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2015 WSOP National Championship Series July 23-August 2 at Harrah’s Cherokee in NC

2015 WSOP National Championship Series July 23-August 2 at Harrah’s Cherokee in NC 0001

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

DateTime (ET)EventBuy-In
Thursday, July 2312 p.m.1: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry$250
Friday, July 2412 p.m.2: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry$365
 5 p.m.3a: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry$365
Saturday, July 2512 p.m.3b: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry$365
 5 p.m.3c: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry$365
Sunday, July 263 p.m.4: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry$135
Monday, July 2712 p.m.5: No-Limit Hold'em Six-Max Reentry$365
Tuesday, July 282 p.m.6: High Roller Reentry$3,250
Wednesday, July 2912 p.m.National Championship 
 2 p.m.7: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry$365
Thursday, July 3012 p.m.8: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry$365
 5 p.m.9: High Roller #2 Reentry$5,300
Friday, July 3112 p.m.10: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry$580
 5 p.m.11: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry$250
Saturday, August 112 p.m.12a: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry$1,125
 5 p.m.12b: No-Limit Hold'em Reentry$1,125
Sunday, August 23 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.

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