The World Series of Poker has announced the dates and location of the 2015 WSOP National Championship. The event will take place July 23 through August 2, 2015, and be located at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina.
The National Championship will conclude the 11th season of the WSOP Circuit and be filmed by ESPN to air on Tuesday, August 18 at 9 p.m. ET. ESPN plans to air two hours of coverage.
The stop's schedule will feature 14 different events, highlighted by the National Championship that will award a WSOP gold bracelet and see a prize pool of $1,000,000 or more given out. The National Championship will take place July 29-31. Last year, Dominik Nitsche won the title and $352,800 in prize money.
2015 National Championship Schedule Highlights
|Thursday, July 23||12 p.m.||1: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry||$250|
|Friday, July 24||12 p.m.||2: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry||$365|
|5 p.m.||3a: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry||$365|
|Saturday, July 25||12 p.m.||3b: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry||$365|
|5 p.m.||3c: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry||$365|
|Sunday, July 26||3 p.m.||4: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry||$135|
|Monday, July 27||12 p.m.||5: No-Limit Hold'em Six-Max Reentry||$365|
|Tuesday, July 28||2 p.m.||6: High Roller Reentry||$3,250|
|Wednesday, July 29||12 p.m.||National Championship|
|2 p.m.||7: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry||$365|
|Thursday, July 30||12 p.m.||8: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry||$365|
|5 p.m.||9: High Roller #2 Reentry||$5,300|
|Friday, July 31||12 p.m.||10: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry||$580|
|5 p.m.||11: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry||$250|
|Saturday, August 1||12 p.m.||12a: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry||$1,125|
|5 p.m.||12b: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry||$1,125|
|Sunday, August 2||3 p.m.||13: No-Limit Hold'em Turbo Reentry||$365|
Click here for a link to the complete schedule.
There will be 100 qualifiers for the National Championship, stemming from 50 players who earn automatic bids and 50 at-large qualifiers. Additionally, 100 more seats will be up for grabs via the WSOP World Rankings, which can be found here. The players in top 100 of the WSOP World Rankings are eligible to buy in for $10,000 to the National Championship, and that money will be added to the $1,000,000 prize pool already in place from the WSOP.
For more information, visit WSOP.com.