Learn about the exciting 2024 WPT journey and what it has to offer. We look at the events, destinations and packages you can buy for this outdoor event.
Exciting events at sea in 2024 – The WPT Journey is back
The World Poker Tour (WPT) is taking over a cruise ship to provide an unforgettable journey in the spring of 2024. This iconic tournament returns to the sea with Virgin Voyages as it offers exciting games on the Valiant Lady, an 18+ luxury cruise ship. Read on to find out what this magical journey entails.
The WPT Voyage begins March 31, 2024 and runs through April 6, with three full days at sea and two exciting destinations in the Bahamas. The Valiant Lady sailed from Miami, Florida, and returned a week later.
First stop is the Cayman Islands where you can play golf, snorkel and check out what these beautiful islands have to offer. You can explore Seven Mile Beach, Stingray City, Cayman Crysta Caves and more. Valiant Lady will dock in the Cayman Islands from 9am to 6pm, giving you a full day to enjoy the magnificent scenery.
The second stop is Bimini, which is a chain of islands located in the westernmost region of the Bahamas.
Here you can enjoy another day of water activities or simply explore more beautiful islands. Again you have plenty of time as the boat is docked from 8am to 8pm. Notable places to experience in Bimini are the Dolphin House Museum, Radio Beach, Rainbow Reef, and more.
What is included?
WPT Voyage packages will consist of food, with 20+ fine dining establishments and some even featuring Michelin-starred chefs. Your drinks, Wi-Fi, shows, group fitness classes and other forms of entertainment are included. Overall, you won’t want for anything on this trip, and the WPT family even covers your tip to the ship’s staff!
However, we all know the main events of this cruise and that is the poker events. Over 80 poker tables are available on this 1,400-cabin cruise ship, providing plenty of opportunities to test your skills against other players on the high seas.
There are three events we would watch out for on this trip. The first is a $1,100 buy-in Prime, with a guaranteed prize pool of $500,000. The second is the $5,000 Main Tour, which gives up to $1 million in guarantees! The final one is the $25,000 High Roller event, with all of these tables being No-Limit Hold ’em games.
There are also lower buy-in events like the $125 Freeze Out NL Hold ’em and the $200 Ladies NL Hold ’em. In general, you can enjoy a variety of tournaments and buy-in levels, with the total guarantee for this WPT tournament being $1.5 million.
Get ready for the trip of a lifetime
There is still almost a year to prepare for this voyage at sea, which promises to be unforgettable. This is the first trip the WPT is making again after a long hiatus, which is already building up the excitement of the players involved. You can sail through the Caribbean while testing your skills and exploring beautiful locations. Check out the official WPT Voyage website for more information on the itinerary and embark on the trip of a lifetime.