The Palm Beach Kennel ClubIn between, the poker room will be filled to the rafters 16th-20th Novemberas the Bar Poker open travels there for the Florida edition of its World Cup. The $365 buy-in, invitation-only Florida World BPO Championship has a guaranteed top prize of $50,000 and an estimated prize pool of approximately $150,000. PokerNewsLive reporters will be present on the tournament floor throughout the festival.
The organizers of the Bar Poker Open are expecting over 3,000 participants from more than 30 poker leagues and Expected prizes of $1 million. Hold on to your hat because the Bar Poker Open World Championship in Florida is going to be huge.
Schedule of the Bar Poker Open Florida World Championship 2023
The five-day series begins with Day 1A on November 16 at 11:00 a.m. local time Florida Special Offer valued at $100,000. The $100,000 Florida Special is open to the public a buy-in of $250 and guaranteed at least $100,000 is handed out when the champion lifts the winner’s trophy. This event includes four flights, with the final day scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. on November 18th.
The world champion is guaranteed $50,000
The tournament every Bar Poker Open player has their eye on is this $365 buy-in Florida BPO World Championship. Only players who have qualified and placed in the top three at their local bars throughout the year, or who have accumulated enough points in BPO-sanctioned games, are eligible to buy into this massive event.
Day 1A will be shuffled and dealt on November 18th at 11:00 a.m. local time. Everyone sits down with 25,000 chips and plays 30-minute levels. One re-entry is permitted before late registration closes, and the top 10% of the field advances to day two with Min Cash in hand.
There will also be a Day 1B on November 19th at 11:00 a.m. local time, which follows the exact same schedule and format. Players who participated in Day 1A can also play in Day 1B. If they make it to Day 2 twice, their smallest stack will be forfeited and Bar Poker Open will return it $1,000.
Day 2 takes place on November 2nd starting at 11:00 a.m. local time televised final table expected to begin around 6:00 p.m. local time.
More BPO events in Florida
All side events are open to the poker-loving public. These include, among other things: $180 buy-in Deep StackA $125 Pot Limit Omaha tournament, a $160 buy-in Progressive Knockoutand a €150 buy-in CSOP Celebrity Charity Event.
Last month, the Bar Poker Open teamed up with the Charity Series of Poker (CSOP) and helped raise $45,575 for charity. Famous players included Joey Ingram, Ebony Kenney2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Jamie Gold, Drew González, Shane Schlegerand local comic Jay Rivera.
Will Edward Holt try to win two World Championships in a row?
Bar Poker Open ran a Vegas World Cup in June 2023 in Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino. A massive crowd of 1,053 participants competed for the $100,000 grand prize, the largest in BPO history.
After the dust settled on the Golden Nugget, Edward Holt was the last player standing and received this hefty six-figure sum. Holt is from Franklin, Massachusetts and plays on the Eastern Poker Tour. He defeated New York Ryan Surdi in heads-up play to become a worthy champion.
Stay tuned PokerNews and its live report pages during the Bar Poker Open Florida BPO World Championship for more live poker updates than you can handle.