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World Series of Poker hosts Main Event July 2-4

Posted: 6:11 PM, Jun 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-30 01:11:00Z

Thosands of amateurs, pros, and celebrities are expected to take to the felt during the World Series of Poker from July 2-4 at the Rio hotel-casino.

The buy-in for the Main Event is $10,000, and the prize pool is expected to be around $60 million. The winner is likely to earn around $8 million depending on the size of the pool.

Las year, 7,221 players participated in the Main Event. Scott Blumstein from New Jersey was the winner, collecting $8,150,000. 

Flights run daily from 11 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. on July 2-4. Those who want to catch the action at home can watch on ESPN, ESPN2, and PokerGO.