Online festival guarantees over $1 million across 12 Circuit Ring events
Much like several staples of the live tournament poker economy, the WSOP Circuit Planet Hollywood moves online for the first time later this week.
The WSOP Planet Hollywood Online Circuit Event Series runs Feb. 17-28 on WSOP.com. The online version of the long-running live series opens up the festival to New Jersey players for the first time, as WSOP.com shares player pools between its Nevada and New Jersey sites.
The Planet Hollywood Series offers the opportunity to win WSOP Circuit Rings across 12 different events.
Here’s a peek at what to look forward to from the WSOP Planet Hollywood Online Circuit Event Series, including how to sign up and play at WSOP.com.
WSOP Circuit Planet Hollywood notable events
|Tournament||Start Date||Guaranteed Prize Pool|
|Event #4: $320 Double Stack 2x Re-entry||Feb. 20||$100,000|
|Event #5: $525 Monster Stack 3x Re-Entry 8-Max||Feb. 21||$150,000|
|Event #7: $1,000 High Roller 6-Max 2x Re-entry||Feb. 23||$100,000|
|Event #11: $320 Double Stack Re-entry||Feb. 27||$100,000|
|Event #12: $525 NLH Main Event 3x Re-entry 8-Max||Feb. 28||$250,000|
Series awards 12 Circuit Rings
Like all editions of WSOP Circuit Events, the Planet Hollywood Online Circuit Event Series awards WSOP Circuit Rings to the winners of each of the 12 festival events.
The series guarantees more than $1 million across the 12 official ring events. Five of those tournaments offer six-figure prize pools.
The biggest of those prize pools comes in Event #12: $525 NLH Main Event. The centerpiece tournament of the Planet Hollywood series kicks off on Feb. 28, and at least $250,000 will be awarded to players finishing in the money.
The $525 Main Event allows up to three re-entries and plays out in an 8-Max format.
The Planet Hollywood Online Circuit Event Series also incorporates A $10k Player of the Month Leaderboard. The top finisher on that list gets an entry into the $250,000 Year End Championship Event, with a WSOP bracelet on the line.
How to play on WSOP.com
You must be located in Nevada or New Jersey to legally play at WSOP.com. You don’t have to live in one of those states, but you do have to physically be located within the borders of one of those states while you’re playing in the Planet Hollywood Online Circuit Event Series.
To download the WSOP online poker client, go to the WSOP.com homepage and hover over the “WSOP Online Poker” link at the top of the page. That brings up a dropdown menu that includes information on deposit and withdrawal options, game selection, promotions, limits and rake, and other information about WSOP.com.
Clicking on the “Play Real Money Poker” link from the dropdown menu takes you to a page that includes a “Download” link. Click on that link to begin downloading WSOP.com.
Once you’ve downloaded the platform, click on the “Tournaments” tab at the top right of the main lobby. This filters the lobby for all multi-table tournaments available for registration.
All of the Planet Hollywood series events are open for registration, all the way through the Feb. 28 Main Event.
To make your first deposit, click on the “Cashier” tab on the horizontal bar at the top of the WSOP.com lobby. From there, the deposit options include ACH/eCheck, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, PayPal, Play+, and PayNearMe.
Detailed information on all of those deposit options is available by hovering over the “WSOP Online Poker” link at the top of the WSOP.com website and then clicking on “Banking Options.”
You can also deposit and withdraw funds to and from your WSOP.com account at the casino cage of any Caesars Entertainment-owned property in New Jersey or Nevada.
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