I still feel a tremendous sense of excitement whenever I arrive at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.
This year, I will provide a trio of columns that will hopefully make your initial experience an enjoyable one.
Finally, right before the WSOP begins, I will relay advice from a person who has seen hundreds of thousands of hands played by all types of players — Daniel Harris, the 2018 WSOP Dealer of the Year.
However, many of these players won't realize until they are seated at their table that they are actually unfamiliar with the nuances of tournament poker in casinos.
If you are experienced playing in a weekly casino tournament with players with whom you are familiar, try to play in a tour event such as the WSOP Circuit or RunGood Poker Series.
Players may also re-enter once per flight, with the four starting flights taking place May 30 through June 2 (Thursday through Sunday).