WSOP Online 2021 Micro Madness: More than $1.4 Million Collected Over Three Micro Events WSOP Online 2021 Micro Madness: More than $1.4 Million Collected Over Three Micro Events
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There has been more than $6 million in prizes collected so far in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2021 Online, with more than $1.4 million of that collected over Micro Madness this past weekend. The three day, low-price theme offered the three cheapest bracelets of the whole series, with two $400 events and another for $333.

The WSOP Online 2021 has completed a third of the events scheduled for the domestic portion of the series. WSOP.com, running on software provided by 888poker, is hosting the domestic part of the series on its multi-state network. While the network generally comprises players from New Jersey, Nevada, and Delaware, for this series only players in NJ and NV can participate.

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With eight events during the Premiere Week, and another three during Micro Madness this past weekend, there are now 11 events in the books. More than 11,000 entries have been recorded across the series so far, putting the average entries per game at just over 1,000.

This past weekend saw the three cheapest bracelet events run, with an average buy-in of just $378, compared to $718 overall. The low buy-ins and weekend schedule brought the players out in droves, and the final two events of the weekend set new attendance records for this series. Over all three Micro Madness games, there were almost 1,400 entries per game.

WSOP Domestic Bracelet Events Results – Summary

Total Premiere Week Micro Madness
Total Events 11 8 3
Total Prizes $6,014,010 $4,610,670 $1,403,340
Total Entries 11059 6908 4151
Total Buy-In $7,898 $6,765 $1,133
Total Prizes/Buy-in $761.46 $681.55 $1,238.61
Avg Prize Pool $546,728 $576,334 $467,780
Avg Prizes/Buy-In $907.16 $780.19 $1,245.76
Avg Entries 1005 864 1384
Avg Buy-In $718 $846 $378

Micro Madness in Detail

The month-long WSOP 2021 Online series on WSOP.com is organized into themes. The series kicked off with eight events during Premiere week. More than $4.6 million was collected through the first week of play.

Another $1.4 million in prizes was added over the weekend during Micro Madness, bringing the total collected so far to $6,014,010. That was on the back of some of the best attendance numbers in the series, as more than 4,000 entries were recorded on the weekend, compared to only 6,900 for the previous eight events.

Despite the lower buy-ins, that still meant some decent prize pools and serious value based on the buy-in. The three games during Micro Madness averaged almost $1,250 in prizes per dollar of buy-in (prizes/buy-in), compared to just $780 for Premiere Week.

Events 10 and 11 both came in with stellar numbers. While the 1,217 entries for Event 9 was strong, Event 10 capped 1,500 entries while 11 pushed past 1,400. That meant those two games were the highest value of the series so far, but all three games during Micro Madness offered more than $1,000 prizes/buy-in.

WSOP Domestic Bracelet Events Results – Micro Madness Results

Event Tournament Buy-in Entries Prize Pool Prizes/Buy-in
9 6-Max $400 1217 $438,120 $1,095.30
10 Event #10 $333 1517 $455,100 $1,366.67
11 Ultra Deepstack $400 1417 $510,120 $1,275.30

The Series So Far

Over 11 events so far in the WSOP 2021 Online series, the results have been mixed. Attendance fell during the first week of week of the series, bottoming out with just 416 entries in Event 6: $2,000 Deepstack. That still generated the biggest prize pool of the series so far in raw dollar value, but compared to the buy-in, it was just a paltry $384.80 prizes/buy-in.

That turned around for the final two events of Premiere Week, with Lucky 7’s and Crazy Eights both posting decent numbers. That lead into a huge Micro Madness weekend, with an average of 1,384 entries across the three events. That boosted the overall average for the whole series from 864 after Premiere Week to 1,005 now.

WSOP Domestic Bracelet Events Results – Detailed Results

Event Tournament Buy-in Entries Prize Pool Prizes/Buy-in
1 The Big 500 Kick-Off $500 1277 $574,650 $1,149.30
2 Monster Stack $600 1038 $560,520 $934.20
3 DeepStack Turbo $500 950 $427,500 $855.00
4 Super Turbo $500 850 $382,500 $765.00
5 8-Max $1,000 707 $648,700 $648.70
6 Deepstack $2,000 416 $769,600 $384.80
7 Lucky 7’s $777 888 $621,600 $800.00
8 Crazy Eights $888 782 $625,600 $704.50
9 6-Max $400 1217 $438,120 $1,095.30
10 Event #10 $333 1517 $455,100 $1,366.67
11 Ultra Deepstack $400 1417 $510,120 $1,275.30

With more than 11,000 entries and $6 million in prizes, the first third of the WSOP 2021 Online series for the domestic US market is clearly a success. After a few questions last week, the numbers have rebounded nicely through the second weekend of action, boding well for the series going forward.

There are still 22 Bracelets left to give away in this online series, through two major theme weeks. Action moves into PLO Week now, including Double Bracelet Day on July 25, and the series concludes with Championship Week starting July 26.

There are still lots of chances to get a WSOP Bracelet on your wrist, and players still have a shot at cut-rate entries as well. There are satellites running daily and weekly at various levels, both in the form of regular satellites to generic $500 and $1,000 bracelet event tickets, as well as MEGA Satellites to specific events.

Events continue through August 1 when the series concludes with the $1 million guaranteed Grand Finale, while satellites run through July 31.

WSOP Online 2021 Domestic Remaining Schedule

Theme Event Tournament Type Date Buy-In
PLO Week 12 Turbo Deepstack NLH July 12 $500
13 Freezeout NLH July 13 $1,000
14 Event #14 NLH July 14 $500
15 High Roller Freezeoout NLH July 15 $5,300
16 6-Handed PLO8 July 16 $600
17 8-Max NLH July 17 $400
18 North American Open NLH July 18 $1,000
19 Crazy Eights PLO July 19 $888
20 High Roller NLH July 20 $3,200
21 6-Handed PLO July 21 $600
22 Knockout NLH July 22 $600
23 Turbo NLH July 23 $500
24 MonsterStack NLH July 24 $400
Double Bracelet Day 25 Lucky 7’s High Roller NLH July 25 $7,777
26 The Big 500 Encore NLH July 25 $500
Championship Week 27 Championship PLO July 26 $1,000
28 High Roller Championship NLH July 27 $3,200
29 8-Max Turbo Deepstack Championship NLH July 28 $800
30 6-Max Championship NLH July 29 $600
31 Summer Saver NLH July 30 $500
32 Championship NLH July 31 $1,000
$1 Million Guaranteed 33 Grand Finale NLH August 1 $500