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45th Annual World Series of Poker Kicks Off in Las Vegas

28th May, 2014, Las Vegas: The most awaited world series of Poker kicked off in the entertainment capital of USA on Tuesday. It involves seven weeks of play and the champion of the tournament will win a prize of $10 million. The prize pool is estimated to be around $200 million as thousands of players will be participating in the tournament. The series starts with a $500 casino employee’s game, sort of warm up game for organizers at Rio resort and will involve 65 events in it.  The warm up game is assumed to conclude around 5th of July and then the main event will start.  

As per our sources, 80,000 players are assumed to enter the tournament and ninety-four percent of participants will be male. The organizers feel that they may need to give away the $200 million prize only for second time in their history. The world series of Poker gave out $197 million as prize money in the last year and this year it seems to expand more. The average age of the players participating in the tournament is estimated to be 38. Some 74 percent are from the United States 30 percent of participants hail from Nevada.  

The expansion of online poker has provided a great boost to the tournament since it gives players more experience in a short period of time. The guys coming to Vegas especially for a bachelor party can also take an advantage of this event and make their trip to Vegas more enjoyable. Good news is that take the winners of each event will take home the signature WSOP gold bracelet. One can also urge his friends to participate in this amazing event that will be coming to Vegas for Las Vegas bachelor party or may be Las Vegas exotic car racing.