WSOP Circuit Begins Action Packed Season With First Stop At Choctaw Casino

Last Updated on January 5, 2023 Author:Gabrielle Monet

World Series of Poker Circuit EventsSummary

  • WSOP Circuit to run 14 live series before 2023 WSOP Las Vegas
  • First stop commences at Choctaw Casino from Jan 4 to 17
  • Main Event to feature $1.5 million grand prize

Live poker players in the US looking to kick 2023 off with a bang, should check out the action being rolled out by the WSOP Circuit.

A total of 14 live poker series is set to take place in the next 5 months in the lead up to the 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas.

Choctaw Casino From Jan 4-17

The WSOP Circuit has made its way to the Choctaw Casino in Oklahoma for its very first stop in 2023. The poker festival commenced on Jan 4 and will run till Jan 17 featuring a total of 16 poker events. Things will heat up pretty quickly at the Choctaw Casino as players will get a chance to $500 buy-in to The Gargantuan event which feature $300,000 in guaranteed prize money.

The two week poker festival will have something for everyone as there is a nice mix of poker events and different buy-ins to enable poker players with different bankrolls to participation in the WSOPC series. Some of the events that are interesting includes a special Ladies only event on Jan 8 which has a buy-in of $130, two senior events and a Twilight event which features a $500 buy-in and a prize pool of $300,000.

The highlight of the WSOPC Choctaw Casino will be the Main Event which is set to take place from 12 Jan. The Main Event has a $1,700 buy-in and a guaranteed prize pool of $1.5 million. The 2022 WSOPC Choctaw Casino Main Event saw a total of 1,411 entries and Quan Tran went on to win the Main Event and take home $338,000.

All players who win a WSOPC event at the Choctaw Casino will get a WSOP ring and will automatically be entered into the Tournament of Champions freeroll which has a $1 million prize pool. The freeroll will close during the 2023 WSOP in Las Vegas.

WSOPC Stops In The Next Few Months

If you are looking for top live poker action, take note of the upcoming WSOPC stops. The next stop will be at the Thunder Valley Casino in California from Jan 12 to 23, the over to Mississippi for a stop at the Horseshoe Tunica from Jan 19 to 30.

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Gabrielle is our resident French author, as well as managing our French site she specialises in breaking the latest European poker stories whether related to France or not.

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