GGPoker announced its World Series of Poker (WSOP) Winter Online Circuit tournament series is set to return this month, offering $100 million in prize money and lots of excitement to online poker players.
Poker Action Set to Run Hot
The WSOP Winter Online Circuit series GGPoker will run from December 12, 2021, through January 9, 2022, and will be the second edition of the online poker series the poker operator runs in partnership with the WSOP.
The tournament series will feature 18 headline ring events and will prize with a WSOP gold ring for each ring winner, on top of the cash prize, while 13 of the rings will guarantee $1 million or more. For ring winners, there will be one more prize – a seat at the WSOP Million Dollar Freeroll, a $1 million guaranteed freeroll tournament in Las Vegas.
In 2020, the WSOP Winter Online Circuit attracted huge interest as over 85,000 online poker players participated in the ring events running from December 13, 2020, through January 10, 2021.
Commenting on the launch of the tournament series, winner of one WSOP ring and six WSOP bracelets and GGPoker Global Ambassador Daniel Negreanu could not hide his excitement at the opportunities the series offer to every player to “win a big prize and gold ring, while enjoying a taste of the WSOP experience.”
“This time around, there’s also the not-insignificant matter of $100,000,000 in prizes to enjoy as well; it might be getting cold outside, but the action is just heating up at GGPoker.”Daniel Negreanu, Global Ambassador, GGPoker
One hundred of the best and most consistent players at the series will get a chance to grab a piece of the $100,000 Series Leaderboard prize pool as each entry into a tournament or a side event of the series will be rewarded with points.
Fans of poker will have the chance to watch two of the schedule’s biggest events on the GGPoker YouTube channel, the final day’s action of the $10,300 Super MILLION$ High Roller on December 21 and the $525 Main Event on January 15, as those will be streamed with cards-up coverage.
The poker broadcasts will feature Randy “Nanonoko” Lew and Kevin “Rotterdam” van der Kooi as commentators to ensure fun and entertainment for all GGPoker viewers and fans of poker.
Historically, WSOP has been running Circuit events in live poker rooms since 2005 as they are part of the schedule that gathers the best poker players at the WSOP finals each summer in Las Vegas. Each of the WSOP Circuit events is considered among the most prestigious poker tournaments and attracts the best poker pros on the planet, as well as some amateurs determined to try their luck.