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2020 WSOP Online – Natural8: Weekend madness with seven bracelets up for grabs; Asia friendly events; The Opener and Every 1 for Covid Relief to resume

The virtual felt will be on fire this weekend as the 2020 World Series of Online Poker serves up a sizzling plate of seven bracelet events.

Two of those events are WSOP #32: $100 The Opener and WSOP #33: $1,111 Every 1 for Covid Relief, both events resuming from last week’s system DDoS attack. Two other events offer an Asia friendly schedule – WSOP #38: $600 Monster Stack No Limit Hold’em 6 Handed and WSOP #39: $1,500 No Limit Hold’em [Asia]. The last three are WSOP #40: $2,500 Pot Limit Omaha, WSOP #41: $400 COLOSSUS $3M GTD, and WSOP #42: $400 PLOSSUS $1M GTD. For the latter two, only four qualifier flights remain. The PLOSSUS event has already surpassed its guarantee. All the important info is provided below. Action takes place on Natural8 on the GG Network.

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The 2020 World Series of Poker Online is running hot on two platforms with a combined 85 iconic bracelets on the plate. From July 1 to 31 is the USA series on WSOP.com exclusively for players geo-located in Nevada and New Jersey. 23 of the 31 allotted gold bracelets have already been claimed. Make sure to check our recaps on that leg of the series.

For international players, the series opened on July 19 on Natural8 – GG Network running until September 6. Filling up the roster are 54 bracelet events. Four have already been won. Open events and highlight events to come are listed below which includes the prestigious $ 5,000 No Limit Hold’em Main Event [ $25 Million GTD ].

Open: WSOP #38: $600 Monster Stack NLHE 6 Handed [ Asia ]

Asia friendly time slot.

Buy in: $ 600
Date: July 25 @ 20:00 HKT
Late registration: 210 minutes
Re-entries: 2 times
Notes: 6 Handed / 9 Handed (Final Table)

Open: WSOP #39: $1,500 No Limit Hold’em [ Asia ]

Asia friendly time slot.

Buy in: $ 1,500
Date: July 26 @ 20:00 HKT
Late registration: 180 minutes
Re-entries: 2 times

Open: WSOP #40: $2,500 Pot Limit Omaha

Buy in: $ 2,500
Date: July 26 @ 18:00 UTC / July 27 @ 02:00 HKT
Late registration: 180 minutes
Re-entries: 2 times
Notes: 6 Handed / 9 Handed (Final Table)

Open: WSOP #41: $400 COLOSSUS [ $3M GTD ]

Buy in: $ 400
Game: No Limit Hold’em
Guarantee: $ 3,000,000
Cumulative entries: 7,481
Cumulative qualifiers: 1,079 players
Remaining entry flights: 4
Final Day: July 26 @ 18:30 UTC / July 27 @ 02:30 HKT

*Notes: WSOP Europe Package Ticket added to first place

Top 10 in chips

colossus top 10

Notable players already secured with a final day seat are: Natural8 Team Hot Ambassadors Pete Chen and Thai Ha, Sammy Farha, Steve O’Dwyer, Juha Helppi, Michael Watson, Kristen Bicknell, Jack Salter; Hun Wei Lee, Matthias Eibinger, Chance Kornuth, Daniel Dvoress, Amichai Barer, Liv Boeree, Isaac Haxton, Christopher Brewer, Shyngis Satubayev “somebodyelse”, Martin Zamani “FuTimReilly”, TheMadQueen, and JoaoValli.

Open: WSOP #42: $400 PLOSSUS [ $1M GTD ]

The $ 1million guarantee has been surpassed. 4 entry flights remain.

Buy in: $ 400
Game: Pot Limit Omaha
Guarantee: $ 1,088,520
Cumulative entries: 2,895
Cumulative qualifiers: 402 players
Remaining entry flights: 4
Final Day: July 26 @ 19:00 UTC / July 27 @ 03:00 HKT

*Notes: WSOP Europe Package Ticket added to first place

Top 10 in chips

PLOSSUS top 10

Notable payers already secured with a final day seat are: Natural8 Team Hot Ambassadors Danny Tang, Pete Chen, and Thai Ha; Team NLG Fedor Holz; notable players Alex Foxen, Andras Nemeth, Nicolas Chouity, Chance Kornuth, Joao Vieira, Isaac Haxton, Martin Zamani “FuTimReilly”, and Ben Affleck. Leading in chips is Juha Helppi, who won the 2020 WSOP Online Event #35 $5K PLO Championship.

Open / Resuming: WSOP #33: $1,111 Every 1 for Covid Relief [Caesars Cares]

Late registration is still open for 120 minutes after the tournament resumes. Numbers below reflect status at the time of postponement. We will have the official tally once registration closes.

Buy in: $ 1,111
Date: July 26 @ 19:00 UTC / July 27 @ 03:00 HKT
Cumulative Entries: 1,598
Cumulative Prize pool: $ 1,775,378
ITM: TBA
Players remaining: 1,418

Top 10 in chips

Covid top 10

Closed / Resuming: WSOP #32: The Opener $100 [$2M GTD]

Buy in: $ 100
Date: July 26 @ 19:30 UTC / July 27 @ 03:30 HKT
Guarantee: $ 2,000,000
Entries: 29,306
Prize pool: $ 2,696,152
ITM: 3,039
Final Day players: 4,599
Players remaining: 3,684

*Notes: $ 15,000 WSOP Europe Package Ticket added to 1st place

Top 10 in chips

Opener Top 10

Top 9 payouts

Opener payouts

KEY EVENTS

WSOP #77: $5,000 No Limit Hold’em Main Event [ $ 25M GTD ]

Year after year, players flock to Las Vegas with dreams of winning a bracelet, however no gold is more desired than that of the WSOP Main Event. The hunt for the 51st champion begins on August 16 with entry flights running daily until August 30. Players are allowed only three bullets with no same day re-entry offered.

Buy in: $ 5,000
Guarantee: $ 25,000,000
Entry Dates: August 16 to August 30
Entry Flights: 22 offered
Final Day: August 30 [ 3-Day Freezeout Flights ]

WSOP #48: $1500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER [ $5M GTD ]

The Millionaire Maker is one of the most sought after events of the series. Since its inception in 2013, the fields have been enormous with every player on mutual ambition to ship an instant seven figures. Champion of this event is guaranteed $ 1,000,000.

Buy in: $ 1,500
Guarantee: $ 5,000,000
Entry Dates: July 26 to August 2
Entry Flights: 15 offered
Final Day: August 2 @ 18:30 UTC

WSOP #55: HK$ 8,000 No Limit Hold’em Asia Championship [ HK$ 8M GTD ]

Buy in: HK$ 8,000 (~ US$ 1,000)
Guarantee: HK$ 8,000,000 (~US$ 1,032,000)
Entry Dates: August 3 to August 9
Entry Flights: 14 offered
Final Day: August 9 @ 20:00 HKT

WSOP #70: $25,000 NLH POKER PLAYER CHAMPIONSHIP [ $10M GTD ]

Buy in: $ 25,000
Date: August 23 @ 18:00 UTC
Guarantee: $ 10,000,000
Notes: 2 day event

WSOP #71: BIG 50 [ $1M GTD ]

At the 50th anniversary of the WSOP held last year, the BIG 50 event was introduced. Due to its massive draw of 28,371 entries, it is back in the roster. With the buy in lowered to a very affordable $ 50, players can expect a monstrous field.

Buy in: $ 50
Guarantee: $ 1,000,000
Entry Dates: August 16 to 23
Entry Flights: 15 offered
Final Day: August 23 @ 18:30 UTC

Other Games

For those looking to enter non- bracelet events, there are several WSOP side events scheduled with buy ins from $125 to $800. WSOP Silk Road is another option if you are looking to enter the bracelet events for cheap. Aside from the series, weekly events players always look forward to are the GGMasters $150, $500K GTD and the High Rollers Super MILLION$ $10K, $2M GTD [ 2-day event ], both running on July 27 @ 01:00 HKT and 02:00 HKT respectively.

Natural8 promos

Winenrs circle

For players signed up on Natural8, expect generous promos for a more enjoyable and profitable WSOP experience. Japanese player Shoma Ishikawa “pp_syon” already capitalized, awarded one of the WSOP Winner’s Circle Sponsorship packages for his victory at WSOP #34: $525 Super Turbo Bounty No Limit Hold’em 6 Handed. 50 chances left to be a winner!

WSOP Winner’s Circle Sponsorship Packages

Main Event = $100,000 Natural8 Sponsorship*

Win the WSOP Main Event and you’ll not only become a part of Team Bling, you’ll be the CAPTAIN of the team. This exclusive package includes:

12 month Team Bling Sponsorship
$15,000 Las Vegas Package ($10,000 to cover your buy-ins and $5,000 for expenses)
$25,000 for live event sponsorships
T$60,000 in online sponsorships, paid out over 12 months

Buy-ins of $1,000 and above = $15,000 Natural8 Sponsorship*

Win a WSOP Bracelet from any event with a buy-in of $1,000 and above, and you’ll get a Team Bling package that includes:

6 month Team Bling Sponsorship
$15,000 Las Vegas Package ($10,000 to cover your buy-ins and $5,000 for expenses)

Buy-ins from $50 to $999 = $7,500 Natural8 Sponsorship*

Win a WSOP Bracelet from any event with a buy-in of $999 and below, and you’ll get a Team Bling package that includes:

6 month Team Bling Sponsorship
$7,500 Las Vegas Package ($5,000 to cover your buy-ins and $2,500 for expenses)

WSOP First Deposit Bonus

First time depositors on Natural8 can expect a special bump in the load. For a minimum deposit of $20 are gifts worth up to $ 100 over six consecutive days. The initial $ 60 in WSOP tickets – WSOP Satellite and WSOP Spin & Gold, another $ 40 in WSOP tickets for those that complete all 6 AoF challenges of 100 AoF hands per day.

First deposit rules

WSOP Silk Road

The WSOP Silk Road Micro Series has been ongoing since July 1st and will run until August 31st. This is for players looking to enter bracelet events for cheap. And seriously, who wouldn’t want to win a multi million event for as low as $ 1.08? Via this route, buy ins only go as high as $ 21.60. Top the Natural8 Silk Road Leaderboard to win an instant ticket to the WSOP #77: $5,000 Main Event [ $25M GTD ].

Plenty of action still to come so stick with us at Somuchpoker as we bring you daily updates on the ongoing 2020 WSOP Online on Natural8.

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Triccia David

Triccia David has long experience as a recreational poker player and has been covering poker events since 2010 for numerous outfits. She spent a year working part time with Poker Portal Asia and later became the editor and writer for all event coverage of the Philippine Poker Tour (PPT). Under the PPT, she overlooked content for their website, and produced live updates on all their events. In addition, she served as the live blogger for several other major events in the Philippines. Currently, she is in charge of events reporting for Somuchpoker.

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