2024 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Dates Confirmed; Main Event to Run July 3-17

2024 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Dates Confirmed; Main Event to Run July 3-17

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) just wrapped up its WSOP Paradise stop in the Bahamas yesterday, but already theyre turning their attention back to Las Vegas with the date announcements for the 2024 WSOP!

The 55th Annual WSOP will take place from May 28-July 17, 2024, and while the schedule of tournaments wont be released until sometime in the new year, officials did confirm that the 2024 WSOP $10,000 Main Event will run from July 3-17.

After the success of this year's event, which saw record numbers including in the Main Event, the Series returns to its home on the Las Vegas Strip at Paris Las Vegas and Horseshoe.

Theres not much more that can be said about what a special year 2023 was for the WSOP and the game of poker, said Ty Stewart, SVP and Executive Director of the World Series of Poker. But its time to turn the page and begin the countdown to 2024. Records are made to be broken. Were busy on improvements to make sure 2024 is both the biggest and best event in poker history. Mark your calendars and bank those vacation days. Well see you in Vegas.

When is the 2024 WSOP Main Event?

The Main Event is, as always, the marquee event in the 2024 WSOP schedule, and this year will start on Wednesday, July 3rd, and run for two weeks through Wednesday, July 17th.

The tournament is coming off a record-breaking year when Daniel Weinman topped a field of 10,043 players to win the Main Event for $12.1 million. It was the largest Main Event in the WSOP's 54-year history, surpassing the field of 8,663 players Jamie Gold defeated back in 2006 to win a $12 million first-place prize.

Did You Know? The 2023 Main Event was the largest in history, with 10,043 players up from 8,663 players in 2022 and generated over $93 million in the prize money.

Retaining its traditional $10,000 buy-in, players will have a choice of four starting days from July 3-6 to choose from, with late registration also remaining open on Day 2ab (Sunday, July 7, 2024) and Day 2cd (Monday, July 8, 2024).

2024 WSOP Main Event Day 1a
2024 WSOP Main Event Day 1b
2024 WSOP Main Event Day 1c
2024 WSOP Main Event Day 1d

Full 2024 WSOP dates will be released in early January. In most years, the schedule is out by early February.