A novel hybrid of reside and on-line, on two continents, will in the end give us a $10,000 Fundamental Occasion champion in spite of everything.
Whereas there was speak of an Autumn World Collection of Poker in Las Vegas, with the prospect of second lockdowns it regarded unlikely and most assumed the web WSOP at GGPoker was going to be the official sequence for 2020.
Nevertheless, it now seems to be like we are going to at the very least have a $10,000 Fundamental Occasion in 2020, because the WSOP have introduced a novel hybrid occasion in partnership with WSOP.com, GGPoker and King’s On line casino.
Two separate $10,000 Fundamental Occasions will happen, one at WSOP.com for US gamers and one at GGPoker for Worldwide gamers. The occasion can be paused on the ultimate desk and performed reside – the US ultimate desk on the Rio in Las Vegas and the Worldwide ultimate desk at King’s On line casino in Rozvadov.
The 2 champions will meet in Vegas
Each ultimate tables can pay out as per the traditional payout construction of every on-line match, however the eventual champions of every will meet in Las Vegas on December 30 to play for an extra $1 million added first prize and official title of the 2020 World Collection of Poker Fundamental Occasion champion. Within the occasion that the Worldwide champion is beneath 21 the 2 finalists will meet someplace aside from the US.
The occasion can be a freezeout and satellites can be working across the clock at GGPoker and WSOP.com. The reside occasion can be televised on ESPN.
Dates for Home Match:
- Day 1 – Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020
- Day 2 – Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, Play right down to 9 gamers
- Closing Desk – Rio All-Suite Lodge & On line casino in Las Vegas, Monday, Dec. 28, Play continues to a winner; prize monies paid
Dates for Worldwide Match:
- Day 1A – Sunday, November 29, 2020
- Day 1B – Saturday, December 5, 2020
- Day 1C – Sunday, December 6, 2020
- Day 2, Play right down to 9 gamers, Monday, December 7
- Closing Desk – *King’s On line casino, Tuesday, Dec.15, Play right down to a winner
Little question it is a very uncommon format for the World Collection of Poker and an enormous shock given how shut we’re to the tip of the 12 months earlier than it was introduced. Specifically that is as soon as once more a large end result for GGPoker who have been relative unknowns a 12 months in the past and are actually internet hosting the WSOP Fundamental Occasion after a profitable on-line WSOP.
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