The most prestigious title of the WSOP.com online felt will be up for grabs on Friday as Event #61: $1,000 WSOP.com ONLINE No-Limit Hold'em Championship of the 2018 World Series of Poker kicks off at 3:30 p.m. local time in Las Vegas.
The unlimited re-entry, single-day event features a 15,000 chip starting stack and 20-minute blind levels. Late registration will remain open for the first four hours, closing at approximately 7:30 p.m. The event may be played on desktop or mobile clients but WSOP.com tournament tickets may not be used for re-entries. There will be a 5-minute break every 55 minutes past the hour.
In 2017, Nipun "Javatinii" Java bested a field of 1,312 entries defeating Jason "jadedjason" James heads-up to claim a top prize worth $237,668 and his second bracelet of the 2017 World Series. Java joined 2016 online champ Clayton Maguire as the holders of the virtual championship bracelet winners.
Stay tuned to the blog as PokerNews will be providing live coverage of the online event until the last card comes of the deck and a new WSOP champion is crowned.