Definition of WSOP
WSOP stands for World Series of Poker. The WSOP has been held annually in Las Vegas since 1970. It is the most prestigious poker tournament series in the world. At each event, there is a main event called the World Series of Poker Main Event. This is a $10,000 USD buy-in no-limit hold'em tournament. The winner of this tournament is named the World Poker Champion.
Several variants are played at the WSOP
During the World Series, which usually starts in May, many types of poker variants are played. Omaha, Hold'em, Stud, H.O.R.S.E., Omaha-8, etc. The winner of each event will take home, in addition to a large cash prize, a championship bracelet. The WSOP is very popular and attracts players from all over the world. The structures are usually very interesting. Players usually start with a good stack and the blinds increase slowly, giving all players a chance to take their time. The WSOP is where poker legends such as Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey and Phil Hellmuth have been discovered.