$1M Gtd Opener Kicks off the 2021 WPT World Online Championships
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The WPT World Online Championships (WPTWOC) was one of the highlights on the online poker tournament calendar during 2020, so partypoker is delighted to run the festival again this year. Those of you wanting to attempt to become a WPT champion do not have long to wait to begin your quest because the first events shuffle up and deal on August 12.
August 12 at 2:05 p.m. BST, the $200,000 guaranteed Mini Opener gets underway with the first of three dozen flights. The $22 buy-in 7-max PKO event has flights from August 12 right up until August 23, and at several times each day.
Three hours after the festival begins, at 5:05 p.m. BST, the first Day 1 of The Opener starts. This tournament is the bigger brother of the Mini Opener, and has the same amazing blind structure, but it comes with a $215 buy-in and a huge $1 million guaranteed prize pool.
Each flight continues until only 15% of the field remains, with those surviving players meeting up against at 8:05 p.m. BST on August 23 to complete the tournament and crown the champions.
Value-Added WPT Pro Hunt
The Opener and Mini Opener dominate the first week or so of the 2021 WPTWOC at partypoker, but there is a special tournament scheduled for 7:05 p.m. BST on August 13.
WPT Pro Hunt is a $33 buy-in no-limit hold’em PKO tournament played on eight-handed tables. partypker has slapped a $30,000 guarantee on the prize pool, but that only tells part of the story because there are more than a dozen added prizes.
Almost two dozen pre-selected bounty players sit down with a special prize on their heads, in addition to the standard bounty. Eliminate one of these pros to receive a $109 WPTWOC Main Event Day 1A satellite ticket. Furthermore, be the last player standing in the WPT Pro Hunt and you receive a free WPTWOC Main Event seat worth $5,300!
WPT Pro Hunt Bounties
|Patrick Leonard||Isaac Haxton|
|Joni Jouhkimainen||Louise Butler|
|Joao Simao||Day Kotoviezy|
|Jaime Staples||Matt Staples|
|Monika Zukowicz||Courtney Gee|
|Jeffrey Johnson (MaximusBlack)||Guochi Grill|
|Cristian Stival||Santi Gonzalez|
|Timo Kamphues||Douglas Ferreira|
|Gleb Tremzin||Daria Krashennikova|
|Svetlana Dryha||Olga Lermolcheva|
|Dmitry SPR||Alona Myronenko|
Five Special Championship Events Scheduled
PokerNews will bring you all the latest WPTWOC news and results throughout the series, but there are a handful of events that deserve some extra attention.
There is, of course, a Main Event and Mini Main Event, and they are both massive. The $5,300 Main Event has a whopping $5 million guaranteed prize pool, with the $1,050 Mini Main Event coming with a prize pool of no less than $1 million.
Satellites for both these tournaments are available in the partypoker lobby right now.
Five tournaments labeled Championship are sure to get poker players salivating with anticipation. Each Championship event comes with more affordable Mini and Micro equivalents where the buy-in is one-tenth that of the more expensive tournament. Check out the table below before planning your WPTWOC action.
|Aug 21-23||WPT #02 Omaha Championship: $300K Gtd||$2,100|
|Aug 21-23||WPT #02 Mini Omaha Championship: $75K Gtd||$215|
|Aug 21-23||WPT #02 Micro Omaha Championship: $20K Gtd||$22|
|Aug 28-30||WPT #06 7-Max Championship: $1M Gtd||$2,100|
|Aug 28-30||WPT #06 Mini 7-Max Championship: $300K Gtd||$215|
|Aug 28-30||WPT #06 Micro 7-Max Championship: $100 Gtd||$22|
|Aug 29-30||WPT #08 High Roller Championship: $1M Gtd||$10,300|
|Sep 4-6||WPT #12 6-Max Championship: $1M Gtd||$2,100|
|Sep 4-6||WPT #12 Mini 6-Max Championship: $300K Gtd||$215|
|Sep 4-6||WPT #12 Micro 6-Max Championship: $100K Gtd||$22|
|Sep 5-6||WPT #13 Super High Roller Championship: $1M Gtd||$25,500|
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