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 move to postpone WSOP comes as a result of the public health emergency involving COVID-19 which has closed Nevada casinos until at least May 1.
Tilman Fertitta, owner of Golden Nugget casinos, offered to buy Caesars Entertainment for $13 a share according to reports.
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.
The 2018 WSOP ended with some historic numbers, including the first time it topped the quarter billion dollar mark in prize money in a single WSOP.
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 World Series of Poker is stronger than ever thanks to a Main Event field of 7,874 entries/ That makes it tournament the second-largest in poker history.