WSOP Mask Mandate Lifted… Partially

The situation involving the World Series of Poker’s plans for running the 2021 WSOP amid a still-raging COVID-19 pandemic remains fluid. Among the most recent developments is the WSOP’s recent announcement that masks will not be required to be worn at the poker tables by players who have been vaccinated and who are asymptomatic. As …

Uncharted but not unvaccined territory as WSOP approaches

It’s been over two years since a full, live World Series of Poker has taken place, and while the 2021 edition of the WSOP remains a full-go, it’s going to be a World Series like no other. A short while back, Caesars and the WSOP mandated that all visitors to this year’s series must be …

WSOP Covid Rules Cause Furor, Clarification Ensues

The World Series of Poker endured a healthy dose of online controversy in recent days that had little to do with the actual playing of poker. Instead, the WSOP created a middling furor when it released a new rule governing how people with (or who have been exposed to) COVID-19 will be treated. It didn’t …