The 2020 World Poker Tour Gardens Poker Championship is certainly one of three WPT delayed last tables which can be now set to relax and play right down to a success a lot more than per year following the last six players had been initially determined. The WPT had been planned to relax and play that event out, along with the WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open and the WPT L.A. Poker Classic over a three-day period from Mar. 31 through Apr. 2, 2020 at the HyperX Esports Arena at the Luxor Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, but the tour was forced to postpone those final tables due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Card Player can now confirm that these three events, along with the final table of the upcoming 2021 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown will play to a conclusion this spring at a new venue: the PokerGO Studio in Las Vegas.
The 2020 WPT Gardens Poker Championship is now scheduled for Mar. 10, 2021. That means that the champion shall be determined 422 times following the last six players bagged up their chips back once again on Jan. 13, 2020. The players had been initially only supposed to wait 11 months before playing right down to a success. Present Galfond Challenge participant and two-time World variety of Poker bracelet champion potential Kornuth could be the chip frontrunner one of the last six players.
The 2020 WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open will now function as the to begin a number of three last tables played out of May 16-18. The 2020 WPT L.A. Poker Classic will require put on Might 17, as the 2021 WPT SHR Poker Showdown will conclude may 18, just a couple of months following the last six are chosen Apr. 27, 2021.
“We wish to be sure that not merely are our partner casino… will be ready to get, but in addition we are ensuring that our player security and our staff security is vital,” stated WPT Executive Tour Director Matt Savage when expected in regards to the problems of the delayed last dining table situation in an interview with Card Player a year ago. “We are prepared to get… when things start and ideally, the players won’t have those travel limitations during those times. We have to be extremely cognizant of this also, to be sure in a safe manner that we can get everybody to those final tables and do it. So I believe that the players are as well like I said, we’re ready to go as soon as things change and. Most of the players that made the tables that are final question have been paid out sixth-place money. I hope that those players are doing fine and as it is safely possible.”The that we can get cards back in the air as soon change in place of these last tables will be the outcome of a big change into the ownership regarding the WPT which happened in January. The trip had been offered by Allied Esports, which has the HyperX Esports Arena, to Element Partners, LLC
for a reported $78,250,000.
|Here is a review of the routine of these future delayed final tables:||Event|
|Final Table Date 2020 WPT||Gardens Poker Championship|
|Mar. 10, 2021 2020 WPT||Borgata Winter Poker Open|
|May 16, 2021 2020 WPT||L.A. Poker Classic|
|May 17, 2021 2021 WPTSHR||Poker Showdown|
May 18, 2021 Photo credit: Joe Giron / WPT