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The Orleans Casino, Las Vegas  -  November 3rd - 8th, 2018

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How you can get Access Passes, Book Your Room at The Orleans, and find out all the details about the WLPC? Click a button below!

The Ultimate League Poker Series

The World League Poker Championships will bring over 1,000 players from the largest poker leagues around the world including the United Kingdom, United States, and Canada.


This isn't just one single tournament: it's the ultimate league poker series with parties every night - including the THEMED (coming soon) main party!


You will not want to miss out on this awesome experience.

How It Works

Do you have what it takes to become a World League Poker Champion?


The WLPC tournament itself is a true World Championship for league poker players. Compete against bar poker players from all corners of the United States, as well as players from Redtooth Poker, the UK's leading poker league and Red Hot Poker League, the largest league in Canada!


The buy-in for the WLPC Main Event is $125, with a guaranteed prize pool of at least $25,000. But the WLPC goes far beyond money. It's a 5-day league poker series with nearly a dozen cash tournaments available ONLY to participating league players.

Check out the WELCOME GUIDE (coming soon) for all the details on each day's events, including Party information, helpful tips to keep in mind, schedules, structures, and much more.

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The Experience

This is an experience you won't find ANYWHERE else. You aren't coming for just one event. This is a series of cash tournaments and parties with fellow league poker players.


Plus, the winner of the 2018 World League Poker Championship will not only take home a guaranteed $5,000 1st Place prize and the WLPC Trophy, but they will be enshrined in the World Tavern Poker Hall of Fame just like past Champions!


We've said it before and we'll say it again - this is an experience you will never forget. Play poker and party in Las Vegas and win tons of cash with your league poker friends. No matter what happens, you can't lose!

The Poker

Tons of amazing events will take place, with cash, tournament seats, and plenty of bragging rights on the line. Whether it's the $25,000 WLPC Main Event, the World Tavern Poker National Championships with nearly $40,000 in cash & Major Event seats on the line, or the big cash prizes in our featured events, there's plenty of opportunities to win big in Vegas!


Cash tournaments are open to participating League players with an Access Pass. League-specific Championship events are open to the qualified players from that league.


This is the event you have been waiting for! Hundreds of league poker players will take place in this epic event. William McGrotty, Jacob Miller, Chris Nunes, and Kim Mercer have become World Champions - will you be next?



This one is all about you - the players! Enjoy a deeper starting chip stack to give you room to play against your fellow league poker players. Always a favorite!


Get four of your poker friends and take part in this wildly popular event. A portion of the prize pool is set aside for the team that earns the most points based on where you finish.


Wild chip swings and a lot of fun will be had in the All In or Fold event. Players start with 1,000 chips and have one decision - you're either all in or you fold! Blinds are 100/200 for the first hour, then jump to 500/1000 and increase every 15 minutes afterward.



The World League Poker Championships will feature nearly a dozen events. It's the biggest poker party of the year!


Full schedule is subject to change.

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Play and Party in Sin City!

Every day and every night of the World League Poker Championships is a party! But the 'main event' will be a themed party that you'll never forget!

Party ticket holders will enjoy a free buffet (must have a Party ticket to enter), cash bar, and plenty of entertainment.

We will be partying and dancing the night away with prizes and plenty of fun to be had. This will be one of the most memorable parties we've ever hosted. So don't miss out!


Fun times and creating awesome memories await those who will be attending the MAIN THEMED PARTY at the 2018 World League Poker Championships!


This will be a one-of-a-kind event with live entertainment, interactive games, a great food & drink selection, and so much more.


Are you ready to party the night away against the backdrop of Las Vegas? You do NOT want to miss this!


Click here for some great costume ideas! (coming soon)

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Nothing gives you the full experience of the World League Poker Championships like staying on site! 


In years past, several players tried to save a few bucks by staying at a cheaper hotel. But what they spent in cab fare and travel time (plus missing out on so much of the event) just didn't add up. Stay on site!

>> Don't miss a minute of the action

>> Easy Access to Poker Room and Casino
>> The ultimate convenience!


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Poker Access Pass

Gain access to all of the cash tournaments during the WLPC.


Event T-shirt

Event Card Protector

Event Guide & Schedule

Pass w/Lanyard

Access to Cash Events

Only $63

+$6 processing

Poker Only Pass

Party & Poker Access Pass

Enjoy all the poker action AND join us for awesome parties all week long!


Event T-shirt

Event Card Protector

Event Guide & Schedule

Pass w/Lanyard

Access to Cash Events


FULL PARTY ACCESS (nightly events, main party w/food, cash bar, prizes, and a ton of fun!)

Only $93

+$6 processing

Party & Poker Access Pass


**PLEASE NOTE: Moonshiner's Upgrade is Only Valid with Access Pass. This is an optional upgrade for the Poker Only and Party & Poker Access Pass - it is NOT a standalone item!


Most of the tournaments in the World League Poker Championships will be held in a HUGE Ballroom at The Orleans. Because this is not traditional gaming space, a cash bar will be available (free drinks while you play usually applies to the Poker Room and Casino Floor).

However, we've negotiated to bring the MOONSHINER'S UPGRADE back for the WLPC! This means for $15, you can enjoy FREE DRINKS (but don't forget to tip the waitstaff!) while playing in our events in the Ballroom.

Moonshiner's Upgrades will also be available to purchase for Access Pass holders at The Orleans.

Purchase Moonshiner's Upgrade
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The Schedule

PLEASE NOTE: All tournaments, structures, and events are subject to Nevada Gaming Commission approval and can change without notice.

Nearly a dozen tournaments open to all Access Pass holders will be held, highlighted by the World League Poker Championships. This epic event will see hundreds of league poker players from around the world compete for $25,000 and the bragging rights earned by becoming a World Champion.


--  Dealer add-ons are optional additions to your starting chip stack. Dealers usually make much more money dealing cash tables as opposed to tournament tables. Offering an add-on helps them out and gives you more chips to play with. It's a win win!

-- All tournaments are subject to Nevada Gaming Commission approval and can be changed at any time without prior notice.

-- Events in purple (World Tavern Poker) or gold (other leagues) are League-only tournaments and are open only to those who qualified from their respective leagues.



7:05pm: Orleans Tournament ($130)

Get an early start on the WLPC in this Orleans house event! 15,000 starting chips and blinds run 30 mins. This event is open to all players (no Access Pass needed).



10:00am: Pick up your Access Passes

Already won or bought your Access Pass? Get them and National qualification cards, and get ready for an AWESOME event!


12:00pm: Access Passes on Sale

Don't have your Access Pass? Buy one for our cash tournaments, and don't forget the Moonshiner's Upgrade!


12:00pm: WTP National Champ Quarterfinals ($15)

The final 2 players at each table advance to the Semifinals.


1:00pm: Early Strikers Turbo Tournament ($65)

Get warmed up for the WLPC in this opening turbo event.


2:30pm: WTP National TOC Semifinals ($15)

The final 2 players at each table advance to the Finals on Sunday.


5:00pm: WTP National Champ Semifinals ($15)

The final 2 players at each table advance to the Finals on Tuesday.


7:00pm: Deep Stack Players Championship ($100)

Start with more chips for a better chance to win big!



10:00am: WTP National TOC FINALS ($20)

The Top 8 players earn major tournament packages, with the winner taking home a $10,000 major event seat of your choice!


12:00pm: West Coast Championship ($85)

This event is for qualified West Coast Poker League players only.


2:00pm: Bounty Tournament ($85)

Earn a $25 Casino Chip for every player you eliminate in this event.


7:00pm: International Tag Team Survivor! ($75 each)

Grab a partner and switch places throughout the night - always one of the most popular tournaments of the WLPC! (more info)


10:00pm: Global Grinders Tournament ($100)

3 hours of cash-game style action! (more info)


11:00pm: Welcome Party at the Mardi Gras Bar

Join the WLPC team for drinks and great times!


Click each button for more information on WLPC events.

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10:00am: World League Poker Champs ($125)

The 2-day Main Event for League poker players! Who will earn the title of World Champion and walk away with at least $5,000 in cash?


3:00pm: Speed Poker Tournament ($50)

Act quickly: you only get 5 seconds to make a move in this event!


4:00pm: Global Grinders Tournament ($75)

3 hours of cash-game style action! (more info)



The biggest international party with all of your league poker family.


11:00pm: Global Grinders Tournament ($100)

3 hours of cash-game style action! (more info)



10:00am: WTP Certified TD Championship ($15)

Only current and Certified WTP TD's are eligible for this event.


10:00am: Snowman Poker League Champs ($50)

This event is for qualified Snowman Poker League players only.


10:00am: Redtooth Poker League Champs ($65)

'Win The Button' event with 5k starting chips and 15 min blinds.


11:00am: World League Poker Champs (Day 2)

Who is going to become the next WLPC World Champion?


12:00pm: Global Grinders Tournament ($75)

3 hours of cash-game style action! (more info)


2:00pm: WTP National Champ FINALS, Day 1 ($20)

This is what WTP players have been playing for all season long. Chips are bagged & tagged for Day 2 when 80 players remain.


6:00pm: Bounty Tournament ($85)

Earn a $25 Casino Chip for every player you eliminate in this event.


9:00pm: WLPC International Cup ($0+$15)

24 players will represent their countries in the ultimate showdown!


10:00pm: All In Or Fold Tournament ($20)

You have 2 options in this event: you're either All In, or you fold!


12:00am: International Celebration!

Celebrate your country's WLPC Cup win with your poker family.



10:00am: WTP National Champ FINALS, Day 2

It's all down to this. The final 16 players earn payouts while the winner earns the title of WTP National Champion and takes home $5,000 and an exclusive watch! Who's going to become a National Champion?


1:00pm: International Dream Team ($75 each)

Get 4 fellow league poker players from any league or country and compete for individual and team cash prizes!  (more info)


4:00pm: Sin City Survivor Tournament ($50)

Make the money in this sinful event and earn an equal payout!


10:00pm: Last Call Party @ Bourbon Street Lounge

Join the WLPC team for a final toast to an incredible event!

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The Leagues

 Only the TOP POKER LEAGUES across the world make up the World League Poker Championships. If you are a top league interested in joining, send us an email by clicking the link below.


If you are a player, contact your league owner and tell them about the WLPC. We want to grow this event each and every year! Read on about the awesome leagues who have already joined. They will be sending their players to compete for the ultimate prize: becoming a World League Poker Champion! 

Redtooth Poker is the United Kingdom's #1 Poker League with games available to its players at over 1,000 pubs & taverns. You can't walk down the street in the UK without seeing a bar playing this exciting brand of Texas Hold'em.


Red Hot Poker Tour is the top poker community in Canada. Red Hot hosts live Texas Hold'Em tournaments in regions all across the country, sending its champions to World Poker Tour events.


Missouri Legends Poker is the #1 Poker League in Missouri, offering dozens of venues to enjoy free and fun No Limit Texas Hold'em. Players compete for packages to major events and awards bracelets to its league Champions.


Snowman Poker League is the #1 Poker League in Texas. The SPL offers free & legal poker along with chances to win big prizes. They also are unique for their employment of pro dealers at their games!


West Coast Poker League is the #1 Poker League in California offering the chance to win points towards great Championship events while playing free poker. The WCPL welcomes beginners, casual players, & experts alike!


World Tavern Poker, America's #1 Poker League, offers free poker games at nearly 400 bars across the US. WTP awards over $100,000 in prizes every year at their OPEN events twice a year.


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WLPC Social Hub

Follow everything that happens at the World League Poker Championships through our WLPC Facebook page (including live streams!) and our WLPC Blog!

Photo Galleries

Check out the photos gallery below from the most recent World League Poker Championships in Las Vegas.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Note: Don't forget that Daylight Savings Time ends during the WLPC!


The WLPC runs from Saturday, November 3rd until Thursday, November 8th. Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday, November 4th at 2:00am Vegas time. That means when the clock strikes 2:00am, it will actually be 1:00am. Make sure you factor this into your plans!


When will Registration be open?


Registration will be open starting at 10am on Saturday. Registration will open between 9am and 10am each day thereafter, and run to around 4-5pm.


Will I need a Players Card to play in tournaments at The Orleans?


Yes, and you can get your 'B-Connected' Players Card after going through Registration. You will be directed where to go to get your card. 


Does purchasing an Access Pass include my buy-ins for the cash tournaments?


No. Purchasing an Access Pass gives you access to the cash tournaments during the series. Tournament buy-ins are separate and must be paid by the player to enter a tournament.


What is the Moonshiner's Upgrade?


The Mooonshiner's Upgrade for $15 allows you to enjoy free drinks while playing in a WLPC event in the Ballroom at The Orleans. It is only valid with an Access Pass, however (it is NOT a standalone item).


Can I purchase the Moonshiner's Upgrade before the event? During the event?


Yes to both! Go to our Online Store to purchase a Moonshiner's Upgrade before the WLPC, or you can buy them on-site at WLPC Registration.


Is the World League Poker Championships a single event or a tournament series?


BOTH! The WLPC is a tournament series spanning five days with over a dozen cash events and awesome parties throughout. The World League Poker Championships is also a tournament, where players from participating leagues all around the world compete for the $5,000 1st place prize and the title of World Champion.


Why are there resort fees?


Resort fees have become commonplace at almost every property of note. We've been able to hold them off in the past, but unfortunately, these fees will be charged moving forward. However, it's still worthwhile to stay on site - our special rates are hard to beat, and you simply can't beat the convenience (saves money, time, and energy!) of staying on property. Plus, resort fees at The Orleans include room Wi-Fi, access to the Fitness Center, in-room coffee, and more.


Will there be tickets to the MAIN THEMED Party for sale during the WLPC?


Yes! Party tickets will be available for sale on site for $30. But we highly recommend purchasing a Party & Poker Access Pass to save you from having to buy when you arrive.

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