Coronavirus Causes More Poker Cancellations And Postponements

The poker world saw one more large multitude of changes to the tournament schedule Thursday evening as well as Friday morning as more gambling establishments respond to the coronavirus outbreak.

The Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood remained in the middle of its third starting trip of an occasion in its Escalator Series when the residential or commercial property introduced it would certainly be terminating the rest of the event and the series.

Tony Burns, Director of Poker Marketing for all Seminole properties announced that all players who made Day 2 of the event would certainly be paid based upon a chip chop portion. Refunds would certainly be given to those that had actually signed up for subsequent starting trips that did not take place.

Simply a couple of hrs later on, the home revealed its upcoming Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown tournament series, highlighted by a World Poker Tour main event, is postponed. The WPT announced Thursday night that it would be terminating its centerpiece at Venetian that was initially scheduled to begin Friday mid-day in Las Vegas.

WPTDeepStacks likewise saw a number of posts ponement. Its champion event at Rumbling Valley, along with its occasion at bestbet Jacksonville, was held off. Both occasions were set up to happen within the following thirty days. On the other side of the Atlantic, WPTDeepStacks postponed its European championship in Deauville.

The World Series of Poker Circuit had its stop at Harrah’s Atlantic City canceled after the completion of eight occasions and also its collection going for the Bicycle Gambling Enterprise in Los Angeles was postponed midway through. The collection in the Czech Republic at King’s Casino site was canceled midway through also.

Chris Gawlik, the texas hold’em operations manager at Bally’s and also Planet Hollywood tweeted yesterday that the WSOP Circuit quit scheduled to start on March 19 would certainly still run as planned, however with some reduced buy-ins and all guarantees removed. The series, nonetheless, is not detailed on the official WSOP Circuit schedule any longer.

The WSOP Circuit at the Tulsa Acid Rock, which started on March 11 is still running as scheduled. The series at Harrah’s Cherokee in April, however, has actually been terminated.

Bay 101’s Shooting Star $5,300 centerpiece was to its final 10 gamers when all agreed to an ICM cut. According to fourth-place finisher Tyler Patterson, the virus scare was the main reason for the slice. The Wynn introduced Thursday night that it would postpone the remainder of the Wynn Traditional events that were set up to range from March 13-18. The $1,100 no-limit hold ’em event underway will certainly finish on Friday. The Mid States Poker Tour Meskawaki centerpiece has actually been delayed as well.

The Las Vegas online casino likewise introduced that it has actually terminated huge celebrations, including nightclubs as well as buffets. It will certainly also be utilizing thermal cameras to check body temperatures of all patrons.

The Foxwoods Poker Classic took a comparable method to the Wynn. It will end up all the events underway and put on hold the remainder of the series.

Other cancellations consist of the Colorado State Casino Poker Championship, Advantage Online Poker Top Weapons in Cyprus, the Australian Online Poker Tour Sydney and the entire timetable at Gardens Casino in Los Angeles. The Unibet Open canceled its series but moved the entire schedule to its online platform.

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