WSOP Online 2022 to keep poker players engaged after the WSOP

The world’s richest, most prestigious and oldest poker brand, The World Series of Poker (WSOP), has announced the return of its WSOP online poker tournament series which will mark the tournament’s third year.

WSOP action to continue online

The online-only WSOP Online 2022 Series will take place on WSOP.com in the United States and WSOP partner GGPoker for all international territories and is highly anticipated by players and online poker fans after the previous two editions of the series that set several records.

Commenting on the announcement, WSOP Senior Vice President and Executive Director Ty Stewart noted that the return of WSOP Online would bring even more excitement than this year’s WSOP that “no one wanted to see…end.”

“Together with GGPoker, we have a clear vision to make this festival the biggest deal in online poker each year so that the WSOP provides players with the premier live, online poker event each year,” concluded Stewart. .

The 53rd Annual WSOP on the Las Vegas Strip brought a whopping $347.9 million prize pool awarded to 197,626 entrants. The series main event featured one of the largest field of competitors, 8,663, and netted Espen Jorstad of Norway a WSOP bracelet and $10 million, the biggest win of his career.

National and international tournaments

WSOP Online 2022 will include action at the poker tables at GGPoker, August 14-September 27, and WSOP.com, September 10-October 18, featuring official gold bracelet tournaments and side wall action on the wall. WSOP Online 2022 bracelet winners, both domestic and international, will be granted a spot in the Tournament of Champions at next year’s WSOP in Las Vegas.

The $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em, known as the WSOP Online Main Event, the tournament that entered the Guinness Book of World Records for an online poker tournament with the largest prize pool, will once again be hosted by GGPoker and will offer players a shot at a huge guaranteed prize pool of $20 million.

GGPoker Global Ambassador Daniel Negreanu also commented on the news of the return of the WSOP Online Tournament Series, noting that “online bracelets are just as prestigious as live tournament bracelets.”

“I am happy that we are creating a new tradition to celebrate online gaming, and I am working hard to add my first WSOP Online bracelet to my collection,” added the six-time WSOP gold bracelet-winning poker pro.

In 2020 and 2021, WSOP Online at WSOP.com has given away over $25 million in prize pools to become the highest-grossing national online poker tournament series of all time.

This year, in addition to players from Nevada and New Jersey, the series will be available to online poker players from Pennsylvania and Michigan, offering those two jurisdictions six weekly bracelet tournaments each, while players from the pool of Nevada and New Jersey’s shared cash will face off. for 33 straps.

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