As it has been revealed in recent poker news, this year’s online poker tournament held by the WSOP with the support of GGPoker gives a chance to participants to benefit from its extra huge guarantee.
As many poker events have been canceled or postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, professional players take the opportunity of participating in those tournaments that have switched to the online format. The 2020 World Series of Poker Online became one of such events that adapted to new conditions.
WSOP Online Main Event surprised everybody with its prize pool
The WSOP has partnered with GGPoker to provide a convenient platform for players who take part in competitions. Although many players had doubts about whether the event would reach the sum of the announced guarantee, the poker room saw a big number of users who wanted to register for it. That is why the prize pool has even exceeded all expectations.
It turned out that more than five thousand poker players applied for participation in the tournament. This high demand led to a $27 million guarantee instead of a $25 million one. This sum means a new record in online poker events. If to divide this money between days and players, for example, every participant of the final match will get at least $230 395.
Read more: What is Mike Postle’s net worth?
Read more: List of the best poker apps for real money