The 2010-2011 World Series of Poker® Circuit Events return to Harrah’s Tunica starting January 27, 2011.
The eighth stop of the 2010-2011 season, the WSOP Circuit Events at Harrah’s Tunica will consist of ten ring events and offer a variety of poker events that range from $100 (+$20) buy-ins to $500 (+$55) buy-ins including: No Limit Hold’em, Omaha 8 or Better, 6-Handed No Limit Hold’em, Seniors No Limit Hold’em, and the $1,500 (+$100) buy-in Harrah’s Tunica Main Event Championship. The Main Event Championship begins February 13 and is a three day structured event. The winner of the Main Event will receive a buy-in to the 2011 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.
“Harrah’s Tunica has always been one of the biggest and brightest stops on the circuit,” said tournament director, Jimmy Sommerfeld.
Last year’s Main Event saw Paul Wasicka best 96 poker players including local favorites and more well-known players such as: Matt “All in at 420” Stout, Allan Kessler, Tommy Vedes, and Gavin Smith to take home the $139,000 top prize along with a buy-in to the 2010 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.
Harrah’s Tunica is currently offering special WSOP room rates to players participating in the Circuit Events. Call 1-800-HARRAHS to inquire about these discounted rates.
For more information about the WSOP Circuit National Championship, please visit www.WSOP.com