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World Poker Tour, Grand Poker Series news

The World Poker Tour has announced its schedule for its Online Series with 65 events to be held from May 3-20, offering more than $30 million in guarantees.

The tiered structure of the series allows for players to join the action, whatever their bankroll. Buy-ins will range from $50 to $25,000, with a mix of No Limit Hold’Em and Pot Limit Omaha tournaments on offer.

The WPT Online Championship offers a guarantee of $5 million, and will begin on Sunday, May 10, with four day ones running before the final three days of action begin on Monday, May 18. The buy-in for players wishing to be the first ever WPT Online Championship winner is $3,200. The champion will also be rewarded with entry to the WPT Tournament of Champions presented by Baccarat Crystal, worth $15,000.

On top of the cash prizes on offer, partypoker is rewarding the top 15 performers with leaderboard prizes worth more than $50,000. 

Golden Nugget Grand Poker Series Tournament canceled

The Golden Nugget Las Vegas has indefinitely postponed the Grand Poker Series Tournament scheduled for May 26-July 6. There is no specific date for rescheduling at this time. Any update will be announced at a later date.