On November 30th, the World Series of Poker Circuit will return to Los Angeles to host a series stop from November 30th to December 15th at the Bicycle Hotel & Casino. The series will offer 13 gold ring events, including the Main Event, a no-limit Hold’em $1,700 affair. Players from across the US are expected to participate, vying for a title win.
The $1,700 No Limit Hold’em Main Event is the most anticipated tournament on the schedule, set to offer two starting flights on December 8th. Players will start with 30,000 chips and blinds will be 100-100. Blind levels will stay the same for 40 minutes during the starting days and increase to 60 minutes by Day 2.
Players have the option to re-enter the Main Event once for each starting day. Registration will stay open until Level 13 begins on each starting day. Players who make it through Day 2 will return on the 11th to compete to see who will be crowned the champion. Those not in attendance can watch all the action of the final table by viewing footage streamed via Live At The Bike.
The WSOPC will kick off with Event #1, a no-limit hold’em tournament with a $330 + $70 buy-in. the tournament will offer a $75,000 prize pool guarantee with players given 15,000 in starting chips. Players can choose to re-enter during the first 12 levels. This will be an official ring event.
The schedule of the WSOPC stop is full of action, including satellites to the Main Event. On the first day of the series, players can take part in the Nightly Mega Satellite which will offer three seats to the Main Event.
The buy-in is $270 + $30 and will provide players with 12,000 in starting chips. The satellite will take place in No Limit Hold’em format.
One event that is sure to draw interest is Event #5. The No Limit Hold’em Monster Stack offers players $250,000 in guaranteed prize money and has a buy-in of $330 + $70. Players are given a 30,000 starting stack with the top 15% advancing to Day 2. Players can also buy-in to Day 2 but at a much higher $2200 + $200 price tag. This go round, the chip stacks start at 200,000 with blinds of $2,000-$3,000.
The WSOPC always draws a crowd to the Bicycle Casino. Back in December 2018, the WSOP Circuit was a big success with the Main Event drawing 547 entries. The prize pool was over $828,000 and it was Steven Spunt who earned the win. The first-place finish marked the second time the poker player had won a gold ring and he was able to take home just over $174,000 for his efforts.
We shall see which top pros take part in this year’s WSOPC at the Bicycle and who can take down the big events, including the Main Event and Monster Stack. We may see a few amateur capture titles along the way as well as WSOPC gold!