PokerGO Publicizes 2021 Schedule, Money Prizes Below New Level System


Poker streaming service PokerGO will as soon as once more be internet hosting a sequence of high-stakes poker tournaments in 2021 after they put their marquee occasions on the shelf most of final yr. They introduced their schedule for the approaching yr, which is able to embody not solely the standard occasions however some new choices as nicely to sate the content material thirst of poker followers all over the place.

What’s extra, the gamers who take part in these occasions will get a brand new carrot dangled in entrance of them. PokerGO has revealed a brand new factors system that it guarantees “will separate and have a good time essentially the most elite skilled poker gamers” whereas rewarding the highest three finishers shares of $175,000 in prizes.

Dubbed “The PokerGO Tour,” the occasions counting towards the leaderboard will embody some 150 tournaments at buy-ins of $10,000 or extra all through the remainder of the yr.

“The PokerGO Tour™ occasions will embody the world’s most difficult excessive stakes occasions on this planet, bringing poker entrance and heart on this planet of sports activities in a approach that has by no means been carried out earlier than,” stated PokerGO President Mori Eskandani in a press launch.

Schedule of 2021 Occasions

PokerGO’s proprietary festivals and occasions have change into well-liked viewing materials among the many poker-watching public due to their elite fields, huge prizes, and excessive manufacturing worth within the made-for-streaming atmosphere of the PokerGO Studio outdoors ARIA.

The one ones to happen dwell final yr had been a pair Tremendous Excessive Curler Bowls, each gained by Timothy Adams earlier than the pandemic successfully shut down dwell poker worldwide.

Each gamers and followers will seemingly be happy to see the festivals making their return, beginning in lower than two months with the U.S. Poker Open. Additionally returning will probably be Poker Masters and the Tremendous Excessive Curler Bowl, each in September, however they will be preceded by two new occasions: the PokerGO Cup and PokerGO Heads-up Championship. The previous will probably be an eight-tournament sequence that may seemingly be consistent with the opposite PokerGO choices whereas the latter will probably be a $100K bracket capped at 32 entries.

PokerGO could also be trying to construct off the latest run of acclaim accompanying heads-up poker choices. Each their very own dwell Excessive Stakes Duel and the quite a few high-stakes on-line matches happening over the previous yr or so have change into appointment viewing for a lot of followers.

Dates Occasion Particulars
June 3-14 U.S. Poker Open Returning occasion, 12-tournament sequence
July 1-10 PokerGO Cup New occasion, eight-tournament sequence
July 12 PokerGO Heads-Up Championship New occasion, 32-player heads-up bracket
Sept. 13-24 Poker Masters Returning occasion, 12-tournament sequence
Sept. 26 Tremendous Excessive Curler Bowl Returning occasion, $300K buy-in

Extra PokerGO Tour Particulars To Come

All of these proprietary occasions solely add as much as 34 particular person tournaments, although, and the PokerGO presser guarantees 150 qualifying occasions for factors accumulation.

The place will the remainder come from? PokerNews confirmed with PokerGO their very own occasions will characterize solely a fraction of the qualifying tournaments. It appears the plan will probably be for PokerGO to associate with present excursions, however particulars about precisely which of them will probably be points-eligible cannot be launched but.

The highest scorer on the finish of the season — which is able to final by the top of 2021, PokerNews has realized — will earn $100,000 in further prize cash. The subsequent two runners-up will get $50,000 and $25,000, respectively.

As for the factors system, a full breakdown is on the market by way of the PokerGO presser. The trivia of it’s a bit complicated but it surely appears tiered cashes between $10,000 and $5,000,000 will accrue primarily based on the buy-in — decrease buy-ins award extra factors for the same-sized money, presumably as a result of a participant would have needed to defeat extra opponents. Native foreign money will probably be used to tabulate the scores, with solely Hong Kong {dollars} topic to a 90% discount.

Extra particulars in regards to the PokerGO Tour and the made-for-streaming PokerGO occasions will probably be launched “very quickly.”

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