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Original Dates Confirmed For World Poker Tour Delayed Final Tables From 2020

The 2020 World Poker Tour Gardens Poker Championship is one of three WPT delayed final tables which shall be now establish of residing to prick help to a winner more than a yr after the final six gamers have been at the starting up determined. The WPT modified into as soon as scheduled to play out that event, along with the WPT Borgata Wintry climate Poker Birth and the WPT L.A. Poker Traditional over a 3-day length from Mar. 31 thru Apr. 2, 2020 on the HyperX Esports Enviornment on the Luxor Hotel & On line casino in Las Vegas, however the tour modified into as soon as pressured to postpone those final tables due to the the COVID-19 pandemic. Card Participant can now confirm that these three occasions, along with the final desk of the upcoming 2021 WPT Seminole Exhausting Rock Poker Showdown will play to a conclusion this spring at a brand contemporary venue: the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas.

The 2020 WPT Gardens Poker Championship is now scheduled for Mar. 10, 2021. Which methodology that the champion shall be determined 422 days after the final six gamers bagged up their chips help on Jan. 13, 2020. The gamers have been at the starting up handiest meant to wait 11 weeks before taking half in down to a winner. Contemporary Galfond Predicament participant and two-time World Sequence of Poker bracelet winner Likelihood Kornuth is the chip leader amongst the final six gamers.

The 2020 WPT Borgata Wintry climate Poker Birth will now be the first of a chain of three final tables played out from Might presumably maybe fair 16-18. The 2020 WPT L.A. Poker Traditional will non-public space on Might presumably maybe fair 17, while the 2021 WPT SHR Poker Showdown will invent on Might presumably maybe fair 18, ethical a couple of weeks after the final six are determined on Apr. 27, 2021.

“We would possibly perchance well like to make certain now no longer handiest are our accomplice on line casino… are willing to trail, but additionally that we’re guaranteeing that our participant security and our workers security is paramount,” stated WPT Executive Tour Director Matt Savage when asked relating to the difficulties of this delayed final desk scenario in an interview with Card Participant final yr. “We’re willing to trail… as soon as issues originate up and with slightly of luck, the gamers received’t have those chase restrictions for the time being. We would possibly perchance well like to be very cognizant of that as smartly, to make certain we can accumulate all people to those final tables and invent it in a salubrious formulation. So love I stated, we’re willing to trail as soon as issues commerce and I feel that the gamers are as smartly. The total gamers that made the final tables in query have been paid out sixth-space cash. I’m hoping that those gamers are doing gorgeous and that we can accumulate playing cards help in the air as soon as it is miles safely that you just can additionally have faith.”

The commerce in venue for these final tables would possibly perchance well additionally fair be the of a commerce in the ownership of the WPT which took space in January. The tour modified into as soon as supplied by Allied Esports, which owns the HyperX Esports Enviornment, to Component Companions, LLC for a reported $78,250,000.

Right here is a derive out about on the schedule for these upcoming delayed final tables:

Event Final Desk Date
2020 WPT Gardens Poker Championship Mar. 10, 2021
2020 WPT Borgata Wintry climate Poker Birth Might presumably maybe fair 16, 2021
2020 WPT L.A. Poker Traditional Might presumably maybe fair 17, 2021
2021 WPT SHR Poker Showdown Might presumably maybe fair 18, 2021

Picture credit rating: Joe Giron / WPT.