The World Series of Poker® is the largest, longest, and most prestigious gaming event in the world, dating back to 1970.
In 2019, the event attracted 187,298 entrants from 118 different countries awarding more than $293 million in prize money. 2020 WSOP was moved online due to Covid. In 2021, numbers were still affected with 42,241 entries.
However, the 2022 WSOP drew an astonishing 182,662 entrants with the Main Event pulling in 8,663 entrants for a total prize pool of $80,782,475.
The 2023 WSOP is expected to be bigger than ever!
Returning for its 14th season, the 2023 edition of WSOP Europe is set to unfold at King's Resort in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, from Oct. 25 - Nov. 15, with the highly anticipated Main Event kicking off on Nov. 10.
The highlight of the tournament, the Main Event, with an impressive €5,000,000 guaranteed prize pool, is set to take place from November 10th to 15th. They are expecting a packed house with an estimated 350 qualifiers on Day 1A alone.
This coming winter, the Bahamas will host a WSOP bracelet series for the first time. The series will be highlighted by a $5,000 Main Event with $15 million guaranteed. Other events announced include a $1,500 Mystery Bounty, $25,000 GGMillion$, along with two pot-limit Omaha tournaments.
“GGPoker is delighted to launch WSOP Paradise and welcome hundreds of players from all over the world to Atlantis Paradise Island this December,” Negreanu said in a press release. “It’s going to be an absolutely amazing experience, the best of poker at one of the world’s most luxurious resorts."