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Recently, the biggest, longest-running and most reputable poker tournament series, the World Series of Poker (WSOP), officially disclosed information about the thrilling closure to its nineteenth WSOP Circuit (WSOP-C) season and the schedule for the 2024 Tournament of Champions. In addition, 18 WSOP Gold Rings are among the rewards and champions are guaranteed a spot in the Tournament of Champions.

The 19th edition of the WSOP Circuit:

The 19th season of the WSOP Circuit officially started at Oklahoma’s Choctaw Casino Resort right after the end of the 2023 WSOP tournament that took place in Las Vegas. After over twenty-five stops, the final location of the WSOP-C, the WSOP Circuit Los Angeles, is The Commerce Casino & Hotel in LA, California.

The said final will begin on May 10 and will last till May 24 of this year, and it boasts a guaranteed sum of $1.75m. Additionally, it will be headed by the Tournament of Champions which will occur from May 22nd to May 24th and will include a $1m freeroll championship.

Commenting on the upcoming finals, Senior Vice President & Executive Director of the WSOP, Ty Stewart, commented according to the official press release: “For years, the Commerce has been the home of poker in Los Angeles and one of the leading card rooms in the world. We look forward to kicking off our new strategic relationship with a special WSOP Circuit finale and the Tournament of Champions bracelet event. We also look forward to qualifying more players from Los Angeles for the WSOP Main Event than ever before.”

Director of Guest Experience at The Commerce Casino & Hotel, Spencer Villaseñor, added: “We are ecstatic to merge our strengths with the World Series of Poker. This collaboration marks the convergence of two giants in the poker world and presents endless possibilities. Together, we are committed to pushing boundaries and setting new standards of excellence in the industry.”

First event of the WSOP-C finals:

The first event of the WSOP-C finals will begin with a 2-day ring event called the $600 Housewarming No Limit Hold’em, which boasts a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool. Also, the main event of the finals is the classic $1,700 WSOP-C Main Event which boasts a guaranteed sum of $1m.

However, the finale will reach a peak with the long-awaited $1 million freeroll Tournament of Champions that is identical in format to the 2022-23 edition. And during the last 2 days, the focus will be on last-chance satellites for contestants to obtain an $11,000 package that includes a $1,000 travel stipend to take part in the 2024 WSOP Main Event that will take place in the Horseshoe Las Vegas, and a full buy-in.

When it comes to the tournaments that will be held between the aforementioned main tournaments, they are 2 special events $400 H.O.R.S.E. and $400 Pot-Limit Omaha, $2,200 High Roller No Limit Hold’em event and $1,100 Mystery Bounty No Limit Hold’em with $100,000 in guaranteed money.

On a related note, those winners of WSOP bracelet and gold rings from the online or live circuit events who have officially qualified by May of this year will get an invite to the aforementioned 2024 Tournament of Champions.

Furthermore, those who express interest in taking part in the WSOP-C Los Angeles finals may have access to the special housing at The Commerce Casino & Hotel by paying a visit to www.commercecasino.com and calling 1-855-532-2219 and utilizing the one-of-a-kind code: WSOP422. However, players will need to officially register to access this particular benefit.

Lead sponsor:

The lead sponsor of the WSOP-C will be GGPoker as before, providing opportunity for gamblers to officially qualify online at GGPoker.com and through ClubGG. As of June of last year, the nineteenth edition of the WSOP-C already included twenty stations in the US, as well as ten global stations, garnering over 170,000 participants and $100m in prize money.

“Tournament of Champions” events and WSOP-C Events may be changed, and the rules and restrictions of the tournament have yet to be decided. Also, the WSOP has authority to modify, change or cancel any tournament event or tournament itself, in whole or in part, without warning.

Those who want additional real-time news about the schedule and results of the tournament may visit WSOP’s social media on Facebook, Instagram and X (previously Twitter).

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