Posted on: August 10, 2023, 08:10h.
Final up to date on: August 10, 2023, 08:10h.
The poker ecosystem in Latin America goes to lift the bar on reside match occasions if every little thing goes in response to plan. In January of subsequent 12 months, the Kings Collection of Poker (KSOP) GGPoker South America will happen in Brazil, and is billed as the biggest poker occasion ever seen within the area. A complete of BRL35 million (US$7.1 million) in assured prize cash shall be on the desk.
The occasion, which is able to final 15 days, will happen in Rio de Janeiro, within the beachside city of Barra da Tijuca. Gamers may have an opportunity to take part in additional than 70 occasions, together with a BRL$100,000 (US$20,000) Tremendous Excessive Curler.
There’s additionally a BRL5,000 (US$1,000) Essential Occasion, with a assured prize pool of BRL10 million (US$2 million). The winner will routinely pocket BRL2 million (US$408,000) assured on high of his or her winnings.
Elevating the Poker Bar In South America
The match collection guarantees to “shake up the poker group like by no means earlier than in Brazil,” in response to a KSOP press launch. It added that the Tremendous Excessive Curler would be the “most glamorous occasion” and can characteristic “Brazilian stars and worldwide poker stars.”
We now have simply introduced the biggest ever Poker occasion in South American historical past.
-35M GTD throughout 70+ occasions
– 100k Tremendous Excessive Curler (first ever)
– 5k ME 10M GTD 2M to winner
Jan 24/2024 for 15 days in Rio de Janeiro at one of the best venue attainable by the seashore of Barra da…
— Felipe Mojave Ramos (@FelipeMojave) August 8, 2023
Felipe “Mojave” Ramos, fourth on the Brazilian all-time poker cash listing and a GGPoker ambassador, tweeted in regards to the occasion on X, the most recent iteration of Twitter. He mentioned that the match could be a superb alternative for gamers, particularly since there could be no direct taxes on winnings. As well as, there shall be occasions for all budgets, making them accessible to a variety of gamers.
On-line poker platform GGPoker will begin operating satellite tv for pc occasions for attainable entry into the primary occasion on November 5. On the similar time, it’ll launch tourneys and different possibilities to win packages that embody the entry and lodging on the occasion’s host, the Sheraton Grand Rio.
The upcoming collection is a continuation of a partnership between GGPoker and KSOP that started firstly of the 12 months. The primary collection occurred in Rio de Janeiro from February 8 to 14, a part of a deliberate schedule of seven levels all year long in several Latin American nations. 5 of those are reside occasions, whereas the opposite two are on-line.
Poker Calendar Filling Up
Regardless of a discount in participation in sure occasions, the current World Collection of Poker (WSOP) collection in Las Vegas, which reportedly set new attendance information, reveals that there’s no scarcity of curiosity. Consequently, the worldwide poker calendar is turning into more and more full of occasions.
The Maryland State Poker Championship is at present underway and the WSOP Europe is coming