WSOP.com and GGPoker Partner Once Again
GGPoker just wrapped up a highly-successful WSOP Online Circuit Event, which saw $134,706,274 in tournaments prizes and 485,851 entries. The WSOP Online Circuit Main Event itself drew a staggering 10,000 entrants to the tables with $1.2M top prize. Clearly, these two organisations make a stellar partnership for the poker world.
So, on July 1, the 51st Word Series of Poker will commence in a completely new online format. There will be a total of 85 gold bracelets to win over the course of two months. WSOP Nevada and NJ players can play for an exclusive gold bracelet every day in July on WSOP.com. Then on July 19, all international players can join and try their luck for the remaining 54 bracelets on GGPoker.
Ty Stewart, WSOP Exec Director, says [they] “couldn’t be more excited about deepening our relationship with GGPoker and watching some history unfold online this summer.”
WSOP 2020 Tournament Series: Details
Main GGPoker WSOP 2020 Facts:
- Dates: Jul 19 – Sept 6
- Where: GGPoker
- Bracelet Events: 54
- Schedule: see below
- Buy-ins: $50 - $25,000
- Eligibility: All GGPoker Players
Like the WSOP Online Circuit, GGPoker’s WSOP events schedule will have different buy-in levels and formats. Surely, this schedule will cater to a wide variety of WSOP online poker players. However, we know we’ll have to do without 5-Card Draw and 7-Card Stud as these variants aren’t available at GGPoker.
Steve Preiss, GGPoker Head of Poker Operations says “We’re excited to create bracelet events that the worldwide poker community will embrace, as well as innovative programming with PokerGo.”
As usual, the WSOP online tournament will offer live streamers extensive coverage on WSOP events via Poker Central. They’re the World Series of Poker’s official production partner and plan to create original festival content. Including not just live streams, but also highlights, and pilot episodes geared for traditional television distribution. Poker Central will also schedule virtual “bracelet ceremonies” and interviews with WSOP Bracelet winners.
“There’s nothing in the world like winning a WSOP bracelet,” said GGPoker ambassador, Daniel Negreanu. “Bringing this experience online will open the door for a new generation of poker players to feel the rush of competing for the game’s biggest prize.”
WSOP Online 2020 Highlights
The WSOP Online tournament series will inevitably set new records. Those are the highlights of the series:
- #2: $1,111 Every 1 for Covid Relief - 100% of the $111 fee will be donated to Caesars Care
- #17: $1,500 Millionaire Maker - $5m gtd. and the winner will receive over $1M
- #38: $25,000 NLH Poker Players Championship, $10M gtd.
- #45: $5,000 No Limit Hold'em Main Event, $25,000,000 gtd.
The main event will have a buy-in of $5,000 for the first time and also for the first time the main event will allow up to 2 re-entries per player. With a guarantee of $25,000,000 this will be the biggest tournament in online poker history and shatter the record previously held by partypoker's MILLIONS Main Event 2018 which paid out $21,835,000.
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WSOP 2020 Schedule and Dates
On Sunday, July 19, official “WSOP Online” bracelet tournaments will commence on the GGPoker Network. The international WSOP tournament series will run through September 6. Marking the first time players outside US can compete for an official WSOP 2020 bracelet online.
|19. Jul 02:30 PM||$100 The Opener [Final Day]||$100||$2M||2-Day Event, 1-RE Flights|
|19. Jul 02:00 PM||$1.111 Every 1 for Covid Relief||$1,111||2-Day Event (100% of the $111 fee will be donated to Caesars Care)|
|19. Jul 04:00 PM||$525 Super Turbo Bounty NLH 6-Handed||$525|
|21. Jul 02:00 PM||$5.000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship||$5,000|
|22. Jul 02:00 PM||$1.500 FIFTY STACK NLH||$1,500|
|23. Jul 02:00 PM||$1.050 Bounty Pot Limit Omaha||$1,050|
|25. Jul 08:00 AM||$600 Monster Stack NLH 6-Handed||$600|
|26. Jul 08:00 AM||$1.500 NLH||$1,500|
|26. Jul 02:00 PM||$2.500 Pot Limit Omaha||$2,500|
|26. Jul 02:30 PM||$400 COLOSSUS [Day 2]||$400||$3M||3-Day Event, 1-RE Flights|
|26. Jul 03:00 PM||$400 PLOSSUS [Day 2]||$400||$1M||3-Day Event, 1-RE Flights|
|28. Jul 02:00 PM||$10.000 Short Deck NLH Championship||$10,000|
|29. Jul 02:00 PM||$2.500 NLH 6-Handed||$2,500|
|8. Aug 02:00 PM||$840 Bounty NLH||$840|
|1. Aug 08:00 AM||$500 Deepstack NLH||$500|
|2. Aug 08:00 AM||$1.000 Short Deck NLH||$1,000|
|2. Aug 02:30 PM||$1.500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER [Day 2]||$1,500||$5M||3-Day Event, 1-RE Flights (Winner will receive over $1M)|
|2. Aug 04:00 PM||$500 Turbo Deepstack NLH||$500|
|4. Aug 02:00 PM||$2.100 NLH Bounty Championship||$2,100|
|5. Aug 02:00 PM||$400 Pot Limit Omaha||$400|
|6. Aug 02:00 PM||$1.000 NLH||$1,000|
|8. Aug 08:00 AM||$800 Double Stack Pot Limit Omaha||$800|
|9. Aug 08:00 AM||HK$8.000 NLH Asia Championship [Final Day]||HK$ 8,000||HK$8m||2-Day Event, 1-RE Flights|
|9. Aug 01:00 PM||$150 GGMasters WSOP Edition||$150||Freezeout|
|9. Aug 02:00 PM||$10.000 Heads Up NLH Championship||$10.,00||2-Day Event, Freezeout, No Late Reg, 128 Cap|
|11. Aug 02:00 PM||$5.000 NLH 6-Handed Championship||$5,000|
|12. Aug 02:00 PM||$2.500 Double Stack NLH||$2,500|
|13. Aug 02:00 PM||$525 Bounty NLH 6-Handed||$525|
|15. Aug 08:00 AM||$300 Monster Stack NLH 6-Handed||$300|
|16. Aug 02:00 PM||$1.500 Pot Limit Omaha||$1,500|
|16. Aug 02:30 PM||$500 Mini Main Event [Final Day], $5M GTD||$500||$5M||2-Day Event, 1-RE Flights|
|16. Aug 04:00 PM||$840 Super Turbo Bounty NLH||$840|
|18. Aug 02:00 PM||$600 NLH Deepstack Championship||$600|
|19. Aug 02:00 PM||$800 Pot Limit Omaha||$800|
|20. Aug 02:00 PM||$500 Limit Hold'em||$500|
|22. Aug 08:00 AM||$500 Deepstack No-Limit Hold'em||$500|
|23. Aug 08:00 AM||$1.500 Marathon NLH||$1,500|
|23. Aug 02:00 PM||$25.000 NLH POKER PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP||$25,000||$10M||2-Day Event|
|23. Aug 02:30 PM||BIG 50 [Final Day]||$50||$1M||2-Day Event, 1-RE Flights|
|25. Aug 02:00 PM||$1.500 Limit Hold'em Championship||$1,500|
|26. Aug 02:00 PM||$1.000 NLH 6-Handed||$1,000|
|27. Aug 02:00 PM||$1.500 Pot Limit Omaha||$1,500|
|29. Aug 08:00 AM||$300 Double Stack NLH||$300|
|30. Aug 02:00 PM||$400 FORTY STACK NLH||$400|
|30. Aug 02:30 PM||$5.000 NLH Main Event [Day 2], $25M GTD||$5,000||$25M||3-Day Event, Feezeout Flights|
|30. Aug 04:00 PM||$1.000 Turbo NLH 6-Handed||$1,000|
|1. Sep 02:00 PM||People's Choice Event [Most Popular]||TBA||TBA by Vote|
|2. Sep 02:00 PM||People's Choice Event [Pros Vote]||TBA||TBA by Vote|
|3. Sep 02:00 PM||People's Choice Event [Spin the Wheel]||TBA||TBA by Vote|
|5. Sep 08:00 AM||People's Choice Event [Most Popular]||TBA||TBA by Vote|
|5. Sep 02:00 PM||$1.050 Beat the Pros||$1,050||Bounty|
|6. Sep 02:00 PM||$10K WSOP Super MILLION$||$10,000||$5M||2-Day Event|
|6. Sep 02:30 PM||$100 WSOP MILLION$ [Final Day]||$100||$2M||2-Day Event, 1-RE Flights|
|6. Sep 04:00 PM||$500 The Closer||$500|
- All times are ET
- All events are one day events with two re-entries unless specified
- Players will be asked to input Name / Date of Birth / Nationality upon registration. All Final Tables will have the real name displayed instead of nicknames.
About the Fun GGPoker Platform
GGPoker only launched in 2014 but has quickly developed into the second-largest poker site behind PokerStars. Operating under the GGNetwork, it initially catered for Asian players, but now GGPoker is rapidly claiming European territory too. With software that outperforms PokerStars, a player field that’s still quite soft, and lucrative promos.
You can find a range of fun games like the trademark Rush & Cash, All-In or Fold, and Spin & Gold. Along with unique GGPoker features like the integrated staking platform, squeezing your hole cards, PokerCraft, and Smart HUD. All providing an enhanced poker experience that will be available during the World Series of Poker 2020.
Consistent with GGPoker’s terms of service, play from the US is prohibited. Players discovered doing so will be deemed ineligible and prize money forfeited.
WSOP 2020 FAQs
When is WSOP 2020?WSOP 2020 begins on July 1 for US players. Meanwhile, the WSOP online circuit starts on July 19 on GGPoker and is open to players worldwide.
What does WSOP stand for?WSOP stands for World Series of Poker – the most prestigious poker event worldwide. It’s awarded over $3 billion in prize money since its inception in 1969. Featuring a slate of tournaments in major poker variants.
Who won WSOP 2019?Hossein Ensan won the WSOP 2019 Main Event for $10 MILLION in prize money and poker's most prestigious prize: the WSOP Main Event bracelet. He beat out 187, 298 entrants from 118 different countries at the Rio casino in Vegas.
Can anyone enter WSOP 2020?Anyone can enter the World Series of Poker if they are in an eligible country/state, over 21 years old and pay the buy-in.
Where can you play WSOP 2020 in the US?WSOP Nevada and NJ players can play on WSOP.com during the series. You don’t need to have residency in these states but must be present in the states while playing. Remember WSOP.com strictly prohibits using a VPN (Virtual Private Network). Players who try to circumvent local restrictions via a VPN can have their account blocked and all funds withdrawn.
How to register on WSOP.com?You can only register on WSOP Nevada and New Jersey. Follow the steps here.
When did WSOP start?The first WSOP poker tournament (World Series of Poker) was in 1969.
How do I get WSOP updates?WSOP.com should be publishing any WSOP updates and we will aim to pass on any WSOP 2020 news.
When does WSOP start?WSOP dates are from July 1 for US players and the massive WSOP online starts on GGPoker from July 19. All WSOP events start at 15:00 Las Vegas time.
Who are the best WSOP bracelet winners?Phil Hellmuth has by far taken down the most, winning 15 WSOP bracelets in the last four decades. Phil Ivey, Doyle Brunson and Johnny Chan all won 10 WSOP gold bracelets each.