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The 2013 World Series of Poker announced
Just when you thought the World Series of Poker had come to an end for the year, think again as the WSOP 2013 has to be organized and it's no small job arranging and managing an event of this size, but the first step has been done and the dates for each event has been set. So we will be kicking the party off, the 44th no less on May 29th 2013 at the Rio-All Suite hotel and casino in good old Vegas. There is a jam packed schedule including satellites, cash games, deep stack tourneys and of course those gold bracelet events. The whole event will initially run for 49 consecutive days end when we have the nine players that will make up the main event final table. Speaking of the final table, the main event itself has the usual 3 starting days, 7th, 8th and 9th of July and will be played from the 7th to the 16th of July. The tournaments are still in the planning stage but it's reckoned that around 60 bracelet events will be played and all the favorite tournaments will be in the mix. 2012 saw 74,766 players hit one of the 500 tables it takes to run this event, and the total prize pool was an astounding $222 Million. You may find out more about the WSOP here. The World Series of Poker is however more than the annual poker party in Vegas and there are different types of WSOP events all year round. More recently the WSOP Europe (WSOPE) kicked off in London and there's details of the latest event in Paris right here.
Qualify For the WSOP 2013 Main Event Now
It's every poker players dream to play in the main event at the WSOP and with this years kicking off on the 6th July there are a few online poker rooms that are offering WSOP qualification events right now. Bovada Poker is offering an awesome 15K package to the WSOP Main Event, with qualifiers starting at just $1.10, the deal includes your seat, flights, hotel, an exclusive party invite and all the thrills of a trip to Vegas! If you are not a member of Bovada yet, then this is your calling card to get signed up. Another great option for US players is to hit the tables at Carbon Poker. WSOP main event satellite qualifiers are running and buy ins start from just $2.20. Qualifiers are available in sit and go and MTT formats and Carbon is simply the best and cheapest way to get to Vegas in 2013. For non US players then there is of course PokerStars, the room that sends by far the most players to the main event. They are offering satellites now and again you can get in on the action for as little as $2.20. If you have a slightly bigger bankroll then there are qualifiers available for up to $215 and a weekly high roller event at $1050. Either way you choose, it's gonna be cheaper than the $12,000 direct buy in! So US players, hit the felt at Carbon Poker and play your way to Vegas, and who knows, for a mere $2.20 you could have your name on a list of great players.
Latest Qualification News
News just in! The US friendly online poker room Lock Poker have announced their latest promotion and it's good news for players wanting to get to the WSOP Main Event. Their latest offering is call Grind For Glory WSOP Edition and is available to play in right now. It's a race to the top of a leaderboard where the winner gets an all expenses paid trip to Vegas and a seat in the main event. There's also an evening out with Lock pros and plenty of superb add on's. Find out everything you need to know right here.