The World Series of Poker is the gaming industry’s premier event – this year celebrating its 50th year — drawing tens of thousands of poker enthusiasts from around the globe to Las Vegas to compete for millions in prize money and the game’s most coveted trophy – a World Series of Poker Champion’s Bracelet (Pictured: WSOP Ring).
The action kicks off Wednesday, May 29 at 11:00am for the annual Casino Employees Event – a unique event bringing all Las Vegas employees together under one roof. On Saturday, huge crowds of poker players will descend on Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino for a $500 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em tournament dubbed THE BIG 50, which guarantees the victor $1,000,000. This event will have four starting flights, one each on May 30, May 31, June 1 and June 2.
WHERE: Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Convention Center (15th year at Rio!)
- The $500 Casino Employees event begins Wednesday, May 29 at 11am
- The $500 BIG 50 $1 million to winner event begins Thurs., May 30 at 11am
- The 89-event schedule runs from May 29 – July 16, 2019