2020 WSOP Main Event Satellites - USA Online Qualifiers

2020 WSOP Satellites

WSOP Satellites For US Players Online

The best WSOP Main Event satellites for US players online is at Americas Cardroom with 15 guaranteed packages of $12500 each. Theres 8 steps to win your way to the 2020 Main Event with ACR's steps tournaments from 28 cents, buy in at any level you want.

A great way to qualify for the 2020 World Series of Poker Main Event is though an online satellite tournament. That's how Chris Moneymaker qualified and he went on to win the 2003 WSOP main event bracelet that started the poker boom. For US players there are WSOP live satellites to qualify for the main event from your local poker room. With the Las Vegas poker rooms closed the only place to qualify is online.

What is a WSOP Satellite?

A WSOP satellite tournament works by allowing you to win your buy in to the Main Event by winning smaller tournaments called satellites. With the World Series of Poker packages are often valued at between $125000 to $15000. By using Satellites you can win your way to the WSOP from as low as 28 cents with Americas Cardroom Steps WSOP qualifiers, or with a direct entry satellite for $1920 and by winning that tournament you win the cash for your package plus usually a bunch of team gear and support.

Winning a satellite tournament not just gets you the money for entering the WSOP, It gives you an introduction to the real poker world and as part of a team of players you will meet many new players and have the support of your poker room and community. Bringing you opportunity to improve your game and make new friends.



World Series of Poker 2020

WSOP Canceled

I find it a near conclusion that they will cancel the 2020 WSOP with all other sporting event canceled or delayed, All Las Vegas poker rooms shut down and flights to Vegas canceled There is going to be a lot of people upset if the 2020 WSOP canceled, I doubt that will happen. It will either be postponed to a new date or moved online.

WSOP circuit events have been postponed indefinitely including: Harrah's Atlantic City, Bally's Las Vegas, Kings Resort, Bicycle Hotel and Casino, Hard Rock Tulsa, Horseshoe Council Bluffs, Harrah's Cherokee, Casino La Barriere Le Croisette, Deerfoot Inn & Casino, Club Pierrre Charron, Horseshoe Tunica and Harrah's New Orleans. The WSOP Online Super Circuit Series tournaments have been rescheduled online at WSOP.com but only for residents of Nevada.

To host the World Series of Poker online it would likely have to partner with other online poker sites to host it. The three obvious choices are Americas Cardroom in the United States with 888 Poker and Party Poker the big international poker sites.

Las Vegas Poker Rooms Closed

Las Vegas poker rooms are closed and will be as long as it takes for them to get the Caronavirus under control in not just Nevada or the USA, but worldwide as many of the players in the WSOP travel internationally.

WSOP Schedule

The 2020 WSOP Main Event is scheduled to take place on July 1, 2 & 3 starting at 11:00am at the Rio All Suite Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas Nevada.

The 2020 World Series of Poker is scheduled from July 26th to July 15th 2020 and consists of 50 events.

Americas Cardroom WSOP Satellites

2020 WSOP Satellites

Americas Cardroom WSOP satellites for the 2020 World Series of Poker Main Event are called steps and allow you to get your seat from as little as 28 cents.

Americas Cardroom WSOP Satellite Details:

  • $12500 WSOP Main Event Package
  • $10000 Buy-In + $2500 for Travel & Expenses
  • 15 Guaranteed Main Event Packages
  • 7 Steps starting at 28 cents
  • Win a Step and your entered to the nest on demand step
  • Step 7 starts at 4:00 pm EST June 9th
  • Option to keep the $12500 Cash

Buy-ins for Steps Main Event Qualifiers:

  1. Step 0 - 28 cents
  2. Step 1 $1.65
  3. Step 2 $6.60
  4. Step 3 $16.50
  5. Step 4 $55
  6. Step 5 $150
  7. Step 6 $540
  8. Step 7 $1920

Ignition WSOP Satellites

Ignition's WSOP Packages are amongst the largest online with $15000 prize pool that on top of your Main Event Buy in gives you $5000 in cash for spending money while you are in Las Vegas for the 2020 WSOP Main Event.


Bovada WSOP Satellites

Ignition's WSOP Packages are amongst the largest online with $15000 prize pool that on top of your Main Event Buy in gives you $5000 in cash for spending money while you are in Las Vegas for the 2020 WSOP Main Event.


The 2020 WSOP will be in Las Vegas at the Rio All Suits Casino & Hotel.

A WSOP Satellite is a poker tournament that is played to win a seat at the World Series of Poker, usually the Main Event which is the superbowl of poker. There are Online WSOP Satellites that are played at an online poker site and Live WSOP satellites that are played in casino poker rooms across the United States.

There is no qualification to most WSOP events you just buy in before the deadline. The tournaments that require a qualification are the Casino Employees, The 50+ Seniors, 60+ Seniors and the Ladies No-Limit Holdem all of which are self evident to qualify.

WSOP tournaments last 12 hours up to 3 days, for as many as 18 hours per day. There are scheduled breaks and the Main Event has staggered start days due to the large size of the field. For the past several years the WSOP Main Event final table has been postponed until November, so from start to finish the Main Event takes 4 months.

Yes Americans have to pay taxes on their WSOP winnings and 70% is deducted for income tax when they receive their funds. International players will have the 30% deducted as well and need to file a 1042-S form to get the rest of their winnings.

The buy-in for the 2020 WSOP Main Event is $10000 USD. Other World Series of Poker Events have buy-ins starting at $400 for the Colossus and many including the Mini Main Event at $1000 buy in fee.

The 2019 WSOP bracelet was made of 18k gold with 194 rubies, and 982 white and black diamonds and has an estimated net worth of half a million dollars.

WSOP satellite tournaments work by pooling the buy-ins for the tournaments to use as first prize an amount that is equal to or higher for the main tournament. The Buy in for the 2020 Main Event is $10000 but you can win your seat with a satellite tournament starting as low as 28 cents.