The biggest, most iconic poker tournament, the World Series of Poker or simply the WSOP has announced that this year’s summer series is postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Needless to say, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused cancellations and postponements of numerous gaming, cultural, musical, and other events, and the WSOP decided to follow the same steps to combat the spread of the highly-contagious coronavirus strain.
With the World Series of Poker summer series postponed, the summer months of 2020 will be rather short on high-quality gaming in the gambling capital of Las Vegas. However, to offer some poker actions in the following months, the World Series of Poker has announced that a World Series of Poker will kick off in July. As suggested, this is an online poker tournament series that is expected to take place over the course of three months, July and August.
The Biggest Online Poker Tournament Series
The World Series of Poker is one of the biggest and most-loved poker events that’s been taking place every year in Las Vegas since the 1970s. As of 2020, the regular World Series of Poker features around 100 events with the vast majority of poker variants covered including many Hold’em events. Traditionally, events take place over several consecutive days in June and July.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this year’s World Series of Poker tournaments will be held online. In fact, the World Series of Poker Online will represent the biggest poker series to take place in the virtual setting. With massive cash prizes and great media coverage, the best online poker gaming action is guaranteed. All interested players have the ability to compete and possibly win WSOP gold bracelets via the official World Series of Poker website as well as via the GGPoker site.
The new World Series of Poker Online series of poker tournaments kick off on the 1st of July. According to the World Series of Poker official website, the WSOP Online will start on the North American poker network. The event’s organizers also revealed that every day oh July one bracelet will be offered up for grabs. Players residing in the state of Nevada and New Jersey can participate.
The World Series of Poker Online Moving to GGPoker
While the World Series of Poker Online starts on the WSOP official website on the 1st of July, by the 19th of July, it will move to the GGPoker Network. According to the event’s organizers, the international online poker series will continue through the 9th of September. What is interesting is that the series will allow for the very first time poker players who do not reside in the United States to compete for official WSOP bracelets on the Internet.
GGPoker which organizes the event alongside the World Series of Poker will provide a bracelet schedule. Determined by a rolling basis, the events schedule will feature a nice selection of formats and buy-ins. Before the series official starts, special promotions and other offers await at the official WSOP site. Moreover, satellite events will also start soon from only $1 which makes them rather affordable to everyone interested in taking part in the series.