Poker streamer Jonathan Van Fleet aka “apestyles” joins WPT Global

Jonathan Van Fleet

Online poker room WPT Global just made a big signing for its team of ambassadors. The latest poker superstar to join their ranks is none other than Jonathan Van Fleetalso known as “Apestyles”.

The poker phenomenon Twitch joins the likes of Brad Owen, Andrew Cape, Ethan “Rampage” Yau And Phil Ivey as part of the ambassador team.

To get the new relationship off to a flying start, WPT Global is giving away some tournament tickets. All you have to do is follow the instructions in the tweet below – the perfect way to kickstart your weekend grind on the platform.

Who is Jonathan Van Fleet?

Jonathan Van Fleet
Jonathan Van Fleet

For the uninitiated, Van Fleet is a powerhouse both virtually and live. He has earned more than $22 million in online tournament winnings throughout his career and has another $868,064 in live poker.

Van Fleet has also amassed a legion of fans thanks to his entertaining streams Twitch channel as well as his bite-sized vlogs Youtube.

His biggest payday, per Poker betcame back in 2017 where he won the $5,300 buy-in partypoker MILLIONS Online.

The Canadian came close to winning his first World Series of Poker bracelet in the summer, but fell to fourth place that year Event #44: $3,000 No Limit Hold’em for his best live cash of $238,546.

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All eyes on the WPT World Championships

The announcement of the new partnership comes just in time for the record-breaking $40 million guarantee WPT World Championshipwhich takes place from December 12th to 21st.

The World Poker Tour Festival that takes place in Wynn in Las Vegas, started a few days ago and ends December 23rd.

Thinking about taking a trip to Sin City? Then be sure to check out the schedule below.

Events competition Buy in guarantee
November 29th Limit Omaha/8 $600 $60,000
Nov. 29. Dec. 4 No Limit Hold’em $600 $1,000,000
3rd of December No Limit Hold’em 8-Max $10,000
4th–7th December Mystery Bounty No Limit Hold’em $1,600 $2,000,000
4th–6th December Seniors (55+) Championship $1,100 $500,000
Dec 4th No Limit Hold’em 6-Max $1,100 $100,000
Dec 5th No-Limit Hold’em/Pot-Limit Omaha $1,100 $100,000
6th–8th December Women’s Championship $1,100 $250,000
7th–12th December WPT Prime Championship $1,100 $5,000,000
Dec 8th 8 game mix $2,200 $200,000
12–21 December WPT World Championship $10,400 $40,000,000
12th-13th December HORSE CHAMPIONSHIP $1,100 $100,000
13th December Pot Limit Omaha $1,100 $100,000
15th December No-Limit Hold’em Turbo ($500 Bounty) $1,100 $100,000
Dec 16 No Limit Hold’em Progressive Bounty (PKO) $3,000 $500,000
17th-18th December Limit Omaha/8 Championship $1,100 $100,000
17th-20th December No Limit Hold’em $3,000 $3,000,000
17th-18th December No Limit Hold’em High Roller $25,700
18th-19th December WPT Big One for One Drop $1,000,000
19-23. December No Limit Hold’em $1,600 $2,000,000
19-20 December Senior High Rollers (50+) $10,000 $500,000
Dec 19 No Limit Hold’em 6-Max $3,000 $500,000
20-21 December Dealer’s Choice Championship $3,000 $200,000
20-21 December WPT Alpha8 $50,000
21st December Pot Limit Omaha $10,500
Dec 22nd No Limit Hold’em $1,100 $200,000
23rd of December No Limit Hold’em $1,100 $100,000

Join WPT Global with a generous welcome bonus

WPT Global

WPT Global offers new players a Matching deposit bonus of 100% up to a maximum of $1,200. Any new player who deposits $20 or more will automatically receive this deposit bonus.

The playthrough requirements for this bonus are pretty simple: every $2.50 increase in the bonus is unlocked every time you generate $10 in rake. This rake can come from either tournaments or cash games. The bonus expires after 90 days from the date of your first deposit.

To sweeten the deal even further, WPT Global also gives you some tournament tickets. The exact reward depends on whether you are a new player and how large your deposit is.

New or existing players Deposit number Minimum deposit amount Reward
For new players only 1. Deposit $20 4 x $5 WPT® World Championship Satellite Tickets
New and existing players 2. Deposit $20 (second deposit of this amount) 4 x $5 WPT® World Championship Satellite Tickets
New and existing players Next deposit of $300+ $300 WPT® World Championship Satellite ticket valued at $22 and Sunday Slam ticket valued at $110
New and existing players Next deposit of $1,200+ $1,200 WPT® World Championship Satellite Ticket valued at $220
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Calum Grant

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Calum joined the PokerNews team in September 2021 after working in the UK energy sector. He played his first hand of poker in 2017 and immediately fell in love with the game. Calum’s proudest poker achievement is winning the only tournament he has ever played in Las Vegas, the prestigious $60 Flamingo evening event.


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