WSOP Release 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:

DateDayTimeEvent #Buy-In
June 3, 2013Monday11AM93No-Limit Hold'em (2 day event)
June 4, 2013Tuesday11AM100No-Limit Hold'em (2 day event)
June 4, 2013Tuesday5PM103Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better (2 day event)
June 10, 2013Monday11AM138No-Limit Hold'em (2 day event)
June 11, 2013Tuesday11AM145No-Limit Hold'em (2 day event)
June 11, 2013Tuesday5PM148H.O.R.S.E. (2 day event)
June 17, 2013Monday11AM183No-Limit Hold'em (2 day event)
June 18, 2013Tuesday11AM190No-Limit Hold'em (2 day event)
June 24, 2013Monday11AM228No-Limit Hold'em (2 day event)
June 25, 2013Tuesday11AM236No-Limit Hold'em (2 day event)
June 29, 2013Saturday11 AM265Bounty No-Limit Hold'em (1 day event)
July 1, 2013Monday11AM279No-Limit Hold'em (2 day event)
July 2, 2013Tuesday11AM286No-Limit Hold'em/Six Handed (2 day event)
July 2, 2013Tuesday5PM289Pot-Limit Omaha (2 day event)
July 8, 2013Monday11AM331No-Limit Hold'em (2 day event)
July 8, 2013Monday8PM335Mega Satellite for Main Event
July 9, 2013Tuesday11AM337No-Limit Hold'em (2 day event)
July 9, 2013Tuesday8PM341Mega Satellite for Main Event
July 10, 2013Wednesday11AM343No-Limit Hold'em (2 day Event)
July 10, 2013Wednesday8PM348Mega Satellite for Main Event
July 11, 2013Thursday11AM350ANo-Limit Hold'em Main Event 349A
July 11, 2013Thursday8PM354Turbo Mega Satellite for Main Event
July 12, 2013Friday11AM350BNo-Limit Hold'em Main Event 349B
July 13, 2013Saturday11AM360No-Limit Hold'em (2 day event)
July 13, 2013Saturday5 PM362Open Face Chinese (2 Day event)
July 14, 2013Sunday11AM366No-Limit Hold'em (2 day event)

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

PlaceMedallion Events$1,675 Main EventLeaderboard Prize Pool
1st50 points65 points$25,000
2nd37.5 points50 points$15,000
3rd30 points45 points$11,500
4th27.5 points40 points$9,500
5th25 points37.5 points$8,500
6th22.5 points35 points$7,500
7th20 points30 points$6,500
8th17.5 points27.5 points$6,000
9th15 points25 points$5,500
Remaining 20% of those in the money10 points20 points-
Remaining 30% of those in the money5 points10 points-
Remaining 50% of those in the money2.5 points5 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


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