This year marks the beginning of the 13th season of the World Series of Poker Circuit, with the WSOP announcing on Tuesday the 2016-2017 schedule. The circuit will make 22 stops in the United States and travel to at least six international destinations. The WSOP should be announcing eight additional stops on the poker circuit in the near future.
In a press release, Ty Stewart, the Executive Director of the WSOP, announced that the group was excited to be adding new stops to the domestic tour for this year and expanding the international tour. The WSOP is striving to refine each stop and make the events bigger and better. International stop swill include casino venues in Germany, Uruguay, St. Maarten, Italy, the Czech Republic and France.
Once the tour begins, Harrah’s Cherokee in North Carolina will be hosting the first event, beginning on the 4th of August. This stop will run until the 16th, with the tour heading to Connecticut, as the Foxwoods Resorts hosts gaming from the 18th to the 29th. At the same time, starting on the 25th, Planet Hollywood on the Las Vegas Strip will be offering game play until the 5th of September.
New stops on the tour include the Potawatomi venue in Wisconsin and the Hard Rock Tulsa. The Wisconsin stop will not take place until February while the Tulsa venue will host the WSOP circuit in March.
This season will finish up with the Global Casino Championship with players have the option to qualify throughout the season. Players have the ability to accumulate points via wins in a domestic or international stop. Players who earn the most points during game play or those who are one of the top 50 cumulative point earners during the 2016-2017 season will earn a spot to compete. Additional details of the qualifications for the Championship should be released in the near future.
Complete Schedule of Events:
|August 4th to 16th 2016||Harrah’s Cherokee North Carolina|
|August 18th to 39th 2016||Foxwoods Resort Connecticut|
|August 25th to September 5th 2016||Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Strip|
|September 8th to 19th 2016||IP in Biloxi|
|September 29th to October 10th 2016||Horseshoe S. Indiana|
|October 13th to 24th 2016||Horseshoe Hammond|
|October 27th to November 7th 2016||Harveys Lake Tahoe|
|November 10th to the 21st 2016||Palm Beach Kennel Club|
|November 24th to December 5th 2016||Harrah’s Cherokee|
|December 1st to 12th 2016||The Bicycle Casino|
|January 5th to 16th 2017||Choctaw Durrant|
|January 19th to 30th 2017||Horseshoe Tunica|
|February 2nd to 13th 2017||Potawatomi|
|February 9th to 20th 2017||Palm Beach Kennel Club|
|February 23rd to March 6th 2017||Bally’s Las Vegas|
|March 4th to 15th 2017||The Bicycle Casino|
|March 9th to 20th 2017||Harrah’s Atlantic City|
|March 16th to 27th 2017||Hard Rock Tulsa|
|March 30th to April 10th 2017||Horseshoe Council Bluffs|
|April 13th to 24th 2017||Harrah’s Cherokee|
|April 27th to May 8th 2017||Horseshoe Baltimore|
|May 11th to 22nd 2017||Harrah’s New Orleans|
|To Be Determined||WSOP Global Casino Championship|
|September 8th to 20th 2017||Casino Campione Italy|
|September 29th to October 9th 2017||Spielbank Berlin|
|October 27th to November 14th 2017||King’s Casino Czech Republic|
|November 3rd to 16th 2017||Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino St. Maarten|
|November 11th to 27th 2017||Cercle Clichy Montmartre Paris|
|December 2nd to 11th 2017||Enjoy Conrad Punta Del Este Uruguay|