Curacao Minister of Finance and World Poker Tour® Unveil Inaugural Event in Celebration of New Gambling Legislation

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Curacao Minister of Finance and World Poker Tour® Unveil Inaugural Event in Celebration of New Gambling Legislation

Curacao, 15th September 2023 – A ground breaking collaboration between Javier Silvania, Curacao’s Minister of Finance, and the prestigious World Poker Tour® (WPT®) is set to kick off Curacao’s first ever major gambling industry event.  The “Minister of Finance in association with SiGMA” conference marks a pivotal moment for Curacao, highlighting its emergence as a revitalised jurisdiction on the international gaming stage.

The World Poker Tour is set to host the WPT Curacao Invitational Poker tournament on September 25th at the Dreams Curacao Resort , providing a fitting prelude to the SiGMA event. Drawing over 100 players from various avenues, including invited players, qualifiers from online satellite tournaments, and individuals from Curacao’s own poker room, the tournament promises an evening of skill and drama.

“As a global-facing brand, we are happy to be a part of the gaming industry development in Curacao,” said WPT CEO Adam Pliska. “This event is set to be a great steppingstone for the expansion of poker in Curacao.”

The focal point of the tournament, the “main table,” will include professional poker players from the WPT team in a captivating battle for the winner’s trophy and the prize pool estimated at up to $85,000. Importantly, the tournament’s reach extends to the local community, granting them the chance to participate directly and experience the thrill firsthand.

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The Minister of Finance extends a warm welcome to the World Poker Tour and this exclusive and exciting event. This landmark serves as a show of support from WPT in favour of Curacao’s evolving gambling regulations which will improve the economic and reputational value of the island.

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