2017 World Series of Poker Europe Starts in Four Weeks at King’s Casino in Rozvadov

THE 11 WSOP GOLD BRACELET FESTIVAL RUNS FROM OCT. 19 - NOV. 10

MAIN EVENT NOW HAS €5 MILLION GUARANTEE; EURO COLOSSUS FEATURES €2 MILLION GUARANTEE & HIGH ROLLER HAS €10 MILLION

LAS VEGAS/ROZVADOV, Czech Republic – September 21, 2017 – The first-ever WSOP Europe in the Czech Republic kicks off four weeks today at King’s Casino in Rozvadov with 11 official WSOP gold bracelet events and €18 million in prize pool guarantees.

The biggest and richest poker festival in Europe this year is set to kick off on Thursday, October 19 with the €1,100 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold’em event.  The series runs non-stop through November 10.

The entire gold bracelet schedule and structures can be viewed here: http://www.wsop.com/tournaments/schedule/?groupID=1355

In a week, the WSOP Circuit stops in Rozvadov with 14 official gold ring events and more than €3 million in guarantees.  So from September 28 through November 10, non-stop WSOP action comes to central Europe. The WSOP Circuit schedule for King’s Casino can be found here: http://www.wsop.com/tournaments/schedule/?groupID=1448

A lot of great content is planned from WSOP Europe as well.  PokerNews has signed on to be the official live reporting outlet for the event.  So fans can follow all the bracelet event action via PokerNews.com and/or WSOP.com throughout the duration of the 22-day festival.

Robust live streaming is planned as well, with 14 total days of coverage.  Both King’s and WSOP will offer free live streaming coverage of the majority of the bracelet events.  Coverage begins when the official final tables are reached or that day’s play gets underway, all on a 30-minute delay with hole cards.  The live streaming schedule is as follows:

Mon. Oct. 23 – Event #1 - €1,100 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold’em2pm local/8am ET/5am PT

Wed. Oct. 25 – Event #3 - €1,100 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold’em11pm local/5pm ET/2pm PT

Thurs. Oct. 26 – Event #2 - €550 Pot-Limit Omaha2pm local/8am ET/5am PT

Sat. Oct. 28 – Event #4 - €1,650 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed -- 2pm local/8am ET/5am PT

Mon. Oct. 30 – Event #6 - €2,200 Pot-Limit Omaha -- 2pm local/9am ET/6am PT

Thurs. Nov. 2 – Event #9 - €25,000 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller -- 2pm local/9am ET/6am PT

Fri. Nov. 3 – Event #10 - €111,111 High Roller for One Drop – Day 1 -- 2pm local/9am ET/6am PT

Sat. Nov. 4 – Event #10 - €111,111 High Roller for One Drop – Day 2 -- 1pm local/8am ET/5am PT

Sun. Nov. 5 – Event #10 - €111,111 High Roller for One Drop – Final Table -- 2pm local/9am ET/6am PT

Mon. Nov. 6 – Event #11 - €10,000 Main Event – Day 212 noon local/6am ET/3am PT

Tues. Nov. 7 -- Event #11 - €10,000 Main Event – Day 312 noon local/6am ET/3am PT

Wed. Nov. 8 -- Event #11 - €10,000 Main Event – Day 412 noon local/6am ET/3am PT

Thurs. Nov. 9 -- Event #11 - €10,000 Main Event – Day 512 noon local/6am ET/3am PT

Fri. Nov. 10 -- Event #11 - €10,000 Main Event – Final Table12 noon local/6am ET/3am PT

In addition to live streaming, the Main Event and High Roller for One Drop are being taped for television.

To aid on the social media front, the one and only Kevin Mathers, aka @KevMath will be on-site in Rozvadov for the duration to handle the Twitter feeds of both @WSOP and @PokerRoomKings.

“We’re so excited for WSOP Europe to begin,” said King’s Casino Owner Leon Tsoukernik.  “Our new hotel tower is up and running and we have more than 160 poker tables ready to be filled with poker players from all over the globe.  We look forward to showing poker players far and wide the exceptional service and value we offer.”

A reminder that the 2017 WSOP Player of the Year race is still ongoing with all 11 WSOP Europe gold bracelet events still factoring in the outcome.  The  current POY standings can be found here: http://www.wsop.com/2017/poy/

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For general information about King’s Casino and frequently asked questions, visit: https://www.pokerroomkings.com/index.php/form-en.html

“We are really set up to have the biggest WSOP Europe ever,” said WSOP director Gregory Chochon.  “With €18 million in guarantees, we expect to see the largest fields and prize pools for our European offshoot.”

A reminder for international travelers to have a passport on hand when entering the casino, and to make sure they have proper banking and residence identification for when they receive winnings.

King’s Casino Rozvadov is located in the Czech Republic, right near the German border, between Prague and Munich.  The location is right in Central Europe, giving all Europeans an easy travel destination to play poker.  Many of poker’s brightest young stars and international celebrities have made King’s their home in recent years.

The planned 2017 WSOP Europe bracelet schedule is as follows:

 

#

EVENT

Chip Stack

STARTING DATES

1

€1,100 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold’em - €500,000 Guarantee – 3 starting flights – re-entry next flight

20,000

Oct. 19, 20, 21

2

€550 Pot Limit Omaha 8-Max – 2 starting flights –re-entry

10,000

Oct. 23, 24

3

€1,100 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold’em (1-day event) Every player is €300 bounty – re-entry

20,000

Oct. 25

4

€1,650 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed – single re-entry

30,000

Oct. 26

5

€550 Colossus No-Limit Hold’em - €2,000,000 Guarantee (10 starting flights) one re-entry per flight

10,000

Oct. 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

6

€2,200 Pot Limit Omaha 8-Handed – unlimited re-entry

40,000

Oct. 28

7

€1,650 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better –re-entry

30,000

Oct. 31

8

€1,111 Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold’em - €500,000 Guarantee -- 2 starting flights – re-entry

20,000

Nov. 1, 2

9

€25,000 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller – re-entry

500,000

Nov. 1

10

€111,111 High Roller for One Drop - €10,000,000 Guarantee – re-entry (111 player cap)

2,000,000

Nov. 3

11

€10,350 WSOP Europe Main Event - €5,000,000 Guarantee – 2 starting flights – single re-entry

50,000

Nov. 4-5

 

http://www.wsop.com/2017/wsope/

 

 

Media Contacts:

Seth Palansky, WSOP, spalansky@caesars.com or 702/407-6344

Warren Lush, King’s Casino warren@warrenlush.com T: @warrenlush +447947307899

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