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WSOP 2018

Tournament info

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Venue:

Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino

Address:

3700 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103, United States

Phone: +1 866 746 7671


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FAQ

I won an online qualifier. What do I do next?

You’ll receive an email from our Live Events team with all the details and information you need.

How do I organise my transport & accommodation?

You are solely responsible for arranging your transport to and from the venue. Package winners will be provided with all the details about their accommodation.

I won a package via the online satellites. Can I transfer it to another person?

No. The packages are not transferable nor refundable.

Are spectators allowed while tournaments are running?

Yes, spectators are very welcome. However, please be aware that they will have to abide by a few general behavioral rules to ensure a comfortable atmosphere at the tournament tables for all.

Where is the WSOP tournament located?

The WSOP is located in the Pavilion, Brasilia and the Amazon Room in the Rio Convention area at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Where Can I register to the WSOP Tournament?

The WSOP office is located across from the Amazon Room, adjacent to the WSOP Main Cage in the Tropical Room located in WSOP tournament area.

What are the WSOP tournament dates?

Registration, Live Action and Satellites begins on May 30th, 2018 at 9am and run until July 15 th, 2018. Please see a tournament schedule for dates of all other events.

How old do I have to be to play in the World Series of Poker?

Nevada Gaming Regulations require you to be at least 21 years of age on the day of the event in which you wish to start playing. The age requirement to participate in the Seniors Event is that you to be at least 50 years of age on the day of the event. The age requirement to participate in the Super Seniors Event is that you to be at least 65 years of age on the day of the event.

Where can I find information about the WSOP and Pre-Registration?

By visiting http://www.wsop.com/2018/ or by visiting the tournament office at the World Series of Poker tournament area.

Once I am pre-registered, how do I complete my Pre-Registration and receive my Tournament Entry Receipt and Seat Assignment?

For participants that won their package online, please proceed to the WSOP FasTrac / Total Rewards area in Rotunda to get verified and receive seat cards and receipts at least one hour prior to event start time. Online-registered participants must present current valid and unexpired photo identification (passport, driver’s license, state identification card, or military identification card) acceptable to Rio in person at the Tournament verification area to complete first time online registrations. Once a participant has completed the verification process, he/she can bypass the above process for future online registrations and can proceed to any WSOP FasTrac kiosk to print seat cards and receipts.

Will a Total Rewards Card be required for Tournament Play?

Yes. If you wish to play and do not have a Total Rewards Card, WSOP will create an account for you.

How do I get a Total Rewards Card?

Visit any of our Caesars Entertainment Properties in the U.S., or by visiting the Total Rewards Desk in the WSOP Tournament Area, upon arrival at the Rio. A valid Photo ID will get you a Total Rewards Card in less than 5 minutes.

What Photo ID’s are acceptable?

The following forms of ID are acceptable: US RESIDENT: · Driver’s license or State issued Photo ID · US Passport (A second form of ID that indicates physical address will be required, i.e. driver’s license, utility bill, credit card statement, etc.) · Passport card · Military ID · Permanent Resident Alien Card (Must say Permanent, if not must show Passport)

ALL OTHER COUNTRIES: · Foreign passport – We can accept a current, non-expired passport (We will NOT accept passport cards, visa cards or consular ID) (A second form of ID that indicates physical address will be required, i.e. driver’s license, utility bill, credit card statement, etc.) · Foreign government issued Driver’s License –Must have a photograph, the date of birth and a valid expiration date.

How many players are paid for an event?

The WSOP pays out approximately 15% of the field size, but it varies slightly from event to event.

What must I provide to collect Tournament Winnings?

Winners must show their current valid picture identification (driver’s license, state identification card, or military identification card) acceptable to Caesars Entertainment in order to collect prizes. If a participant is not a U.S. citizen, a current passport, consular identification or alien registration card is required. · U.S. Residents: Must provide a Social Security Number. · U.S. residents not providing a Social Security Number will be subject to 28% tax withholding. · Foreign Residents of U.S. Tax Treaty Countries: Must provide an Individual Tax Identification Number. · Foreign Residents of Treaty Countries, not providing an Individual Tax Identification Number, will be subject to 30% tax withholding. · Foreign Residents of U.S. Tax Non-Treaty Countries: Will be subject to 30% tax withholding. May I apply for an Individual Tax Identification Number during the WSOP? Tournament Staff will assist WSOP winning foreign players from United States Tax Treaty Countries in applying for an Individual Tax Identification Number.