Only Jack Binion and the legendary Horseshoe in Tunica, Mississippi can get together a poker event of this magnitude.
The World Poker Open, held each year, is one of the World Poker Tour’s televised poker tournaments. With the popularity of poker on the rise, many gamblers are finding their niche in playing poker online. The World Poker Open involves players competing in one of several types of poker games. This tournament is hugely popular and is attended by players and poker enthusiasts from around the world.
The World Poker Open in 2005 had one of the strongest final tables ever assembled. This year’s event promises to take no limit Texas Hold’em to new heights of popularity. The thrill of being an unknown poker player at the table with famous players seen on TV is a draw for this monster of poker tournaments. This is definitely not a place to sharpen your skills or practice.
The 2006 World Poker Open will be held in Tunica, Mississippi from January 5th through the 27th. For those wishing to enter the poker games, there are Tunica Poker Tournament entry fees and buy-in fees, which vary, based on the type of game. For poker enthusiasts that prefer to watch the games, rather than play, tickets to the World Poker Open are free, but are given on a strict first come, first serve basis.
There are several events including Stud, Omaha, Hi-lo and Texas Hold’em. There are both no limit and limit tournaments. This event is one of the most popular stops on the World Poker Tour, which is starting a successful third season. The World Poker Open will partner the Gold Strike Casino with Binion’s Horseshoe to have one of the most exciting tournaments of the WPT.
Can another online poker young gun claim the title in the World Poker Open? Will one of the poker world’s established professionals take back the title of World Poker Open champion? The action will be fast and the stakes high at the anticipated 6th annual World Poker Open in Tunica, Mississippi.
By Fawzia Awwad
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