2014 Dates Announced for WSOP

The World Series of Poker Main Event may have finished up just over a month ago, but that does not stop the organization from preparing for 2014. The World Series of Poker has now announced the schedule for the new season of the popular poker series. The summer festival will be in its 45th session and will begin on the 27th of May.

The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino will host the event in Las Vegas and this will be the tenth year in a row that the Rio has hosted the event consecutively. For forty nine days, the WSOP will host a number of events with the first event kicking off at the end of May and the Main Event beginning on July 5th. The main event will run for a ten day time frame until the final table is set.

There will be many highlights for players to check out in 2014. This includes the Millionaire Maker which will take place on the 31st of May. This tournament will have a buy-in of $1,500 and will offer the first place finisher a prize of at least seven figures.

The Big One for One Drop is back, scheduled for June 29gth, and will have a $1 million buy-in. the format will be no limit hold’em and will help to raise money for the One Drop charity. There will also be a scaled down version of this event called the Little One for One Drop.

Only a few events have been released and the full schedule for the 2014 WSOP is being finalized. There should be more than sixty events with gold bracelets awarded and in January, the schedule should be released. An interesting side note: with online gambling options in the US now, the sites available should offer players an opportunity to qualify for WSOP events.