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Updated: 22nd December 2013 Written by / Poker News

wsop 2014The 45th annual WSOP 2014 dates have been announced and is scheduled to run from 27 May until 14 July, 2014.

The World Series of Poker will return to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino with more than 60 WSOP bracelet events in the series.

Dates for the 2014 WSOP Main Event have been set from 5-14 July, and will take a break when the final 9 players remain.

With the recent developments in the regulation of online poker in Nevada & New Jersey, players will now be legally able to qualify for their seats to WSOP events in 2014.

The official WSOP online poker software will offer WSOP satellites to players who reside in these American states.

WSOP 2014

The biggest poker tournament series returns to Las Vegas in 2014 for the 45th edition of the World Series of Poker which includes the popular $10,000 buy-in Main Event.

The 2014 WSOP Main Event will still feature three starting days and will run for a grueling 10 consecutive days until the November Nine players are set in stone.

Ty Stewart, World Series of Poker Executive Director comments: “In our 45th year, and tenth 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.”

WSOP 2014 Schedule Highlights

Here are just some of the popular WSOP events scheduled for this year's exciting line-up including the One Drop charity events.

2014 WSOP Main Event
Dates: 5-14 July
Buy-in: $10,000
Game type: NL Holdem
Prize Pool: $59,714,169 in 2013

WSOP Millionaire Maker
Date: Saturday, 31st May 2014
Buy-in: $1500
Game type: NL Holdem
Prize Pool: $1,000,000 guaranteed

WSOP Big One for ONE DROP
Date: Sunday, 29th June 2014
Buy-in: $1,000,000
Game type: NL Holdem
Max Players: 56
Prize Pool: More than $20,000,000

WSOP Little One for ONE DROP
Dates: 3-4 July 2014
Buy-in: $1,111
Game type: NL Holdem
Prize Pool: $4.3 million in 2013

The complete 2014 WSOP schedule will be released with all  some time in January will all the event details in the series.

2013 WSOP Stats

Here are some of the statistics for the 2013 World Series of Poker which featured the largest attendance in history.

  • 79,471 register players
  • 62 WSOP Bracelet events
  • $197 million in total prize pools
  • 2013 WSOP Main Event first place prize - $8,361,570 (Ryan Riess)
  • 107 participating countries

2014 World Series of Poker

The World Series of Poker has expanded into more regions around the World to bring players at the action and the chance to win a bracelet without traveling to Las Vegas.

The 2014 World Series of Poker Europe will return for the 8th edition, the 2013 WSOPE featured 8 events which ran between 11-25 October at Casino Barriere in Enghien-les-Bains, France.

The 2014 World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific will be the 2nd edition of the Australian leg of the WSOP, 2013 featured just 5 events at the Crown Casino, Melbourne, Australia on 4-15 April.

Source: wsop.com



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