In this hard COVID situation there is a question in the mind of every Poker Player, “Is World Series of Poker (WSOP) cancelled?
The answer is NO!! The officials of World series of Poker stated that It’s officially Postponed for some time due to COVID Pandemic.
The World Series of Poker Circuit Aruba event was scheduled from Nov. 12-22, 2020 at Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino, but, unfortunately it have to be rescheduled until further notice due to the measures decreed by the health authorities to avoid the spread of the COVID-19.
The details regarding a new date will be shared by The Hilton casino team on social media handles. you can follow them for any recent updates regarding the dates.
Jaromir Petronilia, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Casino Aruba at Hilton Resort quotes “We do not take the decision to postpone the event lightly, as we know many players have been looking forward to this year’s event. The players’ feedback from the first event was amazing, and we at Hilton Resort still have big plans for the tournament brand going forward”. He further add, “Our vision is to become a renowned stop on the WSOP International Circuit tour, combining poker with Aruba’s warm hospitality and natural beauty, for years to come. Last year’s $250,000 guarantee was met by an almost doubled prize pool of $407,535 and we have exceeded all expectations for our first run,”
He also stated that “I can’t say much about the new dates as it would really depend on the health measures taken by the local and international governments and of course people’s willingness to travel, but I can say that we are looking at dates as soon as the first quarter of 2021. Let’s see!”
In 2019, the main event of the series drew a strong turnout of 269 entries which blown away the guarantee. As noted by Petronilia.
Rick Troendly was the main highlight of the event as he earned $95,061 and a WSOP Circuit gold ring for the win.
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