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WSOP Announces 2013-14 Circuit Schedule: 10th Season, 22 Events, Three Added Stops

WSOP Circuit

Wednesday was a busy day for the World Series of Poker. First, they held their annual WSOP conference call with the media where numerous announcements were made, and then later that evening they announced the schedule for the 2013-14 WSOP Circuit, which will feature 22 stops beginning with Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut on August 8, 2013.

“The WSOP Circuit continues to pick up momentum,” said WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart. “We’re proud to have become North America’s largest poker tour, and believe we have the most complete offering out there. With big fields, good value, and exciting stops, the action doesn’t stop all year long.”

Each of the 22 stops in Season 10 will offer 12 ring events with buy-ins ranging from $365 to $1,675. Each WSOP Circuit stop Main Event winner will receive an automatic berth into the WSOP Circuit National Championship, as will the “Casino Champion,” the player who accumulates the most points throughout the 12-event gold ring schedule, at each participating venue. A total of 100 players, 50 Main Event winners and Casino Champions, and 50 additional players qualifying based on points earned throughout their play on the circuit, will earn their way into the National Championship.

Speaking of the National Championship, next year's season-culminating event will be held at Caesars Atlantic City, a departure from this year's version which is being held next week at Harrah's New Orleans.

Other changes include:

  • A “Last Shot” online tournament series is planned for WSOP.com that will award seats to the National Championship.
  • There are three new stops on the schedule: Horseshoe Cincinnati in Ohio (September 19-30, 2013); Casino Montreal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (November 14-25, 2013); and Horseshoe Cleveland in Ohio (March 20-31, 2014).
  • ESPN will once again televise the National Championship as part of their annual coverage of the WSOP.

Here's a look at the 2013-14 schedule:

2013/2014 WSOP Circuit Tour Schedule

StopTournament & LocationTournament DatesMain Event Dates
1Foxwoods Resort Casino (Connecticut)August 8-19, 2013August 17-19
2IP Casino Resort & Spa (Biloxi, MS)September 5-16, 2013September 14-16
3Horseshoe Cincinnati (Ohio)September 19-30, 2013September 28-30
4Horseshoe Southern IndianaOctober 3-14, 2013October 12-14
5Horseshoe Hammond (Chicago)October 17-28, 2013October 26-28
6Harvey's Lake TahoeOctober 24-November 4, 2013November 2-4
7River Rock (Vancouver, Canada)October 28-November 8, 2013November 6-8
8Horseshoe Bossier City (Louisiana)November 7-18, 2013November 16-18
9Casino Montreal (Montreal, Canada)November 13-24, 2013November 22-24
10Harrah’s Atlantic CityNovember 29-December 9, 2013December 7-9
11Harrah’s Rincon (San Diego area)December 5-16, 2013December 14-16
12Choctaw Durant (Dallas/Oklahoma)January 9-20, 2014January 18-20
13Harrah’s Tunica (Mississippi)January 23-February 3, 2014February 1-3
14Palm Beach Kennel Club (Florida)February 6-17, 2014February 15-17
15Caesars Palace (Las Vegas)February 20-March 3, 2014March 1-3
16The Bicycle Casino (Los Angeles)March 6-17, 2014March 15-17
17Horseshoe ClevelandMarch 20-March 31, 2014March 29-31
18Harrah’s Cherokee (North Carolina)April 3-14, 2014April 12-14
19Horseshoe Council Bluffs (Iowa)April 10-21, 2014April 19-21
20Harrah’s PhiladelphiaApril 17-April 28, 2014April 26-28
21The Lodge Casino at Black Hawk (Colorado)April 24-May 5, 2014May 3-5
22Harrah’s New OrleansMay 8-May 19, 2014May 17-19
--WSOP Circuit National ChampionshipCaesars Atlantic CityMay 2014

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