WATCH: Phil Ivey as Customer Support Agent for WPT Global

In case you missed it, the WPT Summer Festival on World WPT began July 20. The latest real money online poker room is currently hosting its first summer series and featuring a host of amazing events.

As well as a $1 Million Guaranteed Main Eventthe platform hosts the incredible $1 for $1 million an event. Yes, you read that right – WPT Global is allowing players to participate in a guaranteed seven-figure event for just a dollar and has even brought in the likes of Phil Ivey and Tony Dunst to help draw attention to the product.

The video shows Ivey and Dunst acting as customer support agents in what has been described as one of poker’s best commercials in over a decade.

Owen and Zhou join the party

world poker tour ambassador Brad Owen also shared another hilarious video promoting the event, which featured Andrew Neeme and Jamie Kerstetter.

female chess grandmaster Qiyu “Nemo” Zhou also joined in the fun with his own chess-themed video while showing off his skills against several recognizable opponents.

How to Play $1 in $1 Million

$1 for $1 million

Departure flights for the $1 Into $1 Million take place every Wednesday and Sunday from July 20 to August 17. The top 13% of players will advance to Day 2 of the event taking place on Sunday, August 21.

Players can participate in all Day 1s as the event implements a “Best Stack Forward” policy.

Day 2 will then see the field reduced to its final eight players, with Day 3 being broadcast live on the WPT Twitch Channel Monday, August 22.

The event will also have a huge overlay, which even gives players more value because WPT Global Managing Director, Alex Scott underline.

Remaining schedule of $1 in $1 million

Date Time (UTC) Event Membership Guaranteed
Wed 27 Jul 1:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
Sun 31 Jul 1:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
Wed 3 Aug 1:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
Sun Aug 7 1:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
Wed 10 Aug 1:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
Sun Aug 14 1:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
Wed 17 Aug 1:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
11:00 p.m. Theft of 1 to 1 million dollars $1 $1,000,000
Sun Aug 21 15:00 1 to 1 million dollars Day 2 $1 $1,000,000
Mon 22 Aug 1:00 p.m. $1 Million to $1 Million Final Table $1 $1,000,000

Bruno Foster wins the WPT Global Influencers Tournament ($127,000)

Grab Your $1,200 WPT Global Welcome Bonus

Download the excellent WPT Global software. The software works on both Windows and Mac and you don’t even need a high-end machine to experience the thrill of WPT Global. There are even Android and iOS apps so you can play your favorite poker games on the go.

Once the software is installed, create your free account by entering some personal information, choose your alias, verify your email address and you are good to go. Deposit at least $20, and WPT Global matches your first deposit 100% up to a maximum of $1,200. You then have 90 days from the date of your first deposit to unlock as many bonuses as possible on your WPT Global playable balance. The WPT Global $1,200 Welcome Bonus is paid into your account in $5 increments every time you contribute $20 to cash game rake or pay tournament fees.

Attention: any bonus not released after the expiry date of 90 days is lost

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