World Series of Poker to Include Record 62 Events

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The World Series of Poker will give wheelers, dealers, poker pros and amateurs a record number of chances to win gold bracelets at its Las Vegas bonanza this summer.

The organization announced Thursday that it will hold the 62 tournaments at the Rio Hotel & Casino from May 29 through July 15. The World Series' main event- a $10,000 buy-in, no-limit Texas Hold 'em tournament - will run from July 6 to July 15 and then resume again in November.

Wannabe poker legends must be at least 21 years old to play.

Organizers say a record $222 million in prize money was awarded during last year's contest, where 61 bracelets were up for grabs.

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