Aviation Club de France Will Host Annual Televised and Non-Televised WPT Events, Kicking off May 8 – 13, 2010
LOS ANGELES - World Poker Tour® (WPT) is returning to France for one of its premier annual European tour stops, WPT Grand Prix de Paris at Aviation Club de France. Scheduled for May 8 – 13, 2010*, the €10,000 main event will be filmed for worldwide television broadcast.
"The Aviation Club de France is delighted to welcome back a WPT event in Paris,” said Bruno Fitoussi, poker consultant for Aviation Club de France. “The WPT Grand Prix de Paris is guaranteed to be a high-class tournament in the highlights of the international poker scene and will, for sure, attract players from all around the world."
Home of the best cash games in Europe, Aviation Club de France is located in the heart of Paris on the Champs-Elysées, known as “the Most Beautiful Avenue in the World.” The Aviation Club de France was created in 1907 by a group of aviators whose achievements conjure the most remarkable moments in aviation history. In addition to elegance and sophistication, the Club offers a variety of table games including Baccarta, poker Black Jack (Parisian Style), Punto Banco, Caribean Stud Poker and more.
Land-based satellites for the WPT Grand Prix de Paris main event will begin at Aviation Club de France on May 1. Schedules and additional details will be available soon at www.aviationclubdefrance.com.
Aviation Club de France will also host a non-televised WPT event in early 2011. For more information and the complete WPT tour schedule, visit World Poker Tour.
*Dates are subject to change.
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