World Series of Poker Circuit

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The World Series of Poker Circuit is a series of poker tournaments held annually at a variety of casinos since 2005 as a build-up to the World Series of Poker (WSOP).

All Championship events are competed in no limit Texas hold 'em; preliminary events may be different poker variants.

Starting with the 2011 WSOP Circuit, the WSOP Circuit National Championship was held as a closed event for participants of various circuit events.

In 2015, the WSOP International Circuit was launched, with rounds in Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa. The WSOP Circuit National Championship was replaced by the WSOP Global Casino Championship, featuring the winners from both WSOP Circuit and WSOP International Circuit.[1] The International Circuit has expanded to 13 tournaments for the 2017/18 season.[2]

World Series of Poker Circuit Ring[edit]

WSOP Circuit ring

Like the World Series of Poker and its prestigious bracelet, all circuit stops have preliminary events that award rings as well. Since its inception in 2005, 972 rings have been awarded. 476 of the rings have been awarded to those that have won multiple rings. Twenty players have won at least five rings.

Below is a list of all poker players who have won at least five World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit rings. Through July 13, 2017, twenty players have won at least five WSOP Circuit Rings.[3]

In March 2018, WSOP.com in New Jersey hosted the first online poker tournament to award a Circuit Ring.[4]

World Series Circuit Ring Winners[edit]

Winners of 5 or more WSOP Circuit rings [5] Rank is based on number of rings and total WSOP earnings
Rank Rings Player Total WSOP Earnings
1 12 Valentin Vornicu $1,030,952
2 11 Maurice Hawkins $2,080,907
3 9 Robert Hankins $1,072,275
4 9 Ari Engel $892,713
5 9 Alexandru Masek $773,344
6 9 Joshua Reichard $637,002
7 8 Chris Reslock $1,110,347
8 7 Kyle Cartwright $1,333,150
9 7 Vincent Moscati $590,385
10 7 Cory Waaland $546,968
11 6 Roland Israelashvili $2,446,512
12 6 Joshua Turner $1,151,839
13 6 Daniel Lowery $1,037,005
14 6 John Holley $1,023,297
15 6 Mark Smith $642,879
16 5 Loni Harwood $1,861,374
17 5 Mike Leah $2,350,504
18 5 Blair Hinkle $1,498,800
19 5 Scott Stewart $1,069,371
20 5 Kurt Jewell $1,023,297
21 5 Jeffrey Trudeau $737,332
22 5 Caufman Talley $726,741
23 5 Cody Pack $504,143
24 5 Kevin McColgan $389,162
25 5 Brandon Fish $323,802
26 5 Martin Ryan $299,070
27 5 Christopher Leong $221,780

World Series Circuit Ring Winners, Women[edit]

Women who have won WSOP Circuit rings. Ranking is based on rings won and total WSOP earnings[6].
Rank Rings Player Total WSOP Earnings
16 5 Loni Harwood $1,861,374
85 3 La Sengphet $287,018
90 3 Nancy Birnbaum $247,315
94 3 Janet Fitzgerald $196,051
182 2 Wendy Freedman $358,471
188 2 Nadya Magnus $309,439
220 2 Patricia "Patty" Till $227,733
245 2 Katherine Bowen $179,971
332 2 Donna Delfin $48,455
339 2 Lena Evans $34,842
345 2 Jane Sheldon $8,509
346 2 Sylva Šimordová $5,924
303 2 Felicia Johnico $81,566
355 1 Barbara Enright $499,331
475 1 Natasha Mercier $743,976
1,129 1 Lakisha Watkins Slaughter $75,756

World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event Champions[edit]

The World Series of Poker Circuit now has 22 stops along the national tour.[7] Each stop ends with a $1,675 buy-in Main Event. Originally they were $10,000. However, it changed rapidly with each succeeding WSOP Circuit season.

2004-05 Season[edit]

Date Location Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
January 18, 2005 Harrah's Atlantic City Nghi Tran $780,615 Erick Lindgren
March 2, 2005 Harrah's Rincon Chris Ferguson $655,220 Prahlad Friedman
March 23, 2005 Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino Las Vegas Doug Lee $695,970 Jennifer Harman
May 8, 2005 Harrah's Lake Tahoe Jeff Lisandro $542,360 Phil Ivey
May 28, 2005 Harrah's New Orleans Walter Chambers $787,340 Corey Bierria
  • Antonio Esfandiari
  • Nick Mao
  • Mark Cole
  • Harry Cullen Jr
  • Imre Leibold
  • Marlon Labbe
  • Cyril Gittens

2005-06 Season[edit]

Date Location Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
August 25, 2005 Grand Casino Tunica Gregg Merkow $561,175 Robert Law
  • Sonny Perry
  • Jeff Wood
  • Steve Rassi
  • Bryant King
  • Johnny Clements
  • John Juanda
  • Darrell Struck
September 16, 2005 Harrah's Las Vegas Chris Ferguson $362,088 Chade Layne
November 2, 2005 Caesars Indiana Vinny Vinh $437,760 Men Nguyen
  • Ron Hargrove
  • Sam Whitt
  • Douglas Carli
  • Bill Edler
  • Marlowe Rowe
  • John Smith
  • Clinton Keown
November 22, 2005 Paris Las Vegas Thang Pham $453,456 J. C. Tran
December 9, 2005 Showboat Casino, Atlantic City Chris Reslock $335,235 John Juanda
January 26, 2006 Grand Casino Tunica Daniel Negreanu $755,525 Bryant King
February 17, 2006 Harrah's Atlantic City Abraham Korotki $433,008 Brian Jensen
  • Steven Jacobs
  • Jody Garaventa
  • Herbet Cheng
  • Ed Corrado
  • Earnest Shepherd
  • Harry White
  • Jianhua Zhou
March 7, 2006 Harrah's Rincon Darrell Dicken $372,780 Weikai Chang
March 31, 2006 Caesars Atlantic City Jeffrey King $345,708 Rep Porter
  • Jamie Ligator
  • Ben Bianco
  • Eric Panayiotou
  • Chris Ferguson
  • Herbert Cheng
  • Mickey Appleman
  • Louie Esposito
May 11, 2006 Caesars Palace John Spadavecchia $648,320 Sean McCabe
May 28, 2006 Harrah's New Orleans Peter Feldman $532,950 Gavin Smith
  • Matt Russell
  • George Abdallah
  • Kenny Brown
  • Dana Diephouse
  • Allie Prescott
  • Benjamin Gordon
  • David Babin
June 19, 2006 Harrah's Lake Tahoe Clint Baskin $372,240 Brian Fidler
  • Tony Le
  • R. C. W. Cheung
  • Justin Scott
  • J. C. Tran
  • Joseph Dubois
  • Matt Russell
  • Jamin Stokes

2006-2007 Season[edit]

Date Location Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
September 17, 2006 Harrah's Lake Tahoe Michael Arents $196,005 Jerrt Renfroe
October 4, 2006 Grand Casino Tunica Mark Smith $306,003 Manelic Minaya
  • Glyn Banks
  • Harold Mahaffey
  • Jody Stanfill
  • Jae Chang
  • Hoyt Lance
  • Ryan Lenaghan
  • Ronald Huerkamp
November 3, 2006 Caesars Indiana Chad Batista $262,002 Hoyt Lance
  • Ed Corrado
  • Hilbert Shirey
  • Douglas Carli
  • Joel Casper
  • Robert Arthur
  • William Brown
  • Thomas Fuller
December 19, 2006 Harrah's Atlantic City Rick Rossetti $368,096 Alex Gomez
  • John Racener
  • Feming Chan
  • Ken Goldin
  • Michael Bernstein
  • Ray Lin
  • Drew Gliem
  • Tam Ly
January 17, 2007 Grand Tunica Dennis Perry $563,402 Gioi Luong
  • Lance Allred
  • Larry Vance
  • Peter Martin
  • Michael Mizrachi
  • Matt Dean
  • Andi Chang
  • Elvin Simpson
February 7, 2007 Horseshoe Council Bluffs Kosta Sengos $219,576 Paul Kraus
  • Sam Von Duhn
  • Jeff Banghart
  • Doug Carli
  • Larry Vance
  • John Kincaid
  • Thadd Wolff
  • Everett Carlton
February 22, 2007 Harrah's Rincon Peter Feldman $372,780 Davidson Matthew
March 14, 2007 Caesars Atlantic City Mehrdad Yousefzadeh $488,828 John McMahon
  • Eugene Fouksman
  • Frank Vizza
  • Matt Brady
  • Rick Austin
  • David Fox
  • Grant Lang
  • Chuck Norris
April 6, 2007 Caesars Indiana Men Nguyen $238,756 Young Phan
  • Bryan Sapp
  • Tim McCarthy
  • Dennis Anness
  • Steve Boyle
  • George Lusby
  • Dean Schultz
  • Scott Fischman
May 2, 2007 Caesars Las Vegas Cory Carroll $505,176 Justin Pechie
May 23, 2007 Harrah's New Orleans Louie Esposito $516,801 Clint Schafer
  • David Fox
  • Phil Gordon
  • Anthony Longoria
  • JD Estilette
  • David McLeroy
  • Bobby Wisiak
  • Scott Mitchell

2007-08 Season[edit]

Date Location Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
September 13, 2007 Grand Casino Tunica Jordan Morgan $216,852 Terry Hawkins
  • Jerry Saucier
  • Gil George
  • Glyn Banks
  • Brian Rutland
  • Jeff Cohen
  • Steve Hyvonen
  • Mark Garner
November 2, 2007 Caesars Indiana Carlos Uz $175,034 Marc Fratter
  • Vito Casullo Jr.
  • Terry Ogle
  • Chris Moore
  • Chris Viox
  • James Lindsey
  • Tom Schneider
  • Thomas Hover
November 18, 2007 Harrah's Lake Tahoe Chris Ferguson $203,649 Dustin Fox
  • Mark Bonsack
  • Sylvester Geoghegan
  • Gabriel Testa
  • Michael Banducci
  • George Saca
  • Frank Lee
  • Travis Erdman
December 5, 2007 Harrah's New Orleans Andy Philachack $247,860 Josh Arieh
  • Ted McCollom
  • David Fox
  • Leonard Pruzansky
  • Nic Gellepis
  • Bruce MacGregor
  • Philip Sparta
  • Louie Esposito
December 18, 2007 Harrah's Atlantic City John Racener $379,392 Eric Buchman
  • Feming Chan
  • Joseph Brooks
  • Thomas Fee
  • David Fox
  • Adrian Velez
  • James Nelson
  • Sam Skolnik
January 22, 2008 Grand Casino Tunica Bart Tichelman $428,210 Donald Nicholson
  • Giovanni Maracci
  • John Devia
  • Ben Sabrin
  • Mark Garner
  • Ryan Young
  • Tom Schneider
  • Jordan Rich
February 7, 2008 Harrah's Rincon San Diego North Mike Pickett $229,002 David Peters
  • Edward Sabat
  • Kenny Bedoya
  • Christian Avendano
  • Gavin Smith
  • Lee Watkinson
  • Damien Oborne
  • Jon Eaton
  • Richard Morgan
February 27, 2008 Horseshoe Council Bluffs Ben Hock $169,327 Michael Martin
  • Nicholas Manganaro
  • Bernard Lee
  • Keith Murrell
  • Samuel Shamburg
  • Dan Jensen
  • Ron Koenemann
  • Howard Wolper
March 15, 2008 Caesars Atlantic City Eric Haber $431,136 Dan Hicks
  • Sumeet Batra
  • Soheil Shamseddin
  • Steve Greenberg
  • Nick Binger
  • Scott Blackman
  • Steven Merrifield
  • Marc Morris
April 14, 2008 Caesars Indiana Wilbur Futhey $180,289 Steve Merrifield
  • Dale Poynter
  • Douglas Carli
  • Ben Hock
  • Jason Mann
  • Giovanni Marcacci
  • Jerry Martin
  • Michael Iacovone
May 1, 2008 Caesars Las Vegas Allen Cunningham $499,162 Ben Fineman
May 21, 2008 Harrah's New Orleans Nick Ceci $382,928 Timothy Miles
  • Floyd Vanderford
  • Gabe Costner
  • Jeff Tims
  • Lou Esposito
  • Chuck Kelley
  • Ed Jatho
  • Marc Fratter

2008-09 Season[edit]

Date Location Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
October 14, 2008 Horseshoe Southern Indiana Samuel Oberlin $143,064 Jerry Martin
  • David Kopacz
  • Len Ashby
  • Joey Couden
  • Jamin Stokes
  • Derek Whelan
  • Dean Schultz
  • Ray Lynn
November 2, 2008 Harrahs Horseshoe Casino Hammond Steve Billirakis $208,885 Thomas Koral
  • Gary Leibovitz
  • Kyle Schertz
  • George Dietz
  • Sameer Al-Dbhany
  • Ravi Raghavan
  • Jason DeWitt
  • Dustin Woolf
November 16, 2008 Harveys Resort & Casino, Lake Tahoe Michael Binger $181,379 Ty Stewart
  • Jake Solis
  • Mike McClain
  • Tay Nguyen
  • Allen Kessler
  • Travis Erdman
  • Bill Bostick
  • Scott Clements
December 16, 2008 Harrah's Atlantic City Brent Roberts $280,940 Phillip Reed
  • Kyle Bowker
  • Robert McLaughlin
  • Allen Bari
  • Tim Kelly
  • Dwyte Pilgrim
  • Scott Zakheim
  • Rafael Camejo
February 2, 2009 Harrah's Casino Tunica Kai Landry $183,974 David Dao
  • Matthew Stout
  • Leonard Eidson
  • Jeremy Byrum
  • Mike Leah
  • Glenn Hyde
  • Brian McCoy
  • Frank Wyville
February 25, 2009 Horseshoe Council Bluffs Jesse Hale $113,020 Dennis Meierotto
  • John McDonald
  • Evan Panesis
  • Joaquin Sosa
  • Alan Engel
  • Jeff Banghart
  • Jeff Bryan
  • Jeff Daubs
March 14, 2009 Caesars Atlantic City Samuel Chartier $322,944 John Nixon
  • Francis Vizza
  • Michael Michnik
  • Alex Bolotin
  • Matt Brady
  • Jason Young
  • Chris Klodnicki
  • David Zeitlin
April 1, 2009 Harrah's Rincon San Diego Dwyte Pilgrim $125,775 Esther Taylor
  • Charles Williams
  • Christopher Tryba
  • Thao Thiem
  • Josh Prager
  • Pogos Simityan
  • John McGowan
  • John Farrell
April 30, 2009 Caesars Palace Justin Bonomo $227,692 Michael Mizrachi
  • Men Nguyen
  • Jeremiah Degreef
  • Matt Graham
  • Dwyte Pilgrim
  • Jack Schanbacher
  • Nashaat Antonious
  • Evgeny Serebryakov
May 20, 2009 Harrah's New Orleans Jean Gaspard $211,722 Billy Kopp
  • Ken Christopher
  • Steven McKoy
  • Daniel Walsh
  • Anita Vasquez
  • Justin Allen
  • Kenny Milam
  • Kurt Scheer

2009-10 Season[edit]

Date Location Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
October 25, 2009 Harrah's Horseshoe Casino Hammond Daniel Livingston $291,749 Thanasi Floros
  • Christopher Gentile
  • James Mosele
  • William Schweinebraten
  • William Miner
  • Joshua Goldstein
  • Jacob Bazeley
  • Mike Parisi
November 2, 2009 Horseshoe Southern Indiana Gabriel Cook $92,430 Christopher Tryba
  • David Leonard
  • Ronald Surenkamp
  • Chase Steely
  • Harold Evans
  • Jamin Stokes
  • Steve Galey
  • Karen Hayden
November 17, 2009 Harveys Resort & Casino, Lake Tahoe Matt Keikoan $106,435 Justin Hallstrom
  • John Goodger
  • Alan Engel
  • Tommy Vedes
  • Roger Sippl
  • David Woo
  • Timothy Davey
  • John McNeilly
December 15, 2009 Harrah's Atlantic City Chris Klodnicki $215,915 Kyle Bowker
  • Grayson Ramage
  • Mukul Pahuja
  • Karp Ryan
  • Charles Furey
  • Wayne Lewis
  • Farzad Rouhani
  • Eugene Fouksman
February 10, 2010 Harrah's Casino Tunica Paul Wasicka $139,422 Larry Gurney
  • Richard Robb
  • Shane Zell
  • Carter Phillips
  • Dwyte Pilgrim
  • Matt Stout
  • Jason Thornhill
  • Jerry Saucier
March 2, 2010 Horseshoe Council Bluffs Jovan Sudar $95,455 Gerald Walter
  • Derek Masek
  • Jack Do
  • Michael Sortino
March 14, 2010 Caesars Atlantic City Roland Isra $264,715 Chris Mitchell
  • Daniel Witcher
  • Chris Klodnicki
  • Jesse Chinni
  • Grayson Ramage
  • Feming Chan
  • Konstantino Dimitroulakis
  • Richard Austin
March 31, 2010 Harrah's Rincon San Diego Bryan Devoshire $114,975 Daniel Schreiber
  • Howard Andrew
  • John Farrell
  • Ronald Segni
  • Michael McClain
  • Daniel Burke
April 15, 2010 Harrah's St.Louis Jeffrey Roper $170,814 Jason Mo
  • Gary Lambert
  • Matthew Schwarmann
  • Jordan Portell
  • Joel Casper
  • Gregory Headrick
  • Gary Bolden
  • Michael Sortino
April 30, 2010 Caesars Palace Andrew Lichtenberger $190,137 Dan Casetta
May 19, 2010 Harrah's New Orleans Fred Berger $197,584 Mike Beasley
  • Ben Keiley
  • Edward Corrado
  • Fernando Perez
  • Joel Merwick
  • Jacob Naquin
  • Chander Jain
  • Jared Ingles

2010-11 Season[edit]

Date Location Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
August 31, 2010 Horseshoe Council Bluffs Blair Hinkle $88,555 Shiva Dudani
  • Dwyte Pilgrim
  • Matthew Lawrence
  • Charles Moore
  • Jack Do
  • John Wakeen
  • Daniel Biddle
  • Kevin Calenzo
October 12, 2010 Horseshoe Council Bluffs Charles Moore $98,878 Kevin Calenzo
  • John Holder
  • Michael Foster
  • Kristopher Bradshaw
  • Brian McKain
  • John Alfera
  • Jorge Solorzano-Reyes
  • Joel Merwick
October 31, 2010 Emerald Casino Warren Zackey $231,956 Melanie Banfield
  • Kyri Patsalos
  • Raj Aiyalavajjala
  • Rob Fenner
  • Maria Ho
  • Hugh Todd
  • Jason Straus
  • Muaaz Gani
November 9, 2010 IP Casino Resort & Spa Travis Lutes $95,253 Farid Nasserazad
  • Bobbie Talbot
  • Jason Cluxton
  • Yair Alon
  • Bobby Gunter
  • Jerry Monroe
  • Steven Marshall
  • John Holley
November 10, 2010 Harveys Lake Tahoe Stanley Quinn $86,789 John Mcneilly
  • Michael Traylor
  • Daniel Black
  • Drew Caseri
  • Ned Mantua
  • Donna Jetter
  • Grantland Hillman
  • Joseph Mongkoluaaree
December 22, 2010 WSOP Regional Championship - Harrah's Atlantic City Chris Bell $358,295 Chris Klodnicki
  • Ketan Pandya
  • Micah Raskin
  • Todd Terry
  • Andy Frankenberger
  • Jason Burt
  • Nicholas Mitchell
  • Seth Fischer
January 24, 2011 Choctaw Casino Resort Huy Nguyen $232,706 Traci Brown
  • Mstr Lynch
  • Jeffrey Gibralter
  • Bobby Hempkins
  • Drazen Ilich
  • Victor Haynes
  • Andrew Watson
  • Robert Cheung
February 15, 2011 Harrah's Tunica Sam Barnhart $148,612 Jesse White
  • Mary Harden
  • Brian Burney
  • Marco Palacios
  • John Nguyen
  • Preston Derden
  • Kurt Jewell
  • John Holley
March 1, 2011 Palm Beach Kennel Club John Riordan $210,180 Mike Morton
  • Thomas Aprea
  • Austin Buchanan
  • Ryan Lenaghan
  • Jonathan Brody
  • David Macdonald
  • Jesse Okonczak
  • Jerry Timmons
March 13, 2011 Caesars Atlantic City Brian Ali $139,284 John Andress
  • Patrick Houchins
  • Ellis Frazier
  • Roland Israelashvili
  • Jeffrey Rowland
  • Jerry Van Strydonck
  • Albert Winchester
  • Joseph Caffrey


2011-12 Season[edit]

2012-13 Season[edit]

2013-14 Season[edit]

2014-15 Season[edit]

2015-16 Season[edit]

2016-17 Season[edit]

2017-18 Season[edit]

2018-19 Season[edit]

World Series of Poker Circuit Ladies Event Winners[edit]

Since 2005, most WSOP Circuit stops have included a ladies only poker tournmaent. The first ever ladies only tournament on the WSOP Circuit was held at Harvey's Lake Tahoe in May 2005[9]. The winner of the WSOP Circuit Ladies Event wins a WSOP Ciruit Ring.

2018-19 Season[edit]

Date Location Buy In Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists


August 24, 2018 Foxwoods $250 Julie Bae $5,760 Katayon Khaterzal
  • Priscilla Amaral
  • Cheryle Drysdale
  • Elizabeth Krawowski
August 10, 2018 Harrah's Cherokee $250 June Jenkins $6,958 Patricia Rhodes
  • Julie Donnelly
  • Kelleigh Beal
  • Kami Girardin
  • Jacqueline Richmond

2017-18 Season[edit]

Date Location Buy In Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
May 12, 2018[10] Harrah's New Orleans $250 Cynthia Compton $4,480 Justine Renteria
  • Amber Douglas
  • Cheryl Felton
  • Robin Newell
  • Janet Larson
May 06, 2018 [11] Horseshoe Baltimore $135 Tammy Brunson $2,136 Molissa Farber
  • Jennifer Oar
  • Monica Mejia
April 20, 2018 [12] Harrah's Cherokee $250 Jennifer Alfieri $6,598 Sheila Bland
  • Kathy Jacobson
  • Lee Brit
March 23, 2018 [13] Hard Rock Tulsa Oklahoma $135 Marsha Adams $4,184 Pamela Belote
  • Judy Cummisky
  • Judy Breedlove
March 18, 2018[14] Harrah's Atlantic City $135 Ellen Lambeth $2,719 Naomi Mayor
  • Diane Lepera
  • Judith Bielan
February 09, 2018 [15] Potawatomi $135 Jessica Land $3,863 Rosa Romero
  • Lisa Seamans
  • Diane Sagunsky

2016-17 Season[edit]

Date Location Buy In Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
May 12, 2008[16] Harrah's New Orleans $135 Jane Sheldon $2,2821 Laura Moore
  • Connie Rice


2015-16 Season[edit]

Date Location Buy In Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists

WSOP Circuit National Championship/ Global Poker Championship[edit]

Starting in 2012, qualification for the Circuit National Championship was significantly changed. A total of 100 players now receive automatic seats in the National Championship. The winners of each Circuit main event and the highest point earner at each circuit stop receive seats, with the remaining automatic seats filled by the top points earners throughout the Circuit season who are not already qualified. Additionally, the top 100 players in the "WSOP World Rankings", a points race determined on results in open events of the previous two WSOPs, are eligible to enter. The Circuit qualifiers play the National Championship on a freeroll, while the WSOP World Rankings qualifiers must pay a $10,000 buy-in.[17][18]

The winner of the Circuit National Championship wins a World Series of Poker bracelet.

In 2016, the WSOP National Championship was renamed to the Global Poker Championship.

Season Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
2010/11 Sam Barnhart $300,000 James Anderson
  • Joshua Evans
  • La Sengphet
  • Jonathan Poche
  • Charles Moore
  • Drazen Ilich
  • Adam Hui
  • Matthew Lawrence
  • Huy Nguyen
2011/12 Ryan Eriquezzo $416,051 Nikolas Stone
  • Huy Nguyen
  • Matt Keikoan
  • Andy Hwang
  • David "ODB" Baker
  • Sam Stein
  • Amanda Musumeci
  • Justin Gardenhire
  • David Peters
2012/13 Jonathan Hilton $355,599 Max Steinberg
  • Robert Panitch
  • Brock Parker
  • John Bowman
  • Joe Tehan
  • Nicolas Vaca-Rondon
  • Jeremy Ausmus
  • Austin Apicella
  • Pavlin Karakikov
2013/14 Dominik Nitsche $352,800 Athanasios Polychronopoulos
  • Matthew Ashton
  • Christopher Bibb
  • Tracy Doss
  • Andrew Robinson
  • Ylon Schwartz
  • Jeffrey Gunnip
  • Sean Lippel
  • Micheal Oshana
2014/2015 Loni Harwood $341,599 Alexandru Masek
2015/2016 Said El-Yousfi $343,256 Yasin Ahmady
  • Josh Turner


2016/2017 Sean H. Yu $296,941 Alexander Lakhov
  • Joshua Reichard
  • Jesse Cohen
  • Jason Mercier
  • Dylan Linde
  • William Berry
  • Nikhil Gera
  • Charlie Nguyen
2017/2018 Warren Sheaves $282,113 Jeremy Meacham
  • Keven Stammen
  • Armin Stocker
  • Loni Harwood
  • Arkadiy Tsinis
  • Blake Whittington
  • Kurt Jewell
  • Stephen Sierman

WSOP International Circuit[edit]

http://www.wsop.com/2018/circuit/international/

This is the 4th season of the WSOP International Circuit. Over the past three years, the International Circuit has traveled from Morocco to Australia, Argentina to Russia, and virtually everywhere in between.

As has become tradition, the Circuit season will culminate with the Global Casino Championship, a special invitation-only event which has a minimum prizepool of $1,000,000. Players at International Circuit stops can earn a free seat into the Global Casino Championship in two ways: 1) win the Main Event at a Circuit stop, or 2) win the title of Casino Champion by earning the most points in official ring events at any Circuit stop. In addition, any players who finish in the top 100 in the Player of the Year race at the WSOP has the option to buy in for $10,000 (rake free).

At the Global Casino Championship, players from the International Circuit will join qualifiers from the US domestic Circuit to compete for the $1,000,000-mininum prizepool and a WSOP gold bracelet.

Season 1 2015/2016[edit]

http://www.wsop.com/2015/circuit/international/

Location Dates Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
Casino de Marrekesh, Morocco January 16th, 2016 - January 24th, 2016 Mathieu Selides $111,604 Anthony Rodrigues
  • Joao Correia
  • Choukri Chergui
  • Loic Blarez

Season 2 2016/2017[edit]

Location Dates Main Event Buy In Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
Casino Campione

Campione, Italy

September 08, 2016 to September 20, 2016
Spielbank Berlin

Berlin, Germany

September 29, 2016 to October 09, 2016
Transamerica Expo Center

Sao Paulo, Brazil

October 26, 2016 to November 02, 2016
King's Casino

Rozvadov, Czech Republic

October 27, 2016 to November 14, 2016
Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino

St Maarten, Caribbean

November 03, 2016 to November 16, 2016
Cercle Clichy Montmartre

Paris, France

November 22, 2016 to December 16, 2016
The Star Casino

Sydney, Australia

November 22, 2016 to December 12, 2016
Conrad Punta del Este Resort & Casino

Punta del Este, Uruguay

December 02, 2016 to December 11, 2016
Casino de Marrakech

Morocco

January 14, 2017 to January 22, 2017
Casino Campione

Campione, Italy

March 13, 2017 to March 27, 2017
King's Casino

Rozvadov, Czech Rebuplic

March 23, 2017 to April 11, 2017
Casino Barriere Cannes Le Croisette

Cannes, France

April 17, 2017 to April 24, 2017
Casino Estoril

Estoril, Portugal

May 01, 2017 to May 07, 2017
Grand Casino Brussels Viage

Brussels, Belgium

May 19, 2017 to May 28, 2017

Season 3 2017/2018[edit]

Location Dates Main Event Buy In Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
Casino Iguazu

Iguazu, Argentina

August 02, 2016 to August 08, 2017 $1,000 Rafael Pandolfo $140,050 Alejandro Sicuro
  • Rodrigo Schnaider
  • Juan Manuel Pérez Solari
  • Fabio Sousa
  • Helerson Moro
Holland Casino Rotterdam

Rotterdam, Netherlands

August 25, 2017 to September 02, 2017 €1,650 Eyal Bensimhon €94,349 Jakob Miegel
  • Bart Lybaert
  • Teun Mulder
  • Micha Hoedemakers
  • Lawrence Byley
Casino Campione

Campione, Italy

September 01, 2017 to September 11, 2017 €1,100 Salvatore Scrivo €40,500 Eugenio Peralta
  • Marco Graziano
  • Serge Denis
Bienal Pavilion

Sao Paulo, Brazil

September 27, 2017 to October 04, 2017 R$3,300 Andrew Renato Gon_alves Kusotr R$550,000 Renan Aziz Alves
  • Ezequiel Waigel
  • Bruno de Araujo Correard
  • Luiz Gustavo Haruda de
  • Pedro Rodrigues De Sousa Filho
  • Kristen Bicknell
King's Casino

Rozvadov, Czech Republic

September 28, 2017 to October 18, 2017 €1,650 Hossein Ensan €184,812 Jan Timo Jobmann
  • Rifat Gegic
  • Davit Okropiridze
  • Pavel Stolar
Cercle Clichy Montmartre

Paris, France

November 17, 2017 to December 04, 2017 €1,500 Marius Conan €200,000 Pierre Merlin
  • Florian Duta
  • Carl Ohlund
  • Maxim Lykov
The Star Sydney

Sydney, Australia

November 28, 2017 to December 04, 2017 A$2,200 Michael Kanaan A$394,837 Michael Fraser
  • John Patchos
  • Nabil Edgtton
  • Sean K Lannon
Conrad Punta del Este Resort

Uruguay

December 07, 2017 to December 17, 2017 $1,500 Andre Sa $144,975 Mario Niciforo
  • Cesar Sanguinetti
Casino de Marrakech

Marrakech, Morocco

January 20, 2018 to January 28, 2018 DH15,000 / €1,350 Vladimir Shabalin MAD$1,300,000 Romy Halimi
  • Joseph Morched Nassar
Casino Campione

Campione, Italy

February 21, 2018 to March 03, 2018 € 700 + 70 Michael Lech €32,000 Massimiliano Forti
  • Michele Zullo
  • Denise Karakashi
King's Casino

Rozvadov, Czech Republic

March 01, 2018 to March 19, 2018 € 1,500 + 150 Amar Begovic €220,000 Timur Margolin
  • Paraschos Stavridis
  • Martin Kabrhel
Casino Barriere Cannes Le Croisette

Cannes, France

March 16, 2018 to March 25, 2018 € 1,350 + 150 Sonny Franco €103,426 Anas Belatik
Sochi Casino

Sochi Russia

May 13, 2018 to May 29, 2018 ₽ 60,000 + 6,000 Vadim Shlez ₽18,000,000 Andrey Chemokoz
  • Ian Ezerskii
  • Oleg Eltsov

Season 4 2018/2019[edit]

Location Dates Winner Prize Runner-up Other Finalists
Playground Poker

Canada

August 23, 2018 to September 03, 2018
Holland Casino Rotterdam

Rotterdam, Netherlands

August 31, 2018 to September 08, 2018
King's Casino

Rozvadov, Czech Republic

September 20, 2018 to October 5, 2018
Belmond Copacabana Palace

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

September 25, 2018 to October 02, 2018

Notes[edit]

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  7. ^ Palansky, Seth (July 14, 2014). "WSOP ANNOUNCES 2014-15 WSOP CIRCUIT TOUR SCHEDULE". wsop.com. Retrieved April 29, 2015.
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  11. ^ http://www.wsop.com/tournaments/results/?rr=5&aid=1&grid=1430&tid=16728
  12. ^ http://www.wsop.com/tournaments/results/?rr=5&aid=1&grid=1427&tid=16694
  13. ^ http://www.wsop.com/tournaments/results/?rr=5&aid=1&grid=1418&tid=16640
  14. ^ http://www.wsop.com/tournaments/results/?rr=5&aid=1&grid=1415&tid=16622
  15. ^ http://www.wsop.com/tournaments/results/?rr=5&aid=1&grid=1403&tid=16287
  16. ^ http://www.wsop.com/tournaments/results/?rr=5&aid=1&grid=1433&tid=16746
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  18. ^ Feldman, Andrew (July 23, 2012). "WSOP Circuit expands for 2012–13". ESPN.com. Retrieved July 28, 2012.