WATCH: Phil Ivey As Customer Support Agent for WPT Global

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In case you missed it, the WPT Summer Festival on WPT Global kicked off on July 20. The latest real money online poker room is currently running its first summer series and has a host of amazing events lined up.

As well as a $1 million guaranteed Main Eventthe platform is hosting the incredible $1 for $1 million event. Yes, you read that correctly – WPT Global is letting players participate in a seven-figure guaranteed event for just one dollar and has even brought in the likes of Phil Ivey other Tony Dunst to help attract eyes to the product.

The video sees Ivey and Dunst act as Customer Support Agents in what’s been described as one of the best poker adverts in over a decade.

Owen and Zhou Join in With the Fun

World Poker Tour ambassador brad owen also shared another hilarious video promotion the event, which featured Andrew Neeme other Jamie Kerstetter.

Chess Woman Grandmaster Qiyu “Nemo” Zhou also joined in on the fun with her own chess-themed video while showing off her skills against multiple recognisable opponents.

How to Play the $1 Into $1 Million

$1 for $1 million

Starting flights for the $1 Into $1 Million take place every Wednesday and Sunday from July 20 to August 17. The top 13% of players will advance to the event’s Day 2 which takes place on Sunday, August 21.

Players can enter all the Day 1s as the event is implementing a “Best Stack Forward” policy.

Day 2 will then see the field whittled down to its final eight players, with Day 3 being streamed live on the WPT Twitch channel on Monday, Aug 22.

The event will also have a huge overlay, which even gives more value to players as WPT Global General Manager, Alex Scott pointed out.

$1 Into $1 Million Remaining Schedule

dates Time (UTC) events buy in Guaranteed
Wed 27 Jul 1:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
Sun 31 Jul 1:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
Wed 3 Aug 1:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
Sun 7 Aug 1:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
Wed 10 Aug 1:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
Sun 14 Aug 1:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
Wed 17 Aug 1:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m $1-1m flight $1 $1,000,000
Sun 21 Aug 3:00 p.m $1-1m Day 2 $1 $1,000,000
Mon 22 Aug 1:00 p.m $1-1m final table $1 $1,000,000

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Grab Your $1,200 WPT Global Welcome Bonus

Download the excellent WPT Global software. The software runs on both Windows and Mac and you do not even need a top of the range machine to enjoy the thrills and spills at WPT Global. There are even Android and iOS apps so you can play your favorite poker games while on the move.

Once you have the software installed, create your free account by entering a handful of personal details, choose your alias, verify your email, and you are good to go. Deposit at least $20, and WPT Global matches your first deposit 100% up to a maximum of a whopping $1,200. You then have 90 days from the date of your first deposit to release as much of the bonus as possible into your WPT Global playable balance. The $1,200 WPT Global welcome bonus releases into your account in $5 increments each time you contribute $20 to the cash game rake or pay in tournament fees.

Be aware: any bonus not released after the 90-day expiry date is forfeited

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Calum Grant

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Calum has been a part of the PokerNews team since 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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