WSOP International Circuit is coming back to the best resort in Australia in 2018 with the commencement of The Star Poker room in Sydney. With the integrated resort offering magnificent views poker players hardly need an incentive to travel there but the desire of the WSOP Gold Rings, which money can’t buy, will bring players from the furthers reaches of the globe.
The biggest tournament of WSOP International season is the biggest without merit. So if sentimental value of the WSOP Gold Rings doesn’t cut it for you, there is a new record of $4.5 million in guaranteed prize money to seal the deal. That’s not all, the final prize pool is expected to be larger and massive crowds are expected to visit The Star Poker Room. This will clearly be the biggest poker series event in Sydney’s history with 15 non-stop Championship events drawn over three weeks of non-stop poker action.
The WSOP is the most recognized and revered tournament brand in poker. It was held for the first time in 1970 with Las Vegas legend Benny Binion inviting seven of the best players from the country to play and compete through a series of cash games. Since then it has grown to an annual bonanza.
In 2005, The WSOP Circuit was added while the WSOP International Circuit debuted in 2015 with events being held in Czech Republic, Georgia, Canada, Morocco, and Italy.
November 27 is when the first opportunity to grab a WSOP Gold Ring takes place. There will be four flights of players entering with a chance to win $600,000 in guaranteed prize money. This will surely be a truly mesmerizing experience for the players and audience alike.
With the Series offering a wide variety of plays there is something for everyone. Whether the Ladies Event, the NLH 6 Max which has a $400,000 guaranteed prize, the Masters Event, or the Turbo Event. Then, for those looking for a higher level of adrenaline, there is a $5k Challenge with an eye-popping guaranteed prize of $1 million. And for high rollers, there is the $20,000 High Rollers event where wars between the elite and powerful will take place.
But that’s not all, for the Main Event is the one everyone has their eyes on and wants to win as it offers a guaranteed prize of $2.1 million. Do you have the interest, the skills, and the balls to fight it out with the best?
Michael Kanaan, a home player, took back nearly $400,000 along with the title. He also received a fully paid trip to America with a shot at the WSOP Bracelet by representing The Star Sydney at the Global Championships.
This year’s winner has the same opportunity. It’s there for the taking if you have what it takes?