Quantcast
  

Saturday, October 25, 2014         

LAS VEGAS ADVISOR


TO ACCESS SUBSCRIBER CONTENT:
Current Print Subscribers
ACTIVATE account
- OR -
LOGIN or SUBSCRIBE
for full digital access

Poker World Series kicks off with prize of at least $10M

By Anthony Curtis

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 01, 2014

~~<p>While it may seem as though the latest World Series of Poker champion was crowned only yesterday (actually, it was in November), the time has already come to look for the next champ. The 45th World Series of Poker began last week at the Rio in Las Vegas, where 65 &quot;bracelet events&quot; will be contested over the next month.</p>
<p>The Main Event begins July 5 and runs through July 14, when the November Nine final-table players will be decided. For the first time, the champion is guaranteed at least a $10 million prize, which celebrates the 10th anniversary of the tournament being held at the Rio. The $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop tournament will be played&nbsp;June 29 and could produce a winner's share of more than $20 million. Viewing of all tournaments is open to the public.</p>
~~

While it may seem as though the latest World Series of Poker champion was crowned only yesterday (actually, it was in November), the time has already come to look for the next champ. The 45th World Series of Poker began last week at the Rio in Las Vegas, where 65 "bracelet events" will be contested over the next month.

The Main Event begins July 5 and runs through July 14, when the November Nine final-table players will be decided. For the first time, the champion is guaranteed at least a $10 million prize, which celebrates the 10th anniversary of the tournament being held at the Rio. The $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop tournament will be played June 29 and could produce a winner's share of more than $20 million. Viewing of all tournaments is open to the public. Login for more...



Login or sign up below for the complete story

Print Subscribers
ACTIVATION
Current print subscribers, activate your premium content account for unlimited online access & commenting
New Subscribers
Find subscription offers in your area and choose the package that suits your reading preferences.

14-DAY PASS
14 day premium online access and commenting ability on StarAdvertiser.com