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The Global Poker League – Season Starts Today

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The Global Poker League (GPL) regular season begins today. The ground breaking league is set to start the first of four phases for the season.

Over the next six months the 12 teams will battle it out on the virtual felt during online matches, and at the table during live matches.

The online matches will be played on the GPL's own online poker platform, while the live matches will be played at selected venues.

GPL Season 1

The opening season of the GPL will break down like this…

GPL Regular Season - April 5th to September 26th

  • Online matches will be played three days a week, Tuesday through Thursday. The matches will include 6 max sit & go, and heads up formats.

GPL Summer Series - June 6th to July 8th

  • Live heads up matches filmed and broadcast from GPL’s studio in Las Vegas, Nevada.

GPL Playoffs - Dates TBA

  • 8 of the 12 teams will qualify for the playoffs. Of those 8, only 4 can win their way into the GPL Finals, which will be played live from London, England at The SSE Arena Wembley.

GPL Finals - November 22nd and 23rd.

  • The first ever Global Poker League champion will be crowned.

This Week's Schedule

Today’s 6 - max sit & go matches begin at 12 noon and 1:40 pm for the Eurasia Conference, and 3:30 pm and 5:10 pm for the Americas Conference. All times are EST.

This week’s heads up matches are as follows...

Wednesday 

  • Hong Kong Stars -vs- Moscow Wolverines at 12:00 noon
  • Berlin Bears -vs- Paris Aviators at 2:30 pm
  • Rome Emperors -vs- London Royals at 5:00 pm

Thursday 

  • LA Sunset -vs- Sao Paulo Metropolitans at 1:00 pm
  • Montreal Nationals -vs- San Francisco Rush at 3:30 pm
  • New York Rounders -vs- Las Vegas Moneymakers at 6:00 pm

Following The GPL

All GPL matches will be streamed live on GPL.TV and Twitch

Get the complete season schedule at globalpokerleague.com

You can also follow the GPL on twitter @gpl and @alex_dreyfus.

Keep up with all your daily poker news and updates, including The Global Poker League, right here on Rakeback.com

 

By Dan Dececco, Rakeback.com Freelance Author


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