Eliot Hudon from Montreal, Quebec, Canada outlasted a record-setting field of 2,960 runners to win the 2022 World Poker Tour Championship at the Wynn Las Vegas for a score worth $4.1 million. Hudon outlasted a final table that included Benny Glaser, J.C. Moussa, Adam Adler, Frank Funaro, and Colton Blomberg.
High Stakes Duel III at the Aria Casino in Las Vegas continued with HSD3 heads-up champion Phil Hellmuth taking on challenger Jason Koon in Round 5. Koon defeated Hellmuth and banked $1.6 million. Hellmuth has the option for a rematch in Round 6, but the stakes are doubled to $3.2 million.
PokerStars announced their 2023 live tournament events schedule for the European Poker Tour which includes five stops including two first-time destinations. The EPT kicks off in February 2023 with their EPT Paris debut. In the fall, the EPT heads to the EPT Cyprus for the first time. There's also usual stops at the EPT Monte-Carlo, EPT Barcelona, and the EPT Prague.