Dublin, Ireland – June 26, 2020: GGPoker today releases further details on its WSOP Online Series, with events starting from July 19 through September 6. In total, 54 World Series of Poker bracelets will be won.
The WSOP Online Series is headlined by the $5,000 No Limit Hold’em Main Event, which boasts a record-breaking $25 million prize pool guaranteed, the biggest in the history of online poker. This massive tournament will feature multiple Day 1s, similar to its live predecessor, running from August 16, with Day 2 kicking off on August 30.
Other highlights include:
- WSOP Event #1: $100 The Opener - July 19 (Day 2) - $2,000,000 prize pool guarantee
- WSOP Event #2: $1,111 Every 1 for Covid Relief - July 19 - $111 from each entry goes to the Caesars Cares fund
- WSOP Event #10: $400 COLOSSUS - July 26 (Day 2) - $3,000,000 prize pool guarantee
- WSOP Event #17: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER - August 2 (Day 2) - $1,000,000 first prize guaranteed
- WSOP Event #25: $10,000 Heads UP NLH Championship - August 9 -Limited to 128 players
- WSOP Event #31: $500 Mini Main Event - August 16 (Day 2) - $5,000,000 prize pool guarantee
- WSOP Event #38: $25,000 NLH Poker Players Championship - August 23 - $10,000,000 prize pool guarantee
- WSOP Event #39: BIG 50 - August 23 (Day 2) - $50 buy-in, $1,000,000 prize pool guarantee, lowest WSOP bracelet event in WSOP history)
- WSOP Event #52: $10,000 WSOP Super MILLION$ - September 6 - $5,000,000 prize pool guarantee
“We knew GGPoker would go BIG on the WSOP Online Series, but this is ridiculous,” said Ty Stewart, Executive Director of the World Series of Poker. “The single biggest guarantee in the history of online poker is exactly what this once-in-a-lifetime event deserves.”
GGPoker will run a series of micro and low stake qualifying events leading up to the WSOP Online Series start date of July 19, giving all players no matter the size of their bankroll the opportunity to target a WSOP bracelet.
“This reminds me of poker’s boom years. Anyone who has dreamed of winning a real WSOP bracelet can now do so across the globe,” added Daniel Negreanu, GGPoker Ambassador. “There’s no feeling like winning a WSOP bracelet, and GGPoker is opening that opportunity to the masses.”
Players interested in standard satellite tournaments will be accommodated, with satellites commencing on July 1 and scheduled throughout the series.
“The ability to compete for WSOP bracelets - the ultimate prize in poker - from home is so amazing,” added Fedor Holz, WSOP bracelet winner and all-time leading German poker player. “The big events will be full of players from all over the world; Europe, Canada, South America and everywhere else - the WSOP action will be scorching hot this summer!”
Players that make WSOP Online event final tables will be required to play under their real names, allowing viewers on GGPoker.TV and PokerCentral to cheer on their favorites. Additionally, the real names of all players that win cash prizes will be made available.
For more information about the WSOP Online Series and to view a full schedule, please visit: https://gg.gl/wsop2020
About GGPoker: GGPoker is one of the world’s leading online poker rooms, with a growing global player base. It offers a range of innovative games and features such as fast-fold Rush & Cash poker, All-In or Fold, Spin & Gold, an integrated staking platform, the ability to squeeze your hole cards, PokerCraft, and Smart HUD, all designed to enhance gaming experiences and make poker more fun than ever. In May 2020, GGPoker hosted the WSOP Super Circuit Online Series, an online poker tournament series that featured hundreds of events and awarded over $134 million in cash prizes.
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About World Series of Poker: The World Series of Poker® is the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world, having awarded more than $3.29 billion in prize money and the prestigious gold bracelet, globally recognized as the sport’s top prize. Featuring a comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation, the WSOP is poker’s longest-running tournament in the world, dating back to 1970. In 2019, the event attracted 187,298 entrants from 118 different countries to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and awarded more than $293 million in prize money. In addition, the WSOP has formed groundbreaking alliances in broadcasting, digital media and corporate sponsorships, while successfully expanding the brand internationally with the advent of the World Series of Poker Europe in 2007 and the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific in 2013 and the WSOP International Circuit Series in 2015. For more information on the World Series of Poker, please visit www.wsop.com.
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