The World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2023 ended on a high note in Las Vegas as Daniel Weinman shocked everyone by shipping the $10,000 WSOP Main Event World Championship title on Tuesday. The 35-year-old walked away with $12,100,000 in prize money after claiming the title of Main Event champion.
Following the conclusion of the biggest poker event on the planet, WSOP is all set to bring the heat once again this year. Organisers are all set to bring the first-ever WSOP Paradise in December 2023, with the event all set to be hosted at Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas!
WSOP made an official announcement of the same on social media, with GGPoker’s ambassador Daniel Negreanu seen sharing the details of the upcoming event via a Twitter video.
The World Series of Poker is going to the Bahamas!
On the heels of a record-shattering summer, WSOP is heading to @atlantisbahamas this winter to kick off a new live poker series, WSOP Paradise, with 15 bracelet events and $50 Million in guarantees.
Can’t wait to see you… pic.twitter.com/vUO88nFbvx
— WSOP – World Series of Poker (@WSOP) July 17, 2023
Negreanu was also seen expressing his delight over WSOP Paradise Bahamas 2023. He is quoted by PokerNews saying, “GGPoker is delighted to launch WSOP Paradise and welcome hundreds of players from all over the world to Atlantis Paradise Island this December. It’s going to be an absolutely amazing experience, the best of poker at one of the world’s most luxurious resorts.”
|Dec. 3||Mystery Millions||$1,500||$5,000,000|
|Dec. 4||MILLIONAIRE MAKER in Paradise [Final 100 – Final Day]*||$1,500||$5,000,000|
|Dec. 5||GGMillion$ High Rollers Championship||$25,000||$10,000,000|
|Dec. 6||Mini Main Event No-Limit Hold’em||$1,000||$1,000,000|
|Dec. 7||High Roller Pot-Limit Omaha||$25,000||$2,000,000|
|Dec. 7||6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em||$3,000||$1,000,000|
|Dec. 8||Super High Roller No-Limit Hold’em||$50,000||$2,000,000|
|Dec. 8||Mystery Bounty Pot-Limit Omaha [ONLINE]||$2,000||$1,000,000|
|Dec. 9||Ultra High Roller No-Limit Hold’em||$100,000||$5,000,000|
|Dec. 9||Main Event – NLHE Championship||$5,000||$15,000,000|
|Dec. 12||Flip & Go $800||$800|
|Dec. 13||No-Limit Hold’em FREEZEOUT [ONLINE]||$1,000||$1,000,000|
|Dec. 13||Pot-Limit Omaha Championship||$10,000||$1,000,000|
|Dec. 13||The Closer [Turbo Bounty]||$2,000||$1,000,000|
|Dec. 15||High Roller No-Limit Hold’em [6-Handed]||$10,000||$1,000,000|
While the full schedule of the event is not announced, Negreanu was seen teasing fans by stating how there will be a heavy dose of High Roller events. He also spoke about how there will be $50,000 and $100,000 buy-in tourneys in the Bahamas. In all, the WSOP is guaranteeing at least $50 Million in prize money to be awarded across all events in the Bahamas.
This WSOP 2023 winter series is all set to take place between the 3rd to 14th of December 2023. Set to be in partnership with GGPoker, WSOP 2023 Bahamas will include 15 bracelet events. It will be the first time that a WSOP bracelet series is being hosted in the Bahamas this winter.
With major poker events like PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) already taking place here, the island is a familiar spot for poker enthusiasts. One of the biggest highlights is the $5,000 Main Event boasting a GTD of $15 Million. Alongside that, other events like $25,000 GGMillion$, $1,500 Mystery Bounty, as well as two Pot-Limit Omaha tournaments have been announced so far. Beautiful weather and gorgeous beaches make the Bahamas the place to be this December.
Smit is a sports writer at Gutshot Magazine. After completing his Bachelor’s in Mass Media, and a Master’s degree in Sports Management, this sports fanatic uses articles as a tool to express his opinions. Bring up cricket or football and you will find this usually quiet guy speak for hours! He also co-heads the official supporters club of Chelsea FC in Mumbai, wherein he hosts screenings, football meets and other such events.
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