Wednesday November 14, 2012 : WSOP 44TH ANNUAL TOURNAMENT DATES FINALISED
 
Another action-packed schedule promised
 
WSOP.com has set dates for the kick-off of its 44th Annual World Series of Poker to be held again at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
 
The tournament will run for a duration of 49 days starting on May 29, 2013 and ending July 16, 2013 with organisers promising "an action packed schedule".
 
The main event will run over 10 consecutive days ending July 16, 2013 featuring starting flights on July 7, 8 and 9, 2013.
 
Detailing nearly 500 tables, around 60 gold bracelet events, satellites, cash games, daily deep stack tournaments and a similar roster as years past, the schedule will again include seniors, ladies, charity and casino employee tournaments.
 
The 2012 WSOP attracted 74 766 participants in a total of 61 events, generating a prize pool of more than $222 million – the largest prize pool in the WSOP’s 43-year history. Participants in WSOP events hailed from 101 countries in 2012.