Wednesday, December 12, 2007

2008 WSOP Official Schedule

No doubt, some of our readers are already suffering withdrawal symptoms as the await the next World Series of Poker event. Luckily, though, some good news came down from Harrah’s Entertainment today in the form of the 2008 official schedule for the WSOP.

39TH WORLD SERIES OF POKER

The 39th World Series of Poker (sponsored by Milwaukee’s Best Light) will once again be held at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The event will run from May 30th until July 16th, 2008. In all, 55 different events will be available.

COMPLETE WSOP SCHEDULE

5-28 9 AM Registration Opens, Live Action & Satellites Begin
5-29 Registration, Live Action & Satellites
5-30 Noon (#1) Pot-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $10,000
5-31 Noon (#2A) No-Limit Hold'em (4 days) Day 1A $1,500
6-1 Noon (#2B) No-Limit Hold'em Day 1B
6-2 Noon (#3) Pot-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $1,500
6-2 5 PM (#4) Mixed Hold'em (Limit/No-Limit, 3 days) $5,000
6-3 Noon (#5) No-Limit Hold'em w/Re-Buys (3 days) $1,000
6-3 5 PM (#6) Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better (3 days) $1,500
6-4 Noon (#7) No-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $2,000
6-4 5 PM (#8) Mixed Event (3 days) $10,000
(Limit Hold'em, Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better, Seven Card Razz , Seven Card Stud, Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better, No-Limit Holdem, Pot-Limit Omaha, 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball)

6-5 Noon (#9) No-Limit Hold'em / Six Handed (3 days) $1,500
6-5 5 PM (#10) Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better (3 days) $2,500
6-6 Noon (#11) No-Limit Hold'em Shootout (3 days) $5,000
6-6 5 PM (#12) Limit Hold'em (3 days) $1,500
6-7 Noon (#13) No-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $2,500
6-7 5 PM (#14) Seven Card Stud (3 days) $10,000
6-8 Noon (#15) Ladies No-Limit Hold'em World Championship (3 days) $1,000
6-8 5 PM (#16) Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better (3 days) $2,000
6-9 Noon (#17) No-Limit Hold'em Shootout (3 days) $1,500
6-9 5 PM (#18) No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball w/Re-Buys (3 days) $5,000
6-10 Noon (#19) Pot-Limit Omaha (3 days) $1,500
6-10 5 PM (#20) Limit Hold'em (3 days) $2,000
6-11 Noon (#21) No-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $5,000
6-11 5 PM (#22) H.O.R.S.E. (3 days) $3,000
6-12 Noon (#23) No-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $2,000
6-12 5 PM (#24) Pot-Limit Holdem/Omaha (3 days) $2,500
6-13 Noon (#25) Heads Up No-Limit Hold'em (256-player max, 3 days) $10,000
6-13 5 PM (#26) Seven Card Razz (3 days) $1,500
6-14 Noon (#27) No-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $1,500
6-14 5PM (#28) Pot-Limit Omaha w/ Rebuys (3 days) $5,000
6-15 Noon (#29) No-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $3,000
6-15 5 PM (#30) Limit Hold'em (3 days) $10,000
6-16 Noon (#31) No-Limit Hold'em / Six Handed (3 days) $2,500
6-17 Noon (#32) No-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $1,500
6-17 5 PM (#33) Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better (3 days) $5,000
6-18 Noon (#34) Pot-Limit Omaha W/Re-Buys (3 days) $1,500
6-18 5 PM (#35) Seven Card Stud (3 days) $1,500
6-19 Noon (#36) No-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $1,500
6-19 5 PM (#37) Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better (3 days) $10,000
6-20 Noon (#38) Pot-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $2,000
6-21 Noon (#39) No-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $1,500
6-22 Noon (#40) H.O.R.S.E. (5 days) $50,000
6-22 5 PM (#41) Mixed Hold'em (limit/no-limit, 3 days) $1,500
6-23 Noon (#42) Seniors No-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $1,000
6-24 Noon (#43) Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-low Split-8 or Better (3 days) $1,500
6-25 Noon (#44) No-Limit Hold'em w/Re-Buys (3 days) $1,000
6-25 5 PM (#45) 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball (Limit) (3 days) $2,500
6-26 Noon (#46) No-Limit Hold'em / Six Handed (3 days) $5,000
6-26 5 PM (#47) Seven Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better (3 days) $1,500
6-27 Noon (#48) No-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $2,000
6-28 Noon (#49) No-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $1,500
6-29 Noon (#50) Pot Limit Omaha (3 days) $10,000
6-29 5 PM (#51) H.O.R.S.E. (3 days) $1,500
6-30 Noon (#52) No-Limit Hold'em (3 days) $1,500
7-1 Noon (#53) Limit Hold'em Shootout (2 days) $1,500
7-2 10 AM Media Event
7-2 Satellite Day
7-2 2 PM Ante Up For Africa Charity Event (1 day) $5,000
7-3 Noon (#54A) No-Limit Hold'em (Main Event) Day 1A (2,500 players) $10,000
7-4 Noon (#54B) No-Limit Hold'em (Main Event) Day 1B (2,500 players)
7-5 Noon (#54C) No-Limit Hold'em (Main Event) Day 1C (2,500 players)
7-6 Noon (#54D) No-Limit Hold'em (Main Event) Day 1D (2,500 players)

7-7 Main Event Off Day
7-7 Noon (#55) Casino Employees No-Limit Hold'em (2 days) $500
7-8 Noon (#54) No-Limit Hold'em (Main Event) Day 2A
7-9 Noon No-Limit Hold'em (Main Event) Day 2B
7-10 Noon No-Limit Hold'em (Main Event) Day 3
7-11 Noon No-Limit Hold'em (Main Event) Day 4
7-12 Noon No-Limit Hold'em (Main Event) Day 5
7-13 Noon No-Limit Hold'em (Main Event) Day 6
7-14 Noon No-Limit Hold'em (Main Event) Day 7

7-15 Main Event Off Day
7-16 Noon No-Limit Hold'em (Main Event) Final Table


ODDS AND ENDS

Here are a few other items of interest concerning the 2008 event:

- The much-maligned “Poker Pavilion” will not return.

- Swiss watchmaker CORUM will once again be providing the winner’s bracelets.- Pre-registration for the events will begin in February. You can sign up at the Rio or visit the WSOP’s official website.


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2008 WSOP Official Schedule