VEGAS (July 17, 2023) – On the heels of a record-shattering
summer, the richest, most prestigious and longest-running poker series – the
World Series of Poker (WSOP) – is heading to paradise this winter to kick off a
new live tournament poker series, WSOP Paradise. The newly minted
series, made possible through a partnership with GGPoker, is set to take place from
December 3-14, 2023, at Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas.
new series builds on the momentum generated by the record-breaking 54th
annual WSOP which took place at Horseshoe and Paris Las Vegas on the Las Vegas
Strip this summer. Featuring 15 bracelet events in total, WSOP Paradise
will be headlined by a total of $50 million in guaranteed prize pools,
including a $5,000 Main Event with a $15 million total prize pool guarantee,
and a $1,500 Mystery Bounty with a $5 million guarantee.
addition, WSOP Paradise will have unparalleled value for High Rollers: A
massive $100k event with $5 million guaranteed, a $50k event with $2 million
guaranteed, two Pot Limit Omaha events with seven-figure guarantees, and a signature
$25,000 GGMillion$ event with a staggering $10 million total prize pool guarantee.
summer was an unprecedented success, but the vision is equally as ambitious for
WSOP Paradise,” said Ty Stewart, SVP & Executive Director of the
WSOP. “We have the strongest online partner in the world, and they are set to
send a record number of qualifiers to a live tournament. Atlantis also has a great
legacy in poker, and we believe this combination of partners can deliver
poker’s most powerful new franchise for years to come. Many players say summer
in Vegas is the best time of year. We hope that will only be rivaled by winter
who sent 774 players to the Main Event at this summer’s WSOP, has pledged to
send at least 1,000 players to WSOP Paradise. Online qualifiers and
tournament promotions, including hotel accommodations with special rates for tournament
players will be available at ggpoker.com at a later date.
is delighted to launch WSOP Paradise and welcome hundreds of players
from all over the world to Atlantis Paradise Island this December,” said Daniel
Negreanu, GGPoker Global Ambassador. “It’s going to be an absolutely amazing
experience, the best of poker at one of the world’s most luxurious resorts!”
25th anniversary launches a new chapter for the resort, unveiling a
multimillion-dollar transformation of the Atlantis Casino complemented by
renovated guestrooms at The Royal and Michelin star chef dining experiences in
time for the WSOP Paradise event. We are excited to welcome the WSOP
Paradise this winter and look forward to hosting the debut of this premiere
tournament series for players and their fans,” said Joe Brunini, Chief Gaming
& Customer Development Officer Atlantis Paradise Island, the Bahamas.
full schedule of events will be announced later this year. The WSOP reserves
the right to cancel, change or modify the tournament or any tournament event,
in part or in whole, without notice.
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About Atlantis Paradise Island, The Bahamas
Throughout 2023, Atlantis
is rolling out bold multimillion-dollar renovations and exciting new
partnerships throughout the resort – from a complete renovation of The Royal
Towers to a reimagined Atlantis Casino and much more. The resort's 25th
anniversary launches a new chapter for the first-of-its-kind celebrated
entertainment resort destination, ensuring that travelers will continue to
experience the best at Atlantis Paradise Island, with stunning accommodations,
innovative cuisine, and extraordinary experiences ranging from live music
performances and concerts to internationally acclaimed food and wine
festivals. For more information and
reservations, please visit atlantisbahamas.com
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