THE WSOP RELEASES TOC SCHEDULE AND DETAILS FOR FINAL 2023/24 WSOP-C® GLOBAL TOUR STOP

18 WSOP Gold Rings are up for grabs with all winners guaranteed an automatic entry into the Tournament of Champions.

LAS VEGAS (March 28, 2024) – The richest, most prestigious and longest-running poker series – the World Series of Poker (WSOP) – today announced its 2024 Tournament of Champions Schedule and details for the exciting conclusion to its 19th WSOP Circuit (WSOP-C) season. The 19th edition of the WSOP Circuit kicked off at Choctaw Casino Resort in Oklahoma immediately following the conclusion of the 2023 World Series of Poker tournament in Las Vegas. Following more than 25 stops, the WSOP-C now concludes with WSOP Circuit Los Angeles at The Commerce Casino & Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. from May 10 to May 24, 2024, with $1.75 million in guarantees, headlined by the Tournament of Champions taking place on May 22-24 with a $1 million freeroll championship.

“For years, the Commerce has been the home of poker in Los Angeles and one of the leading card rooms in the world,” said Ty Stewart, Senior Vice President & Executive Director of the WSOP. “We look forward to kicking off our new strategic relationship with a special WSOP Circuit finale and the Tournament of Champions bracelet event. We also look forward to qualifying more players from Los Angeles for the WSOP Main Event than ever before.”

‘We are ecstatic to merge our strengths with the World Series of Poker,” said Spencer Villaseñor, Director of Guest Experience at The Commerce Casino & Hotel. “This collaboration marks the convergence of two giants in the poker world and presents endless possibilities. Together, we are committed to pushing boundaries and setting new standards of excellence in the industry.”

WSOP-C Los Angeles action at The Commerce Casino & Hotel kicks off with the $600 Housewarming No Limit Hold’em two-day ring event with a $500,000 guarantee. The tournament will also feature the traditional $1,700 WSOP-C Main Event with a $1 million guarantee and culminate with the highly anticipated $1 million freeroll Tournament of Champions that follows a similar format as the 2022-23 season. The final two days of action will be highlighted by last-chance satellites for players to win a $11,000 package featuring a full buy-in and a $1,000 travel stipend to compete in the 2024 WSOP Main Event at Horseshoe Las Vegas.

Other marquee events that will take place at WSOP-C Los Angeles include the $1,100 Mystery Bounty No Limit Hold’em with $100,000 guaranteed, the $2,200 High Roller No Limit Hold’em event, as well as two specialty events, the $400 Pot-Limit Omaha and $400 H.O.R.S.E. The full schedule can be found at www.wsop.com/tournaments/schedule.

Official WSOP gold ring winners and WSOP bracelet winners from either the live or online circuit events who have qualified through May 2024 will receive an invitation to the 2024 Tournament of Champions. A full list of qualified players for the Tournament of Champions will be posted here: www.wsop.com/2024/toc/.

Players interested in participating in this WSOP-C Los Angeles can enjoy special accommodations at The Commerce Casino & Hotel by visiting www.commercecasino.com and using unique code: WSOP422 or by calling 1-855-532-2219. Please note, players will have to be registered to enjoy this special rate. For any questions regarding this please send an email to: [email protected].

GGPoker retains its status as the lead sponsor of the WSOP-C, offering a chance for players to qualify through ClubGG and online at GGPoker.com. Since June 2023, the 19th season of the WSOP-C has already featured 20 stops in the United States and 10 international stops, amassing more than 170,000 entrants and $100 million in prize pool.

WSOP-C Events and “Tournament of Champions” events are subject to change, with tournament rules and restrictions to be determined. WSOP reserves the right to cancel, change, or modify the tournament or any tournament event, in part or in whole, without notice.

For real-time updates on tournament results and scheduling, players can engage with WSOP social handles on X (formerly Twitter), Instagram, and Facebook.

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ABOUT THE WSOP CIRCUIT

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit Events are a series of poker tournaments hosted throughout the United States and throughout the world beginning in late July each year and culminating the following June with a $1,000,000 Tournament of Champions where the victor earns a WSOP gold bracelet as well.  WSOP U.S. Circuit Events are designed to give the recreational and amateur player an opportunity to participate in the WSOP experience at a more affordable price point and with less of a time commitment than the traditional WSOP in Las Vegas.  Each stop typically features 12 official events in 12 days, including a $1,700 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em Main Event. Official WSOP Circuit events range in buy-in from $250-$5,300 and award a prestigious WSOP gold ring to each victor.  These poker tournaments are designed to reach a winner within two playing days, with some events even structured to complete in one day.  A season-ending WSOP Tournament of champions is held each summer. All ring winners from each stop gains automatic entry into the season-ending WSOP Tournament of Champions. Players who finish within the top 15 percent of the field are typically awarded prize money on an escalating scale until there is one player who has captured all the chips.  That victor wins the largest share of the prize pool, a WSOP Circuit gold ring and entry into the Tournament of Champions. The WSOP Circuit Events are a regional and international offshoot of the longest-running, largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world, dating back 53 years to 1970 – the famous World Series of Poker. This marks the 19th year the WSOP Circuit Events have been held.  They were initially established by Caesars Entertainment (then Harrah’s Entertainment) after its purchase of the WSOP brand in 2004 as a way to bring the WSOP experience to Caesars-owned properties throughout the U.S. In the inaugural season (2004-05), the WSOP Circuit featured five stops – Atlantic City, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, San Diego and New Orleans. Now, with 25 stops domestically, the WSOP Circuit visits 10 U.S. states and cumulatively features more entrants than the Las Vegas version of the WSOP.  Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc., (CIE) owns the WSOP and the WSOP Circuit Events.  Visit us at https://www.wsop.com/2023/circuit/ or www.twitter.com/wsop.

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Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future events or results and involve risks and uncertainties that cannot be predicted or quantified and, consequently, the actual events described herein may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the following factors:

  • Our ability to secure all of the locations of the WSOP Circuit Events and the time and place of such events.
  • Rules and regulations of the gaming and other regulatory agencies that govern the WSOP Circuit Events.
  • Our ability to secure a party to produce and televise the WSOP Circuit Events, and or the Global Casino Championship.

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About The Commerce Casino & Hotel

Located just a few miles from Downtown Los Angeles, The Commerce Casino & Hotel, commonly known as “The Commerce,” stands as a world-renowned cardroom with an impressive array of over 320 tables, making it the largest cardroom globally. Established in 1983, The Commerce offers an extensive range of amenities, including a newly renovated 200-room hotel, multiple dining venues, and bars, a luxurious day spa and beauty salon, a pool and sundeck, banquet facilities, and more. Additionally, the casino hosts a wide variety of events, including concerts, poker tournaments, live boxing, MMA, wrestling matches, and other special events throughout the year. For further information, please visit: www.commercecasino.com

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