Richest tournament series in history to run May 3 through May 31
GGPoker today reveals further details about the WSOP Super Circuit Online Series, a poker tournament series running from May 3 through May 31.
The series will comprise 595 events, with over $100,000,000 in guaranteed prize money to be won. This makes GGPoker’s WSOP Super Circuit Online Series the first online tournament series in history to break the nine-figure barrier; the previous record stood at $85 million.
Eighteen WSOP Super Circuit Online Series ring events will headline the series, and for each a coveted WSOP Circuit gold ring will be awarded to the event winner, in addition to the lion’s share of the guaranteed prize money.
The ring events include:
● WSOPC Ring Event #1, May 3: Covid Charity $1,000,000 guaranteed($1,111 buy-in with $111 of each player’s buy-in donated to the Nevada COVID-19 Task Force)
● WSOPC Ring Event #5, May 3-10: BIG $500 $2,000,000 guaranteed($500 buy-in, phased tournament with multiple starting days)
● WSOPC Ring Event #8, May 17: High Roller Championship $10,000,000 guaranteed($25K buy-in)
● WSOPC Ring Event #13, May 17-24: Colossus $2,000,000 guaranteed($400 buy-in, phased tournament with multiple starting days)
● WSOPC Ring Event #17, May 10-31: Main Event $5,000,000 guaranteed($1K buy-in, phased tournament with multiple starting days)
WSOP Super Circuit Online tournament buy-ins start from $50, with the $25K buy-in High Roller Championship the most costly event to play.
As is customary with offline WSOP Circuit events, the WSOP Super Circuit Online Series will also extend two invitations to the $1,000,000 freeroll World Series of Poker Global Casino Championshipofficial bracelet event, one to the Main Event winner and one to the overall series points leader.
GGPoker players will be able to qualify for all WSOP Super Circuit events via satellite tournaments, ensuring a shot at big prizes and WSOP gold rings for a potentially low buy-in.
“GGPoker is the first and only poker room to guarantee at least $100,000,000 in cash prizes in a single tournament series - our WSOP Super Circuit Online Series is a game-changer in the world of poker!” said Jean-Christophe Antoine, Head of GGPoker. “There’s so much to play for at GGPoker this May; oodles of big prizes, eighteen WSOP Circuit gold rings and a whole lot of tournament glory.”
Ty Stewart, Executive Director of World Series of Poker, continued, “GGPoker just seriously raised the bar. We’re tremendously proud to see that GGPoker’s first international WSOP-C series will sit amongst the biggest online events of all time.”
New GGPoker players are eligible to claim the poker room’s Welcome Bonus and automatically join GGPoker’s Fish Buffet loyalty program, spinning for cash prizes each time they reach a new status level.
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