WSOP Releases the 2013 Carnivale of Poker Schedule

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Earlier this week, World Series of Poker officials held their annual conference call with members of the media and announced the reintroduction of the Carnivale of Poker, which ran from 1998-2000 and was at one time the second largest poker event in the world. The WSOP followed up by releasing the schedule for the 21-event series, which will take place on Mondays and Tuesdays during the 2013 WSOP.

Here’s a look at the 2013 Carnivale of Poker Schedule:

Date Day Time Event # Tournament Buy-In
June 3, 2013 Monday 11AM 93 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day event) $365
June 4, 2013 Tuesday 11AM 100 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day event) $580
June 4, 2013 Tuesday 5PM 103 Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better (2 day event) $365
June 10, 2013 Monday 11AM 138 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day event) $365
June 11, 2013 Tuesday 11AM 145 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day event) $580
June 11, 2013 Tuesday 5PM 148 H.O.R.S.E. (2 day event) $365
June 17, 2013 Monday 11AM 183 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day event) $365
June 18, 2013 Tuesday 11AM 190 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day event) $580
June 24, 2013 Monday 11AM 228 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day event) $365
June 25, 2013 Tuesday 11AM 236 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day event) $580
June 29, 2013 Saturday 11 AM 265 Bounty No-Limit Hold’em (1 day event) $560
July 1, 2013 Monday 11AM 279 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day event) $365
July 2, 2013 Tuesday 11AM 286 No-Limit Hold’em/Six Handed (2 day event) $580
July 2, 2013 Tuesday 5PM 289 Pot-Limit Omaha (2 day event) $365
July 8, 2013 Monday 11AM 331 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day event) $365
July 8, 2013 Monday 8PM 335 Mega Satellite for Main Event $250
July 9, 2013 Tuesday 11AM 337 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day event) $580
July 9, 2013 Tuesday 8PM 341 Mega Satellite for Main Event $250
July 10, 2013 Wednesday 11AM 343 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day Event) $1,125
July 10, 2013 Wednesday 8PM 348 Mega Satellite for Main Event $250
July 11, 2013 Thursday 11AM 350A No-Limit Hold’em Main Event 349A $1,675
July 11, 2013 Thursday 8PM 354 Turbo Mega Satellite for Main Event $250
July 12, 2013 Friday 11AM 350B No-Limit Hold’em Main Event 349B $1,675
July 13, 2013 Saturday 11AM 360 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day event) $580
July 13, 2013 Saturday 5 PM 362 Open Face Chinese (2 Day event) $5,000
July 14, 2013 Sunday 11AM 366 No-Limit Hold’em (2 day event) $365

The winners of each event will receive a specially crafted gold and diamond medallion. In addition, $100,000 will be split among the top 10-point earners during the Carnivale of Poker—a sort of “Player of the Series” award. Here’s some information on the points awarded for each event and what the top 10-point earners will win:

Points and Prize Information

Place Medallion Events $1,675 Main Event Leaderboard Prize Pool
1st 50 points 65 points $25,000
2nd 37.5 points 50 points $15,000
3rd 30 points 45 points $11,500
4th 27.5 points 40 points $9,500
5th 25 points 37.5 points $8,500
6th 22.5 points 35 points $7,500
7th 20 points 30 points $6,500
8th 17.5 points 27.5 points $6,000
9th 15 points 25 points $5,500
10th $5,000
Remaining 20% of those in the money 10 points 20 points
Remaining 30% of those in the money 5 points 10 points
Remaining 50% of those in the money 2.5 points 5 points

Finally, here’s a look at the fees associated with each event:

Following Take-Out Withheld from each Buy-In for House Fees & Dealer/Staff Tokes

Buy-In Take-Out
$250 $50
$365 $65
$560 $75
$580 $80
$1,125 $125
$1,675 $175
$5,000 6%

For more information visit WSOP.com.

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