LAPT Announces Season 4
Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT) has made announcements for its fourth run. The tour will commence from Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 16. There will be more $1000 buy-in stops in Peru, Chile, and Argentina. The last tournament will be held in Bogota, Colombia, for the first time on August 7. The date and the location of the Grand Final are yet to be announced. Another first for this year’s event is the LAPT awards which will honor the best player performances like the European Poker Tour Awards.
Season 3 of the LAPT was the richest poker tournament to enter in Latin America. If Season 3 was not enough, gear up for Season 4. Season 3 saw 1572 players from across the globe vying for the coveted USD $4,729,228 prize pool. Season 4 promises to be even greater. If you also wish to join this race, you could qualify even online. The LAPT satellite qualifiers are available everyday at PokerStars. The winners get a LAPT prize package which comprises event buy-in, stay, and money for expenses. This means you could enjoy your stay and at the same time play to become the next LAPT champion. Another way is by qualifying for Freeroll. As the name implies, you could go to the LAPT for free.
Playing is very simple. If this is your first time as a poker player, simply download the PokerStars software for free. Then, create an account. Next, open the PokerStars lobby, click on “Events” and “LAPT” and get registered for the satellite that you choose.
One of the highlights of the LAPT this year is the LAPT Player of the Year awards. The results of the players in all the main and side events will take them to the awards in various categories. It is not easy winning an event. Some very good players are not able to win even one major tournament in their entire careers. Even a single win in a year can make all the difference for a player. It is very uncommon for anybody to have two winnings in a single tour. Nacho Barbero is an exception. He is like the “king of the LAPT.”
The awards are on the same lines as the game’s European partners. Out of the six awards to be presented, the innovative ones include the Best LAPT Venue and the Best 6-Max Player. The LAPT players will choose the LAPT Venue of the Year and the LAPT Achievement of the Year at the end of the event. The other four awards will be awarded on the basis of the points accumulated in LAPT Main and Side Events. The individual award winners will get different prize packages for the next season.
So, if you are also keen to lap up these awards, start preparing for the Big Season of LAPT. The international players do not have to bear the harsh winters. They can beat the chill by coming to Latin America to try their luck and to enjoy the warm weather. But, if you think your luck lines are not that strong, you could simply watch the tournament on TV. LAPT will soon announce the air dates for your country very soon. You could also watch the interviews of the poker stars on the website of the company.