GGPoker Ready for High Rollers Week November 8-15

GGPoker Ready for High Rollers Week November 8-15

Before the coronavirus pandemic, high-stakes poker players often found high-stakes tournaments around the world. Whether in Macau or Las Vegas, at European Poker Tour (EPT) stops or at the Aussie Millions, there were a variety of live options.

Now that the world is in some form of seemingly perpetual lockdown, online poker operators must step up and offer tournaments for high-stakes players. GGPoker has become a player favorite for such events in 2020…and likely going forward.

This week, GGPoker announced its latest iteration of High Rollers Week. From November 8-15, twenty tournaments will guarantee $22 million in prize money.

A Series for Big Bankrolls

High Rollers Week kicks off on Sunday, November 7 on GGPoker. Players with access to GGPoker, from Canada to Mexico and further around the world, will be able to play.

Two events will serve as the highlights of the series, Events 2 and 18. The former is the Super Millions with $3 million guaranteed, and the latter is the Main Event with $5 million guaranteed. Those two events will be livestreamed with commentating by Nanonoko and Rotterdam.

To see where they fit into the schedule, let’s look at the entire lineup, with the aforementioned highlights in bold below:

-Event 1: $1,050 NLHE GGMasters High Roller Freezeout ($1.5M GTD)

-Event 2: $10,300 NLHE Super Millions (2-day event) ($3M GTD)

-Event 3: $10,300 PLO High Roller ($1M GTD)

-Event 4: $5,200 NLHE High Roller ($600K GTD)

-Event 5: $525 NLHE ($500K GTD)

-Event 6: $1,050 NLHE ($400K GTD)

-Event 7: $10,300 NLHE High Roller ($1.25M GTD)

-Event 8: $2,100 NLHE Bounty ($600K GTD)

-Event 9: $2,100 NLHE ($600K GTD)

-Event 10: $5,200 NLHE High Roller ($400K GTD)

-Event 11: $25K NLHE Super High Roller ($2.5M GTD)

-Event 12: $1,050 NLHE Deepstack ($600K GTD)

-Event 13: $1,050 NLHE Bounty 6-Max ($600K GTD)

-Event 14: $10,300 Short Deck High Roller ($500K GTD)

-Event 15: $5,200 NLHE High Roller ($600K GTD)

-Event 16: $10,300 NLHE High Roller 6-Max ($600K GTD)

-Event 17: $1,050 NLHE GGMasters High Roller ($1M GTD)

-Event 18: $10,300 NLHE Super Millions Main Event ($5M GTD)

-Event 19: $2,100 PLO ($600K GTD)

-Event 20: $1,050 NLHE Bounty ($600K GTD)

Battle of Malta Already Underway

GGPoker is already full of action, not only from regular traffic but from those flocking to play the Battle of Malta online.

The Battle of Malta has a years-long history of bringing poker players to the Portomaso Casino at this time each year. The Malta Poker Festival is an affordable mid-major series…one of many around the world cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Battle of Malta organizers coordinated with GGPoker to take the series online for broader participation. It kicked off on November 1 and runs through November 22 with 15 primary events and $30 million in guarantees. There is even a leaderboard competition that will award up to 50 Battle of Malta 2021 prize packages for next year’s hopefully-live series.

Players without high-stakes bankrolls may find Battle of Malta tournaments more to their liking. But there are also satellites running around the clock for all of the tournaments, including those on the High Rollers Week schedule.


About Jennifer Newell

Jennifer began writing about poker while working at the World Poker Tour in the mid-2000s. Since then, her freelance writing career has taken her from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and back to her hometown of St. Louis, where she now lives with her two dogs. She continues to follow the poker world as she also launches a new subscription box company and finishes her first novel. Jennifer has written for numerous publications including and has followed the US poker and gaming market closely for the last 15 years. Follow Jen on Twitter

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