“It wouldn’t be Summer without WSOP”
Hearts were uplifted when WSOP exec Ty Stewart confirmed the WSOP poker online tournament was on for Summer 2020. With massive prize pools, first-time online event coverage and the chance to win 85 coveted WSOP 2020 bracelets.
WSOP events will run over two months - July 1 to September 6 - across two distinct poker platforms: WSOP.com and GGPoker.
The 51st World Series of Poker in Las Vegas had to be postponed due to COVID-19. Ty Stewart is optimistic about offline events returning soon. However, it’s still unclear when and in what form the World Poker Championship will take place at the Rio in Las Vegas. So, starting Wednesday, July 1, there will be a bracelet event daily for WSOP Nevada and NJ players.
WSOP Schedule 2020 So Far
All tournaments start at 15:00 local Las Vegas time on WSOP.com. Save these WSOP 2020 dates.
|1||Wednesday, July 1||No Limit Hold'em Kick-Off||$500||2|
|2||Thursday, July 2||No Limit Hold'em 8-Handed Deepstack||$1,000||2|
|3||Friday, July 3||No Limit Hold'em||$400||2|
|4||Saturday, July 4||No Limit Hold'em Super Turbo||$500||2|
|5||Sunday, July 5||No Limit Hold'em Freezeout||$1,000||0|
|6||Monday, July 6||PLO8 6-Handed||$600||3|
|7||Tuesday, July 7||No Limit Hold'em Knockout Deepstack||$800||2|
|8||Wednesday, July 8||No Limit Hold'em Freezeout||$500||0|
|9||Thursday, July 9||No Limit Hold'em 6-Max||$1,000||2|
|10||Friday, July 10||No Limit Hold'em MonsterStack||$600||2|
|11||Saturday, July 11||No Limit Hold'em Turbo Deepstack 6-Handed||$500||2|
|12||Sunday, July 12||The BIG 500 No Limit Hold'em||$500||3|
|13||Monday, July 13||No Limit Hold'em High Roller Freezeout||$1,500||0|
|14||Tuesday, July 14||No Limit Hold'em High Roller||$3,200||2|
|15||Wednesday, July 15||PLO 8-Max HR||$1,000||3|
|16||Thursday, July 16||No Limit Hold'em Turbo||$500||2|
|17||Friday, July 17||No Limit Hold'em||$777||2|
|18||Saturday, July 18||No Limit Hold'em 8-Handed Turbo DeepStack||$1,000||2|
|19||Sunday, July 19||No Limit Hold'em||$400||3|
|20||Monday, July 20||PLO 6-Handed||$500||3|
|21||Tuesday, July 21||No Limit Hold'em 6-Handed||$777||2|
|22||Wednesday, July 22||No Limit Hold'em Turbo Deepstack||$500||2|
|23||Thursday, July 23||No Limit Hold'em Knockout||$500||0|
|24||Friday, July 24||No Limit Hold'em 8-Handed||$400||2|
|25||Saturday, July 25||No Limit Hold'em Summer Saver||$500||2|
|26||Sunday, July 26||No Limit Hold'em Grande Finale||$500||3|
|27||Monday, July 27||No Limit Hold'em Freezeout||$400||0|
|28||Tuesday, July 28||Omaha 8 6-Max||$1,000||2|
|29||Wednesday, July 29||No Limit Hold'em Turbo Deepstack 6-Handed||$600||2|
|30||Thursday, July 30||No Limit Hold'em Senior's Event (50 years+)||$500||2|
|31||Friday, July 31||No Limit Hold'em Championship||$1,000||2|
WSOP Entries and Promos
WSOP.com will spice up the tournament with a range of promotions and incentives. WSOP event satellites start with $1 buy-ins while WSOP 2020 main event buy-ins range from $400 to $3,200. The WSOP will also distribute $100,000 in additional prize money among the top players at all online bracelets events in July. In addition to the planned July promotions, players will also be offered several reload bonuses in July.
Poker Central, official media partner of the WSOP plans to create new formats around the festival using its Vegas studio. There will be live streams, highlight summaries and pilot episodes intended for traditional TV distribution. Poker Central will also conduct virtual "bracelet ceremonies" and interviews with each winner.
“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.”
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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.