Many rooms have gained approval to remove the plexiglass dividers, which have been a staple at tables during the coronavirus pandemic.
Phil Hellmuth won the second round of their “High Stakes Duel,” a $100,000 buy-in heads-up No-limit Hold’em match at the PokerGO studio by the Aria.
Phil Hellmuth said Daniel Negreanu was being “condescending” during their first “High Stakes Duel” match. The second round will be broadcast Wednesday.
The international version of the World Series of Poker Online on GGPoker will feature 33 bracelet events, just like its U.S. counterpart.
The subscription video service PokerGO will use a ranking system with $100,000 to the winner. The first event starts June 3 at its studio by the Aria.
Mikella Pedretti from La Mesa, California, won the Nevada State Ladies Poker Championship Main Event on Sunday at the South Point.
The Nevada State Ladies Poker Championship will hold its $275 buy-in No-limit Hold’em Main Event starting at noon Saturday at the South Point.
The World Series of Poker events will run from July 1 to Aug. 1 on WSOP.com. Players must be physically located in Nevada or New Jersey to play.
Phil Hellmuth won the first match, rallying from a chip deficit of about 95,000 to 5,000. The stakes are doubling to $100,000 each for round two.
Officials are planning the flagship WSOP at the Rio in Las Vegas, WSOP Europe in the Czech Republic and the WSOP Online in the summer.
The friendly poker rivals played for more than six hours in their $50,000 buy-in “High Stakes Duel” on the video subscription service PokerGO.
Phil Hellmuth, the all-time WSOP bracelet leader, said he has been stung by criticism of what he thought were his impeccable poker accomplishments.
The story focuses on a fictional Strip hotel, a high-stakes poker player, a clinically depressed cocktail waitress and a reporter fighting for their souls.
The “High Stakes Duel” had been set for Tuesday at the PokerGO studio by the Aria. PokerGO cited a COVID-related concern.