Today is the opening day of the 40th Edition of the World Series of Poker. This is going to be celebrated by having a special even where the buy in is $40.000. This tournament is going to be played on Thursday at 18:00 CET.
The opening event that is held today has a buy in of $500 and it is only open to casino employees.
The 2009 WSOP consists of 57 different events, ten out of these events have a buy in of $10.000 and then there is the $40K NL Holdem Event and also the $50.000 buy in H.O.R.S.E. event where Scotty Nguyen acted like a donkey last year.