The 2023 WSOP is already on monitor to beat quite a few information, together with the all-time cumulative occasion attendance mark. [Image: PokerGO.com]
The World Sequence of Poker (WSOP) is at all times the largest spotlight of the stay poker schedule every year and the 2023 rendition has already damaged a number of information. Participation ranges are up greater than 10% for a similar occasions in comparison with final yr’s numbers and with extra stay occasions than ever earlier than, it seems just like the pageant is on tempo to set new attendance marks. Almost 70,000 folks have battled it out for greater than $75m in prize cash and over two dozen bracelets throughout the primary two weeks.
the biggest-ever $1,000 buy-in WSOP occasion, attracting 18,188 entries
The Thriller Thousands and thousands grew to become the biggest-ever $1,000 buy-in WSOP occasion, attracting 18,188 entries. From every buy-in, $300 went in direction of the bounty pool and two members claimed $1m bounties. The $1,500 Razz occasion drew 556 entries, shattering the earlier WSOP Razz match file, set in 2012. Dubbed the “most reasonably priced” WSOP occasion of all time, the $300 Gladiators of Poker match grew to become the second-largest-ever stay occasion after attracting 28,371 members.
That is the second time that the occasion is happening on the Paris Las Vegas and the Horseshoe Las Vegas (previously Bally’s) casinos. The WSOP shall be operating till July 18, with the Primary Occasion kicking off on July 3. WSOP Govt Director Ty Stewart is hopeful that the 2006 Primary Occasion file of 8,773 gamers may very well be damaged this time round.