GG Poker World Festival Returns in May - $250m Guaranteed

16 May 2024
PokerWired Staff 16 May 2024
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  • GGPoker Announces Return of the World Poker Festival for 2024
  • $250m in guaranteed prize pools
  • $2.5m in leaderboard prizes spread across all four buy-in tiers
  • World Festival starts May 5th and runs until June 11th, 2024
GG Poker World Festival Returns in May 2024
World Poker Festival Returns to GG Poker in May 2024 with $250m in Guaranteed Prize Pools
GGPoker has announced the dates for the return of the World Festival, which will take place from May 5th through to June 11th, with $250m in guaranteed prizepools across the multi-tiered schedule. The World Festival debuted in 2023 with $200m guaranteed and this year’s $50m increase pushes the bar even higher.

GGPoker World Festival 2024 Buy-Ins

The GGPoker World Festival schedule is divided into four separate tiers of buy-in ranges:

  • Low Tier - Tournaments with buy-ins of 2.50+
  • Medium Tier - Tournaments with buy-ins of $25+
  • High Tier - Tournaments with buy-ins of $150+
  • Super Tier - Tournaments with buy-ins of $1,050+ 

The schedule will include Phase events (multiple starting days) as well as regular tournaments with just one starting day. The full schedule is yet to be released, but GG Poker has already confirmed that there will be $2.5m in prizes set aside for the World Festival Leaderboards. each of the four tiers will have its own leaderboard, awarding points for the best performers in each.  Satellite tournaments will be running throughout the series, enabling players to join World Festival tournaments for less than the usual buy-in. 

Leaderboard Prizes

  • Low Tier - $250,000
  • Medium Tier - $500,000
  • High Tier - $750,000
  • Super Tier - $1m

World Festival Live Streaming will be broadcasting live coverage of final tables of some of the events. Full details will be confirmed soon.

Negreanu Announces Event

GG Poker Global Ambassador Daniel Negreanu delivered the news:

Let the festivities begin on May 5 as we continue our tradition of revolutionising poker year-on-year! We made history in 2023, and now, with $50 million in additional prize guarantees, the GGPoker World Festival is bigger and better than ever!

Full details of the 2024 GG Poker World Festival and its tournament schedule will be released in the next few weeks. 

If you are yet to register, use the GG Poker bonus code WIRED to get started with a 100% deposit match worth up to $600.

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