Poker followers shall be excited to listen to that stay motion will proceed in 2021. This previous yr has been powerful for stay poker, because the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down poker rooms in addition to induced a delay in usually scheduled occasions. This week, the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) has introduced that its 12th season of poker match gaming will happen in 2021, with the primary occasion set for New Yr’s Day.
On January 1-3, the MSPT will host its first Predominant Occasion of the New Yr, with $250,000 in assured prize cash up for grabs. The Venetian Las Vegas will play host to the occasion, with the buy-in set for $1,100.
Particulars of the Occasion
Every participant who registers to compete shall be given 25,000 in beginning chips. Blind ranges will enhance each 40 minutes. The occasion may have a late registration which shall be open till 6:25 pm PST. Organizers had added two beginning flights, one on January 1 and one on January 2. Gamers will return to the felt on January Three to play till the winner is called.
As a result of COVID-19 pandemic, gamers shall be required to comply with well being and security tips. This consists of sporting a masks and hand sanitization. The tables on the Venetian are 8-handed and have Plexiglass dividers in place to promote social distancing. The poker site wipes down these dividers as new gamers transfer into the desk.
Sellers should sanitize their arms when coming to the desk in addition to exiting. New playing cards are used at every poker desk each two hours.
Again to the Felt
The MSPT takes place yearly and poker gamers in the USA sit up for participating. This yr, the sequence was reduce brief as a result of pandemic. The season was stopped utterly in March and didn’t come again till six months later in August. Solely a handful of occasions occurred earlier than the season ended.
The MSPT completed out season 11 on the Venetian again in November. The primary occasion to happen that month was a $1,100 match which noticed greater than 1,100 gamers taking part. Ultimately, it was Landon Tice who earned the win, taking on simply over $201,000. The second occasion noticed much more motion, with greater than 1,200 gamers competing. It was Korey Payne who earned the win on this occasion.