The 53rd annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event is officially underway at its new home on the Las Vegas Strip following exciting “Shuffle Up and Deal” moments with last year’s champion Koray Aldemir and Celebrity Master of Ceremonies Vince Vaughn.
Week six of play delivered on non-stop excitement with a new millionaire crowned in the first-ever Million Dollar Bounty event, a new bracelet winner in the Mini Main event and a dramatic WSOP Main Event Bracelet Reveal featuring a royal entrance by Vince Vaughn. All eyes are now on the Main Event tables as poker players from around the world fight for their chance to become poker royalty
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Week 6 Highlights
- Vince Vaughn kicks off Main Event Flight 1D in Grand Fashion
The 2022 World Series of Poker Celebrity Master of Ceremonies Vince Vaughn arrived in epic fashion surrounded by a Roman Royal Court to unveil this year’s prestigious WSOP Main Event Bracelet
- Quincy Borland takes the win in Event #68: $1,000 Million Dollar Bounty
Quincy Borland took home his first-ever WSOP gold bracelet and $750,120 in winnings after besting a field of 14,112 players. In the same event, American poker pro Matt Glantz took home the $1 million bounty and $20,730 for his 42nd place finish.
- David Jackson wins Event #65: $3,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em
David Jackson came out on top after besting and denying Phill Hellmuth his record-breaking 17th gold bracelet, earning his second WSOP bracelet and $369,698 in winnings.
What To Look Forward To
- Saturday, July 9 – Event #74: $1,111 One More for One Drop No-Limit Hold’em – Flight C
Players will compete for a gold bracelet in one of the WSOP’s charity focused events benefitting the One Drop Foundation
- Sunday, July 10 – Event #76: $1,979 Poker Hall of Fame Bounty No-Limit Hold’em
Players will compete for a gold bracelet where every Hall of Famer is a bounty
- Sunday, July 10 – Event #75: $777 Lucky 7’s No-Limit Hold’em 7-Handed – Flight A
Players will compete for a gold bracelet in the annual ‘Lucky 7’s” tournament, where $777,777 is guaranteed for 1st place
- Thursday, July 14 – Event #83: $50,000 HIGH ROLLER No-Limit Hold’em
Players will compete in a high-stakes, $50,000 buy-in tournament for a chance at a prestigious gold bracelet
Upcoming WSOP Main Event live streams on PokerGO
The 2022 WSOP Main Event is underway with PokerGO providing the exclusive live streams until a champion is crowned. Part 1 of each day will stream the action prior to dinner break, while Part 2 will pick up all the action after dinner break until chips are bagged for the night.
- Friday, July 9 – WSOP Main Event | Day 2D (Part 1) & (Part 2)
- Saturday, July 10 – WSOP Main Event | Day 3 (Part 1) & (Part 2)
- Sunday, July 11 – WSOP Main Event | Day 4 (Part 1) & (Part 2)
- Monday, July 12 – WSOP Main Event | Day 5 (Part 1) & (Part 2)
- Tuesday, July 13 – WSOP Main Event | Day 6 (Part 1) & (Part 2)
- Wednesday, July 14 – WSOP Main Event | Day 7 (Part 1) & (Part 2)
About World Series of Poker:
The World Series of Poker is the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world, having awarded more than $3.5 billion in prize money and the prestigious gold bracelet, globally recognized as the sport’s top prize. Featuring a comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation, the WSOP is poker’s longest-running tournament in the world, dating back to 1970. In 2021, the event attracted 127,075 entrants to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and awarded more than $237 million in prize money.
In addition, the WSOP has formed groundbreaking alliances in broadcasting, digital media and corporate sponsorships, while successfully expanding the brand internationally with the advent of WSOP Europe in 2007 and the WSOP Asia-Pacific in 2013 and the WSOP International Circuit Series in 2015. In 2022, the WSOP will take place on The Las Vegas Strip for the first time ever at Bally’s, the future Horseshoe, and Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. All WSOP events are subject to the then-current and applicable WSOP tournament rules. For more information, please visit www.wsop.com.