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2019 World Series of Poker: 13 More Events Finalized For 50th Annual Running

Many of the Major No-Limit Hold'em Events Have Now Had Their Dates Set


On Dec. 20, 2018 the first official information regarding the 2019 World Series of Poker was announced, with the 50th annual WSOP’s dates (May 28 – July 16) and the finalized schedules for a handful of events throughout the series made public. On Jan. 9, 2018 the WSOP put out a press release with finalized schedules for 13 more events, including many of the major no-limit hold’em events that have become fan favorites in recent years.

“Things are starting to come together on the rest of the 2019 WSOP playing schedule,” said WSOP Vice President Jack Effel. “Being this is our 50th running, we are doing everything we can to make this year’s iteration bigger, better and more valuable for players.”

Among the tournaments that have now been finalized are the $500 buy-in casino employees event, the $1,000 ladies no-limit hold’em and $1,000 super seniors (60 years of age or older), the $1,000 double stack, the $2,620 Marathon, the $1,111 Little One for One Drop and the $1,5000 Closer return as well.

Information on this year’s Colossus has also been made available. The 2019 running will see the event shifted to a $400 buy-in with just two starting flights, taking place on Jun. 26-27.

The release included information on a brand new event called the ‘mini main event’. The tournament kicks off on Jul. 1, which falls two days before the main event proper this year. It features a $1,000 buy-in, with 60,000 in starting chips and every level utilized in the main event. The levels are shortened to just 30 minutes, though, as compared with the two-hour levels of the big dance.

The other three events announced were the $1,000 tag-team event and two super turbo bounty events, with $1,000 and $1,500 buy-ins.

Click here or on the image below to check out the full listing of finalized events:

The remaining schedule information is still expected to be released sometime in the next few months.