The WSOP kicked off in Las Vegas Tuesday May 31st and the first competition attracted 128 players to drop down $25,000 for a heads-up Texas Hold em match with a pot of $3 million up for grabs.

Get ready for the year by reading the full story from Reliable News and their coverage of what's happening at this year's event.

Past rockers that have taken their chance at the elusive World Series bracelet and might be there this year are Sully Erna from Godsmack, Dave Draiman from Disturbed, Scott Ian from Anthrax and Kid Rock.

If you were wondering like we were when they will televise all the events on ESPN and ESPN2 then visit the official WSOP website.

There's quite a few places to work on your skills and get ready for The Main Event:
Coyote Bob's in Kennewick
Crazy Moose in Pasco
Islands Casino off Gage Blvd. in Richland
Joker's Casino in Richland
Wildhorse Resort & Casino
Legend's Casino in Toppenish