The official schedule for the 2013 World Series of Poker has now been released. The tournament series will include 62 bracelet events and run from May 29 to July 7 at the All-Suite Hotel & Casino. During the opening weekend, a new "Millionaire Maker" (Event 6) will be played. The tournament will have a buy-in of $1,500 and will see one person taking home $1,000,000!
Event #34 is another new interesting event at the 2013 WSOP. It will be WSOP's first Turbo Format, with a $1,000 buy-in Turbo No-Limit Hold'em tournament, structured to play out in two days. The tournament is scheduled for Wednesday, June 19.
There will be 2 ONE DROP events this year. One is Event #47: High Roller with $111,111 buy-in on June 26 (3% of house fees will be donated to the ONE DROP organization). Then there will be a "Little One for ONE DROP" event with a $1,111 buy-in (No-Limit Hold'em). This is the only unlimited re-entry tournament on the WSOP schedule. Starting flight are Wednesday, July 3 and ONE DROP will receive $111 of each buy-in.
Last year, 74,766 players participated in 61 bracelet events and competed for $222 million+ in prize-pool money. The WSOP organizers are expecting more players this year and have expanded to 500 poker tables for tournaments, cash games and sit and go satellites running 24/7.
Click here to view/download the 2013 WSOP Schedule.