June 7, 2024 2 min read


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WSOP Adds an Extra Week to the Online Championship Series

The addition of one week of action grows the number of events to 200, offering close to $6 million in total guarantees

Sunday marked the beginning of one of the most-anticipated poker events of the year, the WSOP Online Championship Series. The exciting series kicked off on June 2 and were initially planned to run through mid-July. However, WSOP confirmed that the WSOP Online Championship was extended by a whole week, adding 28 more events to the packed schedule this summer.

According to Pokerfuse, initially, the series offered a guaranteed sum that was north of $5 million. However, with the addition of new events, the total guarantee increased by nearly $900,000, bringing it closer to the mind-blowing $6 million.

Adding more events thanks to one more week of action means that the WSOP Online Championship Series will conclude on July 21, 2024. Throughout the series, there will be a whopping 200 events, offering guarantees that vary in size. Buy-ins for the different tournaments start from as low as $10 and go all the way up to $1,000.

Undoubtedly, the exciting poker series will attract a wide range of seasoned poker pros. Considering the events that offer buy-ins of $10, $22, $55 and $77, upcoming poker players are likely going to try their luck too.

The Series Offer a Range of Exciting Events

The gem of the WSOP Online Championship Series this year is the Main Event. With a $320 buy-in, the Main Event offers a staggering $300,000 in guarantees. The Online Championship Series’ Main Event is scheduled to take place on July 14, 2024.

Throughout the series, there’s a range of events with six-figure guarantees. Notable mentions include Event #56 the $100,000 NLH Mystery High Roller that offers a $100,000 guarantee. The event with a $1,000 buy-in kicked off on June 6 and will run through June 15.

High rollers might also find it interesting to participate in Event #123, the $100,000 NLH Special Mystery Tuesday. The exciting event features a $500 buy-in, $100,000 in guarantees and is scheduled for July 2.

Another notable mention is Event #168, the $100,00 NLH Mystery Highroller scheduled for July 13. As the name suggests the event features $100,000 in guarantees while its buy-in is $1,000.

Event #167, the $10,000 NLH Freezeout is likely also worth looking into, considering the $10,000 in guarantees and $55 buy-in. The $10,000 NLH Freezeout is scheduled for July 13.

A total of five events will take place on the last day of the WSOP Online Championship Series. Notably, Event #197, the $150,000 Closer offers $150,000 in guarantees. The buy-in for the thrilling event is only $215.


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