The World Series of Poker (WSOP) will expand this winter to Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas with WSOP Paradise running from December 3-14, 2023.
Having expanded to Europe in 2007 and Asia-Pacific in 2013, the WSOP builds on the momentum generated during the 2023 WSOP by making the Bahamas the fourth location to hold live bracelet events. There will be 15 WSOP bracelet events on the schedule that are headlined by the $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event, which features a $15,000,000 prize pool guarantee. Other events on the schedule include a $1,500 Mystery Bounty with a $5,000,000 prize pool guarantee, $100,000 High Roller with a $5,000,000 prize pool guarantee, $50,000 High Roller with a $2,000,000 prize pool guarantee, two Pot-Limit Omaha events, and the $25,000 GGMillion$ event with a $10,000,000 prize pool guarantee.
“The summer was an unprecedented success, but the vision is equally as ambitious for WSOP Paradise,” said Ty Stewart, SVP & Executive Director of the WSOP. “We have the strongest online partner in the world, and they are set to send a record number of qualifiers to a live tournament. Atlantis also has a great legacy in poker, and we believe this combination of partners can deliver poker’s most powerful new franchise for years to come. Many players say summer in Vegas is the best time of year. We hope that will only be rivaled by winter in paradise.”
The record-shattering 2023 WSOP Main Event set a new benchmark for the WSOP with a 10,043-entrant field. GGPoker qualified 774 players for the 2023 WSOP Main Event, and for the WSOP Paradise Main Event, GGPoker has pledged to qualify at least 1,000 players for WSOP Paradise.
“GGPoker is delighted to launch WSOP Paradise and welcome hundreds of players from all over the world to Atlantis Paradise Island this December,” said Daniel Negreanu, GGPoker Global Ambassador. “It’s going to be an absolutely amazing experience, the best of poker at one of the world’s most luxurious resorts!”
The final schedule will be posted later this year, and qualifying satellites and promotions will also be available on GGPoker at a later date.
The Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas Hotel & Casino on Paradise Island, Bahamas, isn't a stranger to hosting poker tournaments. Starting in 2005, Atlantis was affiliated with the WPT and PokerStars as the host of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. Previous champions crowned at Atlantis included Chino Rheem (2019), Maria Lampropoulos (2018), Christian Harder (2017), Mike Watson (2016), Galen Hall (2011), and GGPoker Brand Ambassador Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, who won the 2008 $8,000 Main Event and 2009 $25,000 High Roller.