All Posts By David K Lappin

Buckle Up for the Merit Poker Western Series 

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Unique selling point There’s an old cowboy phrase…  “Don’t squat with your spurs on.” Essentially it means don’t do something without thinking or it’s better to plan ahead. I believe that this especially true these days when it comes to poker. In my last article, I highlighted “The Festival” and the ways that they are putting effort ...

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Felt of Dreams: The WPT Built It and They Came

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Every sense tingling  Build it and they will come. Hype it and they will develop a FOMO so pronounced that they board planes from the other side of the world. Deliver it and they will arrive to the Wynn as innocent as children, holes burnt into their pockets, every sense tingling. The players will pass over ...

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WPT Prime Obliterates Guarantee – Will the WPT World Championship Follow Suit?

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A mouth-watering prize The World Poker Tour (WPT) Prime guaranteed a prize pool of $2m but three Day 1s have culminated in a 5,430 runner field. The $1,100 buy-in event drew an enormous crowd and generated a prize-pool of $5,267,100. There’s smashing a guarantee and then there’s obliterating one.  the Las Vegas edition has defied all ...

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