WSOP PA's Ambitious Fall Online Championships Falls Almost 25% Short of Guarantees WSOP PA's Ambitious Fall Online Championships Falls Almost 25% Short of Guarantees

After 17 days of action, the WSOP PA Fall Online Championships (FOC) is now complete. While there were 67 games on the schedule, in the end only 66 were completed for a total of $765,319 collected on total guarantees of $1,010,166.

From October 10 through October 26, the FOC played out on WSOP PA over the past 17 days, with more than $1 million in total guarantees.

With all the events in the books now, the results may well not have been what the operator was looking for—*but players were certainly happy.*

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In the end, just a bit more than $765,000 was collected across the 66 games that ran. The 67th game, a $525 High Roller with $25,000 guaranteed, was scheduled for October 23, but it apparently didn’t run.

Everything else in the series went off without a hitch but ended up falling about 8,000 entries short of the number required to hit the guarantee.

WSOP Fall Online Championships – Summary

Completed Events: 66
Total Gtd: $1,035,166
Gtd in Completed Events: $1,010,166
Collected so Far: $765,319
Difference: -$244,847
% Gtd Collected: 76%
Entries Required: 26,178
Entries Recorded: 18,293
Did Not Run: 1
Gtd Not Awarded: $25,000

The Series in Detail

The FOC finished 17 days of action this week, and while the results were great for players looking for extra value, the operator was forced to cough up some cash to cover guarantees across the series. Out of 66 events that ran, just 14 of them managed to break the guarantee.

The biggest prize pool of the series was one of the games that didn’t hit guarantee. The $300 Main Event had $150,000 guaranteed, but it only managed to find 347 total entries to collect $104,100. That was more than 30% below target.

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That wasn’t the worst performer from the operator’s perspective though. Sundays during the series featured rebuy/add-on Warmup games that cost just $11 to enter (with $22 add-ons) with $22,222 guaranteed.

None of those Sunday Warmup games came even close to that optimistic guarantee, ranging from about 58% to 66% below the promised amount. Over the three Sunday Warmup games, the operator was forced to pay out $41,456 in overlays, a little bit less than the total paid out to cover the Main Event guarantee.

Not every game had overlay, however. A total of 14 games went above and beyond the guarantees, and several were stellar performers. There was a 6-Max game on October 24 that more than doubled its guarantee, finding 382 entries for the $215 buy-in. That put $76,400 into the prize pool, more than twice the $35,000 guarantee on the event.

Five other games went more than 20% above their guarantees, including a cheaper 6-Max that cost $10 to enter. It guaranteed $3,000 but collected more than $4,000 on the back of 442 entries. A $40 PKO game on October 19 also broke its guarantee by more than 30% with more than $6,500 in a $5,000 guaranteed prize pool.

In the end, $765,319 was collected for $1,010,166 in guarantees over 66 total games that ran, with one game that didn’t run. While that won’t be what WSOP PA was looking for from the series, it seems clear players will be happy with all the extra money the operator gave out during the series.

WSOP Fall Online Championships – Full Results

October 10 Warmup $11 $22,222 2,222 850 $9,410
October 10 Sunday Special $100 $75,000 824 402 $36,582
October 10 Sunday 6-Max $100 $35,000 385 200 $18,200
October 10 Turbo Deepstack $20 $10,000 549 319 $5,806
October 11 Warmup $10 $3,000 330 442 $4,022
October 11 NLH $30 $7,500 275 229 $6,252
October 11 6-Max $55 $20,000 400 275 $13,750
October 11 PKO $20 $3,000 165 191 $3,476
October 12 Warmup $10 $3,000 330 399 $3,631
October 12 Special Tuesday $100 $25,000 275 222 $20,202
October 12 Tuesday Showdown $55 $15,000 300 260 $13,000
October 12 PKO $40 $5,000 139 159 $5,724
October 13 Warmup $10 $3,000 330 372 $3,385
October 13 Deepstack $20 $10,000 549 455 $8,281
October 13 NLH $33 $12,000 400 328 $9,840
October 13 Super Turbo $50 $15,000 330 163 $7,417
October 14 Warmup $10 $3,000 330 339 $3,085
October 14 6-Max $100 $15,000 165 146 $13,286
October 14 Deepstack $30 $10,000 366 328 $8,954
October 14 Turbo Deepstack $50 $12,000 264 183 $8,327
October 15 ShowME $20 $3,000 165 179 $3,258
October 15 DeepStack & Super Addon $30 $15,000 549 410 $11,193
October 15 PKO $30 $7,500 275 204 $5,569
October 15 Turbo Deepstack $50 $7,500 165 117 $5,324
October 16 Deepstack $33 $10,000 333 278 $8,340
October 16 Freezeout $50 $7,500 165 130 $5,915
October 16 High Roller $525 $25,000 50 48 $24,000
October 16 PLO $33 $5,000 167 162 $4,860
October 17 Warmup $11 $22,222 2,222 687 $7,620
October 17 Player Appreciation Tournament $100 $75,000 824 469 $42,679
October 17 NLH $55 $25,000 500 262 $13,100
October 17 Sunday 6-Max $20 $10,000 549 343 $6,243
October 18 Warmup $10 $3,000 330 366 $3,331
October 18 NLH $15 $3,500 259 264 $3,564
October 18 6-Max $33 $7,500 250 222 $6,660
October 18 Turbo PKO $25 $3,500 149 191 $4,489
October 19 Warmup $10 $3,000 330 307 $2,794
October 19 Special Tuesday $100 $25,000 275 215 $19,565
October 19 Tuesday Showdown $55 $15,000 300 267 $13,350
October 19 PKO $40 $5,000 139 181 $6,516
October 20 Warmup $10 $3,000 330 283 $2,575
October 20 Deepstack $20 $10,000 549 476 $8,663
October 20 NLH $33 $12,000 400 269 $8,070
October 20 Super Turbo $50 $15,000 330 133 $6,052
October 21 Warmup $10 $3,000 330 313 $2,848
October 21 Deepstack $30 $10,000 366 340 $9,282
October 21 Turbo Deepstack $50 $12,000 264 206 $9,373
October 21 6-Max $100 $15,000 165 155 $14,105
October 22 ShowME $20 $3,000 165 152 $2,766
October 22 Deepstack & Super Addon $30 $15,000 549 355 $9,692
October 22 PKO $30 $7,500 275 210 $5,733
October 22 Turbo $50 $7,500 165 120 $5,460
October 23 Deepstack $33 $10,000 333 257 $7,710
October 23 Freezeout $50 $7,500 165 120 $5,460
October 23 High Roller $525 $25,000 50 Did Not Run Did Not Run
October 23 PLO $33 $5,000 167 142 $4,260
October 24 Warmup $11 $22,222 2,222 818 $8,180
October 24 Main Event $320 $150,000 500 347 $104,100
October 24 6-Max $215 $35,000 175 382 $76,400
October 24 6-Max $100 $20,000 220 167 $15,197
October 25 Warmup $10 $3,000 330 308 $2,803
October 25 NLH $15 $3,500 259 225 $3,038
October 25 6-Max $33 $7,500 250 140 $4,200
October 25 Turbo PKO $25 $3,500 149 157 $3,690
October 26 Warmup $10 $3,000 330 421 $3,831
October 26 High Roller $525 $25,000 50 48 $24,000
October 26 Special Tuesday $100 $20,000 220 185 $16,835