Poker enthusiasts across the globe are getting ready for the upcoming World Series of Poker Super Circuit Online Circuit Series kicking off in a couple of days.
The anticipated festival will feature a combined total of $100 million in guaranteed prize pool spread across 595 scheduled events and is set to run from May 3rd to May 31st on the GGNetwork – Natural8 platform.
Ty Stewart, the Executive Director of World Series of Poker was equally excited about the upcoming series.
“GGPoker just seriously raised the bar,” he said in a statement. “We’re tremendously proud to see that GGPoker’s first international WSOP-C series will sit amongst the biggest online events of all time.”
The unprecedented and most exciting online poker series of the year will showcase 18 WSOP Circuit Ring Events with the first event being the $1,111 Covid Charity Event ($111 per buy-in donated to the Nevada Community Foundation) as a service to the people in need during this trying time. The highlights of the series consists of the $1,000 Main Event with a $5 million guaranteed prize pool and the $25,000 High Roller Championship with $10 million guaranteed for those looking for higher stakes action.
Exclusive promotions on Natural8
Being one of the leading online poker platforms in Asia, Natural8 is proud to present its players exclusive promotions from the prestigious event.
Five $15K WSOP Packages
The first five ring event champions on the client will be awarded a $15,000 WSOP Package inclusive of selected poker tournaments, hotel accomodations and supplementary cash for miscellaneous expenses.
Daily $10,000 leaderboard and freerolls
A daily $10,000 leaderboard will also be up and running to incentivize players with additional prizes along with daily freerolls to enter WSOP Circuit events.
The schedule for the 18 headline events can be seen below while players can expect a whole lot of action running alongside these tournaments.
The series will also include other signature events such as the Daily $33, $50, $88, and $125 specials, making sure there is a game for everyone to take part in.
|1||3rd May||6:00 pm||COVID Charity Event||$1,000,000||$1,111|
|2||3rd May||7:00 pm||Kick-Off||$500,000||$50|
|3||5th May||6:00 pm||Deepstack Bounty Hunters||$500,000||$210|
|4||10th May||1:00 pm||Monster Stack||$500,000||$200|
|5||10th May||7:00 pm||BIG $500||$2,000,000||$500|
|6||12th May||6:00 pm||Deepstack Bounty Hunters||$500,000||$210|
|7||17th May||1:00 pm||Monster Stack||$500,000||$200|
|8||17th May||6:00 pm||High Roller Championship||$10,000,000||$25,000|
|9||17th May||7:00 pm||Mini Main Event||$1,000,000||$100|
|10||17th May||8:00 pm||PLO High Roller Championship||$1,000,000||$10,000|
|11||19th May||6:00 pm||Deepstack Bounty Hunters||$500,000||$210|
|12||24th May||1:00 pm||Monster Stack||$500,000||$200|
|13||24th May||7:00 pm||Colossus||$2,000,000||$400|
|14||26th May||6:00 pm||Deepstack Bounty Hunters||$500,000||$210|
|15||31st May||1:00 pm||Monster Stack||$500,000||$200|
|16||31st May||7:00 pm||PLO Main Event||$1,000,000||$1,000|
|17||31st May||7:00 pm||Main Event||$5,000,000||$1,000|
|18||31st May||10:00 pm||The Closer||$500,000||$500|
Ring Event Leaderboard
A central promotion across the GGNetwork will also present a Ring Event Leaderboard with the overall champion receiving a seat to the $1,000,000 Freeroll WSOP Global Casino Championship, another official bracelet event. The leaderboard is scheduled to start on May 3rd following the point matrix shown below.
|$1000 Main Event||All other Official Ring Events|
|1st – Exemption||1st – 50 points|
|2nd – 50 points||2nd – 37.5 points|
|3rd – 45 points||3rd – 30 points|
|4th – 40 points||4th – 27.5 points|
|5th – 37.5 points||5th – 25 points|
|6th – 35 points||6th – 22.5 points|
|7th – 30 points||7th – 20 points|
|8th – 27.5 points||8th – 17.5 points|
|9th – 25 points||9th – 15 points|
|Remaining 20% of those in the money – 20 points||Remaining 20% of those in the money – 10 points|
|Remaining 30% of those in the money – 10 points||Remaining 30% of those in the money – 5 points|
|Remaining 50% of those in the money – 5 points||Remaining 50% of those in the money – 2.5 points|
Seats into the WSOP Global Casino Championship have no cash value and are non-transferrable.
*Note: Each player can qualify only once. Players who earn an automatic qualification will be removed from the season-long leaderboard. If a player earns automatic qualification more than once, he/she will only receive one entry, and the field of automatic qualifiers will be reduced by one(1).