The first WSOP Paradise, an additional winter series concept by the World Series of Poker, wrapped up at Atlantis Paradise Island on December 14th with Stanislav Zegal being named the champion. Zegal emerged victorious from a field of 3,008 participants, earning an exclusive WSOP Paradise Main Event gold bracelet and $2 million in cash. The tournament was live-streamed by GGPoker and will be broadcast on the CBS Sports Network. The total prize money awarded in the picturesque Bahamas exceeded $70 million and was spread across fifteen bracelet events.
Attention has now turned to the 2024 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. The WSOP has released the dates for the 55th annual summer competition, which will include a $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em World Championship. The 2023 WSOP awarded almost $400 million in prizes, including Daniel Weinman walking away with $12.1 million from the biggest event.
Ty Stewart, Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the World Series of Poker, is looking ahead to the 2024 WSOP and is intent on breaking additional records. The 2024 WSOP will take place at the Paris Las Vegas and the Horseshoe Las Vegas from May 28 to July 17, with the Main Event featuring four beginning days from July 3 to July 17. The complete schedule will be announced in early 2024, and fan favorites like the Millionaire Maker and the Senior’s Championship will return.
Caesars Entertainment’s Las Vegas casinos will offer reduced rooms for the series, and unique offers will be posted on social media networks operated by WSOP and WSOP.com. With preparations underway, poker players worldwide are urged to mark their calendars and take vacation days for the highly anticipated Las Vegas event.