Following a wave of European and American poker tournaments being cancelled or postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak, Australian tournaments are now being cancelled as a precaution to this worldwide health pandemic.
Following the lead of many sport organisations, Formula 1 and the NBA are the most recent high-profile sports cancelling or postponing their events as Coronavirus fear continues. The AFL and NRL are also considering their positions as the 2020 seasons kick off.
The Crown Poker Championship is returning from April 15 – 27 at Crown Melbourne with a 16-event schedule highlighted by the $100,000 Guaranteed Opening Event, a $5,000 High Roller and the $2,300 Main Event.
The 51st Annual WSOP will award a record-breaking 101 gold bracelets with 87 live events and 14 online events. Major improvements to registration and payout procedures will make it the biggest and best WSOP to date.