World Collection of Poker Returns to Stay Occasions in Fall 2021
Posted on: April 3, 2021, 01:39h.
Final up to date on: April 3, 2021, 04:59h.
It could be scheduled for later than common this yr, however officers with the World Collection of Poker introduced this week they plan to renew a full, live-action event schedule in 2021.
Your entire slate of occasions can be introduced later this summer season, however the first tournaments will begin on Sept. 30 on the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. In a launch, officers stated the opening weekend of occasions is anticipated to incorporate a charity occasion for frontline healthcare staff.
A $25,000 H.O.R.S.E event and a $5 million assured No-Restrict Maintain’em occasion billed as “The Reunion” are additionally within the works for the opening weekend.
This yr, greater than ever, we embrace our function on the WSOP to ship memorable experiences and convey this neighborhood of poker lovers again collectively,” stated WSOP Government Director Ty Stewart in a launch. “In 2021, the theme is, get vaccinated and get again to Vegas.”
With six months till the occasions begin, officers stated they’ll work with gaming regulators to find out what COVID-19 protocols can be in place for the WSOP.
The WSOP is anticipated to complete on Nov. 23.
Match organizers gained’t settle for registrations till the summer season, as occasions nonetheless should be accepted by Nevada regulators. Nevertheless, the Rio is already taking room reservations for gamers.
WSOP Primary Occasion to Begin Nov. 4
The Primary Occasion can be a part of the reside motion as properly. Play within the $10,000 No-Restrict Maintain’em headliner is scheduled to start on Nov. 4, with the primary 4 days scheduled as beginning days. Those that begin on Nov. 4 or 5 and survive will proceed play on Nov. 8. Those that are nonetheless round after beginning on both Nov. 6 or 7 could have their second day of rounds on Nov. 9.
The fields will mix beginning Nov. 10.
Final yr, the WSOP held the Primary Occasion in a hybrid format due to the pandemic. There have been two legs, an Worldwide leg and one other within the US. Preliminary play in every came about on-line, with ultimate tables in each enjoying face-to-face. The winners of the European and American legs confronted off in a head-to-head match for the coveted bracelet.
Damian Salas of Argentina gained the bracelet, beating US winner Joseph Hebert. He certified via a $300 satellite tv for pc and wound up successful greater than $2.5 million.
On-line Poker Tournaments Slated for Summer time
Whereas there are reside occasions deliberate for the autumn, organizers predict to discipline a full slate of on-line poker tournaments as properly over the summer season.
Organizers will launch extra details about the net tournaments at WSOP.com beginning on April 15.
Final yr, due to the pandemic, WSOP.com held 31 on-line tournaments, which doled out virtually $27 million in money prizes. That’s an American document for on-line poker.
WSOP.com additionally partnered with GGPoker to carry an internet Primary Occasion, which broke a world document for the biggest on-line poker event ever, because it paid out $27.5 million in money prizes. The worldwide sequence, which comprised 45 occasions, awarded practically $150 million in money.