Next yr’s PSPC seems to be set to be even greater and softer than the 2019 occasion based mostly on its present trajectory.
The solely occasion that comes near the WSOP Main Event by way of common pleasure is the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC). The purpose? Platinum Passes.
The first iteration in 2019 awarded 320 free passes to the $25,000 buy-in occasion making it the most effective worth tournaments in poker.
We are eight months away from the second instalment of the PSPC but it surely already seems to be prefer it may very well be even greater.
That is as a result of pokerfuse have reported that 287 Platinum Passes have been awarded for subsequent yr. No doubt this massive early quantity is partly as a result of COVID meant the unique try at a 2nd PSPC was cancelled in 2020 and quite a lot of passes had already been awarded.
Of these 287, 45 have been awarded at dwell occasions, 209 through on-line occasions and 33 through promotions. pokerfuse estimates round 110 extra will likely be awarded between now and subsequent yr.
That means the prize pool will likely be above $10 million earlier than the excessive rollers set their sights on the Bahamas subsequent yr. In 2019 an additional 719 gamers purchased in direct and if latest traits are something to go by, we’d see much more subsequent yr.
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