The eagerly anticipated WPT Online Series Main Event has just shuffled up and dealt here at partypoker with 56 players in the field.
A guaranteed prize pool of $3,000,000 is sure to attract many of the elite to the $3,200 buy-in Main Event, making it the richest event on the WPT Online Series schedule. Day 1a attracted 521 entries which means that $1,563,000 was already collected towards the prize purse.
A starting stack is worth 200,000 chips and the blinds started with a small blind of 500, a big blinds of 1,000, and a running ante of 125. The levels will increase every 25 minutes throughout the day which will end once 15% of the field is left.
Players can register until the end of Level 9 and they can opt to reenter once if things go wrong with their first bullet.
Day 2 will take place on Monday, May 31 with Day 3 on Tuesday, June 1, and the final table to play out on Wednesday, June 2. All the exciting final table action will be broadcasted on the partypoker Twitch channels.
In 2020, partypoker and the WPT held a similar tournament called the WPT Online Championship which Christian Jeppsson won after agreeing to a heads-up deal with Viktor Ustimov for $923,786.