48th Annual WSOP 2017 Full Schedule Released

The 48th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) schedule has been announced. The 49-day event opens at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas on Tuesday 30 May and will run until Monday 17 July when the Main Event final line-up of nine has been determined.

The surprise early release by Caesars of the schedule for WSOP 2017 will be useful for anybody keen to make travel plans for the world of poker’s annual pilgrimage.

With 74 events, which take place across nearly 500 tables of the Rio’s 100,000 square feet of ballroom, the 2017 schedule will not disappoint. The emphasis this year is squarely on diversity and big prize pools with the aim of broadening the mass appeal of poker. Also to encourage first timers and rookies to experience first hand the atmosphere and excitement of the WSOP.

For the full action-packed schedule see below but now let’s look at some of the highlights.

WSOP Highlights

Colossus III
Starts Friday 2 June (6 days)
Buy-in $565
This micro-buy-in event is returning for the third time this year. It features three start dates and re-entry is permitted on a different day.

Millionaire Maker
Saturday 10 June (5 days)
Buy-in $1,500
The popular low buy-in event returns and guarantees a £1 million payout.

Monster Stack
Saturday 24 June (5 days)
Buy-in $1,500
Is a huge event with slow blind levels and 15,000 starting chips.

Little One for One Drop
Tuesday 11 July
Buy-in $1,111
Is an annual charity event that takes place during the Main Event.

Seniors Event
Friday 16 June
Buy-in $1,000
A WSOP classic open to players of the age of 50.

Ladies Event
Friday 7 July
Buy-in $1,000
The annual ladies-only tournament that is actually open to men but at an inflated buy-in of $10,000.

The Main Event
Buy-in $10,000
The WSOP Main Event will not play out until November once the 9-player final table is determined on 17 July.

What’s New for 2017?

WSOP 2017 will see the introduction of eight new events, including two online events, which brings the grand total up to 74 games.

Tag Team No-Limit Hold’em Championship
Wednesday 31, 15.00 (3 days)
Buy-in $10,000
The second event of the of the series will be a great kick-off for WSOP 2017 and allows players to pool their talents and switch players within teams of 2-4.

WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold’em
Saturday 3 June, 15.33
Buy-in $333
Building on the success of previous online events this will be open to online players in Nevada.

The Giant No-limit Hold’em
Friday 9 June (7days)
Buy-in $365
This event sets the record for the lowest live buy-in for a WSOP Bracelet event which will open the field to those who until now might only have dreamed of taking part in the WSOP. The entrant numbers are likely to be huge. Also, features unlimited re-entry during the open registration period.

The Marathon No-limit Hold’em
Monday 12, 11.00 (5 days)
Buy-in $2,600
Tournament with 100-minute levels and deep starting stacks of 26,200.

Turbo Bounty No-limit Hold’em
Tuesday 20 June, 11.00|
Buy-in $1,000
Bounties $300
A portion of the buy-in becomes a bounty on the player’s head and goes to anyone who knocks that player out. A great event for recouping your buy-in.

Big Bet Mix
Friday 30 June, 15.00
Buy-in $2,500
No-limit and Pot-limit games.

WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold’em High Roller
Saturday 1 July, 15.33
Buy-in $3,333
Online tournament open to players in Nevada. No guaranteed pool.

No-Limit Hold’em/Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed Mix
Monday 3 July, 15.00 (3 days)
Buy-in $1,500
Is a tournament with 60-minute levels and starting stacks of 7,500.

New Credit Card Rules
Also for the first time this year, new credit card rules will apply allowing players to use their cards for buy-ins up to the whopping figure of $10,000. Previously the limit was $1,500, and this will be a bit of a game-changer for players in terms of saving time and hassle, that’s assuming that their credit cards can take it.

Registration opens early March more details visit.

http://www.wsop.com/registration/default.aspx

Here is the Full Schedule

Event No.EventBuy-InStart DateNo. of Days
1No-Limit Hold’em Casino Employees$565Weds 31 May 172
2No-Limit Hold’em Tag Team (2-4 players)$10,000Weds 31 May 173
3No-Limit Hold’em Shootout (2,000 max)$3,000Thurs 1 June 173
4Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB$1,500Thurs 1 June 173
5No-Limit Hold’em Colossus $8 Million GTD$565Fri 2 Jun 176
6Seven Card Stud$10,000Fri 2 Jun 173
7Limit Mixed Triple Draw Lowball$2,500Sat 3 Jun 173
8WSOP.com Online No-Limit Hold’em $333K  GTD$333Sat 3 Jun 171
9Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB$10,000Sun 4 Jun 173
10No-Limit Hold’em Tag Team (2-4 players)$1,000Mon 5 Jun 173
11Dealer’s Choice Six Max$1,500Mon 5 Jun 173
12No-Limit Hold’em$1,500Tues 6 Jun 173
13No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw$1,500Tues 6 Jun 173
14H.O.R.S.E.$1,500Weds 7 Jun 173
15No-Limit Hold’em Heads-Up (512 max)$10,000Weds 7 Jun 173
16No-Limit Hold’em Six Max$1,500Thurs 8 Jun 173
17Dealer’s Choice Six Max$10,000Thurs 8 Jun 173
18Pot-Limit Omaha$565Fri 9 Jun 173
19No-Limit Hold’em Giant$365Fri 9 Jun 177
20No-Limit Hold’em Millionaire Maker$1,500Sat 10 Jun 175
21Eight Game Mix Six Max$1,500Sat 10 Jun 173
22No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw$10,000Sun 11 Jun 173
23No-Limit Hold’em Marathon (100 min levels)$2,620Mon 12 Jun 175
24Limit Hold’em$1,500Mon 12 Jun 173
25Pot-Limit Omaha$1,000Tues 13 June 173
26Razz$10,000Tues 13 June 173
27No-Limit Hold’em Six Max$3,000Wed 14 Jun 173
28Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw$1,500Wed 14 Jun 173
29No-Limit Hold’em$2,500Thurs 15 Jun 173
30H.O.R.S.E.$10,000Thurs 15 Jun 173
31No-Limit Hold’em Seniors (50+)$1,000Fri 16 Jun 173
32Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB / Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB / Big O$1,500Fri 16 Jun 173
33No-Limit Hold’em$1,500Sat 17 Jun 173
34Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw$10,000Sat 17 Jun 173
35No-Limit Hold’em Super Seniors (65+)$1,000Sun 18 Jun 173
36No-Limit Hold’em Six Max$5,000Sun 18 Jun 173
37No-Limit Hold’em$1,000Mon 19 Jun 173
38Limit Hold’em$10,000Mon 19 Jun 173
39No-Limit Hold’em Super Turbo $300 Bounty$1,000Tues 20 Jun 171
40Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8/OB$1,500Tues 20 Jun 173
41Pot-Limit Omaha$1,500Weds 21 Jun 173
42No-Limit Hold’em Six Max$10,000Weds 21 Jun 173
43No-Limit Hold’em Shootout (2,000 max)$1,500Thurs 22 Jun 173
44H.O.R.S.E.$3,000Thurs 22 Jun 173
45No-Limit Hold’em (30 min levels)$5,000Fri 23 Jun 173
46Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB$1,500Fri 23 Jun 173
47No-Limit Hold’em Monster Stack$1,500Sat 24 Jun 175
48Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8/OB$10,000Sat 24 Jun 173
49Pot-Limit Omaha Six Max$3,000Sun 25 Jun 173
50No-Limit Hold’em $500 Bounty$1,500Mon 26 Jun 173
51Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB$10,000Mon 26 Jun 173
52No-Limit Hold’em$1,500Tues 27 Jun 173
53Limit Hold’em Six Max$3,000Tues 27 Jun 173
54Pot-Limit Omaha Eight Max$10,000Weds 28 Jun 173
55Seven Card Stud$1,500Weds 28 Jun 173
56No-Limit Hold’em$5,000Thurs 29 Jun 174
57Omaha Hi-Lo 8/OB / Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8/OB$2,500Thurs 29 Jun 173
58No-Limit Hold’em$1,500Fri 30 Jun 173
59Mixed Big Bet$2,500Fri 30 Jun 173
60No-Limit Hold’em Eight Max 1st $888,888 GTD$888Sat 1 Jul 174
61WSOP.com Online No-Limit Hold’em$3,333Sat 1 Jul 171
62Poker Players Championship Six Max$50,000Sun 2 Jul 175
63No-Limit Hold’em$1,000Mon 3 Jul 173
64No-Limit Hold’em / Pot-Limit Omaha Eight Max$1,500Mon 3 Jul 173
65No-Limit Hold’em (30 min levels)$1,000Tues 4 Jul 172
66No-Limit Hold’em$1,500Weds 5 Jul 173
67Pot-Limit Omaha Eight Max$25,000Weds 5 Jul 174
68No-Limit Hold’em$3,000Thurs 6 Jul 173
69Razz$1,500Thurs 6 Jul 173
70No-Limit Hold’em Ladies$1,000Fri 7 Jul 173
71WSOP.com Online No-Limit Hold’em$1,000Fri 7 Jul 171
72No-Limit Hold’em for One Drop$111,111Fri 7 Jul 173
73No-Limit Hold’em$10,000Sat 8 Jul 1711
74No-Limit Hold’em The Little One for One Drop$1,111Tues 11 Jul 175