WSOP Announces 17 New Events For 2020

The World Series of Poker revealed Thursday early morning that there are 17 brand-new events on the 2020 schedule, including a number of that are being called part of their “Freezeout Series.”

In response to the casino poker globe clamoring for even more events with a freezeout structure, the WSOP introduced six new occasions with buy-ins between $500 and also $5,000 that will certainly not enable re-entries. Headlining those new freezeout occasions is the $1,500 secret bounty no-limit hold ’em.

The mystery bounty operates nearly the same to a routine bounty competition, yet there is a tiny twist. While every player in the field will have a $100 bounty on their head, an arbitrarily picked 100 players will have bounties worth far more.

There will be 80 bounties worth $2,500, 10 bounties worth $10,000, six bounties worth $25,000, 3 bounties worth $100,000 and also one $250,000 bounty. In total amount, there are $1 million up for grabs in secret bounties.

A noteworthy enhancement to the timetable is the price change for the now $25,000 heads-up no-limit hold ’em. Historically, this occasion was at a $10,000 price factor, however when it was ended the champion occasion routine, there was conjecture that the occasion had actually been scraped.

Players are motivated to register as early as feasible for the heads-up event as the area will certainly be topped at 64 players and will certainly happen on the initial Sunday of the series.

One more new cost point in play for the upcoming summer is the $250,000 buy-in extremely money player no-limit hold ’em. It will be the greatest buy-in on the routine and one of the bigger buy-ins in the history of the WSOP behind only the seven-figure buy-in for the Big One For One Drop in 2012, 2014 as well as 2018.

The super money player will kickoff on June 27, yet there were a few various other high-stakes events revealed Thursday. There is a $25,000 no-limit hold ’em 8-handed occasion near the start of the series on May 29 and also a $50,000 pot-limit Omaha money player set up for July 7.

Other brand-new enhancements include a $2,500 nine-game mix, a $5,000 no-limit hold ’em/ pot-limit Omaha, a $1,000 “Forty Heap” no-limit hold ’em and a $1,500 “Fifty Heap” no-limit hold ’em. The forty stack will begin with 40,000 in competition chips and the fifty stack will certainly give gamers a 50,000-chip beginning stack.

“New events are always a result of player input and we’re thankful to have received many great suggestions this year,” said WSOP Vice President Jack Effel. “The 2020 WSOP is chock-full of new events, new price points and a little mystery sure to resonate with poker players everywhere. We can’t wait to open our doors in four short months to get things started.”

The 2020 WSOP is scheduled to run from May 26 to July 15, 2020. Here is a look at all 17 new events announced for this summer:

Date Event Buy-In Chips Level Length Re-Entry Time
May 27 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em $1,000 20,000 30 Minutes Freezeout 11 a.m.
May 29 High Roller No-Limit Hold’em 8-Handed $25,000 150,000 60 Minutes 1 3 p.m.
May 31 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em $25,000 150,000 20 Minutes Freezeout 6 p.m.
June 4 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em $1,500 25,000 40/60 Minutes Freezeout 11 a.m.
June 7 Forty Stack No-Limit Hold’em $1,000 40,000 30 Minutes 1 11 a.m.
June 11 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em $2,500 35,000 40/60 Minutes Freezeout 11 a.m.
June 15 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em $500 25,000 60 Minutes Freezeout 11 a.m.
June 18 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em $3,000 40,000 40 Minutes Freezeout 1 p.m.
June 19 Nine-Game Mix (6-Handed) $2,500 35,000 60 Minutes 1 3 p.m.
June 21 Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em $5,000 50,000 40 Minutes Freezeout 3 p.m .
June 27 Super High Roller No-Limit Hold’em $250,000 1,500,000 60 Minutes 1 Noon
June 28 Myster Bounty No-Limit Hold’em $1,500 50,000 30 Minutes Freezeout 11 a.m.
July 6 Mixed NLH/PLO (8-Handed) $5,000 50,000 30 Minutes 1 6 p.m.
July 7 High Roller Pot-Limit Omaha $50,000 300,000 40 Minutes 1 3 p.m.
July 9 Fifty Stack No-Limit Hold’em $1,500 50,000 30 Minutes 1 Noon
July 12 No-Limit Hold’em Deepstack $800 40,000 30 MInutes 1 11 a.m.
July 13 Super Turbo No-Limit Hold’em $1,000 20,000 20 Minutes 1 11 a.m.

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