The World Series of Poker Online has completed 12 of its 31 scheduled events, boasting several $1 million prize pools and first-time bracelet winners.
The opening weekend of the first-ever all-online World Series of Poker featured big names making deep runs, but falling short of winning a bracelet.
Sure, there are 31 US WSOP.com bracelet events in July, but the GG Poker international WSOP schedule features bigger buy-ins, including the Main Event.
With no live WSOP this summer, WSOP.com and GGPoker will host a combined 85 online bracelet, eliciting some immediate backlash from poker players.
The $1.5 million guaranteed WSOP.com Online Circuit Season Finale will feed the first online $1 million guaranteed Global Casino Championship.
Nevada casinos are closed until at least the end of April.
The inaugural WSOP.com Online Circuit event awarded its 13th and final gold ring and was a monumental success with huge fields and large prize pools.
This year’s Poker Hall of Fame inductees are John “Johnny World” Hennigan and poker TV producer Mori Eskandani, the man behind all the most popular shows.
The final WSOP.com online bracelet event of the summer did what the other three events did–set online poker records for the regulated US market.