RE: 2009 WSOP Schedule Released

by , Jan 26, 2009 | 7:04 am

From the WSOP … click below for a breakdown of what has changed from 2008 to 2009:

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN 2008 & 2009 WSOP SCHEDULES

2009

2008

57 Gold Bracelet Events

55 Gold Bracelet Events

No Re-buy Events

5 Re-buy Events

Stimulus Special $1K No Limit Hold’em Opening Weekend (5/30-31)

Replaces record-breaking opening $1500 event that drew 3,929

$40K No Limit Hold’em Event (to commemorate 40th annual WSOP)

Not offered

10 World Championship $10K Events

Up from 8

38 Events Priced at or below $2500

Up from 37

Events deleted in 2009:

  • Pot Limit Omaha w/Re-buys ($5K)

Was Event #28

  • No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball w/Re-buys ($5K)

Was Event #18

  • Pot Limit Omaha w/Re-buys ($1500)

Was Event #34

  • No-Limit Hold’em w/Re-buys ($1K)

2 events

Were Events #5 & #44

  • Seven Card Stud Hi-low Split 8 or Better ($5K)

Was Event #33

  • Pot Limit Hold’em ($2K)

Was Event #47

  • No Limit Hold’em ($1500)

Was Event #3A/3B

  • Mixed Hold’em ($5K)

Was Event #5

  • Mixed Hold’em ($1500)

Was Event #33

  • No Limit Hold’em ($3K)

Was Event #53

  • Omaha Hi-Low Split ($2K)

Was Event #31

Events added for 2009:

  • 40th Annual No Limit Hold’em ($40K)

Will be Event #2 (5/28/09)

  • No Limit Hold’em ($1K)

Will be Event #4A/B (5/30-31/09)

  • No Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball ($2500)

Will be Event #8 (6/2/09)

  • Limit Hold’em/Six Handed ($2500)

Will be Event #14 (6/5/09)

  • World Championship 2-7 Draw Lowball (No Limit) $10K)

Will be Event #23 (6/10/09)

  • No Limit Hold’em ($1500)

Will be Event #24 (6/11/09)

  • Pot Limit Omaha Hi-low Split-8 or Better ($5K)

Will be Event #27 (6/12/09)

  • Pot Limit Omaha ($2500)

Will be Event #30 (6/14/09)

  • Pot Limit Omaha ($5000)

Will be Event #35 (6/17/09)

  • World Championship Seven Card Stud Hi-low Split-8 or Better ($10K)

Will be Event #37 (6/18/09)

  • Mixed Event ($2500)

Will be Event #42 (6/21/09)

  • Seven Card Razz ($2500)

Will be Event #44 (6/22/09)

  • Omaha Hi-Low Split ($2500)

Will be Event #46 (6/23/09)

  • Mixed Hold’em ($2500)

Will be Event #47 (6/24/09)

  • Triple-Chance No Limit Hold’em ($3K)

Will be Event #52 (6/28/09)

www.worldseriesofpoker.com


  • Kevin Mathers

    The WSOP seems to think having two day 1’s for an event (Event 4A/B) means it’s two separate tournaments.

  • I don’t get it … what do you mean? Did they miscount something?

  • Kevin Mathers

    Recall I noted there were 38 tournaments with a buyin of $2,500 and lower?

    • Ahh, I see. They are counting 39 … the real number is 38.

      Sorry, my bad. It’s become instinctive for me when it comes to facts, Kevin, to see yours and just ignore everything else.

  • Kevin Mathers

    It’s me being a nit I suppose. I did the same thing to Andrew Feldman over at espn.com.

  • Awesome. Andrew loves being wrong.

  • Zero

    Wonder why they deleted Pot Limit Holdem $2K?

  • What’s “triple chance” ?

  • Kevin Mathers

    From Seth Palansky, via Andrew Feldman at espn.com:

    “Essentially like a re-buy without paying for rebuying. You’ll get a starting chip stack, and then two additional equal chip stacks to be used at any point you wish during the first two levels. So you can elect to take all three equal stacks up front, wait until you bust, add a stack anywhere in between.”

  • I think they’ll need to work on this one in future WSOPs. Sounds close to really cool, but a little off. Of course I’m biased because I used to throw a big annual tourney that was a triple-chance tourney (Go Pokerati Invitational) that was a little different and therefore better.

  • NOTE: Kevin, I fixed the 39-38 … just for you.

  • Kevin Mathers

    Thank you Dan.

    Now it’s time to work on your blog roll…

  • What’d you say? I can’t here you … I think I’ve got a bad connection. Can I call you back?

  • zachdealer

    Getting rid of the rebuy’s I think is great, it just takes too long for dealers to get each rebuy done. And not to mention it’s the only way they have money short from dealer’s screwing up and getting fired over not having the correct amount.

  • what is this triple chance and how do u get the extra chips