PokerStars NAPT Returning to Resorts World Las Vegas November 1-10

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2024 NAPT Las Vegas

The wait is over. Several months after the successful return of the North American Poker Tour (NAPT) in Las Vegas, PokerStars announced that the NAPT will be back at Resorts World Las Vegas this year for ten days of tournament poker action.

The 2024 NAPT Las Vegas festival will take place Nov. 1-10, culminating with a $5,300 buy-in NAPT Main Event — an increase from last year’s $1,650 price tag — after a successful event with a strong turnout in 2023.

“Last year, the NAPT smashed all expectations, so this year, we’re going even bigger,” PokerStars North America Vice President Steve Preiss said in a press release. “With a premier partner like Resorts World Las Vegas, we’re stepping up our game: bigger tournaments, buy-ins, and player-focused events.”

While the full series schedule and prize pool guarantees have yet to be announced, the festival will feature other highlights including a $10,300 NAPT Super High Roller and a $550 NAPT NLH Cup.

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NAPT Returns to Sin City

The NAPT news comes on the heels of PokerStars’ announcement that The Big Game, which was filmed at last year’s NAPT, would be premiering on FS1 on May 10 and on the PokerStars YouTube channel on May 11.

Once again, players at the NAPT will have the opportunity to explore the luxurious Resorts World and take advantage of its various amenities.

Resorts World
Resorts World

“Resorts World Las Vegas is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated return of PokerStars and the NAPT this November,” said Leon Wheeler, Director of Poker Operations at Resorts World. “After last year’s tremendous success, we are eager to capitalize on that momentum and host an even more spectacular festival in 2024.”

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A Look Back at 2023

Last year’s NAPT festival, the first in over a decade, marked a successful return to US live poker for PokerStars, complete with surpassed guarantees and sizable fields.

The $1,650 Main Event drew 1,095 runners for a prize pool of $1.6 million as poker dealer and soon-to-be-father Sami Bechahed took home the trophy and $268,945.

Sami Bechahed, Main Event Winner, NAPT Main Event Winner
Sami Bechahed, NAPT Main Event Winner

2023 NAPT Las Vegas Main Event Final Table Results

Place Player Country Prize
1 Sami Bechahed United States $268,945
2 Jonathan Borenstein United States $168,175
3 David Coleman United States $120,130
4 Ping Liu United States $92,410
5 Sergio Aido Spain $71,080
6 Nick Schulman United States $54,680
7 Sandeep Pallampati United States $42,060

Other players who picked up NAPT titles at last year’s festival include Jesse Lonis ($10,300 NAPT Super High Roller – $174,550), Samuel Laskowitz ($5,300 NAPT High Roller – $180,850) and Timothy Rutherford ($1,100 NLH Mystery Bounty – $24,650).

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For more information about the 2024 NAPT Las Vegas festival, visit pokerstarslive.com/napt/lasvegas.

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