In great news for intercontinental poker players, the WSOP has published locations and schedules for the WSOP Europe 2022/23 event and WSOP Circuit. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Dates and locations posted
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has released event schedules for the 2022/23 WSOP Europe and WSOP Circuit (WSOP-C) events on the 20th Anniversary of the Brand of Poker Circuit tournaments.
Additional dates will be announced in the future
The WSOP announced the schedule of events Thursday, with ten locations selected in Europe, Oceania, Africa, South America and the Caribbean. The WSOP took to Twitter to share news of the 2022/23 schedule, adding that additional dates will be announced in the future:
Sub-brand Caesar’s Entertainment is heading first to Rozvadov in the Czech Republic. There, at the King’s Resort, the WSOP Europe 2022 will start from October 26 to November 16, with WSOP-C starting September 21. $1 million ($1.02 million) portfolio for sale.
The King’s Resort will also host the WSOP main event in Europe from November 11, with a prize pool of €5 million ($5.1 million). The total prize money for the European 2022/23 and international events is €12 million ($12.2 million), with 15 playable bracelets.
Poker players get their wings back
In a news release from the WSOP on ThursdayKing’s Resort owner and poker professional Leon Tsoukernik expressed his delight at hosting “the largest and most prestigious tournament series with the biggest guarantees in Europe”. The casino’s Twitter announced that “Records are broken in ’21, we expect history to be made in ’22!”:
Mixed with Tsoukernik’s excitement, there was a strong sense of relief that world poker had finally regained its wings “without any strings and struggles for the past two years”.
A group to provide first class service and hospitality”
Travel restrictions for players from the United States have been lifted [and] The owner of King assured that we are all ready to provide first class service and hospitality to all our poker players.
All roads lead to Vegas
WSOP Senior Vice President and CEO Ty Stewart was equally optimistic, saying that poker is “greater than ever.” Stewart also shared his brand’s excitement about bringing back “the once-in-a-lifetime poker experiences at WSOP-C and WSOP Europe to intercontinental players.”
According to the WSOP news release, each champion will compete live or online in the invite-only “Championship of Champions” event at the 2023 WSOP in Sin City.