Wynn Fall Classic Kicks Off October 2 with Over $3.8m In GTD Prize Money
- The Wynn Fall Classic features 23 tournaments running from October 2-29
- The series is headlined by two $1M GTD events
- The series precedes the WPT World Championship which gets underway at Wynn in Nov
This fall is shaping up to be a busy period for poker players in the US with multiple tournament series scheduled, including The Wynn Fall Classic which kicks off on October 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Players will have more than 20 events to sink their teeth into, with various variants and formats to choose from. They will be treated to nearly four weeks of exciting poker action, with the series wrapping up on October 29.
Wynn Fall Classic Main Highlights
The opening week of the 2023 Wynn Fall Classic features a $1,100 buy-in, $500,000 GTD No-Limit Hold’em event (October 5) which has three starting flights.
Headlining the series is the $1,600 No-Limit Hold’em Championship which serves as the festival’s Main Event and comes with a massive $1,000,000 guarantee. The tournament takes place from October 19-23 and features three starting flights. Players may secure a seat for a more affordable price via satellites costing just $300 to enter. The satellites are scheduled for October 19-20.
Another key event players shouldn’t miss is the $1,600 Mystery Bounty which also offers $1,000,000 in guaranteed prize money. The multi-flight tournament runs from October 12-15. The mystery bounty format has quickly become a staple of major poker festivals because of its popularity. Plenty of players love the format as they get the chance to win a random prize payout for every opponent they eliminate. Wynn is among the first US venues to offer the hugely popular format.
The Wynn Fall Classic schedule also includes two Seniors events running on October 4 ($500 buy-in, $50K GTD) and October 16 ($1,100 buy-in, $100K GTD).
All in all, the series will award more than $3.8 million in guarantees across 23 tournaments.
Plenty of Major Tournament Action at Wynn
When the Wynn Fall Classic concludes at the end of October, the venue will gear up for another massive series, the WPT World Championship which runs from November 29 – December 23. It’s the second year of the festival, and this time around, the Main Event features a record-breaking $40,000,000 guarantee, with the buy-in kept at $10,400. Last year’s winner was Canada’s Eliot Hudon.