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The WSOP World Series of Poker 2018 Schedule

One of the most highly respected and traditional poker tournaments all over the world, the World Series of Poker, is returning with its 2018 edition. The grand event, which is currently in its 49th year, will extend for 50 days, beginning towards the end of May, continuing throughout June to the middle of July. Las Vegas’ Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino would be hosting the 2018 edition of the World Series of Poker.

The 2017 edition of the WSOP was a tremendous success with 74 events. However, 5 of the old events of 2017 is dropped this year and in their place 9 new events have been introduced! That means the 2018 edition of the WSOP would see 78 gold bracelet events with the Main Event being $10,000 No Limit Hold’em, spanning across 2nd -14th July 2018.

Here is the detailed WSOP schedule, tournaments and events for the World Series of Poker 2018 along with their Buy in amount:

WSOP Schedule 2018

Event name Date Time Buy in
Event #1 Casino Employees No Limit Hold’em May 30th 2018 11:00 am $565
Event #2 No Limit Hold’em Super Turbo Bounty May 30th 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #3 No Limit Hold’em Shootout May 31st 2018 11:00 am $3,000
Event #4 Omaha Hi Lo 8 or better May 31st 2018 3:00 pm $1,500
Event #5 No Limit Hold’em High Roller June 1st 2018 3:00 pm $100,000
Event #6 Giant $365 No Limit Hold’em June 1st 2018 7:00 pm $365
Event #7 Colossus $565 No Limit Hold’em June 2nd 2018 10:00 am $565
Event #8 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball June 2nd 2018 3:00 pm $2,500
Event #7B Colossus $565 No Limit Hold’em June 2nd 2018 5:00 pm $565
Event #7C Colossus $565 No Limit Hold’em June 3rd 2018 10:00 am $565
Event #10 Omaha Hi Lo 8 or better Championship June 3rd 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #9 WSOP.com online No Limit Hold’em June 3rd 2018 3:30 pm $365
Event #7D Colossus $565 No Limit Hold’em June 3rd 2018 5:00 pm $565
Event #11 PLO Giant Pot Limit Omaha June 3rd 2018 7:00 pm $365
Event #7E Colossus $565 No Limit Hold’em June 4th 2018 10:00 am $565
Event #12 $1500 Dealers Choice 6 handed June 4th 2018 3:00 pm $1,500
Event #7F Colossus $565 No Limit Hold’em June 4th 2018 5:00 pm $565
Event #13 No Limit Hold’em June 5th 2018 11:00 am $1,500
Event #14 No Limit 2 – 7 Low ball Draw June 5th 2018 3:00 pm $1,500
Event #15 H.O.R.S.E June 6th 2018 11:00 am $1,500
Event #16 Heads up No Limit Hold’em Championship June 6th 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #17 No Limit Hold’em 6 handed June 7th 2018 11:00 am $1,500
Event #18 Dealers Choice 6 Handed June 7th 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #19 Pot Limit Omaha June 8th 2018 10:00 am $565
Event #20 No Limit Hold’em June 8th 2018 3:00 pm $5,000
Event #19B Pot Limit Omaha June 8th 2018 5:00 pm $565
Event #6B Giant No Limit Hold’em June 8th 2018 7:00 pm $365
Event #21 No Limit Hold’em Millionaire Maker June 9th 2018 10:00 am $1,500
Event #22 Eight Game Mix June 9th 2018 3:00 pm $1,500
Event #21B No Limit Hold’em Millionaire Maker June 10th 2018 10:00 am $1,500
Event #23 No Limit 2 -7 Low ball Draw Championship June 10th 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #11B Pot Limit Omaha Giant June 10th 2018 7:00 pm $365
Event #24 The Marathon- No Limit Hold’em June 11th 2018 11:00 am $2,620
Event #25 Seven Card Stud Hi Lo 8 or Better June 11th 2018 3:00 pm $1,500
Event #26 Pot Limit Omaha June 12th 2018 11:00 am $1,000
Event #27 H.O.R.S.E June 12th 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #28 No Limit Hold’em 6 Handed June 13th 2018 11:00 am $1,500
Event #29 Limit 2 -7 Low ball Triple Draw June 13th 2018 3:00 pm $3,000
Event #30 Pot Limit Omaha June 14th 2018 11:00 am $1,500
Event #31 Seven Card Stud June 14th 2018 3:00 pm $1,500
Event #32 Seniors No Limit Hold’em June 15th 2018 10:00 am $1,000
Event #33 Poker Players Championship June 15th 2018 3:00 pm $50,000
Event #6C Giant No Limit Hold’em June 15th 2018 7:00 pm $365
Event #34A Double Stack No Limit Hold’em June 16th 2018 11:00 am $1,000
Event #35 Mixed Pot Limit Omaha Hi Lo 8 or Better/ Omaha Hi Lo 8 or Better/ Big O June 16th 2018 3:00 pm $1,500
Event #36 Super Seniors No Limit Hold’em June 17th 2018 10:00 am $1,000
Event #34B Double Stack No Limit Hold’em June 17th 2018 11:00 am $1,000
Event #11C Pot Limit Omaha Giant June 17th 2018 7:00 pm $365
Event #37 No Limit Hold’em June 18th 2018 11:00 am $1,500
Event #38 Seven Card Stud Championship June 18th 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #39 No Limit Hold’em Shootout June 19th 2018 11:00 am $1,500
Event #40 Mixed Big Bet June 19th 2018 3:00 pm $2,500
Event #41 Limit Hold’em June 20th 2018 11:00 am $1,500
Event #42 Pot Limit Omaha 8 Handed High Roller June 20th 2018 3:00 pm $25,000
Event #43 No Limit Hold’em June 21st 2018 11:00 am $2,500
Event #44 Limit 2 -7 Low ball Triple Draw Championship June 21st 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #45 No Limit Hold’em June 22nd 2018 11:00 am $1,000
Event #46 Mixed Omaha Hi Lo 8 or Better/ Seven Card Stud High Lo 8 or Better June 22nd 2018 3:00 pm $2,500
Event #47 WSOP.com Online Pot Limit Omaha 6 Handed June 22nd 2018 3:30 pm $565
Event #6D No Limit Hold’em June 22nd 2018 7:00 pm $365
Event #48A No Limit Hold’em Monster Stack June 23rd 2018 10:00 am $1,500
Event #49 Pot Limit Omaha 8 Handed Championship June 23rd 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #48B No Limit Hold’em Mister Stack June 24th 2018 10:00 am $10,000
Event #50 Razz June 24th 2018 3:00 pm $3,000
Event #11D Pot Limit Omaha Giant June 24th 2018 7:00 pm $365
Event #51 No Limit Hold’em Bounty June 25th 2018 11:00 am $1,500
Event #52 Limit Hold’em Championship June 25th 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #53 Pot Limit Omaha Hi Lo 8 or Better June 26th 2018 11:00 am $1,500
Event #54 No Limit Hold’em June 26th 2018 3:00 pm $3,000
Event #55 Tag Team No Limit Hold’em June 27th 2018 11:00 am $1,000
Event #56 Razz Championship June 27th 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #57 Ladies No Limit Hold’em Championship June 28th 2018 11:00 am $1,000
Event #58 No Limit Hold’em 6 Handed June 28th 2018 3:00 pm $5,000
Event #59 No Limit Hold’em Super Turbo Bounty June 29th 2018 11:00 am $1,000
Event #60 Pot Limit Omaha Hi Lo 8 or Better Championship June 29th 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #61 WSOP.com Online No Limit Hold’em Championship June 29th 2018 3:30 pm $1,000
Event #6E No Limit Hold’em June 29th 2018 7:00 pm $365
Event #62A Crazy Eights No Limit Hold’em 8 Handed June 30th 2018 10:00 am $888
Event #63 WSOP.com online No Limit Hold’em High Roller June 30th 2018 3:30 pm $3,200
Event #62B Crazy Eights No Limit Hold’em 8 Handed June 30th 2018 5:00 pm $888
Event #62C Crazy Eights No Limit Hold’em 8 Handed July 1st 2018 10:00 am $888
Event #64 Seven Card Srud High Lo 8 or Better Championship July 1st 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #62D Crazy Eights No Limit Hold’em July 1st 2018 5:00 pm $888
Event #11E Pot Limit Omaha Giant July 1st 2018 7:00 pm $365
Event #65A No Limit Hold’em Main Event July 2nd 2018 11:00 am $10,000
Event #65B No Limit Hold’em Main Event World Championship July 3rd 2018 11:00 am $10,000
Event #65C No Limit Hold’em MAIN EVENT World Championship July 4th 2018 11:00 am $10,000
Event #66 No Limit Hold’em July 5th 2018 3:00 pm $1,500
Event #67 Pot Limit Omaha Bounty July 6th 2018 3:00 pm $1,500
Event #68A The Little One for One Drop No Limit Hold’em July 7th 2018 11:00 am $1,000
Event #68B The Little One for One Drop No Limit Hold’em July 8th 2018 11:00 am $1,000
Event #69 Pot Limit Omaha 6 Handed July 8th 2018 3:00 pm $3,000
Event #68C The Little One for One Drop No Limit Hold’em July 9th 2018 11:00 am $1,000
Event #70 Limit Hold’em 6 Handed July 9th 2018 3:00 pm $3,000
Event #71 No Limit Hold’em July 10th 2018 11:00 am $5,000
Event #72 Mixed No Limit Hold’em/ Pot Limit Omaha 8 Handed July 10th 2018 3:00 pm $1,500
Event #73 Double Stack No Limit Hold’em July 11th 2018 11:00 am $1,000
Event #74 No Limit Hold’em 6 Handed Championship July 11th 2018 3:00 pm $10,000
Event #75A No Limit Hold’em July 12th 2018 11:00 am $1,500
Event #76 H.O.R.S.E July 12th 2018 3:00 pm $3,000
Event #75B The Closer No Limit Hold’em July 13th 2018 11:00 am $1,500
Event #77 No Limit Hold’em High Roller July 13th 2018 3:00 pm $50,000
Event #75C The Closer No Limit Hold’em July 14th 2018 11:00 am $1,500
Event #78 The Big One for One Drop No Limit Hold’em July 15th 2018 11:00 am $1,000,000

The WSOP World Series of Poker 2017 Schedule

WSOP Schedule for 2017  was released in January 2017. The schedule mentions the 74 events that are going to take place this WSOP season along with their respective dates and buy-in prices. Here is the list if WSOP 2017 events along with their dates and buy in prices.



WSOP Schedule 2017 Live Poker Tournaments

Event Start Date Buy-in
$565 No Limit Hold’em Casino Employees 5/31/17 $565
$10,000 No Limit Hold’em Tag Team (2-4 players) 5/31/17 $10,000
$3,000 No Limit Hold’em Shootout 06/1/17 $3,000
$1,500 Omaha Hi-Low 06/1/17 $1,500
$565 No Hold’em Colossus 06/2/17 $565
$10,000 Seven Card Stud 06/2/17 $10,000
$2,500 Limit Mixed Triple Draw Lowball 06/3/17 $2,500
$333 WSOP.com online No Limit Hold’em 06/3/17 $333
$10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo 06/4/17 $10,000
$10,000 No Limit Hold’em Tag Team (2-4 players) 06/5/17 $10,000
$1,500 Dealer’s Choice Six Max 06/5/17 $1,500
$1,500 No Limit Hold’em 06/6/17 $1,500
$1,500 No Limit 2-7 Low ball Draw 06/6/17 $1,500
$1,500 H.O.R.S.E 06/7/17 $1,500
$10,000 No Limit Hold’em Heads Up 06/7/17 $10,000
$1,500No Limit Hold’em Six Max 06/8/17 $1,500
$10,000 Dealer’s Choice Six Max 06/8/17 $10,000
$565 Pot Limit Omaha 06/9/17 $565
$365 No Limit Hold’em Giant 06/9/17 $365
$1,500 No Limit Hold’em Millionaire Maker 06/10/17 $1,500
$1,500 Eight Game Mix Six Max 06/10/17 $1,500
$10,000 No Limit 2-7 Low ball Draw 06/11/17 $10,000
$2,620 No Limit Hold’em Marathon 06/12/17 $2,620
$1,500 Limit Hold’em 06/12/17 $1,500
$1,000 Pot Limit Omaha 06/13/17 $1,000
$10,000 Razz 06/13/17 $10,000
$3,000 No Limit Hold’em Six Max 06/14/17 $3,000
$1,500 Limit 2-7 Low ball Triple Draw 06/14/17 $1,500
$2,500 No Limit Hold’em 06/15/17 $2,500
$10,000 H.O.R.S.E 06/15/17 $10,000
$1,000 No Limit Hold’em Seniors 06/16/17 $1,000
$1,500 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 06/16/17 $1,500
$1,500 No Limit Hold’em 06/17/17 $1,500
$10,000 Limit 2-7 Low ball Triple Draw 06/17/17 $10,000
$1,000 No Limit Hold’em Super Seniors 06/18/17 $1,000
$5,000 No Limit Hold’em Six Max 06/18/17 $5,000
$1,000 No Limit Hold’em 06/19/17 $1,000
$10,000 Limit Hold’em 06/19/17 $10,000
$1,000 No Limit Hold’em Super Turbo 06/20/17 $1,000
$1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi Lo 06/20/17 $1,500
$1,500 Pot Limit Omaha 06/21/17 $1,500
$10,000 No Limit Hold’em Six Max 06/21/17 $10,000
$1,500 No Limit Hold’em Shootout 06/22/17 $1,500
$3,000 H.O.R.S.E 06/22/17 $3,000
$5,000 No Limit Hold’em 06/23/17 $5,000
$1,500 Pot Limit Omaha Hi Lo 06/23/17 $1,500
$1,500 No Limit Hold’em Monster Stack 06/24/17 $1,500
$10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi Lo 06/24/17 $10,000
$3,000 Pot Limit Omaha Six Max 06/25/17 $3,000
$1,500 No Limit Hold’em 06/26/17 $1,500
$10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Hi Lo 06/26/17 $10,000
$1,500 No Limit Hold’em 06/27/17 $1,500
$3,000 Limit Hold’em Six Max 06/27/17 $3,000
$10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Eight Max 06/28/17 $10,000
$1,500 Seven Card Stud 06/28/17 $1,500
$5,000 No Limit Hold’em 06/29/17 $5,000
$2500 Omaha Hi Lo / Seven Card Stud Hi Lo 06/29/17 $2,500
$1,500 No Limit Hold’em 06/30/17 $1,500
$2,500 Mixed Big Bet 06/30/17 $2,500
$888 No Limit Hold’em Eight Max 07/1/17 $888
$3,333 WSOP.com online No Limit Hold’em 07/1/17 $3,333
$50,000 Poker Players Championship Six Max 07/2/17 $50,000
$1,000 No Limit Hold’em 07/3/17 $1,000
$1,500 No Limit Hold’em / Pot Limit Omaha Eight Max 07/3/17 $1,500
$1,000 No Limit Hold’em 07/4/17 $1,000
$1,500 No Limit Hold’em 07/5/17 $1,500
$25,000 Pot Limit Omaha Eight Max 07/5/17 $25,000
$3,000 No Limit Hold’em 07/6/17 $3,000
$1,500 Razz 07/6/17 $1,500
$1,000 No Limit Hold’em Ladies 07/7/17 $1,000
$1,000 WSOP.com Online No Limit Hold’em 07/7/17 $1,000
$111,111 No Limit Hold’em for One Drop 07/7/17 $111,111
$10,000 No Limit Hold’em 07/8/17 $10,000
$111,111 No Limit Hold’em The Little One for One Drop 07/11/17 $111,111

WSOP Schedule for The Main Event, a No Limit $10,000 buy in Hold’em will take place from July 8 – July 17, 2017. Nearly 500 poker tables will be set up along 100,000 sq. metres of ballroom space to accommodate the poker players coming from all over the world. In 2016, WSOP had 107,863 entrants from 107 countries which is expected to grow further this year.

WSOP Schedule for Live Poker Tournaments 2017

WSOP Live Poker Tournaments at the World Series of Poker See the Poker Schedules on this Page for More Details

2016-17 WSOP Schedule Poker Circuit

The 2016-17 WSOP Scheduled Poker games circuit began on August 4 2016 from Harrah’s Cherokee’s Casino in North Carolina and would end May 22 2017, shortly before the beginning of the WSOP, at Harrah’s New Orleans Casino. This year, the WSOP Schedule has 22 domestic stops and 6 international stops including Italy, Germany, France, Uruguay, St, Maarten and Czech Republic. The WSOP circuit season will be concluded with Global Casino Championship. A player can qualify for the Championship by winning a Circuit Main Event at any of the 22 domestic + 6 international stops.

WSOP Tournament Schedule Year 2016-2017 Poker Circuit 

  • 4th Aug 2016 to 16th Aug 2016 at Harrah’s Cherokee, North Carolina
  • 18th Aug 2016 to 29th Aug 2016 at Foxwoods, Connecticut.
  • 25th Aug 2016 to 5th Sept 2016 at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas.
  • 8th Sept 2016 to 19th Sept 2016 at IP Biloxi, Mississippi
  • 29th Sept 2016 to 10th Oct 2016 at Horseshoe, Southern Indiana, Louisville area
  • 13th Oct 2016 to 24th Oct 2016 at Horseshoe, Hammond, Chicago area
  • 27th Oct 2016 to 7th Nov 2016 at Harvey Lake Tahoe, Nevada
  • 10th Nov 2016 to 21st Nov 2016 at Palm Beach Kennel Club, Florida
  • 24th Nov 2016 to 5th Dec 2016 at Harrah’s Cherokee, North Carolina
  • 1st Dec 2016 to 12th Dec 2016 at The Bicycle Casino, Los Angeles
  • 11th Jan 2017 to 23 Jan 2017 at Choctaw Durant, Dallas/Oklahoma
  • 19th Jan 2017 to 30th Jan 2017 at Horseshoe Tunica, Mississippi
  • 2nd Feb 2017 to 13th Feb 2017 at Potawatomi, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 9th Feb 2017 to 20th Feb 2017 at Palm Beach Kennel Club, Florida
  • 17th Feb 2017 to 28th Feb 2017 at Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
  • 4th March 2017 to 15th March 2017 at The Bicycle Casino, Los Angeles
  • 9th March 2017 to 20th March 2017 at Harrah’s Resort,Atlantic City
  • 16th March 2017 to 27th March 2017 at Hard Rock, Oklahoma
  • 30th March 2017 to 10th April 2017 at Horseshoe Council Bluffs (Iowa/ Omaha)
  • 12th April 2017 to 24th April 2017 at Harrah’s Cherokee, North Carolina
  • 27th April 2017 to 8th May 2017 at Horseshoe, Baltimore
  • 11th May 2017 to 22nd May 2017 at Harrah’s New Orleans

Hard Rock Tulsa, Oklahoma and Potawatomi, Milwaukee, Wisconsin are two additional Casino stops this year. The players who accumulate most points at a casino stop and become the Main Event champion and Circuit Champion of the Circuit stop would automatically qualify for the WSOP Global Casino Championship. The WSOP circuit is great for recreational poker players or amateurs to practice and refine their poker skills.

The 2017 WSOP schedule would mark thee 48th edition of the prestigious WSOP and will take place from 30th May to 17th June at Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Nevada. There would be a total of 74 bracelets events with buy-ins ranging from as low as $333 to $111,111.

The Main Event that is a $10,000 buy-in no limit Hold’em, would take place on July 8. This year, there would be 3 WSOP.com exclusive online events with buy-ins ranging from $333 to $3,333. These WSOP.com online events also award bracelets to the winning player.

The focus this year is on providing every poker player with an opportunity to become a part of this grand annual poker event, so there are many tournaments – live, satellite, online, with low buy-ins etc. This year the player can also use their credit card in live windows to purchase buy-ins up to a limit of $10,000, so they don’t have to worry about the available cash with them. The three exclusive WSOP schedule events are introduced to further promote WSOP.com and their online poker franchise. This year would also see a bigger prize pool than before.

This year the WSOP schedule was released in one month advance to aid the poker players who would be travelling to Las Vegas, Nevada to plan their schedule in advance. The 2017 event schedule tries to impress both the first timers and amateurs by offering bracelets events with low buy-ins and the seasoned players with serious high stakes games.

Like in 2016, starting time for most of the wsop scheduled events would be 11 am and 3 pm except for the Main Event, a no limit Hold’em which would take place on weekends at 10 am and 4 pm. In 2016, there were a total of 66 poker events, this year

WSOP Schedule Live Poker Tournament Events

WSOP Poker Schedule

8 new events added to WSOP Poker Tournament Schedule 

  1. A $333 buy-in WSOP.com exclusive no limit Texas Hold’em event.
  2. The Giant – A $365 buy-in no limit Hold’em event with unlimited entry.
  3. A $1,000 buy-in super turbo bounty no limit Hold’em
  4. A $2,500 buy-in Mixed Big Bet event.
  5. The Marathon – A $2,620 buy-in no limit Hold’em event.
  6. Another WSOP.com exclusive high roller event with $3,333 buy-in
  7. A $10,000 buy-in pot limit Omaha or better Championship.
  8. A $10,000 buy-in tag team no limit Hold’em event.

In 2016, the wsop schedule table for the Main Event was set in July and the Event took place in October.

The 2016 WSOP Player of the Year was Jason Mercier with the GPI Score of 2,195.57. Mercier earned $960,424 in the event and made it to 4 Final Tables out of which he won 2 gold bracelets. The other notable players in 2016 WSOP event are Paul Volpe with 1,923.66 GPI Score, Max silver with 1,687.67 GPI Score, James Obst with 1,648.12 GPI Score and James Edward Monnette with 1591.35 GPI Score.



The WSOP Schedule for 2017 events are still in progress and you’ll have to wait for the  2017 November Nine. But, following here are the 2016 Players

WSOP November Nine Poker Player Tournament Contestants:

  1. Griffin Benger, Canada
  2. Vojtech Ruzicka, Czech Republic
  3. Fernando Pons,Spain
  4. Qui Nguyen, USA
  5. Cliff Josephy, USA
  6. Michael Ruane, USA
  7. Gordon Vayo, USA
  8. Kenny Hallaert, Belgium
  9. Jerry Wong, USA

Among these WSOP November Nine 2016 contestants, Qui Nguyen was the champion.

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