St. Maarten is one of the new, international stops added to the 13th season of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit. It is the only Caribbean stop and Sonesta Maho Beach Resort’s well known Casino Royale will be the venue for all of the poker action from November 3- 6 in the first-ever WSOPC Caribbean event.
Casino Royale is the largest casino on the island and has maintained St. Maarten’s ranking as a top Caribbean gaming destination.
“Sonesta Maho Beach Resort and Casino Royale are up for the challenge of hosting yet another prestigious poker tournament. We strive to not only exceed the expectations of our guests, but to attract world-class events such as the WSOP Circuit," said Saro Spadaro, the Maho Group’s CEO, in a written release. "The opportunity to host such a tournament is a testimony to St. Maarten’s appeal as a destination.”
The WSOP 2016-2017 circuit international tour schedule will kicked off September 8 and will run through Sept. 20 in Casino Campione, Italy. It will be on to Spielbank Berlin casino in Germany (September 29-October 9), and King’s Casino in the Czech Republic (October 27-November 14). After those three European stops, St. Maarten is on the roster for November 3-16. The main event will be November 12-15.