World Series of Poker Announces 2014

by | Published: Friday, January 3rd, 2014

The World Series of Poker has announced the schedule for the 2014 edition of the world’s most popular poker festival, which is set to take place from May 27- July 14, 2014 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

Boasting more than 60 bracelet events, the Main Event for 2014 will run from July 5, winding down to the final table on July 14th.

Ty Stewart, WSOP Executive Director revealed the event will be the biggest and best so far.

“In our 45th year, and 10th at the Rio, we are hard at work to make the 2014 World Series of Poker the biggest and best yet. We will build it, we hope you will come.”

The new addition of WSOP.com has been earmarked as the only way for players to win seats at the WSOP 2014, which will include entries into the coveted Main Event.

Three events that have been confirmed are the Millionaire Maker, the Big One for ONE DROP and the Little One for ONE DROP.

In 2013, a total of 6,343 entrants kicked off the Millionaire Maker, generating a total prize pool of more than $8.5 million and awarding champion Benny Chen with an incredible $1.2 million winner’s check.

The amazing $1 million buy-in Big One featured 48 players and saw Antonio Esfandiari walk away with more than $18 million; with organizers expecting an even bigger turnout for 2014.

The Little One generated a playing pool of 4,756 players for a total prize pool of more than $4 million and saw champion Brian Yoon turn his $1,111 buy-in into $663,727.

The 2014 World Series of Poker is set to break new records for attendance, prize pools and entry. To start honing your poker skills, head over and sign up at Carbon Poker Carbon Poker today!

 

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