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

The 12-day World Series of Poker event at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York concluded with record-breaking numbers of entries and visitors lured to the region. This year’s tournament awarded $6.2 million in total winnings, double the minimum guarantee, surpassing the $5.4 million awarded last year and making it a successful event for the Oneida Indian Nation, which operates the casino.

Several players from Central and Western New York also won money and Gold Ring tickets to the Vegas tournament. The tournament at Turning Stone’s Events Center ran from March 14 to March 25, marking the third year that Turning Stone has hosted 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 World Series of Poker is known as the largest, richest, and most prestigious gaming event globally, having awarded over $3.8 billion in prize money since its inception in 1970. Don Cazentre covers Upstate NY casinos for,, and The Post-Standard. Contact him at or follow him on Twitter or Facebook for more updates on the latest casino events in New York.

In conclusion, Turning Stone Resort Casino’s World Series of Poker event was a resounding success with record-breaking numbers of entries, money won and visitors lured to the region. The 12-day tournament awarded $6.2 million in total winnings double

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