WSOP announces appointments for 2020

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Lennart folder January 2, 2020

The 51st edition of the World Series of Poker is planned for the period between May 26 and July 15th. The main event will take place from July 1st to 14th. The big 50 event and the seniors championship are also played out again. The venue will again be the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, even though the famous casino changes owners.

The WSOP 2020 will take place again in the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. ((© Linda72/Pixabay)

Caesars sells Rio Hotel

Although the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas changes the owner, the The venue for the most prestigious poker competitions remain the same. The Caesars Entertainment Corp. Has in one Deal over $ 516.3 million The establishment of Dreamscape Cos. sold. Dreamscape belongs to the New York real estate investor Eric Birnbaum, who is now planning the renovation of the hotel with its 2,522 rooms. “The property has undecided potential and our unique perspective in the Las Vegas market will ideal to take off from the crowd and operate a new generation.”

Dreamscape is supported by the billion dollar British investor brothers David Reuben and Simon Reuben. You can see great future potential in all of Las Vega’s future Moving the football team of the Oakland Raiders In the next year only gains strength. It is “A great time to push on the market in Las Vegas.”

die WSOP, on which Caesar’s entertainment continues to hold the right, will still take place in the Rio. Caesars will rent the casino for the next two years. An annual rent of $ 45 million is due for this, but it is obviously worth the hotel and casino chain. The poker players and fans therefore do not have to adjust to any changes at least for the time being, since the WSOP 2020 will take place in the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

WSOP 2020 Main Event begins on July 1st

The 51st WSOP is planned for May 26 to July 15, 2020. That means 51 Action allowance Poksertagethat has to be survived for the participants, the rapporteurs and fans. The complete schedule of the events has not yet been announced, but the dates for the Main Event, the Big 50 and the Seniors Championship were published.

The WSOP 2020 Main event takes place between July 1st and July 14th. The field of participants starts on the first three Julys, which is due to the large field of participants of 8,000 to 10,000 is not unusual. Participants who survive the first day will experience their “Day 2” on July 4th and 5th. From July 6th, all remaining participants will be summarized in one field and will play the final table by July 10th. The protagonists then have a day break, but then have to play a winner between July 12th and July 14th.

Due to the great rush in the past four years in which A growing field of participants every year At the WSOP Main event, more than 8,000 participants will also be expected in 2020. In 2019 there were exactly 8,569 poker players who made the buy-in over $ 10,000. In the end went The American Hossein Ensan with an incredible prize money Home in the amount of $ 10 million.

“Unbelievable. It is the best feeling that I had in my whole life. ”Hussein is a human being, after winning the main event at WSOP 2019

Big 50 for the small wallet

Of course, not everyone can afford buy-in for the Main Event. However, there will be the popular tournament Big 50 again next year. Buy-in is only $ 500 here, which is why the event experienced an incredible demand with 28,371 participants. Securing a bracelet of the WSOP is the dream of countless poker players all over the world. Even if the buy-in is significantly lower than at the Main Event, it is not really easier due to the large field of participants to win the title.

Incidentally, last year, the American Femi Fashakin, born in Nigeria, was able to secure the bracelet of the Big 50 event. He won in the tournament that Especially created for the 50th edition of the WSOP was, a whopping $ 1,147 million. The whole Price pool of the world’s largest live tournament was $ 13,509 million. We are excited to see what the next Big 50 has to offer.

“Overwhelming, it’s really amazing, super exciting. I can’t describe it at all, but I am also grateful and it is an experience that fills me with humility. It is my third cash at the WSOP here in Vegas and I think it was okay so far. I didn’t really plan a celebration because I wasn’t sure. But I had such a feeling! “Femi ashe, after winning the Big 50 at the WSOP 2019

Seniors Championship: Poker ab 50

The Seniors Championship, which will take place between June 18 and 21, was also confirmed. The seniors championship is open For all participants aged 50 and overif they put the buy-in on the table of $ 1,000. Like last year, it is also a tournament with single re-entry. This means that the players can buy themselves again after leaving and start with a new start stack.

This format was also very popular in 2019. A total of 5,916 participants took part in the Seniors Championship 2019. Went as the winner The 50-year-old Howard Mash from Florida emerged, which was able to secure the prize money of $ 662,594.

A total of 187,298 buy-ins was counted in 2019. As a result, prize money of a total of $ 293 million came about. That did the WSOP 2019 for the biggest poker championship ever, even if the maximum profit of the Main event 2006 with $ 12 million (winner: Jamie Gold) was a little higher. The World Series of Poker 2020 could get even bigger. The players are already waiting for the summer. The rest of the schedule is expected to be published in the first quarter of 2020.