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2018 WSOP Europe dates announced

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 06:26
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Fresh off the inaugural WSOP Europe in Rozvadov last year, the event returns to the Czech Republic town from 9 October to 2 November 2018 with 10 WSOP gold bracelets events, including the €5 million guaranteed Main Event, a €5 million guaranteed High Roller and €3 million more in guarantees.

WSOP Europe has found a permanent home at King’s Casino in Rozvadov after the 2017 series attracted 7,689 entries with more than €25 million in prize money awarded.

“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 9 October with the the €550 buy-in Colossus No-Limit Hold’em event. The series will conclude with the final table of the €10,350 Main Event on Monday 2 November.

 “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.” 

King’s Casino Rozvadov is situated in the Czech Republic alongside the German border, between Prague and Munich.  The location in Central Europe provides Europeans an easy travel destination to play. 

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