The second World Team Poker Championship event is promised to be better and larger than last time. The venue of the event in May is prestigious South Point Casino in Las Vegas. Even if you are not there, catching up with the three days action is easy with internet streams, and daily event coverage on television. This event has unique international appeal too; with more than 18 countries are participating you can see many familiar players in there as well. The star players attending this event include, Mike Matusow, Chris Ferguson, Phil Hellmuth, Doyle Brunson, Jeffery Lisandro, Tony G, and Annie Duke.
The format of the event is unique too; eight players will take seats in round each just like last time. Two top participants will proceed from each round, and this will continue till each group has participants on the final seat as well. Even though the event is international, the chances of any one making it into the final is equal, as the last time English team dominated the game from first round. As only one team member will participate in each table, and selection of the one will be crucial for each round.
The World Team Poker will be having four regional teams from European, Mediterranean,, Pacific, and Americas. Team china is expected to make mark again, as they won the championship last time. The television coverage is expected from Fox Sports and ESPN as well, which will keep the fans updated about the happenings of the day too.
The international participants in the championship are expected to provide some intense Poker action this time also. The countries participating in this three days event include Brazil, Canada, New Zealand, Russia, Spain, Vietnam, United Kingdom, Pakistan, India, and United States. The fans of Los Angles Lakers will be pleased to know that the owner Dr. Jerry Buss will be entertaining them along with some of his Wild Card team members.
The other teams participating in the event include the runner ups from last time that are expected to come back with vengeance. There are different teams participating from every corner of the world including Nordic teams from Denmark, Sweden, and Latin team from Mexico, Costa Rica, and Caribbean Islands. Moreover, the European team will be lead by the British, German, French and Walsh participants. The team Asia will feature participants from Philippines, China, Korea, and Taiwan as well.