What poker pros are saying about WSOP’s move to the Las Vegas Strip

What poker pros are saying about WSOP’s move to the Las Vegas Strip

Article brief provided by Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • David Schoen, Las Vegas Review-Journal
June 6, 2022 10:33 PM
  • David Schoen, Las Vegas Review-Journal

    Daniel Negreanu was one of numerous professional poker players worried about the World Series of Poker’s move to the Strip.

    Since 2005, the event was held at the Rio Convention Center, and making participants break from their long-standing routines was a risk.

    “I was concerned it would be a little bit of a (expletive) show this first time,” Negreanu said. “But it’s pretty flawless so far. Everyone seems to love it.”

    One week into the WSOP’s run at its new headquarters in Paris Las Vegas and Bally’s, the change has drawn wide praise from a notoriously fickle group of men and women.