Caesars Entertainment announced today that the WSOP moves to the Las Vegas Strip next year! The 53rd annual World Series of Poker will be held at their Bally’s and Paris Casinos from May 31st to July 19th, 2022. Additionally, actor and comedian Vince Vaughn has been named as the event’s official celebrity Master of Ceremonies. Following a successful 17-year run at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, the WSOP continues its tradition as the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world at an all-new location. For the first time, the WSOP will be held at the heart of the famed Las Vegas Strip inside Bally’s and Paris.
Following the news that the 2022 WSOP moves to the Las Vegas Strip, award-winning actor Vince Vaughn took the stage to announce his official role as 2022 WSOP Master of Ceremonies. The “Wedding Crashers” and “Swingers” star made a special appearance at the WSOP Main Event, kicking off day one of the Final Table with a surprise Shuffle Up and Deal moment. No stranger to Vegas, Vaughn has been an avid poker player for much of his life – gearing up to play his hand in the 2022 WSOP tournament at Bally’s and Paris next summer.
“I have such a strong connection to Las Vegas and am honored to be selected as the Master of Ceremonies for what is set to be the most anticipated World Series of Poker tournament ever,” said World Series of Poker Master of Ceremonies, Vince Vaughn. “Poker has long been one of my favorite sports, so to be a part of something as historic as the WSOP finally moving to the Strip is an absolute dream. Vegas Baby, Vegas!”
Part of Caesars Entertainment Digital operations, the World Series of Poker is the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world, having awarded more than $3.29 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.
The full 2022 WSOP schedule, including a booking link for discounted participant hotel rates, is expected to be published in January. Players should follow @WSOP on Twitter or IG or check WSOP.COM for event news and updates, including updated information as the WSOP moves to the Las Vegas Strip!