New WSOP Events Via GGPoker Ontario Casinos App

New WSOP Events Via GGPoker Ontario Casinos App
By Bill Ordine
Fact Checked by Jim Tomlin

The prestige of playing in an online World Series of Poker event and the possibility of winning a WSOP bracelet will all be available to Ontario online poker players, thanks to an eight-bracelet tournament schedule that will run from late August through early October.

Generally speaking, any participants in the online tournament must be located in Ontario, even if temporarily, or possibly in an acceptable jurisdiction (see below). Players must be 19 years of age or older to participate in this tournament.

GGPoker Partnering With WSOP in Ontario

The tournament will be on the GGPoker app. GGPoker has been a frequent partner with the WSOP, including in helping to conduct the annual WSOP during the COVID-19 pandemic year of 2020 (including the option for online casino Ontario players to join). That year, the world’s poker players competed separately, in domestic and international fields, until the somewhat parallel fields were narrowed to a final table, which was conducted in Las Vegas.

Now, three years later, GGPoker is helping to keep alive for players in Ontario the excitement of the recently completed 2023 WSOP that was held on the Las Vegas Strip this past spring and summer.

WSOP Tournament Schedule

The tournament schedule, as it is listed online, is as follows for those interested in joining this WSOP Ontario online poker opportunity:

  • Aug. 21, Event No. 1, $300 Gladiators of Poker Ontario Opener (Final Day) with a buy-in of $300 and a guarantee of $150,000.
  • Aug. 28, Event No. 2, Mystery Millions (Final Stage), $210 buy-in, guarantee $200,000;
  • Sept. 4, Event No. 3, $100 Ontario MILLION$ Mini Main Event, (Final Day), buy-in $100, guarantee $100,000;
  • Sept. 10, $2,013 MILLIONAIRE MAKER in Paradise (Live Final 9), buy-in $2,013, guarantee $6,722,000;
  • Sept. 11, Event No. 4, $400 PLOSSUS (Bounty, Final Stage), buy-in $400, guarantee $100,000;
  • Sept. 18, Event No. 5, $400 COLOSSUS (Final Day), buy-in $400, guarantee $200,000;
  • Sept. 25, Event No. 6, $1,000 WSOP Ontario MAIN EVENT (Final Day), buy-in $1,000, guarantee $500,000;
  • Oct. 2, Event No. 7, $525 The Closer (Bounty Turbo, Final Stage), buy-in, guarantee $150,000.

As far as Ontario casino apps player eligibility is concerned, WSOP-GGPoker offers this among the FAQs:

Q: I’m based in a country where play at GGPoker is not permitted. What can I do?

A: We cannot bend the rules regarding accepted jurisdictions during the WSOP, but if you are willing to relocate to an accepted country, even on a temporary basis, we should be able to accommodate you.

Check out the GGPoker website at for information.

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A longtime reporter and editor who began writing on casinos and gaming shortly after Atlantic City’s first gambling halls opened, Bill covered the world Series of Poker and wrote a syndicated column on travel to casino destinations for a decade.

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