WSOP Circuit Returns to Marrakech This January; Main Event Runs Jan. 18-21

WSOP Circuit Returns to Marrakech This January; Main Event Runs Jan. 18-21

The poker year has well and truly kicked off, and one of the first events of 2024 is at the Casino de Marrakech, which once again plays host to one of the first WSOP International Circuit events of the year.

The festival runs from January 12-21 with 13 ring events on the schedule which includes a 2,000 High Roller and 3,000 Super High Roller. There is additionally, of course, the 1,500 WSOP Circuit Main Event, which PokerNews be bringing you live coverage from January 18-21.

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Record-Breaking 2023

The WSOP Circuit returns to Marrakech off the back of its record-breaking success in 2023. After a two-year hiatus, the event returned and smashed its previous record of 625 with a field of 1,041 players.

Eventually it was Portugal's Silvio Domingues Costa who emerged victorious, taking home a first prize of 2,000,000 MAD (around 180,423) along with a WSOPC gold ring and a WSOP Global Casino Championship package to play the WSOP Tournament of Champions.

13 Ring Events on 2024 Schedule

Some of your favorite WSOP and WSOP Circuit events return to Casino de Marrakech, and it all kicks off with the 450 Opener with three starting flights across January 12 and 13.

With six-handed, Omaha and Monster Stack tournaments, there's something for everyone, and the 1,000 Progressive Knockout High Roller will undoubtedly be one of the most exciting tournaments of the festival.

2024 WSOP Circuit Marrakech Schedule

Check out the 2024 WSOP Circuit Marrakech schedule below:

DateTimeEventBuy-in (MAD)Buy-in (EUR)
Jan. 124:00 PMWSOPC Event #1: No-Limit Hold'em Opener - Flight A4,500 MAD450
Jan. 134:00 PMWSOPC Event #1: No-Limit Hold'em Opener - Flight B4,500 MAD450
Jan. 139:00 PMWSOPC Event #1: No-Limit Hold'em Opener - Flight C4,500 MAD450
Jan. 142:00 PMWSOPC Event #2: No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed4,000 MAD400
Jan. 153:00 PMWSOPC Event #3: Mini Main Event6,000 MAD600
Jan. 164:00 PMWSOPC Event #4: High Roller20,000 MAD2,000
Jan. 172:00 PMWSOPC Event #5: Short Handed6,000 MAD600
Jan. 174:00 PMWSOPC Event #6: Pot-Limit Omaha6,000 MAD600
Jan. 174:00 PMWSOPC Event #7: Ladies Event5,000 MAD500
Jan. 181:00 PMWSOPC Event #8: MAIN EVENT - Flight A15,000 MAD1,500
Jan. 191:00 PMWSOPC Event #8: MAIN EVENT - Flight B15,000 MAD1,500
Jan. 194:00 PMWSOPC Event #9: No-Limit Hold'em Freezeout5,000 MAD500
Jan. 1910:00 PMWSOPC Event #8: MAIN EVENT - Flight C15,000 MAD1,500
Jan. 201:00 PMWSOPC Event #10: No-Limit Hold'em Monster Stack6,000 MAD600
Jan. 206:00 PMWSOPC Event #11: Progressive Knockou High Roller10,000 MAD1,000
Jan. 211:00 PMWSOPC Event #12: No-Limit Hold'em Turbo5,000 MAD500
Jan. 211:30 PMWSOPC Event #13: Super High Roller30,000 MAD3,000

Former WSOP Circuit Marrakech Champions

2015484Ricardo ManquantFrance122,330
2016446Mathieu SelidesFrance95,479
2017511Arron FletcherUnited Kingdom130,755
2018486Vladimir ShabalinRussia118,182
2019544Sonny FrancoFrance140,140
2019359Phillip HuxleyUnited Kingdom87,542
2020625Samiyel DuzgunSwitzerland150,400
2021not held
2022not held
20231,041Silvio Domingues CostaPortugal180,423


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