Caesars Entertainment’s 53rd annual WSOP® confirms Summer 2022 dates and celebrity Master of Ceremonies Vince Vaughn
Caesars Entertainment’s World Series of Poker (WSOP®) announced that the 53rd annual World Series of Poker tournament will be held at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, May 31 – July 19, 2022, with actor, comedian and card player Vince Vaughn 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.
“As we approach the Final Table, we look back on yet another successful Main Event that exceeded expectations,” said World Series of Poker Senior Vice President, Ty Stewart. “We are absolutely thrilled with this year’s turnout, both domestically and internationally. As we close out this chapter at the Rio, we are excited to have the iconic Vince Vaughn usher in a new era of WSOP at Bally’s and Paris next summer.”
Following the news of WSOP’s move to Caesars’ strip properties, Bally’s and Paris, 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!”
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.