The vibrant atmosphere of the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino won't be the only place you can get your World Series of Poker fix come the end of May. Beginning Sunday, May 25, WSOP.com will be celebrating the 45th annual WSOP with a very special online tournament series — the WSOP.com High-Roller Series.
With seven events ranging in buy-ins from $215 to $530 and $200,000 in combined guaranteed prize money, Nevada's leading poker site will surely be buzzing with action.
The series kicks off Sunday, May 25 at 8 p.m. PT with a $215 No-Limit Hold'em event with a $10,000 guaranteed prize pool. Each day following, a new event will take place beginning at the same time, and each event garners a larger guaranteed prize pool. The series will culminate in a $530 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event with a $50,000 prize pool.
|Sunday, May 25||8 p.m.||No-Limit Hold'em||$215||$10,000|
|Monday, May 26||8 p.m.||No-Limit Hold'em (Reentry)||$215||$15,000|
|Tuesday, May 27||8 p.m.||No-Limit Hold'em (Reentry plus Add On)||$215||$20,000|
|Wednesday, May 28||8 p.m.||No-Limit Hold'em (Reentry plus Add On)||$215||$30,000|
|Thursday, May 29||8 p.m.||No-Limit Hold'em (Reentry)||$320||$35,000|
|Friday, May 30||8 p.m.||No-Limit Hold'em (Reentry plus Add On)||$530||$40,000|
|Saturday, May 31||8 p.m.||No-Limit Hold'em Main Event||$530||$50,000|
Plenty of satellites for the WSOP.com High-Roller Series will be running around the clock throughout the month of May, so if the price tag is a little too rich for your taste you can win into an event for as little as $11. The full satellite schedule can be found by clicking here.
For complete information on WSOP.com's Nevada High-Roller Series, head over to the tournament's website.
The 45th annual World Series of Poker will kick off on Tuesday, May 27 with the $500 Casino Employees No-Limit Hold'em Event at 12 p.m. local time and the $25,000 Mixed-Max No-Limit Hold'em Event at 4 p.m. With 65 gold bracelet events on the schedule, an expected $200 million up for grabs in combined prize money, and a massive $10 million first-place guarantee for the 2014 WSOP Main Event champion, this year's Series is surely one you don't want to miss.
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