The 11th World Series of Poker Europe kicked off at the Kings Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic.
Therell be 15 WSOP bracelet occasions over the upcoming few weeks together with guaranteed prize pools totaled $22 million, or roughly $24.3 million US. The series started with the 350 Opener event on Sunday and will finish with all the $1-million guarantee, $550 buy-in Colossus occasion that finishes on Nov. 2.
The main appeal will be the $5-million warranty No-Limit Holdem Main Event. This years Main Event takes a $10,350 purchase and certainly will have two flights. Day 1A kicks off at midnight Friday, Oct. 25, also Day 1B will soon be in precisely the identical moment on Saturday, Oct. 26. A few other highlights are if youre into a action. This WSOPE will not only have a 25,500 buy-in Platinum NLHE High Roller Event, it is going to also host a 100,000 Diamond High Roller NLHE occasion on Oct. 23.
Here is the third season that the WSOP Europe is being hosted by the Kings Casino at Rozvadov, a little Czech town near the border. Restaurants are scarce and the highlight is that its approximately two hours from Prague. But if youre searching for an poker escape that is online Rozvadov is the place to go the past couple of decades, and thousands of players flocked to the Kings Casino. Back in 2017, a number of 7,689 players signed up for 11 different bracelet events and 529 players signed up for the Main Event.
A bit dropped this past year. But the Main Event grew a bit in WSOPE history that the second-highest, to 534 players. The WSOPE Main Event premiered in 2011 in Cannes, France. That event brought Elio Fox along with players took that one down for a grand prize of $1,400,000. Foxs win is also the WSOPE Main Event prize.
Last year English pro Jack Sinclair took down the Main Event and won $1.12 million. This attracted U.K. players around seven WSOPE bracelets, great for second place, but half of the 14 bracelets obtained by U.S. gamers. France rounds away from at the top three along with five bracelets and Canada, Germany and the Czech Republic are tied for fourth with four bracelets each.
The 2019 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas saw a total of 90 events and thousands and thousands of players. Got some Player of the Year points and there was a tight race heading after the summer was over.
Australian Robert Campbell topped the leaderboard with 3,418.78 points. Campbell had a summer that included two WSOP bracelets, four tables along with nine cashes. Shaun Deeb finished the summertime second with 3,280.13 points. Deeb won the 2018 WSOP Player of the Year and a win this year will make him the first player to win back-to-back WSOP Player of the Year awards.
Daniel Negreanu is currently third using 3,166.24 points and is the only player to have won the POY two . Negreanu has yet to win a bracelet but he cashed over a dozen occasions and finished runner-up at the Stud Championship along with the NLHE High Roller. All three players will be expected to be at Rozvadov and the race will be something.
Well be following the stories from Rozvadov, but if you would like live updates for each and every occasion, head on over to this WSOP upgrades page that is live. Have a look at the 2019 WSOPE program if youre more interested in a program to see what events could get the job done for you.