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2023 World Series of Poker® In Review


LAS VEGAS (June 9, 2023) – The excitement continues as the54th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP®) wraps its second week of play at Horseshoe and Paris Las Vegas. As the dust settles, week two played witness to remarkable displays of skill and prowess, high-stakes drama, and highly-calculated bluffs featuring new champions, star-studded heads up play, and a dream realized by Isaac Haxton, who was widely considered one of the best active players without a bracelet.

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Week 2 Highlights

After being forced to settle for second and third-place finishes in the past, Isaac Haxton won his first WSOP gold bracelet and $1,698,215 in Event #16: $25,000 High Roller. With six victories in other tournaments and amassing more than $7,000,000 in winnings this year alone, Haxton is on pace to have one of the best years ever recorded in poker history. Haxton currently sits in the 14th position on the all-time money list with $37 million in prize winnings.

After winning his first WSOP gold bracelet just one year ago, Chad Eveslage returned to the WSOP in dominating fashion taking home two WSOP gold bracelets in just four days. His victories in Event #5: $1,500 Dealer’s Choice and Event #10: $10,000 Dealer’s Choice have firmly cemented him a first-place position in the race for Player of the Year.

What To Look Forward To kicked off a June promotion with 2006 Main Event winner Jamie Gold, who won the biggest Main Event field in history. Jamie will be livestreaming WSOP Online bracelet events each Sunday and players outlasting him, or meeting play criteria at live-action tables are eligible to win a seat in a $50,000 freeroll to play against him. Full promotion details are available on

Upcoming Marquee Events

  • Event #18: Gladiators of Poker No-Limit Hold’em – Flight C
  • Event #18: Gladiators of Poker No-Limit Hold’em – Flight D
  • Event #29: $100,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold’em
  • Event #33: $10,000 Razz Championship

The full 2023 WSOP schedule, including a booking link for discounted participant hotel rates, can be found on Players should follow @WSOP on Twitter or IG or check for event news and updates.

Upcoming WSOP bracelet livestreams on PokerGO 

  • Tonight at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT – Event #19: $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout
  • Saturday, June 10 – Event #22: $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship
  • Sunday, June 11 – Event #23: $50,000 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller
  • Monday, June 12 – Event #18: $300 Gladiators of Poker
  • Tuesday, June 13 – Event #25: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo Championship
  • Wednesday, June 14 – Event #29: $100,000 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller
  • Thursday, June 15 – Event #33: $10,000 Razz Championship 

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About World Series of Poker:

Part of Caesars Entertainment’s Caesars Digital operations, the World Series of Poker® is the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world, having awarded more than $3.63 billion in prize money and the prestigious gold bracelet, globally recognized as the sport’s top prize. Featuring a comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation, the WSOP is poker’s longest-running tournament in the world, dating back to 1970. In 2022, the event attracted 197,626 entrants from over 100 different countries to the Paris Las Vegas and Horseshoe Las Vegas and awarded more than $347 million in prize money. In addition, the WSOP has formed groundbreaking alliances in broadcasting, digital media and corporate sponsorships, while successfully expanding the brand internationally with the advent of WSOP Europe in 2007 and the WSOP Asia-Pacific in 2013 and the WSOP International Circuit Series in 2015. All WSOP events are subject to the then-current and applicable WSOP tournament rules. For more information, please visit

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