July 2021

WSOP prepares for biggest Main Event ever

WSOP 2021 will run September 30 – November 23, featuring 88 gold bracelet events in total with buy-ins ranging from $400 to $250,000.

February 2020

WSOP International at Kings Casino from March 5

The WSOP International Circuit season continues next month with an event at King’s Casino Rozvadov from March 5-24. The festival features over 15 events including a Mini Main Event with a guaranteed €500,000 prize pool, and the flagship Main Event with a guaranteed €1,000,000 prize pool.

November 2019

Top November dates for WSOP International Circuit

The WSOP International Circuit has three fantastic locations lined up this month - in Rotterdam, Aruba and Sydney.

June 2019

On their way to Vegas! More than 60 players win 2019 WSOP Packages on 888poker

More than 60 players have already won full 2019 WSOP Packages on 888poker – and there’s still one more chance to win this Sunday.

April 2019

Fraser MacIntyre cashes big at WSOP-C UK at Dusk Till Dawn

MainEventTravel’s CEO Fraser MacIntyre took a break from work last week to join the fray at the first World Series of Poker circuit event in the UK. It proved a lucrative decision as the semi-pro player from Ayr in Scotland finished fifth.

January 2019

Time to start planning your World Series!

With Christmas, New Year and Blue Monday now well behind us, cheer up your winter by planning your trip for the biggest poker event on the planet, the World Series of Poker! The WSOP is the world’s richest and longest-running poker series and runs at the Rio this year from May 28 to July 16, with the Main Event kicking off on July 3.

July 2018

Fraser cashes in WSOP Main Event

MainEventTravel CEO Fraser MacIntyre has cashed in the 2018 WSOP Main Event for the third time. Fraser reached Day 4 of the $10,000 tournament but bust in 555th place for $23,940.

Fraser in the money at WSOP

Congrats to MainEventTravel CEO Fraser MacIntyre who is in the money and through to Day 4 of the $10,000 2018 WSOP Main Event.

2018 WSOP 2nd biggest in event history

This year’s WSOP is the second biggest in the event’s 49-year history – with 7,874 entries. Brits are the third largest contingent competing in the event with 350 players – including Main Event Travel CEO Fraser MacIntyre who will be back for Day 3 tomorrow

June 2018

One week to go to WSOP Main Event

There’s just a week to go before the World Series of Poker Main Event, the largest poker event on the planet – kicks off at the Rio in Las Vegas.

May 2018

WSOP starting soon!

The countdown is now on for this year’s World Series of Poker, the largest poker event on the planet. More details here ...

Beyond the Strip – day trips from Vegas

With so much to do in Las Vegas itself, it can be hard to find time to explore beyond the city’s borders. However, even if you only have an afternoon spare, it’s well worth renting a car and heading out of town. Las Vegas is surrounded by stunning scenery and places like Lake Mead Hoover Dam and Red Rock Canyon are within easy driving distance.

April 2018

Need cash in Vegas this summer? Check out our Dollar Delivery service

No one wants to travel with wads of cash to Vegas and trying to transfer or exchange money once you’re there can be a real headache. MainEventTravel takes away the hassle with a bespoke, personal, on-site Dollar Delivery service.

Women set for WSOP Hall of Fame honours

888poker will be sponsoring this year’s Women in Poker Hall of Fame ceremony during the WSOP in Las Vegas.

MainEventTravel’s Vegas Guide: The LINQ Promenade

Of all the many attractions that have opened in Vegas in recent years, the LINQ Promenade has proved one of the most successful: an appealing, tree-lined open-air pedestrian walkway featuring tons of shops, restaurants, bars and attractions.

New: destination guides to Vegas and Macau

Main Event Travel is thrilled to announce that we are now providing a range of super-useful travel guides for top poker destinations around the world. We have the full low-down on places like Las Vegas and Macau – from advice on where to play, where to eat and drink, sight-seeing, how to get around and other top tips. With the WSOP only round the corner, and Macau events happening year-round, now is the time to start planning your trip.

March 2018

Vegas 2018 Complete Travel Guide

The MainEventTravel team have been visiting ‘Sin City’ for more than 20 years. With more than 64 trips between us and direct experience of over 20 hotels, let us help you get the most out of your trip to Vegas in 2018 with our complete guide.

December 2017

WSOP finalizes 2018 Schedule; Main Event from July 2 - 14

The 49th annual WSOP has announced its 2018 schedule with a comprehensive slate of the game’s most popular poker variations running from May 29 through to July 17.

November 2017

Farrell in top 10 – and two Brits leading at WSOPE

Niall Farrell is on track for another amazing result at the WSOPE in Rozvadov after winning his first ever gold bracelet in the €25k High Roller five days ago.

August 2017

partypoker sponsors WSOP Brazil

partypoker and the World Series of Poker are joining forces for the first time for the $1 million guaranteed WSOP Brazil in Sao Paulo, Brazil next month.

July 2017

Congrats to 2017 WSOP Main Event Champion Scott Blumstein

Congratulations to American Scott Blumstein who has won the 48th WSOP Main Event for $8,150,000. The New Jersey 25-year-old beat a field of 7,221 players in the 888poker-sponsored event to be awarded the coveted gold and diamond bracelet.

Congratulations John Hesp! finishes 4th at WSOP for $2.6m

John Hesp, the Yorkshire grandad who become an overnight poker superstar after a sensational run at the WSOP, has finished fourth for $2.6 million. In his PokerNews interview after he bust, he said he hoped he had brought a “little light and happiness” in to the game … but said he has no plans to turn pro.

Devilfish and Phil Ivey make Poker Hall of Fame

The late British poker legend David “Devilfish” Ulliott and American pro Phil Ivey have just been inducted in to the Poker Hall of Fame after being nominated by the public and voted in by media and existing Hall of Famers.

Just wow! Yorkshire grandad John Hesp makes final nine at WSOP

Amazing!!! John Hesp, a 64-year-old grandad from Bridlington, has made the final nine – and is second in chips – at the $10k WSOP Main Event World Championship.

64-year-old Yorkshire grandad makes final 27 at WSOP

Three Brits are still in the running at the WSOP including a 64-year-old Yorkshire grandad who normally only plays £10 tourneys in Hull

Max Silver makes it a WSOP to remember!

Only a few weeks after picking up his first ever WSOP gold bracelet, Max Silver is among the chip leaders in the $10k Main Event, with just 85 players left. Silver bagged up 8,665,000 putting him in third place in the overall chip counts.

Kelly & Gryko in top five of WSOP Main Event; 297 left

JP Kelly and Richard Gryko are both in the top five of the $10k WSOP Main Event, with just 297 players left from the 7,221 entries.

Brits thriving for Day 4 of WSOP!

Brits continue to do well at this year’s WSOP. Artan Dedusha is one of the top stacks with 1,084 players left from the 7,221 entries.

Brits are bossing the WSOP!

Britain’s Lawrence Bayley led the WSOP Main Event at the end of Day 2ab and now it’s fellow Brit Artan Dedusha in the lead with 680,000. Dedusha. Up top a first prize of over $8m

Britain’s Bayley leads giant WSOP

Britain’s Lawrence Bayley is leading the $10k WSOP Main Event with 618,000. Some 1,100 players remain from Day 2ab & will back Thursday to join those who make it through Day 2c today.

WSOP celebrates third largest event ever

With Day 1c now in the history books, the WSOP has confirmed its third largest field ever, with 7,221 players creating a massive $67,877,400 prize pool, to be shared by the top 1,084 players.

Debs the Destroyer, runner-up in the WSOP Ladies Championship

Congrats to Deborah Worley-Roberts, runner-up in the WSOP Ladies Championship for a lifetime best cash of $83,459

Bracelet hunting! Debs second in chips WSOP Ladies Champs, five left

Deborah Worley-Roberts has achieved her biggest ever live cash in the WSOP Ladies Championship – and is tantalizingly close to her first ever World Series gold bracelet.

Good luck Debs! second in chips, 85 left in WSOP Ladies Event

UK-based American Deborah Worley-Roberts is second in chips in the WSOP Ladies Championship.

WSOP Brits shout-out! Monster cash for Lodge

Harry Lodge has scored his biggest ever live cash with third place in the 888poker WSOP Crazy Eights tourney.

The Quad Kings Conv busts WSOP $1k in 58th

Marc “The Conv” Convey has attended plenty of World Series as a PokerNews blogger - this was his turn in the spotlight!

June 2017

Congrats Max Silver, wins first WSOP bracelet

Max Silver has won his first ever WSOP gold bracelet in the $3k Limit Hold’em 6-Handed event.

Spotlight on 888poker WSOP Crazy Eights, starts Saturday

It’s just two days until the 888poker $888 Crazy Eights event kicks off in Vegas, one of the highlights of this year’s WSOP schedule.

Max Silver leads final seven in WSOP $3k Limit 6-Handed

Irish pro Max Silver is aiming for his first ever WSOP gold bracelet as he leads the final seven in the $3k Limit Hold’em 6-Handed event.

Monster cash for Mark Reilly

Congrats to Ireland’s Mark Reilly who has scored a career-best cash – and narrowly missed winning his first WSOP bracelet – after finishing third in the $3k PLO event. Good luck Tom Hall in $1,500 NL Bounty!

No Limit for Brits - going strong at WSOP!

There’s lots to be excited for British and Irish poker fans at this year’s WSOP. $4m+ already nabbed & further great cashes coming up!

Brammer wins bracelet; brings UK total up to three

British pro Chris Brammer has won his first WSOP gold bracelet yesterday after defeating a 505-strong field to take down the $5k NL event for $527,555.

UK in #2 spot as WSOP reaches halfway

Go UK! In second place as the 48th WSOP hits the halfway mark - and well done Ireland too!

Love's (Not So) Young Dream

EPT founder/partypokerLive President John Duthie and WSOP bracelet winner Barny Boatman joined forces in the WSOP $1k Tag Team event, finishing 105th place for $750 apiece.

Third cash for Fraser! WSOP update

MainEventTravel CEO Fraser MacIntyre has cashed for the third time at the WSOP, finishing 214th out of 2,020 players in the $1k NL for $1,678.

Fraser through to another Day 2! WSOP update

MainEventTravel CEO Fraser MacIntyre has made it through to another Day 2 at the WSOP, with 15,300 in Event 37, the $1k NL

Moorman wins first bracelet

888poker Ambassador Chris Moorman, the most decorated tournament player in online poker history, has won his first WSOP bracelet.

We have a cash! MET Vegas round-up

MainEventTravel CEO Fraser MacIntyre is on a roll at the WSOP! After finishing 237th out of a staggering 7,761 entries in the Millionaire Maker for $6,043, our hero is now on Day 2 in yet another event – the £1k Pot Limit Omaha!

May 2017

Luigi Shehadeh wins 888Live Barcelona; next up: the WSOP!

Italian online pro Luigi Shehadeh has won 888Live Barcelona for €110,000. Next 888 stop is Vegas! MainEventTravel is the Official Travel Partner for all 888’s WSOP qualifiers with fantastic hotels awaiting hundreds of players

WSOP – all you need to know about this year’s changes!

There’s a ton of new changes for this year’s WSOP including live coverage every day and the final being played out in July rather than waiting for November. We're Official Travel Partner for all 888's WSOP qualifiers!

Vegas is on! – Planet Hollywood Phamous underway!!!!!

The very first major festival of this summer’s Vegas poker action is underway with the popular Planet Hollywood poker series kicking off May 25.

April 2017

What’s on in May

May is chock full of poker events all over Europe and North America including 888 Make It Big Barcelona, WPTs, Unibet, partypoker LIVE, GUKPT, Genting & Super Stack, not to mention the World Series of Poker.

888poker aiming to break records with 2017 WSOP qualifiers

For the third year running, 888poker will partner with the World Series of Poker, making it the exclusive provider of WSOP online satellites and promotions. We’re 888poker’s main travel partner for the WSOP but can help all players who are Vegas-bound this summer.

PokerNews back as WSOP official reporting partner

After a two-year hiatus, PokerNews is once again partnering with the World Series of Poker as official live reporting partner.

888poker guarantees $10m to WSOP Main Event winner

As the official sponsor of this year’s WSOP, 888poker is granting all its qualifiers the chance of winning BIG in its special “Supersize ME” promotion.

Not long now! World Series of Poker 2017

The World Series of Poker is – quite simply – the biggest poker festival on the planet and runs this year from May 30 to July 17 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. This year’s WSOP - the 48th edition – features a total of 74 events and, as always, MainEventTravel will help you make the most of your stay.

February 2017

888poker to sponsor WSOP 'for the long haul'

888poker has just announced a long-term deal with the World Series of Poker (WSOP). The site will be sponsoring poker’s largest annual event for the third year running, operating as the exclusive online provider of all WSOP qualifier satellites and promotions.

December 2016

Head to the sun for WSOP Marrakech

Fed up with cold and driving rain? A quick jaunt to Marrakech could be just the ticket for banishing post-Christmas blues.

World Series of Poker dates set for 2017

The World Series of Poker has announced the dates for next summer’s festival which will run from May 30 to July 17 at the All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The 48th Edition of the WSOP will concludes with the $10,000 Main Event starting July 8.

November 2016

WSOP Circuit adds six more stops including Sydney, Marrakech and Brussels

The WSOP Circuit has added six more stops to its growing schedule in Europe and beyond. As always, MainEventTravel is your one-stop shop for accommodation in any of the new destinations.

October 2016

Elton Tsang Wins €1 Million One Drop in Monte Carlo

Canadian-born, Hong Kong-dwelling Elton Tsang has won the amateurs-only €1 million buy-in “Big One for One Drop Invitational” in Monte Carlo for €11,111,111

35+ Players Signed up for One Drop in Monte Carlo

More than 35 players are already signed up for this week’s €1 million buy-in “Big One for One Drop Invitational” in Monte Carlo

November 9 Special Offer

Book your November Nine accommodation through Main Event Travel and we’ll give you a whopping 9% discount on the cost of your hotel.

May 2016

The MainEventTravel Guide to Las Vegas

We thought that you would like a quick summary of what is new and different to do in Las Vegas

MainEventTravel Dollar Delivery

At MainEventTravel we have an easy and cost effective solution that can help you remove the difficulties of getting your bankroll in cash.

February 2016

WSOP Announce 2016 Schedule

Non-stop poker action returns to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas from May 31 to July 18, 2016 as the 47th running of the poker's longest-running tournament series returns for its annual summer pilgrimage.

November 2015
July 2015

2015 WSOP November Nine Set with Neuville, McKeehen, and Steinberg; Negreanu 11th

The summer portion of the 2015 WSOP closes with the 'November Nine'

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