WSOP Adds Two Starting Flights To 2021 Main Event As U.S. Travel Restrictions Ease

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The WSOP added two additional starting flights for the 2021 Main Event as travel restrictions to the U.S. ease.

On Friday night, the World Series of Poker announced two new starting flights for the 2021 Main Event have been added to the schedule as a response to the news that the United States will be easing international travel restrictions on November 8.

Earlier in the day, it was reported that fully vaccinated international travelers, who have previously been unable to enter the country without a two-week quarantine in another country, will be able to directly enter the U.S. starting on November 8. The re-opening of U.S. travel includes international flights as well as being able to cross the border via Mexico or Canada by land.

With the proposed reopening planning at, essentially, the same time as the Main Event, WSOP officials reacted swiftly.

The first of the flights will take place on Monday, November 8 (Day 1E) with a start time of 11 AM. The final starting flight kicks off on Tuesday, November 9 (Day 1F) at noon local time. However, late registration is available all the way through 3:40 PM on Wednesday, November 10 (Day 2CEF).

Of course, players are required to be fully vaccinated. They need to provide proof for both international travel as well as to participate in the series. Additionally, international visitors will also need to provide a negative coronavirus test three days prior to travel.

Full vaccination is achieved two weeks after receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two weeks after the single Johnson & Johnson shot.

For a look at the complete new Main Event schedule, click here.