WSOP Circuit Schedule 2019-20 Released

2018 WSOP Schedule Announced

The WSOP Circuit released their new schedule for the 2019-20 season earlier this week.

The 16th season of the WSOP Circuit will include a record 35 events across the United States, including stops in six new venues. The season will once again conclude with the Global Casino Championship at Harrah’s Cherokee in August, 2020. The exact dates of the Global Casino Championship will be announced next year.

Not only are there six new venues on the schedule for the new season of the WSOP Circuit, there are also a couple rule changes. Starting in the 2019-20 season all WSOP Circuit tournaments will be played with the big blind ante format. This format was also added to this year’s World Series of Poker, so adding it to the Circuit as well should not be a surprise.

What changes are in WSOP Circuit Schedule 2019-20?

Also changing is the number of players that get paid in a tournament. Currently on the Circuit 10 per cent of the field in a tournament is in the money. Starting in the 2019-20 season that will increase to 15 per cent of the field.

“Changes in the past year were well received by both players and operators,” WSOP Vice President Jack Effel said in a release. “This year, we complete our enhancements with Big Blind Ante becoming standard throughout all our events and stops, plus the decision to give 50% more players a portion of the prize pool.”

The new season begins on July 17 at the first stop for the Circuit, the Choctaw Durant in Oklahoma. A few other mainstays returning to the Circuit schedule include Thunder Valley Casino in California, Harvey Lake Tahoe in Nevada, The Bicycle Casino in California and the Horseshoe Tunica in Mississippi.

Other news:   Maurice Hawkins sets WSOP Circuit ring record

The six new venues on the Circuit schedule this year include the Ameristar St. Charles in Missouri, Horseshoe Baltimore in Maryland, Harrah’s Las Vegas, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa in Florida and the Horseshoe Bossier City in Louisiana.


Poker News
WSOP Creates Mere 8% Bump in Online Poker Cash Game Traffic
24 May 2019
The 2019 World Series of Poker begins in less than a week, and we now know where we can stream tournaments online. Online streaming schedules and a new streaming partnership was announced earlier this week. The new partnership is between Poker Central and CBS, which will see more tournaments streamed online. CBS will have the
UK's Jack Sinclair Triumphs at 2018 WSOP Europe Main Event
26 Apr 2019
The 50th World Series of Poker is just over a month away, but the folks behind the WSOP are looking even farther ahead after releasing the full 2019 World Series of Poker Europe schedule this week. The 11th edition of the WSOPE will be held at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov Czech Republic for the
New Poker King Club Opens At The Venetian Macau
05 Apr 2019
The World Series of Poker is always the biggest game in town in Las Vegas each spring and summer but its far from the only game in town. Vegas poker rooms have cheaper events running alongside for poker players with smaller bankrolls, and those looking for action in between WSOP tourneys starting May 28. Three
888 poker
29 Jan 2019
The 2019 World Series of Poker may still be five months away but it’s already top of mind for players at 888 Poker. At 888 Poker they’re already getting ready to send players to the 2019 WSOP with WSOP satellites and qualifiers on now. 2019 WSOP Qualifiers at 888 Poker In case you missed the