What has become a timeless tradition will kick off again this fall as poker’s top competitors clash in Las Vegas, NV. But the world’s gambling capital is hardly their first stop; we’ll see them continue the battle of card and wits in fan favorites like Biloxi, Niagara Falls and the iconic Atlantic City.
Higher stakes mean higher awards, and that’s just the start of what we’ll see in the world of poker this fall. In fact, this season (from September to November) is expected to be one of the intense competitions to date. After the summer’s World Series of Poker on ESPN, tensions are high among the top players in the US – and pros across the globe are taking note.
Upcoming Professional Poker Tournaments Coming this Fall
According to the sites just listed, here’s a quick look at the next 2018 pro poker tournaments in the fall schedule to watch out for:
- DeepStack Extravaganza III: Although DeepStack tournaments are held throughout the year, it’s the fall season that really draws the crowds. Prizes for each tournament always start at six digits and rise quickly from there. Buy-ins typically range between $200 and $5000.
- WPT Borgata Poker Open: With buy-ins often starting in the 3000s and prize pools exceeding 3 million, the WPT Borgata Open keeps even professional players on the edge of their seats as they compete with some of the highest stakes in the industry.
- WSOP Circuit – Sacramento: WSOP will be hosting its fall poker tournaments across the US this season. Fans are expecting it to surpass the records that it broke last season, especially with its 9th culmination with the Global Casino Championship.
- 2018 Poker Masters: The best of the best come together each year for Poker Masters tournaments. See top players from around the world converge in Las Vegas and compete for big bucks and the iconic Purple Jacket.
- 2018 WPT DeepStacks: This fall DeepStacks will continue its 2018 tour across America, Europe, Asia, India and South Africa. Along the way, you’ll see some of the world’s most beautiful resorts and casinos host this extravagant event – or, you can catch their professional online tournaments! As always, proceeds will benefit the WPT Foundation.
- 2018 World Series of Poker Europe: After years of gaining traction in the US, the iconic World Series of Poker are coming to Europe! See the EU’s most coveted players’ battle in No-Limit and Pot-Limit tournaments.
Staying Up-to-Date with Poker Tournaments in the Fall
With so many new poker tournaments airing this fall, how can you stay abreast of the latest news, information and schedules? Here are a few sites to follow:
Poker News Sites
- CardPlayer – This site has become a favorite among enthusiasts, and it’s easy to see why. It offers full schedules, news, bios, leader boards and so much more. In other words, CardPlayer has everything you’ll need to get caught up and ready for the most exciting poker tournaments this fall.
- PokerNews – PokerNews offers real-time information for all things professional poker, from updated tournament scores to the latest news covering the hottest players (thanks to its integrated Twitter Tracker).
- Upswing Poker – Upswing combines the latest news with immersive tutorials. Learn top strategies and methods for winning poker from the game’s most prominent players. If you’re looking for one place to learn and stay up-to-date, this is it.
There’s a lot happening in the world of poker this fall, and now’s the time to get started. Learn who to watch, where they’re playing and how to find them with the resources listed here. And feel free to learn tips from the pros to help you with your own game along the way!