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It's official! The 2017 World Series of Poker released its official schedule. The most prestigious tournament series in the universe returns on May 30, 2017 and runs through July 17. A total of 74 events will be hosted at the Rio Casino in Las Vegas including three online events and eight new events. The $111,111 One Drop returns along with the $1,111 Little One for One Drop. New events include the $333 online bracelet event and the $3,333 online High Roller bracelet event. There's also the newly conceived The Giant and The Marathon. Also making a return will be Colossus III and the Milly Maker. Oh, and for the first-time ever, you can use your credit cards at the cage!

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Get ready for the annual Running of the Donks in Las Vegas! And with the addition of credit cards at the cage, this summer's World Series of Poker is expected to be one of the juiciest WSOPs in a very long time. The World Series of Poker released its 2017 schedule. The WSOP kicks off on May 30 and ends on July 17. with 74 events spread out over seven weeks of mayhem in Sin City. Eight events were added to the menu this year that caters to pros, semi-pros, wanna-be pros, donks who think they are pros, amateurs, fetish freaks, junkies, and noobs.

You can win a bracelet this year for as low as $333 and $365. Yes, those are not typos. The bar has been lowered to accommodate every broke dick west of the Mississippi.

Eight new events were added this year including $2,620 “The Marathon”, $365 “The Giant” $2,500 Mixed Big Bet, -- $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Split 8 or Better, $1,000 NL Super Turbo Bounty. Two online events (at WSOP.com) were added including the $333 NL WSOP.com and $3,333 High Roller WSOP.com. The $333 buy-in event is the lowest in the history of the WSOP.

2017 WSOP NEW EVENTS

  • May 31 – $10,000 Tag Team NL Hold'em – 2-4 person teams. 3-day event. (Event #2) – Last year's $1,000 version of the event was a hit and remains on the schedule. But the stakes have been raised with a high roller version to open the official bracelet slate.
  • June 3 – $333 WSOP.com NL Hold'em – $333,333 Guarantee. Unlimited Re-Entry. 1-day online event
  • June 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7 – $365 “The Giant” NL Hold'em – Unique event with weekly Friday Night flights at 7pm beginning June 9. Each opening flight plays deep into the money and any remaining players are paid out an amount equivalent to the last paid place of the night, with their chips bagged and remaining prize pool carried over to Day 2 cumulative re-start on July 8. Unlimited re-entry during each Day 1 flight.
  • June 12 – $2,620 “The Marathon” – 11am. NL Hold'em. 26,200 starting chips, with extended 100-minute levels. 5 day event. Event #23.
  • June 20 -- $1,000 Super Turbo Bounty –20-minute levels. NLHold'em. $300 bounty per player. 1-day event.
  • June 26 -- $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Split 8 or Better – 3pm. 3-day event. (Event #51).
  • June 30 -- $2,500 Mixed Big Bet Event – NLHE, PLO, 2-7NL, NL 5 Card Draw, Big O, PLO Hi-Lo, 2-7 Pot-Limit Triple Draw. Event #59. 3pm. 3-day event
  • July 1 -- $3,333 High Roller WSOP.com NL Hold'em. 3:33pm. 1-day event. Online. Unlimited re-entry.

“This 2017 schedule reflects our continuing goal to broaden poker's appeal and encourage first timers and recreational players to come experience the WSOP for themselves,” explained WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart in the press release. “With the new $365 buy-in Giant anchoring Friday nights, alongside a tent pole event awarding millions every weekend, we believe we have the offering to be well worth the trip. Plus, for the serious and high-stakes player, we remain committed to having the most diverse schedule of events of any tournament in the world. Whatever your game or bankroll, let the bracelet chase begin.”

WSOP Tournament Director Jack Effel added, “The focus of the schedule remains squarely on two core principles: the biggest prize pools possible and diversity in offerings to provide something for everyone. The 48th running of the globe's biggest poker series promises to deliver on these core principles and ensure another action-packed summer at the Rio. Can't wait to see you soon.”

For full details, read the complete press release here.

2017 WSOP Schedule

  • 5-31 Event #1: $565 Casino Employees NL
  • 5-31 Event #2: $10,000 Tag Team NL Championship
  • 6-1 Event #4: $1,500 Omaha8
  • 6-2 Event #5A: THE COLOSSUS III - $565 NL
  • 6-2 Event #5B: The COLOSSUS III - $565 NL
  • 6-3 Event #5C: The COLOSSUS III - $565 NL
  • 6-3 Event #5D: THE COLOSSUS III - $565 NL
  • 6-4 Event #5E: THE COLOSSUS III - $565 NL
  • 6-4 Event #5F: THE COLOSSUS III - $565 NL
  • 6-2 Event #6: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship
  • 6-3 Event #8: $333 WSOP.com ONLINE NL
  • 6-4 Event #9: $10,000 Omaha Hi/Lo Championship
  • 6-5 Event #10: $1,000 Tag Team NL
  • 6-5 Event #11: $1,500 Dealers Choice 6-Handed
  • 6-6 Event #12: $1,500 NL
  • 6-6 Event #13: $1,500 NL 2-7 Lowball Draw
  • 6-7 Event #15: $10,000 Heads Up NL Championship
  • 6-8 Event #16: $1,500 NL 6-Handed
  • 6-8 vent #17: $10,000 Dealers Choice 6-Handed Championship
  • 6-9 Event #18B: $565 Pot-Limit Omaha
  • 6-9 Event #19A: THE GIANT - $365 NL
  • 6-16 Event #19B: THE GIANT - $365 NL
  • 6-23 Event #19C: THE GIANT - $365 NL
  • 6-30 Event #19D: THE GIANT - $365 NL
  • 6-7 Event #19E: THE GIANT - $365 NL
  • 6-10 Event #20A: $1,500 NL MILLIONAIRE MAKER
  • 6-11 Event #20B: $1,500 NL MILLIONAIRE MAKER
  • 6-10 Event #21: $1,500 8-Game Mix 6-Handed
  • 6-11 Event #22: $10,000 NL 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship
  • 6-12 Event #23: THE MARATHON - $2,620 NL
  • 6-12 Event #24: $1,500 Limit Hold'em
  • 6-13 Event #25: $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha
  • 6-13 Event #26: $10,000 Razz Championship
  • 6-14 Event #27: $3,000 NL 6-Handed
  • 6-14 Event #28: $1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw
  • 6-15 Event #29: $2,500 NL
  • 6-15 Event #30: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship
  • 6-16 Event #31: $1,000 Seniors NL Championship
  • 6-16 Event #32: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Mix
  • 6-17 Event #33: $1,500 NL
  • 6-17 Event #34: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Championship
  • 6-18 Event #35: $1,000 Super Seniors NL
  • 6-18 Event #36: $5,000 NL 6-Handed
  • 6-19 Event #37: $1,000 NL
  • 6-19 Event #38: $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship
  • 6-20 Event #40: $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better
  • 6-21 Event #41: $1,500 PLO
  • 6-22 Event #42: $10,000 NL 6-Handed Championship
  • 6-22 Event #43: $1,500 NL SHOOTOUT
  • 6-22 Event #44: $3,000 H.O.R.S.E.
  • 6-22 Event #45: $5,000 NL (30 minute levels)
  • 6-23 Event #46: $1,500 PLO8
  • 6-25 Event #47B: $1,500 NL MONSTER STACK
  • 6-24 Event #48: $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo Championship
  • 6-25 Event #49: $3,000 PLO (6-Handed)
  • 6-26 Event #50: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em BOUNTY
  • 6-26 Event #51: $10,000 PLO8 Championship
  • 6-27 Event #52: $1,500 NL
  • 6-27 Event #53: $3,000 Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
  • 6-28 Event #54: $10,000 PLO 8-Handed Championship
  • 6-28 Event #55: $1,500 Seven Card Stud
  • 6-29 Event #56: $5,000 NL
  • 6-29 Event #57: $2,500 Omaha8/Stud8 or Better Mix
  • 6-30 Event #58: $1,500 NL
  • 7-1 Event #60A: $888 Crazy Eights NL 8-Handed
  • 7-1 Event #60B: $888 Crazy Eights NL 8-Handed
  • 7-2 Event #60C: $888 Crazy Eights NL 8-Handed
  • 7-2 Event #60D: $888 Crazy Eights NL 8-Handed
  • 7-1 Event #61: $3,333 WSOP.com ONLINE NLHigh Roller
  • 7-2 Event #62: $50,000 Poker Players Championship (6-Handed)
  • 7-3 Event #63: $1,000 NL
  • 7-3 Event #64: $1,500 NL Hold'em/PLO (8-Handed) Mix
  • 7-4 Event #65: $1,000 NL (30 minute levels)
  • 7-4 Event #66: $1,500 NL
  • 7-6 Event #68: $3,000 NL
  • 7-6 Event #69: $1,500 Razz
  • 7-7 Event #70: $10,000 Ladies NL Championship
  • 7-7 Event #71: $1,000 WSOP.com ONLINE NL Championship
  • 7-7 Event #72: High Roller for One Drop - $111,111 NL
  • 7-8 Event #73A: $10,000 MAIN EVENT - World Championship
  • 7-9 Event #73B: $10,000 MAIN EVENT
  • 7-10 Event #73C: $10,000 MAIN EVENT
  • 7-11 Event #74A: Little One for One Drop - $1,000 +111 NL
  • 7-12 Event #74B: Little One for One Drop - $1,000 +111 NL
  • 7-13 Event #74C: Little One for One Drop - $1,000 +111 NL
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