LAS VEGAS (March 21, 2022) --- The World Series of Poker® (WSOP®) continues its hiring efforts ahead of its historic debut on The Las Vegas Strip and today announced a new pay structure with increasing wages for all prospective dealers ahead of the 53rd annual WSOP tournament to be held at Bally’s, the future Horseshoe, and Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

Starting pay for all dealers will begin at $12.50 an hour with a $100 bonus after successfully completing the first shift. Additionally, dealers will be paid a guaranteed $15 per down for all tournament Hold’em only bracelet and side events along with a guaranteed $20 per down for all tournament non-Hold’em bracelet events. Furthermore, if any additional dealer funds are leftover at the end of the WSOP they will be paid out as a bonus based on the total number of downs worked throughout the entire series. 

The WSOP will begin on May 31 with exciting action scheduled daily through the tournament’s conclusion on July 20. The WSOP’s new home on The Las Vegas Strip will include all convention space at both Paris Las Vegas and Bally’s which will create the largest tournament capacity in the event’s history with over 150,000 square feet and 600 poker tables. The 2022 WSOP will host a wide variety of tournaments ranging in price from $400 to $250,000.

Interested applicants can apply online at or send an email to Out of town applicants can also call the WSOP at 702-967-4402 to discuss highly discounted hotel rooms which will be on a limited basis. To view important details about this year's event, visit

About 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 $3.5 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 2021, the event attracted 127,075 entrants to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and awarded more than $237 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. In 2022, the WSOP will take place on The Las Vegas Strip for the first time ever at Bally's, the future Horseshoe, and Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. All WSOP events are subject to the then-current and applicable WSOP tournament rules. For more information, please visit