by Antoni Majewski

Introduction to WSOP Paradise’s Inaugural Event

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has inaugurated its winter series, WSOP Paradise, with a significant event at Atlantis Paradise Island. This inaugural series concluded with Stanislav Zegal emerging as the champion among 3,008 entrants, winning the $2 million first-place prize and the first-ever WSOP Paradise Main Event gold bracelet.

The series, streamed by GGPoker and set for future broadcasts on CBS Sports Network, marked its success with over $70 million in total prize money across 15 bracelet events.

Highlights of WSOP Paradise

The WSOP Paradise event showcased the triumphant victory of Stanislav Zegal, setting a high standard for the series in terms of competitive spirit and prize money. The event was broadcast globally, thanks to live streaming by GGPoker and the planned future airing on CBS Sports Network, highlighting its significance in the world of poker. The festival in the Bahamas proved its grandeur with a whopping total prize pool of over $70 million.

Looking Ahead to the 2024 WSOP

The 55th annual WSOP is scheduled to take place from May 28 to July 17, 2024, at the renowned Horseshoe Las Vegas and Paris Las Vegas. The Main Event, recognized as poker’s ultimate freezeout world championship, is set to commence on July 3 with four starting days. Players also have the option to register directly on Day 2, either on July 7 or July 8. The full schedule, which will be announced in early 2024, promises the return of fan favorites such as Mystery Millions, Millionaire Maker, and the Senior’s Championship. To accommodate participants, reduced room rates will be available across Caesars Entertainment’s Las Vegas resorts, with updates to be shared on WSOP’s social media and official website.

Participation and Updates for Players

Players interested in qualifying for the 2024 WSOP can find detailed information on WSOP’s website. GGPoker will exclusively host international satellites starting in January, offering players worldwide an opportunity to participate. The complete lineup of events, including details for online pre-registration, will be available on WSOP’s website once all events are finalized and approved by regulators.

Staying Informed

Players and fans looking to stay updated on the latest news and developments can follow WSOP on X (formerly Twitter) and Instagram or visit WSOP.com. The launch of the WSOP Paradise series and the upcoming 2024 WSOP in Las Vegas reflect the growing appeal of poker globally. This blend of traditional and new events, along with digital platforms for wider audience engagement, showcases the evolving dynamics of the WSOP, keeping the spirit of poker vibrant for players and fans around the world.

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