In an hour from now, the first of three Sunday bracelet events on GGPoker kicks off with Event #69: $1,500 Marathon No Limit Hold'em. Later today, the Event #71: BIG 50 (6:30p UTC) that already has over 38,000 (!) entrants, as well as the highly-anticipated Event #70: $25,000 NLH POKER PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP (6p UTC), will have cards in the air as well.
With levels of 20 minutes each, this event lives up to its name: a long day can be expected for those that signed up for this event in Asian peak hours.
The tournament is the penultimate one on the series of tournaments that rank for the Asia Time Zone Events leaderboard. The leaderboard is currently led by Luis "Xapilskinha" Assuncao Garla, who took down Event #55: HK$8,000 No Limit Hold'em Asia Championship two weeks ago.
Anson "[email protected]" Tsang, fresh off his second bracelet win in Event #68: $500 Deepstack No Limit Hold'em, has moved up to third place. The winner of the leaderboard will take home an unique Pure Gold Dragon trophy. Check out here for all the latest standings regarding the different WSOP leaderboards.
Among those registered early are the likes of Pete Chen, Sergey Rybachenko, Andrew Neeme, Michiel "Easterdamnz" Van Elsacker, Erwann Pecheux, and Steven van Zadelhoff.
Action kicks off at noon UTC and players will receive 25,000 in chips (125bb) to kick off the event. Late registration is open for four hours and players are allowed to reenter up to two times if they run out of chips. PokerNews will be on the digital floor once more to cover every bracelet event start to finish.
The Asia Time Zone Events at a Glance
|Event||Date||Entries||Prize Pool||Winner||Country||Top Prize|
|Event #38: $600 Monster Stack||July 25th, 2020||2,007||$1,143,990||Aaron Wijaya||China||$171,389|
|Event #39: $1,500 NLHE||July 26th, 2020||922||$1,313,850||Roberto Romanello||UK||$216,213|
|Event #46: $500 Deepstack||August 1st, 2020||2,307||$1,095,825||Sung Joo Hyun||South Korea||$161,898|
|Event #47: $1,000 Short Deck||August 2nd, 2020||487||$462,560||Paul Teoh||Malaysia||$82,202|
|Event #53: $800 Double Stack PLO||August 8th, 2020||831||$631,560||Frank Crivello||United States||$94,253|
|Event #55: HK$8,000 Asia Championship||August 9th, 2020||3,247||$3,208,036||Luis Assuncao Garla||Brazil||$461,709|
|Event #61: $300 Monster Stack NLHE 6-Max||August 15th, 2020||3,491||$973,989||Alexander Stacey||United Kingdom||$127,660|
|Event #68: $500 Deepstack||August 22nd, 2020||2,315||$1,099,625||Anson Tsang||Hong Kong||$150,640|
|Event #69: $1,500 Marathon||August 23rd, 2020|| || || || || |
|Event #75: $300 Double Stack||August 29th, 2020|| || || || || |