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Side Events

WSBG is designed for competitive board gamers and their guests. Only Ring Event Competitors may attend the 16 Ring Events, but all Side Events are open to Guest Gamers. Competitors and their guests must be at least 21 years old to attend.

Outer Ring Events will include games that narrowly missed being included in the 16 Ring Events. Prior registration isn’t necessary for the Outer Ring Events, but prizes will be awarded to their winners. Each Outer Ring Event Winner will receive a $250 coupon for their WSBG 2023 tickets. Additional prizes will be announced. Those who bring games will receive priority seating; after that, it will be first come, first served until capacity is met. 

View the Outer Ring Events schedule.

Other attractions available to board gamers and their guests will include the Exhibitor Hall and 24-hour Open Gaming Hall with a library of more than 1,500 board games.

Note: Open Gaming will be available 24 hours a day, but the game library will not.

Concordia game board and components set up for play
Concordia | Designed by: Mac Gerdts | Published by: Rio Grande Games

WSBG Side Event Schedule

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Exhibitor hall

Thursday – Saturday, 10 AM – 6 PM

Close-up of board game piece on game board
Arkham Horror | Designed by: Richard Launius and Kevin Wilson | Published by: Fantasy Flight Games

Game Library

Thursday – Saturday, 9 AM – 9 PM

Outer Ring Events





Do you have what it takes?

The World Series of Board Gaming will take place entirely at Bally’s. Choose the ticket and game pass combination that’s right for you.

Only 250 total available spots!

Age restricted to 21+.

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Don't Miss Out!

Take advantage of our special room rate of $157 per night (including resort fee and tax).

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