The poker world has been very dynamic especially in the year 2017. There has been an influx of various types of poker stories ranging from poker rooms falling in and out of grace to countries legalizing or banning online poker to even poker players winning big across the marquee events.
While things are changing fast in the poker world, one thing remains constant and it is the world’s biggest tournament event-World Series of Poker (WSOP). Yes, it is like a dream for almost every poker player. Winning a WSOP bracelet for a poker player is still considered to be one of the most impressive achievements. It is delighting that the WSOP is growing in popularity with more bracelet events being added to its schedule and more champions being crowned each and every year.
To the delight of the poker enthusiasts across the world, WSOP organizers have decided to increase the number of online bracelet events to cater to the online specialists, particularly the ones who are not used to the live poker tournaments. WSOP organizers believe that online poker player is an important part of the poker landscape and hence they have increased WSOP online bracelets to create a positive effect on the state of online poker in the United States and other parts of the world.
WSOP Online Bracelet Events History
Online WSOP bracelet events are not a new thing. The first event was hosted in 2015 and attracted 905 players. Then, 2015 and 2016 WSOP schedule featured a single online event with a final table in a live poker format. This year, WSOP featured two more events that were played from start to finish inside the WSOP.com online poker client. Now the WSOP orgnizers have come up with more bracelet events for 2018, so it is clear that WSOP owners intend to ramp up their online presence.
2018 Online Bracelet Events Schedule
All WSOP online bracelet tournaments are one-day events scheduled on Friday and Saturday. They overlap with live WSOP events in other poker formats. Given below is the schedule for the events:
June 3 at 3:30 p.m : Event #9: $365 No-limit Hold’em
June 22 at 3:30 p.m: Event #47: $565 Pot-limit Omaha 6-Handed
June 29 at 3:30 p.m : Event #61: $1,000 No-limit Hold’em
June 30 at 3:30 p.m : Event #63: $3,200 High Roller