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Schedule Announced for 2014-2015 WSOP Circuit Tour; Three New Stops Added

The schedule for the 11th season of the World Series of Poker Circuit has been announced. On Tuesday, June 24, the WSOP released the dates and locations for the 21 stops on the 2014-2015 tour, which will kick off on July 31 at the Palm Beach Kennel Club in Florida.

Plenty of favorites return to the schedule this time around, including Horseshoe Hammond, Choctaw Durant, The Bicycle Casino, Harrah’s Cherokee, and Harrah’s New Orleans. Some of the locations will even be visited more than once, as is the case with Palm Beach Kennel Club and Harrah’s Cherokee.

As for new venues, Horseshoe Baltimore, Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, and Harrah’s Ak-Chin in Arizona have all been added to the upcoming season's schedule, which will continue with the popular "12 Rings in 12 Days" motto.

Each stop will feature a $1,675 Main Event to end the series, and there will be at least one per month starting in August and running through May 2015. Each main event will be played with reentry format, and the winner will receive entry into the season-ending WSOP Circuit National Championship.

Speaking of the National Championship, the date and location for the event have yet to be named, but once again a $1 million prize pool will be guaranteed along with ESPN televising the contest.

The tour will utilize a points system award the top 100 qualifiers a chance to enter the National Championship at the end of the season. There will be 42 automatic qualifiers stemming from 21 main event winners and 21 casino champions, along with the 58 point earners. It was added that "six seats may be added in via online qualification mechanisms."

"With big fields, good value, and exciting stops, the action doesn’t stop all year long,” said WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart in the press release. "We’re proud that many of the game's brightest stars are being developed on the WSOP Circuit, and that by number of entrants, it has become the clear No. 1 mid-stakes tour in the world."

2014-2015 WSOP Circuit Schedule

 LocationDatesMain Event Dates
1Palm Beach Kennel Club, FloridaJuly 31-August 11, 2014August 9-11
2Foxwoods Resorts, ConnecticutAugust 14-25, 2014August 23-25
3IP Biloxi, MississippiSeptember 4-15, 2014September 13-15
4Horseshoe Southern Indiana, IndianaOctober 2-13, 2014October 11-13
5Horseshoe Hammond, IllinoisOctober 17-28, 2014October 26-28
6Harveys Lake Tahoe, NevadaOctober 30-November 10, 2014November 8-10
7Planet Hollywood, NevadaNovember 13-24, 2014November 22-24
8Harrah’s Cherokee, North CarolinaNovember 28-December 9, 2014December 7-9
9Harrah’s California, CaliforniaDecember 4-15, 2014December 13-15
10Harrah’s Atlantic City, New JerseyDecember 11-22, 2014December 20-22
11Choctaw Durant, OklahomaJanuary 8-19, 2015January 17-19
12Horseshoe/Tunica Roadhouse, MississippiJanuary 22-February 2, 2015January 31-February 2
13Palm Beach Kennel Club, FloridaFebruary 5-16, 2015February 14-16
14Harrah’s Ak-Chin, ArizonaFebruary 12-23, 2015February 21-23
15Lumière Place, MissouriFebruary 19-March 2, 2015February 28-March 2
16Horseshoe Baltimore, MarylandFebruary 26-March 9, 2015March 7-9
17The Bicycle Casino, CaliforniaMarch 7-18, 2015March 16-18
18Horseshoe Cincinnati, OhioMarch 19-30, 2015March 27-30
19Horseshoe Council Bluffs, IowaApril 9-20, 2015April 18-20
20Harrah’s Cherokee, North CarolinaApril 16-27, 2015April 25-27
21Harrah’s New Orleans, LouisianaApril 30-May 11, 2015May 9-11
 WSOP Circuit National Championship--TBD----TBD--

The WSOP Circuit's 10th season attracted 81,440 entries in the gold ring events, which set a new tour record. With new, popular venues added to the schedule for the upcoming season, and the doubling up at Palm Beach Kennel Club and Harrah’s Cherokee, one could expect a new record to be set once the 11th season has been completed.

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