2018 WSOP EUROPE SCHEDULE CONFIRMED FOR OCTOBER 9 TO NOVEMBER 2

June 10, 2018 - 01:42:46 PM EST  | 

2018 WSOP EUROPE SCHEDULE CONFIRMED FOR OCTOBER 9 TO NOVEMBER 2

2018 World Series of Poker Europe Set for October 9 to November 2, 2018 

€13 MILLION GUARANTEED & 10 WSOP GOLD BRACELETS TO WIN 

King’s Casino Rozvadov to Host Europe’s Richest Poker Festival 

LAS VEGAS/ROZVADOV, Czech Republic – June 11, 2018 – Fresh off a hugely successful inaugural WSOP Europe in Rozvadov, the event returns in 2018 with 10 WSOP gold bracelets on the line, plus a €5 million guaranteed Main Event, a €5 million guaranteed High Roller and €3 million more in guarantees during poker’s largest European festival. 

The WSOP Europe has found a permanent home at King’s Casino in Rozvadov after an event last year that featured more than 25 million euros in prize money and 7,689 entries. 

“King’s Casino does everything big and first class, so we can’t wait to return to Rozvadov for the 2018 World Series of Poker Europe,” said WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart.  “With €13 million in guarantees on bracelet events, plus a phenomenal cash game scene, we highly recommend you make plans to join us this fall in Europe’s best kept poker secret.” 

The first official gold bracelet event will begin on Tuesday, October 9 at 6:00pm, with an €550 buy-in Colossus No-Limit Hold’em event with eight starting flights and a €1,000,000 prize pool guarantee.  It will be the first of 10 official WSOP gold bracelet events awarded during the tournament series that concludes officially on Friday, November 2 with the final table of the €10,350 Main Event that features a €5,000,000 prize pool guarantee. 

WSOP Europe itself has €13,000,000 in prize pool guarantees, and adding in the WSOP Circuit event that will immediately precede WSOP Europe (from September 20-October 8) and the satellite guarantees, and this WSOP festival becomes can’t miss for players with over €15,000,000 million guaranteed up for grabs. 

“It was a dream to host WSOP Europe and I can’t wait to do it again,” said King’s Casino owner Leon Tsoukernik. “We hope everyone who came last year comes back for our warm hospitality and generous offerings, and for those who missed out, please join us for Europe’s biggest poker event of the year.”  

The entire WSOP Europe schedule can be viewed at www.wsop.com or on the King’s Casino website here. 

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 2018 WSOP Europe bracelet schedule is as follows: 

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EVENT

Chip Stack

STARTING DATES

1

€550 Colossus No-Limit Hold’em - €1,000,000 Guarantee – 8 starting flights – 1 re-entry per flight

20,000

Oct. 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

2

€1,650 6-Handed Deepstack No-Limit Hold’em -- €200,000 Guarantee – single re-entry

30,000

Oct. 14

3

€550 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed -- €100,000 Guarantee – 2 starting flights – unlimited re-entry

20,000

Oct. 15-16

4

€1,100 Turbo Special Bounty Hunter No-Limit Hold’em -- €200,000 Guarantee -- $300 bounties

25,000

Oct. 17

5

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

40,000

Oct. 18, 19, 20

6

€1,650 Pot Limit Omaha/No-Limit Hold’em Mix -- €200,000 Guarantee

30,000

Oct. 21

7

€2,200 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed -- €200,000 Guarantee – Unlimited re-entry

40,000

Oct. 22

8

€25,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold’em - €1,000,000 Guarantee – Single re-entry

1,000,000

Oct. 24

9

€100,000 Super High Roller - €5,000,000 Guarantee – Unlimited re-entry

2,000,000

Oct. 26

10

€10,350 WSOP Europe Main Event - €5,000,000 Guarantee – 2 starting flights – Bust A, can re-enter B

100,000

Oct. 27, 28

 

In total, this WSOP-centric Fall Festival will run 47 consecutive days, beginning on Thursday, Sept. 20 with the first official WSOP Circuit gold ring event, and continuing through November 5. 

For more details of the WSOP Circuit schedule preceding WSOP Europe and other news related to this festival see http://pokerroomkings.com/events/en/2018/kings-casino-europe/wsop-circuit.html. 

About the World Series of Poker

The World Series of Poker® is the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world, having awarded nearly $2.7 billion in prize money and the prestigious gold bracelet, globally recognized as the sport’s top prize. Featuring a comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation, the WSOP is poker’s longest-running tournament in the world, dating back to 1970.  In 2017, the event attracted 120,995 entrants from 111 different countries to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and awarded more than $231 million in prize money. In addition, the WSOP has formed groundbreaking alliances in broadcasting, digital media and corporate sponsorships, while successfully expanding the brand internationally with the advent of the World Series of Poker Europe in 2007 and the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific in 2013. For more information on the World Series of Poker, please visit www.wsop.com.  Or

About King’s Casino Rozvadov

King’s Casino Rozvadov, is well known for its range of games for players and for its famous customer focused service and hospitality. King’s Casino is Europe’s biggest poker room and situated roughly two hours’ drive from Prague and Munich. The venue offers everything a guest could want, including a full casino, two restaurants, three, four and five-star accommodation and great poker action 24/7.

In August 2017, people discovered an all new version of the King's Casino with over 1,800 square meters of Las Vegas-style casino space added. A new hotel with 218 additional rooms, a new restaurant and a fully-equipped wellness center with jacuzzis, saunas, massage rooms and a fitness center have made Europe’s biggest poker room even bigger! There are a variety of accommodation options for players close to the casino. For reservations or any other questions please contact King’s directly via reservation@kingscasino.eu or call +420 374 616 050.

 

How to get to King’s Casino. Rozvadov, Czech Republic 

By air: There are direct flights from just about every European capital to Prague (Czech Republic), Nuremberg airport (Germany) and Munich airport (Germany) - all around two hours’ drive from Rozvadov. Many budget airlines also operate regularly on these routes. US airlines commonly connect to Prague and Munich.

If customers have trouble getting to King's Casino directly, there is a special shuttle service available. If you are travelling by plane they can pick you up at Prague, Nuremburg or Munich Airport. Call +420 374 616 050 or email shuttle@kingscasino.eu for more information. 

By car from Prague: Simply drive via D5/E50. 

By car from Munich: Get on to A9, A93 and then A6 to D5/E50. 

King's Casino has several parking areas under camera surveillance 24/7, and patrolled by a dedicated security team.  

By train: The closest train stations are Nuremberg, Weiden, Wernberg, Regensburg or Amberg. Call or email King’s Casino and they will arrange a shuttle service: +420 374 616 050 or shuttle@kingscasino.eu.


 
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