VEGAS and PHILADELPHIA (July 15, 2021) – The World Series of Poker®
(WSOP®) is officially live online in Pennsylvania following a successful field
trial and approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, opening up the
world’s most iconic poker platform, WSOP.com, to players in the Keystone State
for the first time.
In celebration, the
platform is launching with special sign up promotions, newly announced bracelet
events and weekly tournaments for Pennsylvania players, and daily satellites
with buy-ins as low as $1 that provide an opportunity to win a seat at the
crown jewel of poker tournaments, The Main Event in Las Vegas this fall.
The World Series of Poker
makes its grand entrance into Pennsylvania by providing the most value to
players on their platform, putting money back into players’ pockets and hosting
tournaments with huge prize pools and low buy-ins. WSOP.com sign-ups come with
more free play than market competitors, higher deposit matches for
first-timers, and exclusive access to official WSOP events and tournaments.
“We are thrilled to be
opening up WSOP.com to the state of Pennsylvania,” said Ty Stewart, SVP of the
World Series of Poker at Caesars Entertainment. “The real winners in this
expansion are the players who join us at WSOP.com. Our team is laser-focused on
providing the most value to poker players in the state and are confident in the
potential of our online poker product. With our industry best sign up
promotions and the special bracelet series catered specifically to players in
Pennsylvania, we welcome all players, from the casuals to the professionals and
everyone in between.”
Newly Announced Pennsylvania WSOP Online Bracelet Series
Adding onto the
previously announced WSOP Online bracelet schedule from Sunday, July 1 –
Sunday, Aug. 1, the action heats up with a slate of newly announced daily
bracelet events for players in Pennsylvania from Sunday, Aug. 8 – Sunday, Aug.
15, dealing out more chances to win an official WSOP bracelet online.
**All tournaments are subject to
changes and cancellations. Please check the WSOP.com client for the most
The wait for online poker is over for
Pennsylvanians, and WSOP.com is making it worth the wait with offers and events
for poker players of all levels. To get started, players must be physically
located in Pennsylvania and register for an online account by visiting WSOP.com/start. Players can deposit funds and begin taking advantage of special
promotions on their mobile or desktop devices. Once signed up, players can link
to their Caesars Rewards account, where every hand played earns points toward
unforgettable dining, entertainment, and hospitality experiences across the
Caesars Entertainment enterprise including Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino
and Racetrack, where players can visit the property to
withdraw and deposit funds at the cage.
Free Play and
Pennsylvania players are
invited to capture the benefits of the Welcome Offer, the most valuable poker
deposit promotion on the table. Available now, players who deposit a minimum of
$10 into their account will be rewarded with $50 in free play, a 100% match on
all deposits up to $1,000, and 7 freeroll tickets into the Welcome Week Freerolls. First time depositors
who make a deposit by Sunday, Aug. 15 will also receive a ticket to participate
in an exclusive $50,000 Depositors Freeroll on Sunday, Aug. 22. The Freeroll
will award three seats to the WSOP Main Event – two seats to the top tournament
finishers, and one seat from a randomly selected drawing of all players that
The Ultimate Poker
Pennsylvania players in the launch of WSOP.com in the state, a variety of
special events and tournaments are being offered daily throughout the summer.
Poker – Starting
Monday, July 12, BLAST poker debuts in Pennsylvania where players have a chance
to win their share of up to $300,000 in a matter of minutes.
Players can win up to 10,000x their buy-in amount in this a
lightning fast three-handed game that starts when three players enter in this Sit
and Go format.
- WSOP Satellites – Only
on WSOP.com can players win a full package to play in live WSOP events
including the 2021 Main Event in Las Vegas, for as little as $1 and special
Main Event Freerolls. Visit
the promotions page for more information on MEGA
satellite structures and schedules.
$75,000 Guarantee – Beginning
Sunday, July 18, this flagship tournament will award a guaranteed payout of
$75,000 with a $215 buy-in beginning at 4 p.m. every Sunday.
2020, WSOP Online smashed several records for an online poker festival, both
domestically and internationally. The domestic series generated prize pools
totaling $26,871,265 across 31 bracelet
events, with an average of more than $865,000 per tournament, making it by far
the largest series held in regulated U.S. markets.
WSOP.com proudly welcomes
poker players in Pennsylvania in 2021, joining Nevada and New Jersey as states
where WSOP.com online poker operates. In
Pennsylvania, competition will be exclusive to other players within the state. Out-of-state
players are welcome to travel to regulated states to participate but are
encouraged to test their account and geolocation services in advance of any
event to avoid problems with registration.
reserves the right to cancel, change or modify the tournament or any tournament
event, in part or in whole, without notice.
ABOUT THE WORLD SERIES OF POKER
The World Series of
Poker® is the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world,
having awarded more than $3.29 billion in prize money and the prestigious gold
bracelet, globally recognized as the sport’s top prize. Featuring a
comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation, the WSOP is
poker’s longest-running tournament in the world, dating back to 1970. In
2019, the event attracted 187,298 entrants from 118 different countries to the
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and awarded more than $293
million in prize money. In addition, the WSOP has formed groundbreaking
alliances in broadcasting, digital media and corporate sponsorships, while
successfully expanding the brand internationally with the advent of WSOP Europe
in 2007 and the WSOP Asia-Pacific in 2013 and the WSOP International Circuit
Series in 2015. All WSOP events are subject to the then-current and applicable
WSOP tournament rules. For more information, please visit www.wsop.com.
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beginning in Reno, NV, in 1937, Caesars Entertainment, Inc. has grown through development
of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions. Caesars Entertainment, Inc.’s
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suite of mobile and online gaming and sports betting experiences. All tied to
its industry-leading Caesars Rewards loyalty program, the company focuses on
building value with its guests through a unique combination of impeccable
service, operational excellence and technology leadership. Caesars is committed
to its employees, suppliers, communities and the environment through its PEOPLE
PLANET PLAY framework. For
more information, please visit www.caesars.com/corporate.
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