WSOP.com Releases US Schedule for WSOP On-line 2021
The home portion of the WSOP On-line 2021 will run July 1 by way of August 1 on WSOP.com for poker gamers in Nevada and New Jersey. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
33 occasions in 32 days
WSOP.com has introduced the whole schedule for the home portion of the WSOP On-line 2021. The web model of the World Sequence of Poker will span July 1 to August 1 and have 33 gold bracelet occasions. One event will run every day aside from Sunday, July 25, which is able to see each the $7,777 buy-in Fortunate 7’s Excessive Curler and the $500 buy-in The BIG 500 Kick-Off roll out their single-day occasions.
the ultimate week is what WSOP.com is looking its first-ever “Championship Week”
There isn’t any “Important Occasion” of the WSOP On-line 2021, per se, however the remaining week is what WSOP.com is looking its first-ever “Championship Week.” The spotlight would seem like the $1,000 No-Restrict Maintain’em Championship, which is probably going what individuals will take into account the Important Occasion. 4 different championship occasions will run the week of July 26, together with Pot-Restrict Omaha, a No-Restrict Maintain’em Excessive Curler, Turbo Deepstack, and Six-Max.
The WSOP On-line 2021 concludes with the No-Restrict Maintain’em Grand Finale, a $500 buy-in bookend to The BIG 500 Kick-Off that leads the schedule. Many of the buy-ins are lower than $1,000, with the general vary spanning $333 to $7,777.
“Poker deserves a giant end to 2021 and we’re trying to warmth issues up this summer time,” mentioned WSOP government director Ty Stewart in Thursday’s press launch.
Stay WSOP delayed till the autumn
The WSOP On-line 2021 comes two weeks after the release of initial details for the upcoming, live World Series of Poker on the Rio All-Suite Lodge & On line casino in Las Vegas. The WSOP is often held from the tip of Could to the center of July, however this yr, the Sequence is slated for 2 months within the fall, September 30 by way of November 23.
The explanation for the schedule change ought to be apparent: we’re nonetheless coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. Although issues are considerably higher than they had been in the beginning of the yr thanks largely to elevated vaccinations all through america, there may be nonetheless a protracted strategy to go to get again to regular. Pushing the WSOP again offers extra individuals time to get the vaccine and offers event organizers extra time to work with the Nevada Division of Well being and state gaming regulators on learn how to greatest throw the world’s largest poker competition.
One other distinction on this yr’s WSOP is that the $10,000 Important Occasion may have 4 beginning flights, fairly than the three that we’ve got seen for the final a few years. The Important Occasion is scheduled to run November 4 by way of November 17.
One new event that has already been introduced is a $5m assured No-Restrict Maintain’em charity event dubbed “The Reunion,” which is able to profit frontline healthcare employees.
WSOP On-line 2020 was a hit
There have been on-line WSOP bracelet occasions for numerous years, however final yr was the primary time for such a broad, on-line schedule, a vital change due to the pandemic. The WSOP On-line was on each WSOP.com and GGPoker to accommodate gamers within the US and round the remainder of the world. The “home” facet within the US was much like what it will likely be this yr, with one event every day of July.
GGPoker hosted 54 bracelet occasions, constructing practically $150m in prize swimming pools. The $27.5m prize pool for the WSOP On-line Important Occasion was recognized by Guinness World Records as the largest online poker tournament prize pool in history. WSOP officers will launch the schedule for the worldwide section of WSOP On-line 2021, presumably at GGPoker, in just a few weeks.
Along with final summer time’s WSOP On-line, the World Sequence of Poker held what it thought-about the “official” $10,000 WSOP Important Occasion on the finish of 2020, surprising the poker world with its November announcement. It was a hybrid on-line/stay event, largely performed on each WSOP.com and GGPoker (once more, the US/worldwide cut up). When every portion bought right down to the ultimate desk, they paused after which performed it out stay. The winner of every bracket then met on the Rio in Las Vegas to duke it out heads-up for the championship plus an extra $1m on prime of no matter that they had already received. In the long run, Damian Salas defeated Joseph Hebert for the bracelet.