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We go again. 

PokerStars has announced that the iconic North America Poker Tour (NAPT) is heading back to Las Vegas in November 2024, following a successful return last year. 

There will be millions in prizes up for grabs over 10 thrilling days of poker action: November 1-10. The festival is once again hosted at Resorts World and will be bigger and better than ever.

This a stop you definitely don’t want to miss, and thanks to the many qualification routes available to players not only in the US but around the world, you won’t have to.

We’ll tell you how you can win your way to ‘Sin City’ soon, and bring you the schedule as soon as we get it.

But for now, let’s cover the key info:


Venue: Resorts World, Las Vegas

Dates: November 1 – 10, 2024

Main Event: $5,300 buy-in, November 5 – 10

“Last year, the NAPT smashed all expectations, so this year, we’re going even bigger,” said Steve Preiss, VP of PokerStars North America. “With a premier partner like Resorts World Las Vegas, we’re stepping up our game: bigger tournaments, buy-ins, and player-focused events.”

Leon Wheeler, Director of Poker Operations at Resorts World Las Vegas, added: “Resorts World Las Vegas is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated return of PokerStars and the NAPT this November. After last year’s tremendous success, we are eager to capitalize on that momentum and host an even more spectacular festival in 2024.”



It had been a long wait, but in November 2023, we brought everything back to poker’s spiritual home for a gold-tinted month. It was the first major live poker festival in Vegas under the PokerStars banner in 12 years.

NAPT Las Vegas 2023 was an incredible festival with huge events, fantastic activities away from the tables, and countless fascinating stories from qualifiers and pros alike.

It was Sami Bechahed — a five-year poker pro from Costa Mesa, California — who took down the $1,650 Main Event, earning his fourth six-figure score.

Sami Bechahed with the trophy he earned winning the NAPT Las Vegas Main Event in 2023

A terrific win for Sami Bechahed

1st. Sami Bechahed (United States) $268,945
2nd. Jonathan Borenstein (United States) $168,175
3rd. David Coleman (United States) $120,130
4th. Ping Liu (United States) $92,410
5th. Sergio Aido (Spain) $71,080
6th. Nick Schulman (United States) $54,680
7th. Sandeep Pallampati (United States) $42,060

Meanwhile it was Samuel Laskowitz from New York took down the $5,300 buy-in North American Poker Tour High Roller to close things out. Laskowitz picked up $180,850 and lifted the trophy after defeating a field of 150 entries.

Samuel Laskowitz holding aloft the trophy he won at a PokerStars live event


1st – Samuel Laskowitz, USA, $180,850
2nd – Shannon Shorr, USA, $113,030
3rd – Jesse Lonis, USA, $80,740
4th – John Riordan, USA, $62,105
5th – John Andress, USA, $47,770
6th – Alexander Condon, USA, $36,745

Read more about last year’s festival here.

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