Where to find WSOP events worldwide in 2017

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This year the 48th annual WSOP (World Series of Poker) will be hitting Las Vegas’s Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino once again from May 30th – July 17th. Hopefully you’ll be able to make it down, but if it’s a little out of your price range, you might be wondering where else you can find World Series of Poker events across the world this year. Today we take a look at where you’ll find the alternative poker action around the world…

Sadly not everyone can give up the time and money required to participate in the WSOP in Las Vegas. For this exact reason, there are the World Series of Poker Circuit events. These take place across the USA, in locations including Florida, Mississippi, Oklahoma, New Jersey, Los Angeles, North Carolina, Maryland, Wisconsin and Chicago. In Europe, there will be events held in Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, and France, and elsewhere, you’ll be able to compete in Punta del Este in Uruguay, and St Maarten in the Caribbean.

These events kick off in early August of every year, and come to a conclusion the following summer at the $1,000,000 Global Casino Championship, the winner of which receives his very own WSOP bracelet. These circuit events are incredibly popular with poker players around the world as they give players the chance to get stuck in to the WSOP experience at a far more affordable rate.

In terms of the structure of these circuit events, usually each fixture features 12 events over the course of 12 days in each location. The main event of each is usually a $1,675 buy-in No Limit Hold’em. Typically the buy-in for these circuit events ranges from just $365 – $5,300, and the victorious layer will receive their very own WSOP gold ring.

This year will be the 13th year that these Circuit Events have been operating, and things have come a long way since the inaugural year back in 2004-2005. Back then there were just five stops on the circuit – Las Vegas, San Diego, New Orleans, Lake Tahoe and Atlantic City. Nowadays there are 22 stops in the US alone, and when added to the international destinations, this means the WSOP Circuit has more entrants than the Las Vegas event itself.

With so many opportunities to get involved, perhaps this year should be the year you try your luck on the World Series of Poker Circuit.

 

 

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Mulling a big decision? Here’s how to get off the fence…

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At some point, we all have to make choices that will irreversibly change the course of our lives. Buying a house, starting a family, or switching career paths are all examples of choices that can be emotionally and logistically difficult to sort out in our heads.

How can you come to a final conclusion if you find yourself stuck in neutral? This post will share a few techniques that will help get you closer to making the right decision for you and your loved ones if you are mulling a big decision.

1) Consult a psychic medium

If you are paralyzed by indecision when it comes to making an important choice, sometimes it takes the perspective of an outsider to break your mental logjam.

Sometimes, consulting the forces of the paranormal realm may be enough to convince a person of a particular course of action. If you would like to speak to a psychic, don’t let the opinions of others stop you, as this is your life, and not theirs.

Once you are in the company of a psychic medium, they will use their knowledge of the occult to clear the confusion around the situation are facing.

This makes it easy to make the right choice, especially if you have a fervent belief that there are multiple planes of existence. At worst, this will be an entertaining encounter, so what do you have to lose by seeing a medium?

2) Chart out your core values

If you don’t know what you stand for, this lack of clarity can make it difficult to make a decision with which you are completely happy.

For example, if you are seriously considering buying a house, but deep down, you crave mobility, assuming a six-figure mortgage will not resonate well with this desire.

If you come to the realization that you would rather have the ability to move about the world as you see fit, sinking the majority of your savings into a piece of real estate for 20+ years will not be in your best interests.

3) Confide in a close friend

Sometimes, it is our closest friends that know us better than we do. They see us from outside our own head, freeing them from the limiting beliefs we place on ourselves.

They bring in a fresh perspective and they love us for who we are, making their opinion one that can help immeasurably when you need to make a big decision.

Just remember that in the end, you are making this choice for you, and not other people. If someone is truly your friend, they will love you just the same afterward, no matter which life path you choose to stroll down.

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