The Women in Poker Winter Festival will be held in December

The Women in Poker Winter Festival will be held in December

The Women in Poker Festival will take place in Las Vegas in December. The festival includes a new women’s poker series, a satellite to a separate major poker tournament, and other events.

The International Women’s Poker Championship (IWPC) runs from December 13 to December 15 and is the start of the Women in Poker Festival. There will be a three-day Women in Poker main event, as well as several smaller events, at the IWPC.

The main event of the Women in Poker festival will take place at noon on December 13 and there are four other tournaments already scheduled.

There will be a mystery bounty tourney on Saturday, followed by a breakfast at Resorts World Las Vegas on the same day.

Satellites to Wynn’s WPT Ladies Championship are included on Friday

The start of the WPT Women’s Championship at the Wynn on December 16 explains the Friday gap in the Women in Poker Festival’s slate of events. Two satellites on Thursday will award seats into the Wynn WPT ladies event at the Women in Poker Festival, in an unusual twist. There are two satellites that start at 11 am and 5 pm.

There will be a ladies meet-up cash game on Friday at 5 pm at Resorts World for those women who aren’t participating in the WPT Ladies Championship or for those players unlucky enough to have been eliminated on Day 1.

The Women in Poker Festival is part of an attempt to create a second ladies-poker gathering in Las Vegas that spans several days and that can serve to attract women players from other locations as well. The festival, which is affiliated with Vegas-based ladies-poker entities including the Women’s Poker Association (WPA), was supposed to debut several years ago, but was delayed due to concerns about the swine flu. It would establish itself as a counterpoint to the Ladies Poker Week in Las Vegas that includes the World Series of Poker’s Ladies Championship if the festival succeeds.

There are attendance packages offered on the online site

With its close proximity to the Women in Poker Hall of Fame, it makes sense that the online home of the festival now includes other items as well. The Women in Poker site now offers tickets to attend the December 17 event, as part of a package that includes several collectible items and is priced at $99.

Smaller packages are also available for people who can’t attend the event. A $45 Premium package includes a t-shirt, card protectors, patch, and lanyard, while a $20 Power package doesn’t include the t-shirt but does include the other items.

This is where you can find the complete slate of Women in Poker Festival offerings.

Summary:

The International Women’s Poker Championship will be held at Resorts World Las Vegas from December 13 to 15. The three-day event will include a $360-entry, three-day Women in Poker main event, several smaller events, plus satellite sit- ‘n-gos. The four other tournaments are part of the Women in Poker festival and include the main event.