2018 World Series of Poker Main Event Kicks Off – CardPlayer.com

Card Player’s 2018 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. Get a 100% bonus, up to $1,000, by joining now. The site offers great cash game action and a chance to win more than $1 million in guaranteed tournaments throughout the month.

The biggest poker tournament of the year is finally here. The 2018 World Series of Poker $10,000 no-limit hold’em main event kicks off with the first of three starting days beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 2nd. The 49th annual running of this storied poker tournament will once again take place at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino, and will run from Jul. 2-14.

The $10,000 main event first took place in 1972, and in the decades that have followed it has become the single biggest poker tournament of the year in terms of prestige and total prize money awarded. Many previous champions of this event have gone on to become legends of the game, like Johnny Moss, Thomas “Amarillo Slim” Preston, Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan and Phil Hellmuth. Of course, this event also played a key part in stoking the poker boom when Chris Moneymaker took home the championship bracelet in 2003.

Thousands of players will descend on the Rio again this year and they will find some new adjustments to the event they know and love. Card Player spoke to WSOP Vice President of Corporate Communications Seth Palansky in a video interview (see above) to learn more about what players and fans can expect from the 2018 WSOP main event.

“We are excited to get started. What is different this year is that dinner breaks are going to be sixty minutes, players are used to longer breaks in the past, so they should be aware of that. The meal break times are

Read More Here...

This entry was posted in Casino Gambling Stocks News. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post. Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Your email address will never be published.