Software Enhancements and Special Promotions Highlight WSOP.com’s First Anniversary

Players can enjoy improved geolocation technology and 50% off tournament ticket fees as part of the celebration.

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Beginning at 9:19 AM on Friday September 19 and continuing for 24 hours,  players will be able to purchase tournament tickets for 50% off the normal price.
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WSOP.com is celebrating its first birthday with a series of promotions for its players in the Silver State. The festivities kickoff on Friday, September 19 with a 24 hour sale on tournament tickets. Beginning at 9:19 AM on Friday September 19, players will be able to purchase tournament tickets and get 50% the tournament fees. These discounted tournament tickets will be valid for one year.

A week-long anniversary tournament series that features $70,000 in guaranteed prize pools begins on Friday as well. During the special week the sites normal $15,000 guaranteed tournament on Sundays will be replaced with a “Super Sunday” tournament that includes a $25,000 guarantee.

WSOP.com Nevada is also running a Double Me Pp promotion where players can opt in to a program that earns them double the number of APP’s on all ring game internment play through September 27.

Software Enhancements

Following the server side upgrades made by WSOP.com last month to accommodate several software enhancements, some of those improvements are now ready to go live.

WSOP.com has taken steps to reduce the number of location verification issues that players have had while trying to play on the site. Players can now use Wi-Fi technology instead of a mobile device to verify the location. The new feature is available via a software upgrade and does not require that players be connected via Wi-Fi, but only that their computer be able to detect available Wi-Fi connections.

Players are now able to deposit and withdraw from the main cage at the Rio all suites Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. However, players must still initiate the financial tractions online.

Mobile device compatibility is one improvement that is not yet ready to be rolled out. “We expect to be able to rollout both iOS and Android compatible gaming options later this year,” Vice President, Corporate Communications Seth Palansky stated in the press release. Once live, the mobile option will allow players to sign up and play online as well as make deposits.

September 19, 2014
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