The most expensive tournament in World Poker Tour history will be played at the WPT National Philippines in January 2016. The tournament will have a buy-in of $200,000 and, according to WPT.com, some of the biggest names in poker have already confirmed that they will be taking part.
"International poker pros Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan, Andrew Robl, Feder Holz, Sam Trickett, Andrew Pantling, Vivek Rajkumar, Andrew Timothy, and Daniel "Jungleman" Cates will join the aforementioned 12 confirmed high-profile Asian businessmen, including Malaysian poker players and businessmen, Richard Yong and Paul Phua, as well as Cali Group CEO, Lei Tim Meng."
WPT.com also reported that the winner of the tournament will take home more than just money...
"In addition to the lion's share of the prize pool, the champion of this event will also earn a luxurious 14k Aurae Solid Gold MasterCard. Hand-crafted and specifically designed for the Triton SHR Series - Cali Cup, this Aurae Solid Gold MasterCard is the perfect award for the champion to celebrate their legacy and victory in this historic event for decades to come."