2013 WSOP Summary of Events

June 5, 2013

This year the 44th Annual WSOP unfolds at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas from May 29 to July 15. It is open to poker players over 21 years old and involves satellite events or cash games, daily deepstack tournaments, and WSOP gold bracelet events. The prices range as low as $1/$2 in cash games and $75 in tournaments, which is affordable for any bankroll.

This years, there is a record 480 poker tables to be spread, which could mean a higher player turnout than the 240,000 entries of last year’s 50-day extravaganza. A total of 62 coveted WSOP gold bracelets are up for grabs.

Notable Events

Every weekend in June will be a No-Limit weekend, with No-Limit Hold’em bracelet events happening to cater to the national and regional players visiting on weekends. There will be a $1500 NLHE each Saturday and a $1,000 NLHE each Sunday.

Event #2- The $5,000 buy-in Eight-Handed No-Limit Hold’em tournament is scheduled for Wednesday, May 29 AT 5:00 p.m. It is the first open WSOP gold bracelet event.

Event #3- The 1,000 buy-in Single Re-Entry No-Limit Hold’em tournament is scheduled for Thursday, May 30. Players who take part in the 3A event at 11:00 a.m. and are eliminated get to buy in to the 3B event at 5:00 p.m. The final battle is on day 2, Friday, May 31.

Event #6- The $1,500 buy-in Single Re-Entry No-Limit Hold’em tournament, “The Millionaire Maker”, is scheduled for Saturday, June 1. It includes Flight 6A and if players bust, they can enter 6B. The final battle for the survivors is on Sunday, June 2, with the victor getting $1,000,000.

Event #34- The $1,000 buy-in Turbo No-Limit Hold’em tournament is scheduled for Wednesday, June 19 at 12 noon. It features the first Turbo format of the WSOP.

Event #47- The $111,111 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em tournament is scheduled for Wednesday, June 26 at 12 noon. The “ONE DROP High Roller” is a WSOP gold bracelet event and the 3% house fees will go to the ONE DROP organization as a donation from Rio.

Event #52- The $25,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em event is scheduled for Friday, June 28 at 5:00 p.m. This popular variant is where the world’s best short-handed specialists will converge to look for a huge payday and a gold bracelet.

Event #55- The Poker Players Championship returns on Sunday, June 30 at 5:00 p.m. The world’s greatest all-round poker players part with a $50,000 entry fee and participate in an eight-game mixed event, with the winner receiving a WSOP gold bracelet and getting to add their name to the prestigious Chip Reese Trophy.

Event #58- The “Little One for ONE DROP” is scheduled to kick off on Wednesday, July 3 at 12 noon. It features the only unlimited re-entry tournament on the WSOP schedule, a $1,111 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em tournament that has two start days and unlimited re-entry through the first four levels. For every buy-in, ONE DROP will receive $111.

The $5,000 buy-in Open Face Chinese tournament is a non-bracelet but equally exciting WSOP event scheduled for Saturday, July 13 at 5:00 p.m. The WSOP staff will monitor this event and determine its viability of being added as a bracelet event in future.

Event #62 2013 WSOP $10,000 NLH Main Event to begin on July 6, 2013.


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