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WSOP heads to Rotterdam at the end of August

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WSOP heads to Rotterdam at the end of AugustThe WSOP International Circuit is making a return trip to the Holland Casino Rotterdam this year. It is the second time the WSOP and the Holland team up and poker players need to start preparing for the upcoming series of events. The games get underway on August 31, running until September 8, and there will be at least 18 tournaments available. 11 of the events will reward WSOP Circuit Rings to the lucky winners.

The action kicks off with the €275 WSOP Circuit Cup and the first opportunity to win a ring. The €3,500 WSOP Circuit High Roller will start on September 3 and should be a magnet for a number of high-stakes players. Last year, Hakim Zoufri took down the first edition of the event, pocketing €69,888 in the process.

The €1.650 WSOP Circuit Main Event gets underway the following day. Last year’s game saw participation by Paul Gresel, Bart Lybaert and Goert Metaal, but it was a relatively unfamiliar face that won the tournament. Eyal Bensimhon won first place and €112,709. He has since gained fame and notoriety – especially due to his signature pink bunny hood – and has gone on to win several large events, including a first-place finish at the €550 NLHE Monster Stack tournament at the WSOP International Circuit in Rozvadov last October.

Mark your calendars for the following dates and times:

Fr 31 Aug1:00 p.m.WSOP – Cup Day 1A€275
Fr 31 Aug6:00 p.m.WSOP – Turbo Freeze-out€330
Sat 1 Sep1:00 p.m.WSOP – Cup Day 1B€275
Sat 1 Sep6:00 p.m.WSOP – Progressive Knock-Out Day 1€550
Sat 1 Sep10:00 p.m.WSOP – Hyper Turbo€220
Sun 2 Sep1:00 p.m.WSOP – Progressive Knock-Out Day 2€550
Sun 2 Sep1:00 p.m.WSOP – Circuit Day 2€275
Sun 2 Sep3:00 p.m.WSOP – Progressive Super Knock-Out Turbo€880
Sun 2 Sep8:00 p.m.WSOP – Satellite High Roller€220
Mon 3 Sep1:00 p.m.WSOP – Double Stack Freeze-out Day 1€440
Mon 3 Sep3:00 p.m.WSOP – High Roller 8-Handed Day 1€3,500
Mon 3 Sep7:00 p.m.WSOP – Super Satellite Main Event€110
Tue 4 Sep1:00 p.m.WSOP – High Roller 8-Handed Day 2€3,500
Tue 4 Sep3:00 p.m.WSOP – Main Event Day 1A€1,650
Tue 4 Sep7:00 p.m.WSOP – Double Stack Freeze-out Day 2€440
Tue 4 Sep10:00 p.m.WSOP – Hyper Turbo€220
Wed 5 Sep1:00 p.m.WSOP – Main Event Day 1B€1,650
Wed 5 Sep6:00 p.m.WSOP – Turbo Freeze-out€330
Wed 5 Sep9:00 p.m.WSOP – Main Event Day 1C€1,650
Thu 6 Sep1:00 p.m.WSOP – Main Event Day 2€1,650
Thu 6 Sep3:00 p.m.WSOP – Monster Stack Day 1A€550
Thu 6 Sep6:00 p.m.WSOP – Pot-Limit Omaha€770
Fri 7 Sep1:00 p.m.WSOP – Main Event Day 3€1,650
Fri 7 Sep3:00 p.m.WSOP – Monster Stack Day 1B€550
Fri 7 Sep6:00 p.m.WSOP – Super High Roller 8-Handed Day 1€5,000
Fri 7 Sep8:00 p.m.WSOP – Bounty Freeze-out€440
Sat 8 Sep1:00 p.m.WSOP – The Closer€330
Sat 8 Sep1:00 p.m.WSOP – Monster Stack Day 2€550
Sat 8 Sep1:00 p.m.WSOP – Main Event Day 4€1,650
Sat 8 Sep3:00 p.m.WSOP – Super High Roller 8-Handed€5,000
Sat 8 Sep6:00 p.m.WSOP – Wrap-up Turbo€165

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