When the World Series of Poker (WSOP) released its schedule for the 2021 WSOP, there were a total of 88 gold bracelet events. None of these bracelet events were online events which surprised a few players.
The WSOP announced over the weekend that it was adding 11 additional online gold bracelet events to the schedule. This means there are now a total of 99 WSOP gold bracelet events on the line.
Online poker players will be very happy with this announcement as it gives them an opportunity to win WSOP gold without having to show up in person to the WSOP.
The 2021 WSOP starts on Sep 30 at the Rio in Las Vegas, Nevada and will conclude on Nov 23 November, we listed some of the best hotels to checkout if attending. These 11 new online bracelet events feature low to high buy-ins to give online poker players with different bankrolls a chance to have a crack at WSOP gold.
These online bracelet events will take place each Sunday, starting on Oct 3 and will run until Nov 21. The minimum buy-in for an online WSOP gold bracelet event is fixed at $400 while the max buy-in for online WSOP gold bracelet event is fixed at $7,777.
Ten of these online WSOP gold bracelet events will be available to poker players in New Jersey and Nevada. Only one online WSOP gold bracelet event will be available to players in Pennsylvania. Do note to take part in any of these online WSOP gold bracelet events you will have to be physically present within Nevada, New Jersey or Pennsylvania.
WSOP Keeps Handing Out Online Bracelets
The COVID-19 pandemic saw the WSOP pay more attention to online WSOP gold bracelet events. In July 2021, the WSOP.com awarded 33 online WSOP gold bracelets and gave away another 8 bracelets in August. The WSOP Online Bracelet series on GGPoker gave away another 33 online bracelets, which brings the total number of online bracelets awarded to 74.
With another 11 online bracelet events now scheduled, the WSOP will give away 85 bracelets which is on almost on par with the live bracelets being awarded in 2021.
Some of the WSOP online bracelet events that should get a lot of attention include the $5,300 buy-in NL Hold’em Freezeout, $777 buy-in Lucky 7’s No-Limit Hold’em and the $7,777 buy-in Lucky 7’s No-Limit Hold’em High Roller.