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WSOP get ready for the largest poker event ever held outside Las Vegas

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The World Series of Poker release the schedules for the 2017 World Series of Poker Circuit and World Series of Poker Europe festivals at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic

WSOP get ready for the largest poker event ever held outside Las VegasThe World Series of Poker has high expectations for their forthcoming World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) and World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) Festivals, so much so, they have christened the 44-day poker wet dream the largest poker event ever held outside of Las Vegas.

When Leon Tsoukernik bought a plot of land in a small village with a population of 800 people in Rozvadov, Czech Republic people would have raised an eyebrow. When he told them of his plans to build a casino, I expect most of them wanted to cart him off to the local sanitarium.

15-years later, and Tsoukernik is the governor of the King’s Casino, the largest poker room in Europe, and on September 28, it will play host to the most prestigious brand in poker when it begins dishing out 14 WSOPC gold rings and 11 gold bracelets and well as over €20m in guaranteed prize money.

When Tsoukernik says it’s a dream come true, he isn’t exaggerating.

The WSOP has visited England, France, and Germany, but there is a permanence about this move to the Czech Republic, something that the WSOP has been searching for ever since they first planted a flag in the Empire Casino a decade ago.

“We are bullish in this becoming the European equivalent of the WSOP in Las Vegas, something we have always dreamed of doing when we first began our foray into Europe a decade ago.” Said the WSOP’s, Ty Stewart.

Gold Rings

Festivities begin on September 28 when the WSOPC comes to town. There are 14 gold rings up for grabs.

Here are the highlights:

Event #1: €299 Opening NLHE (€300k GTD)
Event #2: €550 Monster Stack NLHE (€250k GTD)
Event #5: €888 Mini Event (€200k GTD)
Event #9: €8,888 NLHE Super High Roller
Event #10: €5,300 NLHE High Roller (€100k GTD)
Event #11: €1,650 Main Event (€1m GTD)

The WSOP promises over €3m in guaranteed prize money.

You can check out the full schedule, right here.

Gold Bracelets

There will be 84 events over 44 consecutive days.

Here is the full breakdown of the gold bracelet events:

Event #1: €1,100 NLHE Monster Stack (€500k GTD)
Event #2: €550 PLO
Event #3: €1,100 NLHE Super Turbo BOUNTY
Event #4: €1,650 NLHE 6-Handed
Event #5: €550 The Colossus (€2m GTD)
Event #6: €2,200 PLO
Event #7: €1,650 PLO Hi-Lo 8 or Better
Event #8: €1,100 Little One for One Drop NLHE (€500k GTD)
Event #9: €25,000 NLHE High Roller
Event #10: €111,111 High Roller for One Drop (€10m GTD)
Event #11: €10,300 NLHE Main Event (€4m GTD)

The WSOP promises over €17m in guaranteed prize money.

You can check out the full schedule nitty gritty, right here.

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