The World Sequence of Poker Predominant Occasion will happen in 2020. After canceling the collection earlier within the 12 months because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it appears organizers have discovered a means for the Predominant Occasion to happen. For 2020, the WSOP will likely be providing a mixture of on-line and reside gaming within the US and overseas.
WSOP.com will host a $10,000 freezeout occasion in Nevada and New Jersey with Day 1 going down on Sunday, December 13. Day 2 will happen the following day after which the web poker occasion will play all the way down to the ultimate 9. On the identical time, GGPoker will host an possibility for worldwide gamers. There will likely be three beginning flights. One on November 29, December 5, and December 6. Those that stay will play all the way down to the ultimate desk on December 7.
Separate Tournaments with Actual Construction
GGPoker and WSOP.com will provide separate tournaments with the identical construction. Gamers can solely enter one possibility and won’t be allowed to play at GGPoker and WSOP. Any participant who’s knocked out at GGPoker won’t be allowed to register for the WSOP occasion.
The ultimate tables of every event will likely be performed reside. In the US, the motion will happen on the Rio All-Suite Resort & On line casino. Gamers will head to Las Vegas to compete on December 28. For GGPoker, King’s On line casino within the Czech Republic will likely be internet hosting the ultimate on December 15.
Heads-Up Battle Royale
As soon as every occasion has its winner, the 2 gamers will go face to face in a particular finale. The winner will take dwelling a further $1 million and the coveted WSOP gold bracelet. This individual will likely be named the WSOP Predominant Occasion champion.
The Rio will host the ultimate battle on December 30. ESPN will broadcast the ultimate tables of the occasions at GGPoker and WSOP in addition to the heads-up spherical. Commentary will likely be supplied by Norman Chad and Lon McEachern.
Ty Stewart, the Government Director of the WSOP, commented that there should be a World Champion this 12 months. Stewart stated: “Poker’s historical past is just too necessary. It’s a novel format for the Predominant Occasion, however this can be a distinctive 12 months. We wish to hold gamers’ well being and security prime of thoughts and nonetheless ship an amazing televised showcase for the sport we love.”