With over an incredible $100,000,000 in guaranteed prize money to be won, every poker player in the world will be playing this record-breaking online tournament series which is being hosted by GG Poker. The World Series of Poker Super Circuit will run from May 3rd through May 31st.
The series will comprise 595 events and is the first online tournament series in history to break the nine-figure barrier. The previous biggest poker festival was PokerStars’ $85 million SCCOP event.
There has not yet been a decision made regarding whether the 2020 World Series of Poker will be cancelled or not. However, with the announcement of the WSOP Super Circuit, it seems like there is more chance that the offline WSOP will not go ahead.
Furthermore, eighteen WSOP Super Circuit Online Series ring events will headline the series with the winners of the events each receiving a WSOP Circuit gold ring. It seems increasingly likely that this online event will take the place of the 2020 WSOP. Even more so considering WSOP are putting up the $100 million in guarantees which GG Poker will host.
Buy-ins for the WSOP Super Circuit Online Series begin at $50, whilst the $25k High Roller Championship is the mostly costly event to play.
The hosts of the series, GG Poker are a relatively unknown poker brand compared to the likes of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker. But with the keys to host such a huge tournament very early in their growth, it is likely that the big boys in the online poker scene have a new challenger to their crowns.
GG Poker is the flagship poker room of the GGNetwork which stands for Good Game Network. GG Poker primarily caters to the Chinese and South East Asian markets. GG Poker operates under the United Kingdom Gambling Commission License and is a perfectly safe and secure poker room.
Some of the highlights of the series 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 #17, May 10-31: Main Event $5,000,000 guaranteed ($1K buy-in)
The WSOP Super Circuit events have all been announced and can be found on the WSOP website. If you would like to play in the WSOP Super Circuit or any other upcoming poker event, you can visit PokerListings where you will find an exclusive list of poker sites to sign up to and play at. PokerListings are working with GG Poker in order to promote the Super Circuit. Poker remains arguably the most popular form of gambling and although the golden age of poker is now well in the past, poker events have never been bigger than they are today. The evolution of online poker has ensured that these record-breaking poker events have never been easier to play.
We will keep you updated if and when announcements are made in relation to the offline 2020 WSOP.