The Daily Scoop – GG Online Championships


Big news in the world of poker today as GGPoker, the world’s biggest poker site, is offering $150,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools for their inaugural GG Online Championships. Bigger is better and the biggest scoop of the year so far is on GGPoker.

Launching on May 5th, GGPoker is hosting the GG Online Championship. This tournament series will feature over 100 different events and has promised $150 Million in guaranteed prize pools. This series will run right through the end of May giving all players a chance to compete. 

GGPoker recognizes the diverse range of players that are part of our community; from the all time greats like Daniel Negreanu to the rank amateur who are jumping into the world of online poker for the first time. To ensure that all of our players have a chance in this massive tournament series, each of the events will be offered at multiple buy-ins. 

The big scoop in the GG Online Championship is each of the 131 events in the series will be held with up to 4 buy-in levels. The Low tournaments offer buy-ins ranging from $5 up to $250 offering guarantees from $15,000 to a cool million. The Medium events range from $50 to $2,625 with guarantees starting at $30,000 and offers 7 events with at least $1,000,000. The High and Super High events start with buy-ins of $500 and $5,250 and offer the biggest guarantees of $6,000,000 and $2,500,000 respectively. Everyone will have a chance and can compete to scoop all the chips, becoming a GGPoker champion.   

All told, of the 131 events, 40 offer guarantees of at least $1,000,000 but the biggest events of the tournament series are the GGOC Main Event and the Super MILLION$. The second biggest tournament of the series, the GGOC Main Event, is set to run its final day on May 29th. This $1,500 buy-in event, which offers multiple Day 1’s, has a $8,000,000 guarantee. 

The biggest tournament of the series is the $10,300 buy-in Super MILLION$. Day 2 of this event runs on May 22nd offers a massive $10,000,000 guaranteed prize pool.

As if that is not enough of a scoop, GGPoker is sprinkling the GGOC with $500,000 in Leaderboard prizes split over the buy-in ranges, Low and Medium each having a board while the High and Super High share the 3rd board. Play in as many or as few events as you want, climb up the Leaderboards and show the world you are a champion.

The series starts off with 4 events on May 5th and nearly $3,000,000 in guaranteed prizes.
The premier event is a trio of Bounty Hunter tournaments starting at 16:30 UTC. The series continues at 17:10 UTC with the first Omaholics event. The third trio of events of the day is the Thursday Thiller Bounty. The $2,100 buy-in High event of these tournaments is the first event of the series with a $1,000,000 guarantee. The final event of the first day is a set of Omaholic Bounty tournaments. All told, this makes for an exciting launch to an amazing tournament series.

Join the excitement and jump into GGPoker’s GG Online Championship. Scoop up the chips and a title. We hope to see you at the tables and may good luck follow you to all of your final tables. Show the world you are a premier poker player.

Stay tuned for weekend updates!

Author: Paula Allen