WPT Korea Schedule, Highlights, & More

WPT Korea 2024

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Last Updated: April 3, 2024

Last year’s World Poker Tour Korea in Jeju ended with three players chopping up the money in the Main Event and Yin Tao being named the champion in one of the best Asian poker events in 2023.

Now, WPT is coming back to Jeju, with the WPT Korea festival for 2024 starting on March 25 and running through April 3, giving Asian poker players a great chance to welcome spring with some high-end tournament action.

This year’s WPT Korea will be played at Landing Casino, Jeju, a familiar location for high-stakes poker players who play the game in this part of the world.

Keep on reading to find out more about WPT Korea schedule, highlight events, and all the extra information that might come in handy with the festival now just around the corner.

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WPT Korea Festival Highlight Events

As is usually the case with WPT festivals, WPT Korea will feature a variety of tournaments over the 10 days of action, catering to every buyin level you might prefer to play.

All events at this stop of the WPT will be played in local currency KRW, with KRW 1,000,000 worth just over $750 for reference.

The festival will kick off with an Opener event that will feature a KRW 850,000 buyin and cater to what will presumably be a very substantial number of players.

For the majority of players who aren’t up to playing the High Rollers, the Jeju Dragon Quest event with a KRW 1,100,000 buyin that runs from March 27 – 28 will present the next big attraction of the series.

Players who bust out the Main Event or want to keep going after the end of the Main will get a chance to play a Texas Hold'em Poker Mini Main Event at half the price, with buyin for this one set at KRW 1,400,000 and Day 1 flights running on March 31.

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Lovers of the new Mystery Bounty format will have a chance to try it out at WPT Korea, with Mystery Bounty event running on April 1 and 2 and featuring a KRW 850,000 buyin.

For all the high-stakes players who make the trip out to Jeju, or stick around following the current Triton Poker Series stop, WPT has prepared a series of attractions.

The High-Roller schedule starts with a KRW 40,000,000 Super High-Roller, followed by a couple of KRW 10,000,000 Single Day High-Rollers on March 27 and April 1, and the KRW 20,000,000 WPT High-Roller.

All in all, the WPT Korea festival will feature something for everyone, with a couple of dozen events offering all players a chance to shine and compete for WPT silverware this spring.

WPT Korea Main Event & Full Schedule Revealed

The biggest highlight of the WPT Korea festival will be the Main Event, which starts on March 28 and features three Day 1 flights over three separate days.

The Main Event will feature a KRW 2,800,000 buyin fee and should draw in hundreds of players if last year is anything to go by.

If you enter the WPT Korea Main Event, expect to start with 50,000 chips and play 60-minute levels throughout the event, with plenty of play guaranteed at every stage of the tournament.

The WPT Korea Main Event will feature a massive 2,000,000,000 guaranteed prize pool, which means the top spots will pay six figures in US dollars and that everyone who reaches the final table will be in for a hefty payday.

If you are looking to play the entire festival, here is a look at the full schedule of events you can play in Jeju when WPT Korea rolls into town:

DatesEventBuyinLevels
March 25 – 27WPT OpenerKRW 850,00030 Min
March 25 – 26WPT Super High-RollerKRW 40,000,00040 Min
Mar 25Big Bounty NLHKRW 1,000,00020 Min
Mar 27Single Day High-RollerKRW 10,000,00030 Min
Mar 27 – 28Jeju Dragon QuestKRW 1,100,00030 Min
Mar 28 – Apr 3WPT Main EventKRW 2,800,00060 Min
Mar 28NLH BountyKRW 850,00020 Min
Mar 29 – 30NLH DeepstackKRW 850,00030 Min
Mar 29Hyper Turbo Bounty NLHKRW 400,00010 Min
Mar 30NLH Survivor BountyKRW 850,00020/30 Min
Mar 30Hyper Turbo NLHKRW 400,00010 Min
Mar 31 – Apr 1Mini Main EventKRW 1,400,00030 Min
Mar 31Hyper Turbo Bounty NLHKRW 400,00010 Min
Apr 1 – 2Mystery BountyKRW 850,00030 Min
Apr 1Single Day High RollerKRW 10,000,00030 Min
Apr 2 – 3WPT High RollerKRW 20,000,00040 Min
Apr 2 – 3SuperStack Classic NLHKRW 850,00030 Min
Apr 2SuperStack NLHKRW 600,00020 Min
Apr 2Hyper Turbo Bounty NLHKRW 400,00010 Min
Apr 3MegaStack Closer NLHKRW 850,00015 Min
Apr 3WPT SuperStack CloserKRW 600,00015 Min
Apr 3Hyper Turbo NLHKRW 400,00010 Min
WPT Korea 2024 Schedule

WPT Is Coming to Jeju!

With less than two weeks now left before kick-off, WPT Korea could not be any closer, and there are plenty of indications that it will be a huge one.

The festival will offer almost two dozen unique tournaments, plenty of cash game action, and milestone satellites for the Main Event every single day.

With 2,000,000,000 in guaranteed prizes in the Main Event alone, the WPT Korea festival promises to be one of the most impactful events in all of Asia this year.

Block out the days in your calendar and book your ticket to Jeju to take part in this historic event and have a chance to a WPT trophy this March.

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