According to a report by pokernews.com, since the traditional World Series of Poker (WSOP) was cut off the from the fall series, poker clubs in Las Vegas scheduled a series of online bracelet events on WSOP.com, while also scheduling a series of live events on the Las Vegas strip between June 25 to July 13. Reports stated that the GTD Wynn Millions is the biggest anticipated event that will take place between June 25-July 3.
Further reports stated that Ryan Beauregard, the Director of Poker Operations at Wynn told the media that the planning of the event involved many properties collaborating with each other with one goal in mind, which was creating a 3-4 week window that was packed with events.
The $10 million GTD Wynn Millions is touted to be one of the premier summer live events hosted by Wynn Las Vegas. The tournament will be hosted at Wynn Las Vegas and around 90 poker tables will be arranged at the venue.
Beauregard reportedly told the media that the Wynn Millions is anticipated to attract seasoned amateur and professional players from all around the world. He also stated that the goal was to make Wynn Millions a staple event for the future, thus adding to the world-class tournament schedule which was already in place.
Reports stated that the tournament would start with 40,000 in chips and players playing 60-minute levels before switching to 90-minute levels, featuring three starting flights. The field would then combine on Day 3, with players being allowed a single re-entry with each starting flight.
The $5000 WPT Venetian Main Event:
According to a report by pokernews.com, after players compete in the Wynn Millions, they can head down the street to the $5000 WPT Venetian Main Event. The event will host a $5,000 buy-in and a $3 million GTD World Poker Tour Main Event between July 2-7. The tournament will feature three starting flights at 11:10 a.m. each day between July 2-4. Registration will remain open until the start of Level 9, that is, approximately at 8:40 p.m.
The $5000 WPT Venetian Main Event Schedule:
$1,600 GTD Wynn Mystery Bounty:
According to a report by pokernews.com, if at all players find the WPT Venetian too pricey, they can always head to the $1.5 million GTD Mystery Bounty Event with a $1,600 buy-in. The tournament will start players with 30,000 in chips with 40-minute levels. The Day 2 of the tournament will be reported live by PokerNews.
The GTD Wynn Mystery Bounty Schedule:
Wynn $3,500 NLH $1M GTD:
Reports stated that Wynn would be hosting a $1 million GTD No-Limit Hold’em Event with a $3,500 buy-in. That tournament would start players with 30,000 in chips and 40-minute levels. It would also offer a pair of starting flights at noon on July 7, and 8 respectively. The surviving players will then return for Day 2 at noon on July 9.
Wynn PLO $500 Bounty:
Further reports stated that if a player does not make it to Day 2, then they can switch to the $100K GTD PLO $500 Bounty with a $1,600 buy-in at 1 p.m. on July 9. The tournament would start players with 25,000 in chips, with 30-minute levels. It will award a $100 bounty for every player knockout during the Day 1A-1d flights. If the player wins, he/she gets to keep his/her own bounty! Mystery bounties ranging from $500-$10,00,00 will be awarded beginning on the Day finale2, that is, Tuesday, July 6.
$2,400 WPTDeepStacks Venetian:
Reports from pokernews.com read, “Finally, you can close out your trip with the Season XIX $2,400 buy-in, $2 million GTD WPT DeepStacks at Venetian from July 9-13. Players starting with 30,000 in chips and the Day 1 flights would play 40-minute levels. Day 2 and the final table will increase to 60-minute levels until heads-up play, then when point levels would drop down to 30 minutes.”
WPTDeepStacks Venetian Schedule:
According to a report by pokernews.com, the 2021 online series follows up a spectacularly-received two-part bonanza of online bracelets in 2020. Reports stated that WSOP.com had awarded a bracelet on each day throughout the month of July in 2020. It event delivered $26,871,265 in prize money, which reportedly was a record for a regulated stateside online festival. GGPoker, the international partner of WSOP had followed up with 54 more bracelet events stretching from mid-July to early September, including a world-record Online Main Event.
Further reports stated that with live poker available on a much wider scale in 2021 as compared to 2020, the industry heads will have an interesting point of comparison to see how the 2021 online bracelet events are received.
Jochebed Mendes is a Content Writer at Gutshot Magazine. Transitioning from the beauty and lifestyle industry to the gaming industry, she is keen and enthusiastic to learn everything about cash games and non-cash games while also trying to take a chance on the hot seat of poker and rummy. Apart from trying her luck at writing for many genres, she also loves surfing through bizarre content on the internet, engaging in philosophical topics and sharpening her cooking skills every now and then. Other than her many go-to activities, her most favorite are playing the Violin, singing, and composing poetry; and when she’s not on board playing the role of a content writer, she takes off to teaching the violin to kids, adults, and people of all ages.
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