GGPoker WSOP Super Circuit Online Series kicks off Saturday

GGPoker WSOP Super Circuit Online Series kicks off Saturday
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Geoff Fisk
Posted on: April 29, 2021 11:57 PDT

$100 million and 18 Circuit Rings guaranteed in month-long festival

As one massive online poker festival ends at GGPoker, another big series begins on the international poker platform.

With the highly successful GG Spring Festival wrapping up Tuesday, GGPoker now looks ahead to the 2021 WSOP Super Circuit Online Series. A slate of robust prize pools awaits across the 18 Circuit Ring Events and side events offered in the series, with a combined $100 million guaranteed.

The series runs May 1-30 at GGPoker and includes the introduction of the WSOP Cash Game Ring Invitational. That promotion will award WSOP Circuit Rings to a pair of qualifying cash game players, marking the first time in WSOP Circuit history that official rings will go toward someone other than tournament winners on the circuit.

WSOP Super Circuit Online Series 2021 notable events

Buy-in/Tournament Start Date Guarantee
Event #1: $100 Super Circuit Kickoff Multiple Day 1 flights through May 2; Day 2 begins May 2 $1,000,000
Event #7: $25 BIG 25 Multiple Day 1 flights May 2-9; Day 2 begins May 9 $1,000,000
Event #11: $400 COLOSSUS Multiple Day 1 flights May 9-15; Day 2 begins May 16 $2,500,000
Event #15: $400 PLOSSUS Multiple Day 1 flights May 16-22; Day 2 begins May 23 $1,000,000
Event #18: $525 Main Event Multiple Day 1 flights May 17-29; Day 2 begins May 30 $5,000,000

Multi-phase formats for the biggest Super Circuit Series Event

The biggest events on the Super Circuit 2021 schedule offer multiple Day 1 phases, with surviving players from those flights reconvening as a combined field for Day 2 flights. The first of those tournaments is already underway, as Day 1 phases for Event #1: $100 Super Circuit Kickoff are running now through May 2.

Perhaps the most ambitious event on the schedule from GGPoker’s perspective comes in Event #7: $25 BIG 25. The poker world rarely sees a $25 buy-in event with a $1,000,000 guarantee, but that’s just what GGPoker is presenting in the BIG 25.

Event #11: $400 COLOSSUS offers the second-largest guarantee of the series, with $2,500,000 in promised prize money.

The series culminates in Event #18: $525 Main Event, which comes with a $5,000,000 guarantee. The $525 Main Events presents more than 60 different Day 1 flights, which run May 17-29.

The Main Event continues with Day 2 on Sunday, May 30, and plays down to a final table. The final table resumes Saturday, June 5, when a champion will be crowned.

Series introduces Cash Game Ring Invitational

GGPoker’s next big series offers cash game players the chance to compete for Circuit Rings for the first time in the history of the WSOP Circuit.

All Hold’em and Pot-Limit Omaha cash games running on GGPoker throughout May awards players “Weighted BB” scores. At the end of the month, the nine players with the highest Weighted BB for both Hold’em and (separately) PLO advance to the final nine in each category.

The final table for each game will commence June 5. The winners from both the Hold’em and Pot-Limit Omaha categories will be crowned the first Cash Game Ring winners in WSOP Circuit history.

The GGPoker WSOP Super Circuit Online Series guarantees $100 million overall, which includes official Ring Events and side events combined.

GGPoker’s partnership with the WSOP continues to produce some of the biggest events on the international poker scene. After the Super Circuit, the next chapter of major online poker action coming from that partnership takes place in the form of the WSOP Online 2021 series, running Aug. 1 through Sept. 12.

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