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Record-Breaking WSOP Tournament at Turning Stone Resort Casino

BySamantha Nguyen

Mar 27, 2024
Top Players at Turning Stone Win Record $6.2 Million in World Series of Poker Payouts

The World Series of Poker event at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York, attracted record-breaking numbers of entries and visitors. Over 16,000 players representing 38 states and four Canadian provinces participated in the tournament, which awarded a total of $6.2 million in winnings – double the minimum guarantee. This was a successful event for the Oneida Indian Nation, who operates the casino.

The tournament at Turning Stone’s Events Center ran from March 14 to March 25, marking its third year hosting World Series of Poker events. As the only casino in the Northeast to host a WSOP circuit event, Turning Stone joins fewer than 20 casinos across the country in providing this prestigious gaming event. The 2024 Turning Stone event sent 18 “Gold Ring” winning players to the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions main event in Las Vegas – another record for the Turning Stone event.

The tournament attracted players from Central and Western New York as well, with several winning money and Gold Ring tickets to the Vegas tournament. Ethan Bennett of Brooklyn was crowned WSOP Main Event Champion, winning $298,546 and his first-ever Gold Ring. Don Cazentre covers Upstate NY casinos for NYup.com, syracuse.com, and The Post-Standard. Contact him at dcazentre@nyup.com or follow him on Twitter or Facebook for more updates on the latest casino events in New York.

In conclusion, the World Series of Poker event at Turning Stone Resort Casino was a huge success with record-breaking numbers of entries and visitors lured to the region. With over $6 million awarded in winnings and several players from Central and Western New York winning money and Gold Ring tickets to the Vegas tournament, it is clear that this event is becoming one of the most sought after poker tournaments in North America.

Furthermore, as the only casino in

By Samantha Nguyen

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