WSOP Circuit Events Are Setting Records for Prize Pool and Attendance
With an increase in the entrants up twenty-five percent, causing an increase in the prize pool of thirty-two percent, the 2011-12 WSOP circuit events are set to be one of the most popular series of events, yet.
Compared to last year, attendance throughout the series is up twenty five percent and consists of both the professional poker players, and those trying to have a shot at the final event. Buy-ins for the tournaments and events ranges between $345 to $1,600, allowing anyone with the funds to enter the competition and take part in the National Poker Tour.
There are a total of seventeen stops throughout the Poker Tour, and the high enrolment figures are an indication that American Poker is indeed live and strong, even post Black-Friday.
With eleven events that are left for the events of the early part of 2012, cumulative collections of points will indicate the sixty-six lucky players that have earned enough points to enter for a chance to win the big one. These players will gain admittance into the National Championship for the WSOP Circuit.
With seventeen events scheduled, both professionals and amateurs can gain a chance to be part of the top 100 players, and pay the $10,000 entry fee to the National Championship, based on the World Series of Poker world rankings. The winner of the event will receive the first gold bracelet of the 2012 WSOP season.
With several stop still remaining, there are plenty of chances to earn a shot at the National Championship including the first ever event to be played in Los Angeles at the Bicycle Casino. The event runs from January 1st through the 12th.
The season is set, dates are arranged and the prizes are going to be large. More than ever, amateurs and professional poker players alike can gather together throughout the tournaments for the chance to get ahead in the rankings, and enter for a chance to win. A dream for many players, this could be the year that you decide to take part for as little as a $345 buy-in for an event.