Good news for transcontinental poker players: The WSOP has published venues and schedules for the 2022/23 WSOP Europe and WSOP Circuit events. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Dates and locations published
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has released schedules for 2022/23’s WSOP Europe and WSOP Circuit (WSOP-C) events in what marks the 20th anniversary year of the poker brand’s circuit tournaments.
additional dates will be announced in the future
The WSOP announced the calendar of events on Thursday, with ten selected venues in Europe, Oceania, Africa, South America and the Caribbean. The WSOP took to Twitter to share news about the 2022/23 schedule, adding that more dates will be announced in the future:
The Caesar’s Entertainment sub-brand goes first to Rozvadov in the Czech Republic. There, at King’s Resort, the 2022 WSOP Europe will take place from October 26 to November 16, with the WSOP-C starting September 21. The venue will remain the same for the Mini Main Event running from October 31 to November 4 with a €1 million ($1.02 million) purse up for grabs.
King’s Resort will also host the main event of the WSOP Europe Main Event starting November 11, with a prize of €5 million ($5.1 million). The total prize pool for the 2022/23 European and International events is €12 million ($12.2 million), with 15 bracelets to play for.
Poker players get their wings back
In a WSOP news report on Thursday, King’s Resort owner and poker pro Leon Tsoukernik expressed his excitement at hosting the “largest and most prestigious tournament series with the biggest guarantees in Europe”. The casino’s Twitter stated “records were broken in ’21, expect history to be made in ’22!”:
♦♠ WSOPE Schedule Final!
King’s is pleased to host the standout poker event of the year.
15 bracelets💎 and €12.000.000 from October 26 to November 16!
Records were broken in ’21, expect history to be made in ’22!
Open welcome to all players 🌍 at King’s Resort! pic.twitter.com/dIbKvFMgbd
— King’s Resort (@PokerroomKings) July 29, 2022
Mixed with Tsoukernik’s excitement was a strong sense of relief that world poker was finally getting its wings back “without any of the constraints and struggles of the past two years.”
ready to deliver first class service and hospitality”
“Travel restrictions on US players have been lifted [and] we are all set to deliver first class service and hospitality to all poker players,” confirmed the king’s owner.
All roads lead to Vegas
WSOP’s senior VP and executive director Ty Stewart was equally optimistic, saying that poker is “bigger than ever.” Stewart also shared his brand’s excitement at bringing “the once-in-a-lifetime poker experiences of the WSOP-C and WSOP Europe back to transcontinental players.”
According to the WSOP news release, each champion of the live or online circuit events will participate in the “Tournament of Champions” invitation-only event at the WSOP 2023 in Sin City.
The WSOP director also highlighted “a recent streak” of non-North American players winning the Main Event, as evidenced by Norway’s Espen Jørstad winning WSOP 2022 in Las Vegas in July and a cool $10 million. This year marks the first time that The Strip hosted the headliner WSOP tournament.
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