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PokerListings Pulse: Unveiling the World Festival 2024, MR ChampionChips, and More!

PokerListings Pulse: Unveiling the World Festival 2024, MR ChampionChips, and More!

While we were in webpage maintenance mode over the past week, we bounced back as soon as we could. Of course, all in hopes you wouldn't miss out on any breaking news in the world of live- and online poker! The recap of week #15 includes quite a few topics, which could just elevate your poker career to the next level!

GGPoker Reveals Dates for World Festival 2024

GGPoker recently revealed a new edition of their World Festival online series for 2024. Last year the total guaranteed prize pool was set at $200,000,000, but this year, they will go even bigger! A whopping $250,000,000 is guaranteed across numerous events being held daily in four different buy-in categories.

A decade ago, online series would be organized about five times a year per operator. However, we've experienced a huge boom just over the past couple of years. GGPoker’s World Festival made its debut in 2023 and became extremely popular among online players even before it even started.

While we do not have the full tournament schedule available yet, keep an eye on our social media channels which will inform you once it's out there!

888poker Micro Rollers ChampionChips

Last Sunday, Micro Rollers from all around the online poker world headed to 888poker for the start of the Micro Rollers ChampionChips. The tournament series, with more than 30 unique events within just nine days, started with the Opening Events. One of them was the $40,000 GTD Opening Mystery Bounty High Roller with a buy-in of $55.

888poker Micro Rollers Championchips 2024

German player ‘vntuan63’ managed to secure the victory and collected a total of $3,314.16, including bounties. But it was Argentinian ‘wilkpo12’ who had the biggest smile on his face in the end by finishing 7th, having collected the biggest mystery bounty and cashed in total for over $4,000!

Read more about the event in the original article, and check out the full schedule to see if any of the events fit in your agenda!

Qualify for The Festival Series Rozvadov With iPoker

The Festival Series Rozvadov is just one month away, and qualifiers are running all over the place. One of the top online poker entities in the world, the iPoker Network, came up with a grand promotion for the live event of The Festival Series.

With over 55,000 euros in guaranteed prizes across ten seat-only tournaments and five weekly finals, the chances of you jumping on the train to the capital of European live poker are becoming more and more realistic.

Check out the full article of The Festival Series below, and most importantly, take a look at their live poker tournament schedule with over 60+ unique tournaments in various poker formats including 2-7 Triple Draw, Pineapple poker, Mystery bounty, HORSES, 8-Game, and Stud!

WSOP 1970 – Where It All Began

All eyes are set on the World Series Of Poker 2024, and this counts for PokerListings as well! By going back to the history of the WSOP, we will let you relive the events which went into the history books!

WSOP 1970

In this article, we start with the first-ever World Series being organized in 1970. Over 54 years ago, everything was different when it came to what games were available, how to sign up for the tournaments, and which trophies were available.

One thing is certain, bracelets were not handed out in 1970! Read all about it below.

Why Do Successful Poker Players Love Solvers?

Solvers and online poker seem go hand-in-hand these days. So, why do the top poker professionals and online regulars like solvers so much and what makes them so important to become successful in poker?

In 2013, Timofey ‘TrueTeller’ Ostroumov came up with the idea of developing the first ever solver called – the Nash Equilibrium for No-Limit Hold’em.

In the article below we dive more into the world of solvers, to give you an idea of what to expect when applying such tools as a solver basically is.

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