How to Play the GGPoker 2020 WSOP Online on a Budget

Take a look at our guide to playing the WSOP Online at GGPoker on a budget

The 2020 WSOP Online schedule at GGPoker has all sorts of poker tournaments, ranging in format, speed and buy-in. We know that for most poker players, the size of the buy-in is going to make or break whether they're going to play in a certain tournament, so if you're looking to play the 2020 WSOP Online on a budget, then this is the article for you.

We pick three events you should definitely add to your schedule, the massive guarantees that could see you get more bang for your buck and take a closer look at the GGPoker WSOP Silk Road which will award a $5,000 WSOP Main Event ticket during a series of micro-stakes events.

Everything You Need to Know about the 2020 WSOP Online at GGPoker

Got any questions about the upcoming GGPoker WSOP Online? We've got the answers right here!

GGPoker 2020 WSOP Online Schedule

If you take a look at the schedule for the 2020 WSOP Online on GGPoker you can see there are ten tournaments with buy-ins of less than $500.

Click here to check out the full schedule, or read on to find out which ones we're picking out as ones you definitely should not miss!


With the first flights starting on July 20th, the COLOSSUS comes with a $400 buy-in and a $3,000,000 guarantee. There are 14 flights in total, meaning there are plenty of opportunities for you to jump into the action.

DatesTime (BST)EventBuy-inGuarantee
July 20-2613:00 & 19:00COLOSSUS$400$3,000,000

Each player will receive 50,000 chips and play 17 x 13-minute levels on Day 1, with Day 2 taking place on July 26th at 19:30 (BST).

GGMasters WSOP Edition

At the beginning of August, all eyes will be on the GGMasters WSOP Edition, which has doubled its guarantee to a whopping $1,000,000, all for the same $150 entry. The GGMasters is a freezeout starting at 18:00 on August 9th, and with three hours of late registration you can wait for the perfect moment to jump in.

August 918:00GGMasters WSOP Edition$150$1,000,000

BIG 50

It looks like the BIG 50 is going to be the tournament all small stakes poker players will want to play, as it offers them the chance at winning a bracelet for the lowest buy-in in WSOP history.

Just $50 will give you a chance at winning a slice of a $1,000,000 guarantee.

August 16-2313:00 & 19:00BIG 50$50$1,000,000

There are two flights a day from August 16-23, with Day 2 taking place on August 23 at 19:30 (BST).

Huge Guarantees

The GGPoker schedule is incredibly generous towards lowstake grinders, with six of the ten smallest buy-ins accounting for $10,000,000 in guarantees. We've already mentioned three of them, but here's a closer look at all the tournaments for under $500 that come with guarantees.

Sunday, 19 July14:3018:30Event #1: The Opener$100$2,000,000
Sunday, 26 July14:3018:30Event #10: COLOSSUS$400$3,000,000
Sunday, 26 July15:0019:00Event #11: PLOSSUS$400$1,000,000
Sunday, 9 August13:0017:00Event #26: GGMasters WSOP Edition$150$1,000,000
Sunday, 23 August14:3018:30Event #40: BIG 50$50$1,000,000
Sunday, 6 September14:3018:30Event #53: WSOP MILLION$$100$2,000,000

GGPoker WSOP Silk Road

GGPoker WSOP Silk Road

If you're wanting to try your luck at WSOP satellites to bracelet events on GGPoker, then they've thought of you already! The WSOP Silk Road promotion offers a series of direct satellites with millions of dollars in tickets guaranteed to the marquee events of the WSOP 2020 Online Bracelet Series.

The Silk Road runs all the way through until August 31st, with buy-ins starting at just $1.08. Be sure to head to the GGPoker client to check out how to satellite into any of the tournaments mentioned in this article!

Sign Up for a GGPoker Account Through PokerNews

If you want to play in the WSOP 2020 Online on GGPoker, you'll need to sign up for an account. By downloading GGPoker via PokerNews entitles you to a welcome bonus worth up to $600. Your first deposit is matched 200% up to a maximum of $600, setting you up nicely in time for the WSOP Online.

The bonus releases into your account in $10 increments each time you earn 6,000 Fish Buffet Points, which is the equivalent of $60 in rake or tournament fees.

  • Take a look at our guide to playing the WSOP Online at GGPoker on a budget

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Will Shillibier is based in the United Kingdom. He started working for PokerNews as a freelance live reporter in 2015 and joined the full-time staff in 2019. He graduated from the University of Kent in 2017 with a B.A. in German. He also holds an NCTJ Diploma in Sports Journalism.

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