After much anticipation about the World Series of Poker (WSOP), the coveted event will return in 2023 from May 30th to 18th July. The prestigious live poker event will be hosted across two venues—Horseshoe Las Vegas and Paris Las Vegas. The poker universe has waited patiently for the much-awaited announcement of the WSOP coming with its latest edition in 2023.
The official handle of WSOP made the news public of the event returning in a grand avatar in 2023. WSOP’s Vice President, Jack Effel also took to the event’s official Instagram handle to announce WSOP 2023 from the WSOP Poker Hall of Fame poker room. The poker fraternity across the globe is surely delighted to hear about the upcoming edition of this grandiloquent event.
WSOP 2022 was held in Bally’s Las Vegas and Paris Las Vegas. This time around, the venue will have a new name as Bally’s has been rebranded as Horseshoe Las Vegas. With renovations and newer additions made as a part of the rebranding activity to the venue, players will be welcomed to a bigger and more stunning spot for WSOP 2023.
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Talking about the record that WSOP 2022 made, the Main Event had the second largest player pool ever recorded in the event’s history. The WSOP 2022 Main Event which crowns the ultimate poker champion had 8,663 entries which is just behind the 2006 edition’s number of 8,773.
The 2022 edition of WSOP saw Espen Jørstad claiming the Main Event title and a prize money worth $10 million. The Norwegian poker pro beat Australia-born Adrian Attenborough in heads-up to take home the illustrious Main Event trophy.
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While poker players across the globe have keenly waited to know when the series will return in the new year, many others are waiting to see if the bracelet winning pros grab newer ones and up their bracelet tally. Poker universe is keeping a close eye on pros like Phil Hellmuth (16 bracelets), Daniel Negreanu (6 bracelets), Phil Ivey (10 bracelets), Erik Seidel (9 bracelets), Jeremy Ausmus (5 bracelets), Shaun Deeb (5 bracelets), David Peters (4 bracelets), Justin Bonomo (3 bracelets) among others.
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