· The tournament's opening weekend will have the Millionaire Maker, a $1,500 buy-in, no limit hold 'em event that allows a single re-entry and guarantees the winner $1 million.
· The two One Drop events include the "One Drop High Roller" on June 26, which has a $111,111 buy-in for the no limit hold 'em event. The Rio will donate its 3 percent house fees to the One Drop organization.
· On July 3, the "Little One for One Drop" will feature a $1,111 buy-in no limit hold 'em event that allows unlimited re-entries for eliminated players. One Drop will received $111 from each buy-in.
· The $50,000 buy-in "Poker Players Championship," an eight-game mixed event, kicks off June 30. The winner earns a gold bracelet and has his or her name added to the Chip Reese Trophy.
Many people consider the Main Event the WSOP and don't realize that there are so many more events with less entrants. The buy-in for the Main Event No Limit Hold 'em World Championship remains at $10,000. The Main Event begins on July 6 and runs through July 15 when the final table of nine is determined. The November Nine returns this year since the final table takes place in November at the Rio.