WSOP Europe Approaches with Ten Tournaments

WSOP Europe Approaches with Ten Tournaments

The World Series of Poker finished its summer series more than two months ago, but the year is not over for poker players seeking gold WSOP bracelets. The WSOP Europe is set to kick off next week in Rozvadov, a small village in the Czech Republic near the border with Germany.

Rozvadov is the home of King’s Casino, which is currently in the midst of hosting the WSOP Circuit with 14 tournaments that will end its run on October 8. One day later, the WSOP Europe events kick off and run through November 5.

With a large poker room full of more than 160 tables and plenty of cash game action at this time of year, poker players are already lining up for the games of their choice.

Four Weeks, Ten Events

The WSOP Europe announced its return to Rozvadov earlier this year, and the schedule shows a total of ten bracelet events over the course of nearly four weeks. The tournaments are not as tightly-packed as during the summer months in Las Vegas, giving players more time to play daily tournaments and cash games or explore the region.

The ten events offer guarantees tallying €13 million, but the grand total to be awarded over the course of the series is likely to top that number. Last year’s WSOP Europe series saw players taking home more than €25 million.

Event 1 will start at 6pm on the evening of Tuesday, October 9, and the full schedule is as follows:

–October 9:  €550 NLHE Colossus Day 1A (one reentry per flight) with €1 million GTD

–October 10:  Colossus Day 1B

–October 11:  Colossus Days 1C & 1D

–October 12:  Colossus Days 1E & 1F

–October 13:  Colossus Days 1G & 1H

–October 14:  €1,650 NLHE 6-Handed Deepstack (one reentry) with €200K GTD

–October 15:  €550 PLO 8-Handed Day 1A (unlimited reentries) with €100K GTD

–October 16:  PLO 8-Handed Day 1B

–October 17:  €1,100 NLHE Turbo Bounty Hunter (reentry) with €200K GTD

–October 18:  €1,100 NLHE Monster Stack (one entry per flight) with €500K GTD

–October 19:  Monster Stack Day 1B

–October 20:  Monster Stack Day 1C

–October 21:  €1,650 Mixed NLHE/PLO (reentry) with €200K GTD

–October 22:  €2,200 PLO 8-Handed (unlimited reentries) with €200K GTD

–October 24:  €25,500 NLHE Super High Roller (two reentries) with €1 million GTD

–October 26:  €100K NLHE Super High Roller (unlimited reentries) with €5 million GTD

–October 27:  €10,350 NLHE Main Event Day 1A (one reentry) with €5 million GTD

–October 28:  Main Event Day 1B

–November 2:  Main Event Final Table

Other Details

King’s Casino opened in 2003 and is owned by Leon Tsoukernik and located almost directly between Prague, Czech Republic, and Munich, Germany. Most players fly into Prague or Munich and drive or take the train to Rozvadov, which is a two-hour drive, or a special shuttle service can be ordered. There is a hotel with hundreds of rooms at the property.

The casino boasts of Europe’s largest poker room, as well as a full casino and several restaurants. Players can use bank transfers to wire money to the casino directly and register for any of the WSOPE tournaments online.

About Jennifer Newell

Jennifer began writing about poker while working at the World Poker Tour in the mid-2000s. Since then, her freelance writing career has taken her from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and back to her hometown of St. Louis, where she now lives with her two dogs. She continues to follow the poker world as she also launches a new subscription box company and finishes her first novel. Jennifer has written for numerous publications including and has followed the US poker and gaming market closely for the last 15 years. Follow Jen on Twitter

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