World Series of Poker Announces Plans For 2020 Main Event Tournament
Players from all over the world take part in the WSOP’s Main Event. Photo: WSOP The World Series Of Poker (WSOP) 2020’s $10,000 No-Limit Hold-Em World Championship, will take place both virtually and also live in Las Vegas. Known better to poker players and fans as the Main Event, it begins for international players on Sunday, Nov. 29 and domestically on Sunday, Dec. 13. Due to travel restrictions and out of an abundance of caution for player safety, this year’s format will be unique, where early round play will begin online with one entry on WSOP.com or GGPoker.com, before shifting to a live setting for final table action on two continents. Each “bracket” will pay out prize money to tournament entrants independently. The final table will be a world’s first, as an ultimate heads-up duel for the World Championship, where $1 million in prize money will be on the line courtesy of Caesars Entertainment, Inc.