It shouldn’t be a standard World Series of Poker Main Event as a result of 2020 has not been a standard 12 months.
Today we see the beginning of a singular and controversial hybrid of dwell and on-line poker to crown the 2020 World Series of Poker Main Event champion.
Today is Day 1A of the worldwide on-line leg of the $10,000 freezeout which takes place on GGPoker. Day 1B occurs on Saturday December 5 and Day 1B on Sunday December 6. The last desk pauses on December 9 and reconvenes on December 15 at King’s Casino in Rozvadov.
In America an equal on-line occasion will happen from Sunday December 13 at WSOP.com, with a dwell last desk on December 28 on the Rio in Las Vegas. After which the winner of that occasion will face the winner of the King’s Casino last desk for $1 million added and the title of World Series of Poker Main Event champion on December 30 in Vegas.
A controversial occasion
This has been a controversial occasion for 2 causes. One of which is the sheer logistics and threat related to attempting to host two dwell last tables throughout the peak of a pandemic and international lockdowns.
The different is that many, together with the person himself, imagine that Stoyan Madanzhiev is already the 2020 World Series of Poker Main Event champion after successful the $5,000 Main Event on GGPoker earlier this 12 months.
This will most likely be debated perpetually with no person coming to an settlement. It appears honest to say that proper now we are going to solely have this challenge as soon as within the historical past of the World Series of Poker as all indicators level to 2021 being again to enterprise as regular on the Rio.
There remains to be time to qualify for Day 1B and Day 1C at GGPoker. Stay tuned to PokerStrategy.com for all the most recent from this distinctive occasion.
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