(PRESS RELEASE) -- The World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) is coming to Los Angeles March 6th through April 5th. The circuit event will take place at The Bicycle Casino, which will serve as its official and only stop in the Los Angeles area.
The WSOPC event, along with The Bicycle Casino's very own Winnin' o' the Green and Mega Millions IX, will boast over $2,500,000 in guarantees. There is a wide range of tournament formats including turbo events, deepstack events, bounty events, & 6-handed events. Buy-ins range from $120 to $5,300 depending on guarantees and game type.
The WSOP Circuit Main Event takes place March 15th through March 17th and features a $1,000,000 guarantee. Each player starts with 20,000 tournament chips for the $1,675 buy-in. The Main Event winner receives the diamond-encrusted Championship ring, as well as a seat into the World Series of Poker National Championship in Atlantic City, where they will be televised on ESPN competing for $1,000,000 of prize money and a coveted WSOP championship bracelet. One additional seat into the WSOP National Championship is also up for the taking to the Circuit Champion.
The Bicycle Casino has hosted WSOP Circuit for three years. Open 24 hours year-round, the casino features one of the country's largest poker rooms, 175 tables, three unique bars and original cuisine. Along with the WSOPC, The Bicycle Casino holds other major tournaments including World Poker Tour/ Legends of Poker, Mega Millions Series, Deepstack Series and The Card Player Tour Series. These large-scale tournaments attract top poker pros, celebrities, and amateurs alike, in their search for the best tournament action around Los Angeles.
"We're thrilled to continue our partnership and host the WSOP Circuit again this year," said The Bicycle Casino Managing Partner and CEO, Hashem Minaiy. "We like how it draws in both expert and new players. Our tournaments with modest buy-ins and large guarantees offer players of all skill levels something they can play."
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