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2021 World Series of Poker Daily Event Schedule Announced

  • WSOP 2021 to take place at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas from September 30-November 23
  • Poker’s Flagship Event set to be biggest ever with 88 Gold Bracelet Events
  • Enter WSOP events via GGPoker (new players can use the bonus code NEWBONUS for $600 bonus)
Phil Lowe 15 Jun 2021
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The World Series of Poker has announced its daily event schedule for 2021.

The event starts on Thursday, September 30 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, with the action running right through to Tuesday, November 23rd. Online and in-person registration will open in August.

The Rio Convention Center will host a wide variety of tournaments, which include all popular variations of poker ranging in price from $400 to $250,000.  

This year, the Main Event will have four starting flights to choose from - Day 1A on November 4, Day 1B on November 5, Day 1C on November 6, and Day 1D on Sunday, November 7. The iconic deep-stack tournament will continue play through the Main Event Final Table on November 16 and 17th.

A new addition to the event is the GGPoker-sponsored Flip and Go tournament, structured like GG Poker's variant of the same name, which launched earlier this year.

GGPoker players can access WSOP events, and new players joining with the GG Poker bonus code NEWBONUS can get up to $600 in bonus cash.

Ty Stewart, the WSOP’s Executive Director, said after the scheduled was finalised: "Make no mistake, the 2021 WSOP will be the real deal and we’re preparing for a full house. Throughout the storied history of the WSOP, this year will be particularly memorable and we’re preparing for a poker reunion all players can celebrate.

"We’re beyond thrilled to offer a complete schedule of can’t-miss events including all our flagships and the variety players deserve.”

2021 World Series of Poker Schedule highlights include:

  • October 1: $500 “The Reunion” w/ $5,000,000 GTD prize pool – Only the WSOP could put a guarantee on opening weekend requiring more than 10,000 participants. Players can choose from three starting flights on Friday, Saturday and Sunday - or play them all.   
  • October 8 - November 19: Return of the Record Breakers – Each Friday and Saturday of the 2021 WSOP will see one of the WSOP’s flagship No-Limit Hold’em events. The Millionaire Maker, Monster Stack, Double Stack, Colossus and The Closer all return with multi-million dollar prize pools and significant value. 
  • October 5: $25,000 Heads Up No-Limit Hold’em Championship – The WSOP’s annual heads up championship goes for prestige with an increase to $25,000 and a cap of 64 players, certain to be a roster of the world’s elite.
  • October 10: $1,000 Flip and Go Presented by GG Poker – The popular online format is galvanized into a live event.  Each player will be all in preflop on the first hand, dealt three cards and selecting two. One player will win the table and immediately fast forward into the money, where the tournament will then play out under a traditional structure. 
  • October 27 - 28: $1,000 Seniors Doubles Up – The record-smashing Seniors No-Limit Hold’em Championship will for the first time offer two starting days, with players allowed one optional re-entry per flight.  
  • October 6, 13, 18, 21, and 24: “Old School Freezeouts Return” – No Longer is the Main Event the only pure freezeout at the WSOP. Beginning October 6, every popular buy-in level from $500 to $5,000 will offer a true freezeout.
  • October 31: Deuce to Seven Single Draw NL Returns – The Poker Players’ Championship will expand to nine games with the return of 2-7 Single Draw NL. A $2,500 version of this format will also be available October 28.
  • November 17: Poker Hall of Fame Bounty – In homage to the Poker Hall of Fame (PHOF) that started 1979, living Hall of Fame members will be invited to freeroll into the $1,979 No-Limit Hold’em tournament open to all players. Each participating player will have a bounty corresponding to the year they were inducted into poker’s most exclusive club and the 2021 PHOF inductee will be announced.
  • November 19: Nosebleed PLO – The WSOP’s highest-ever buy-in for a PLO tournament ($50,000 event 84) punctuates a prestigious High Roller series scheduled after the Main Event, which also includes $50,000, $100,000 and $250,000 No-Limit Hold’em events. 
  • In addition, Daily Deepstack tournaments return at 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. on most days in the Pavilion Room, which will continue to host satellite tournaments and live-action daily.

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