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Full 2017 World Series of Poker Schedule Announced

48th Annual WSOP Will Run From May 30 - July 17 and Feature 74 Gold Bracelet Events

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The final schedule for the 2017 World Series of Poker has been announced. The 48th annual WSOP will run from May 30 – July 17, 2017 at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino in Las vegas. This year the series will play host to 74 gold-bracelet events, with buy-ins ranging from as little as $333 all the way up to to $111,111 for the returning One Drop High Roller.

“The focus of the schedule remains squarely on two core principles: the biggest prize pools possible and diversity in offerings to provide something for everyone,” said Jack Effel, the WSOP’s Tournament Director working his 13th WSOP, and marking his 20th year in poker. “The 48th running of the globe’s biggest poker series promises to deliver on these core principles and ensure another action-packed summer at the Rio. Can’t wait to see you soon.”

Start times for the majority of events will be at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., as they were in 2016. For the huge-field no-limit hold’em events that are scheduled to take place on the weekends there will be 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. starting times.

2017 will see eight brand new events added to the schedule:

- A $10,000 tag team no-limit hold’em event in which 2-4 person teams put up the buy-in together and can switch out who plays the team’s chips throughout the 3-day event. (May 31)

- A $333 WSOP.com online no-limit hold’em event, that features a $333,333 guaranteed prize pool. (Jun. 3)

- “The Giant,” a $365 no-limit hold’em unlimited re-entry event. Each Friday night at 7 p.m., for five weeks starting on June 9, a starting flight will kick off. Those that survive will return on July 8 to play down to a champion. (Jun. 9,16,23,30, Jul. 7,8)

- “The Marathon,” a $2,620 no-limit hold’em event with 100-minute levels and 26,200 in starting chips. The tournament is scheduled to run over five days. (Jun. 12)

- A $1,000 super turbo bounty no-limit hold’em event, featuring 20-minute levels and $300 bounties. (Jun. 20)

- A $10,000 pot-limit Omaha eight-or-better championship, a tournament spanning three days that begins at 3 p.m. on Jun. 26.

- A $2,5000 mixed big-bet event, with NLHE, PLO, 2-7 NL, NL five-card draw, Big O, PLO 8/0B and 2-7 PL triple draw. The tournament will kick off at 3 p.m. on Jun. 30.

- A $3,333 WSOP.com online high roller, that features unlimited re-entry. Gets underway at 3:33 p.m. on Jul. 1.

The WSOP bracelet and the money“This 2017 schedule reflects our continuing goal to broaden poker’s appeal and encourage first timers and recreational players to come experience the WSOP for themselves,” said WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart. “With the new $365 buy-in Giant anchoring Friday nights, alongside a tent pole event awarding millions every weekend, we believe we have the offering to be well worth the trip. Plus, for the serious and high-stakes player, we remain committed to having the most diverse schedule of events of any tournament in the world. Whatever your game or bankroll, let the bracelet chase begin.”

As far as quality of life changes for players in 2017, the big difference will be that credit cards will be an accepted form of payment at live registration windows in 2017. Credit cards can now be used for buy-ins of up to $10,000 this year, a sizable increase from the $1,500 maximum of 2016.

2017 has three online bracelet events on the schedule, including the two new events mentioned above and a $1,000 no-limit hold’em online championship event starting on Jul. 7 at 2 p.m. Online satellites for bracelet events will begin on WSOP.com February 1st. More than 700 seats were won online in 2016.

The Pavilion, Brasilia, Miranda and Amazon ballrooms remain the primary locales for the estimated 500 poker tables to be used this year. Once again there will be around-the-clock tournament, satellite, Daily Deepstack and cash game action on offer at the Rio.
For those advancing past the first day, restarts for 11am bracelet events are at 12 noon. Events that start at 3pm will restart at 2pm the next day, with 10 or 10.5 levels being played each day until a champion is crowned.

Here is a complete list of 2017 World Series of Poker schedule:

(For clickable links to each event with starting times, restart times and more info check out our 2017 WSOP schedule in the CardPlayer tournament database here.)

Event Start Date No. of Days Buy-In
$565 No-Limit Hold’em Casino Employees 5/31/17 2 $565
$10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Tag Team (2-4 players) 5/31/17 3 $10,000
$3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout (2,000 max) 6/1/17 3 $3,000
$1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB 6/1/17 3 $1,500
$565 No-Limit Hold’em Colossus $8 Million GTD* 6/2/17 6 $565
$10,000 Seven Card Stud 6/2/17 3 $10,000
$2,500 Limit Mixed Triple Draw Lowball 6/3/17 3 $2,500
$333 WSOP.com Online No-Limit Hold’em $333K GTD 6/3/17 1 $333
$10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB 6/4/17 3 $10,000
$1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Tag Team (2-4 players) 6/5/17 3 $1,000
$1,500 Dealer’s Choice Six Max 6/5/17 3 $1,500
$1,500 No-Limit Hold’em 6/6/17 3 $1,500
$1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw 6/6/17 3 $1,500
$1,500 H.O.R.S.E. 6/7/17 3 $1,500
$10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Heads-Up (512 max) 6/7/17 3 $10,000
$1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Six Max 6/8/17 3 $1,500
$10,000 Dealer’s Choice Six Max 6/8/17 3 $10,000
$565 Pot-Limit Omaha 6/9/17 3 $565
$365 No-Limit Hold’em Giant* 6/9/17 7 $365
$1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Millionaire Maker* 6/10/17 5 $1,500
$1,500 Eight Game Mix Six Max 6/10/17 3 $1,500
$10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw 6/11/17 3 $10,000
$2,620 No-Limit Hold’em Marathon (100 min levels) 6/12/17 5 $2,620
$1,500 Limit Hold’em 6/12/17 3 $1,500
$1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6/13/17 3 $1,000
$10,000 Razz 6/13/17 3 $10,000
$3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Six Max 6/14/17 3 $3,000
$1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw 6/14/17 3 $1,500
$2,500 No-Limit Hold’em 6/15/17 3 $2,500
$10,000 H.O.R.S.E. 6/15/17 3 $10,000
$1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Seniors (50+) 6/16/17 3 $1,000
$1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB / Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB / Big O 6/16/17 3 $1,500
$1,500 No-Limit Hold’em 6/17/17 3 $1,500
$10,000 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw 6/17/17 3 $10,000
$1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Super Seniors (65+) 6/18/17 3 $1,000
$5,000 No-Limit Hold’em Six Max 6/18/17 3 $5,000
$1,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6/19/17 3 $1,000
$10,000 Limit Hold’em 6/19/17 3 $10,000
$1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Super Turbo $300 Bounty 6/20/17 1 $1,000
$1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8/OB 6/20/17 3 $1,500
$1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha 6/21/17 3 $1,500
$10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Six Max 6/21/17 3 $10,000
$1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout (2,000 max) 6/22/17 3 $1,500
$3,000 H.O.R.S.E. 6/22/17 3 $3,000
$5,000 No-Limit Hold’em (30 min levels) 6/23/17 3 $5,000
$1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB 6/23/17 3 $1,500
$1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Monster Stack* 6/24/17 5 $1,500
$10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8/OB 6/24/17 3 $10,000
$3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Six Max 6/25/17 3 $3,000
$1,500 No-Limit Hold’em $500 Bounty 6/26/17 3 $1,500
$10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB 6/26/17 3 $10,000
$1,500 No-Limit Hold’em 6/27/17 3 $1,500
$3,000 Limit Hold’em Six Max 6/27/17 3 $3,000
$10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Eight Max 6/28/17 3 $10,000
$1,500 Seven Card Stud 6/28/17 3 $1,500
$5,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6/29/17 4 $5,000
$2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB / Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8/OB 6/29/17 3 $2,500
$1,500 No-Limit Hold’em 6/30/17 3 $1,500
$2,500 Mixed Big Bet 6/30/17 3 $2,500
$888 No-Limit Hold’em Eight Max 1st $888,888 GTD* 7/1/17 4 $888
$3,333 WSOP.com Online No-Limit Hold’em 7/1/17 1 $3,333
$50,000 Poker Players Championship Six Max 7/2/17 5 $50,000
$1,000 No-Limit Hold’em 7/3/17 3 $1,000
$1,500 No-Limit Hold’em / Pot-Limit Omaha Eight Max 7/3/17 3 $1,500
$1,000 No-Limit Hold’em (30 min levels) 7/4/17 2 $1,000
$1,500 No-Limit Hold’em 7/5/17 3 $1,500
$25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Eight Max 7/5/17 4 $25,000
$3,000 No-Limit Hold’em 7/6/17 3 $3,000
$1,500 Razz 7/6/17 3 $1,500
$1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Ladies 7/7/17 3 $1,000
$1,000 WSOP.com Online No-Limit Hold’em 7/7/17 1 $1,000
$111,111 No-Limit Hold’em for One Drop 7/7/17 3 $111,111
$10,000 No-Limit Hold’em* 7/8/17 11 $10,000
$1,111 No-Limit Hold’em The Little One for One Drop* 7/11/17 5 $1,111

Photos courtesy of Joe Giron / WSOP.