Travel Deals In Season Three of WPT2/15/2005 9:11 AM Eastern
World Poker Tour will return to Travel Channel for its third season beginning March 2.
The network will air 16 installments every Wednesday at 9 p.m. (EST/PST).
Two new tournaments have been added to the tour this season: The Mirage Poker Showdown and the Doyle Brunson North American Poker Championship at Bellagio.
Shana Hiatt, Vince van Patten and Mike Sexton return as hosts.
Anheuser Busch Cos. Inc.’s Michelob AmberBock will serve as WPT’s official sponsor.
“We enter our third season with a legion of fans eagerly awaiting our new shows,” WPT Enterprises Inc. founder and president Steve Lipscomb said in a prepared statement.
“Viewers watch for the sheer dramatic entertainment of the WPT, but many also watch to improve their own game,” he added. “That is a cornerstone of our success, and we believe that this year, we’ll teach some exciting new lessons to WPT viewers.”