All eyes on the World Poker Championship USD 1M Guaranteed – March 31 to April 9 at Grand Loyal Poker Club, Hanoi, Vietnam

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The three month wait is nearly over! The World Poker Championship is just one day away from delivering players another thrilling series at the Grand Loyal Poker Club in Hanoi, Vietnam!

Running from March 31 to April 9, the upcoming series features 20 highly popular tournaments and a whopping USD 1 Million in guaranteed prize pools. You can check out the schedule via the link provided.

World Poker Championship – Schedule 

For those just hearing of the WPC, the young and ambitious series was the first to guarantee seven figures in Hanoi, Vietnam, and crushed it, paying out over US$ 2.2 Million. It was also the first breach one thousand Main Event entries. To date, WPC is the most popular Korean run event in Southeast Asia.

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Returning for its third installment, the WPC aims big once again. A total of 10 tournaments are backed by guarantees with the Main Event boasting a VN₫ 10,000,000,000 (~US$ 425,700) prize pool. It runs from April 4 to 8 with four Day 1 flights scheduled.

From the tightest of pockets to the heaviest, there are lots in store for everyone over the ten days. Buy ins range from VN₫ 3.3 Million (~US$ 140) to VN₫ 107 Million (~US$ 4,550).  A message from WPC and Grand Loyal,

“We are thrilled to host another World Poker Championship at the Grand Loyal Poker Club. We have a great schedule lined up with ten events out of 20 featuring guarantees. Come on over and experience the competitive and fun energy in Hanoi. We look forward to seeing all of you and to crowning the next WPC Main Event champion.”

Events with Guaranteed Prize Pools

Buy in

Main Event
April 4 to 8

WPC Kickoff
March 31 to April 2

Single Day HR
March 31

April 2

High Roller
April 2

Mystery Bounty
April 3 to 4

Superstar Challenge
April 4

Super High Roller
April 7 to 8

HSOP Megastack
April 8

Megastack Closer
April 9

Tourist information

For new travelers, Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam. Compared to Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon) it is less populated and more on the rural side. The Hanoi International Airport is roughly 30 minutes from the Grand Loyal Poker Club. The best way to get to the venue is via Grab car but make sure to have the local currency on hand – the Vietnamese Dong. There are exchange counters at the airport at a decent rate.

If you are in need of accommodations, no need to look further than the venue itself. The poker room is located at the Grand Loyal Hotel. Make sure to ask if player rates are available.


World Poker Championship ready to deliver another multi-million dollar series  – March 31 to April 9 at Grand Loyal Poker Club, Hanoi


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Author: Henry Brown