World Series of Poker Announces Dates For 2013 In Las Vegas
The 44th Annual WSOP Will Run 49 Days At The Rio
The World Series of Poker has announced the dates for the 44th edition of the WSOP in Las Vegas. While the exact schedule of events is not finalized, the dates are: The biggest poker tournament series of the year will begin on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 and will once again be held at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.
The series will run for 49 straight days, coming to a stop when the final table of the WSOP Main Event is set on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. In regards to the schedule of the main event, as in 2012 it will again run for ten days and feature three starting days, July 7-9.
Roughly 500 poker tables will be in action around the 100,000 square-feet of ballroom space at the Rio, catering to the thousands of players who will converge on Las Vegas.
Last year’s running of the WSOP attracted 74,766 participants in a total of 61 events, building a total prize pool of more than $222 million – the largest in the events 43-year history.
Stay tuned to CardPlayer for more details on the 2013 World Series of Poker schedule as they emerge.
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