The 2021 World Series of Poker won’t be returning to Las Vegas until the fall, but that’s not stopping the WSOP from announcing online events to keep players battling for bracelets this summer.
The schedule released on Thursday builds upon the record-setting schedule of 2020, which awarded $26,871,265 in prizes over 31 bracelet events.
Like last year, the 2021 WSOP will hold at least one bracelet event for every day from July 1st to August 1st with a grand total of 33 bracelet events over the month. Ty Stewart, a WSOP Executive Director says that the WSOP hopes to make a big splash with its events this year.
Poker deserves a big finish to 2021 and we’re looking to heat things up this summer. We expect to offer great value tournaments as well as comprehensive satellites to qualify for Las Vegas in the Fall.
WSOP Online tournament schedule
During the 2021 WSOP Online Series, several “theme weeks” will be held, with each focusing on a specific type of tournament throughout July.
Premier Week: During the first week of action, a diverse selection of tournaments including Lucky Sevens $777 No Limit Hold’em and the Crazy Eights, $888 buy-in event.
PLO Week: Running from July 14th to July 21st, PLO week will play host to four Pot Limit Omaha bracelets events. As part of PLO Week, daily side events will also be held with “significant” guarantees.
Championship Week: In the last week of the schedule, Championship Week will be held, giving players a chance to enter championship events in a variety of tournaments.
The week will kick off with the $1,000 Online PLO Championship. Other top tournaments including the $3,200 High Roller Championship as well as the “Summer Saver” event. A $1,000 No Limit Hold’em Championship will be held on July 31st with $2,126 entries and a prize pool over $2 million.
The tournament series will conclude with the $500 NLHE Grand Finale on August 1st. The tournament will award the largest guarantee of the series on August 1st with $1 million in guaranteed prizes. Not only is the tournament prize thelargest for many WSOP Online event, but it will also mark the biggest ever guarantee in the history of WSOP.com.
Who can play?
As was the case during last year’s WSOP Online Series, in order to play any of these events, you must be physically located in Nevada and New Jersey to play on WSOP.com.
In its official press release on Thursday, WSOP.com even hinted that more states could be approved to paly
Now that the WSOP.com bracelet events have been revealed, it won’t be long before more events are announced. Over the coming weeks, players can expect the schedule for the international portion to be released, likely on GG Poker.