AEW Announce Changes To Double Or Nothing

The pay-per-view is one month away...

At the beginning of April, All Elite Wrestling taped over a month's worth of content at QT Marshall's gym in Norcross, Georgia. This included matches from the TNT Championship tournament and other bouts with the likes of Kenny Omega, Orange Cassidy, and Best Friends in action. However, many AEW stars like PAC, The Lucha Brothers, Hangman Adam Page, and Nyla Rose were unable to attend the tapings because of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Last night, the young promotion announced their next pay-per-view, Double Or Nothing, will no longer take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. They did not reveal the new venue but the event will still be broadcast on pay-per-view on May 23. AEW will return to Las Vegas for next year's edition of Double Or Nothing on May 29, 2021.

The May 27 episode of Dynamite was also cancelled and fans will be issued a full refund within 30 days. 

AEW released the following statement:

"AEW’s DOUBLE OR NOTHING event will be televised on pay-per-view as scheduled on Saturday, May 23, at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT).  Additional details related to DOUBLE OR NOTHING, which was initially scheduled to be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, will be revealed in the weeks ahead with features of the event itself ultimately being determined by the latest guidance of national and global health authorities.

"The highly anticipated event will be available for purchase via iN DEMAND cable operators, DirecTV, DISH Network and B/R Live.  International fans can purchase the event at FITE.TV.  

"The DOUBLE OR NOTHING live event originally scheduled May 23, 2020, has been rescheduled for the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 29, 2021.  Fans who have already purchased tickets to the May 23, 2020, show will be offered a refund via the point of purchase or have their original ticket valid for admission to the event on May 29, 2021.

"The AEW DYNAMITE show originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in Las Vegas has been canceled.  Fans who have already purchased tickets to the DYNAMITE show will be issued a full refund within 30 days by their financial institution. 

"As illustrated in our mission statement, the safety and well-being of our fans and talent is always our top priority.  AEW is grateful to MGM Grand Hotel and Resorts and everyone close to and within the AEW family – including fans – for their patience and understanding, and sends thanks around the world to healthcare and other frontline workers who are answering the call to protect and serve their communities."



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