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2017 World Series of Poker Europe Starts Four Weeks Today at King’s Casino in Rozvadov

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MAIN EVENT NOW HAS €5 MILLION GUARANTEE; EURO COLOSSUS FEATURES €2 MILLION GUARANTEE & HIGH ROLLER HAS €10 MILLION

 

THE 11 WSOP GOLD BRACELET FESTIVAL RUNS FROM OCT. 19 - NOV. 10

 

 

LAS VEGAS/ROZVADOV, Czech Republic – September 21, 2017 – The first-ever WSOP Europe in the Czech Republic kicks off four weeks today at King’s Casino in Rozvadov with 11 official WSOP gold bracelet events and €18 million in prize pool guarantees.

 

The biggest and richest poker festival in Europe this year is set to kick off on Thursday, October 19 with the €1,100 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold’em event. The series runs non-stop through November 10.

 

The entire gold bracelet schedule and structures can be viewed here: http://www.wsop.com/tournaments/schedule/?groupID=1355

 

In a week, the WSOP Circuit stops in Rozvadov with 14 official gold ring events and more than €3 million in guarantees. So from September 28 through November 10, non-stop WSOP action comes to central Europe. The WSOP Circuit schedule for King’s Casino can be found here: http://www.wsop.com/tournaments/schedule/?groupID=1448

 

A lot of great content is planned from WSOP Europe as well. PokerNews has signed on to be the official live reporting outlet for the event. So fans can follow all the bracelet event action via PokerNews.com and/or WSOP.com throughout the duration of the 22-day festival.

 

Robust live streaming is planned as well, with 14 total days of coverage. Both King’s and WSOP will offer free live streaming coverage of the majority of the bracelet events. Coverage begins when the official final tables are reached or that day’s play gets underway, all on a 30-minute delay with hole cards. The live streaming schedule is as follows:

 

Mon. Oct. 23 – Event #1 - €1,100 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold’em – 2pm local/8am ET/5am PT
Wed. Oct. 25 – Event #3 - €1,100 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold’em – 11pm local/5pm ET/2pm PT
Thurs. Oct. 26 – Event #2 - €550 Pot-Limit Omaha – 2pm local/8am ET/5am PT
Sat. Oct. 28 – Event #4 - €1,650 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed -- 2pm local/8am ET/5am PT
Mon. Oct. 30 – Event #6 - €2,200 Pot-Limit Omaha -- 2pm local/9am ET/6am PT
Thurs. Nov. 2 – Event #9 - €25,000 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller -- 2pm local/9am ET/6am PT
Fri. Nov. 3 – Event #10 - €111,111 High Roller for One Drop – Day 1 -- 2pm local/9am ET/6am PT
Sat. Nov. 4 – Event #10 - €111,111 High Roller for One Drop – Day 2 -- 1pm local/8am ET/5am PT
Sun. Nov. 5 – Event #10 - €111,111 High Roller for One Drop – Final Table -- 2pm local/9am ET/6am PT
Mon. Nov. 6 – Event #11 - €10,000 Main Event – Day 2 – 12 noon local/6am ET/3am PT
Tues. Nov. 7 -- Event #11 - €10,000 Main Event – Day 3 – 12 noon local/6am ET/3am PT
Wed. Nov. 8 -- Event #11 - €10,000 Main Event – Day 4 – 12 noon local/6am ET/3am PT
Thurs. Nov. 9 -- Event #11 - €10,000 Main Event – Day 5 – 12 noon local/6am ET/3am PT
Fri. Nov. 10 -- Event #11 - €10,000 Main Event – Final Table – 12 noon local/6am ET/3am PT
In addition to live streaming, the Main Event and High Roller for One Drop are being taped for television.

 

To aid on the social media front, the one and only Kevin Mathers, aka @KevMath will be on-site in Rozvadov for the duration to handle the Twitter feeds of both @WSOP and @PokerRoomKings.

 

“We’re so excited for WSOP Europe to begin,” said King’s Casino Owner Leon Tsoukernik. “Our new hotel tower is up and running and we have more than 160 poker tables ready to be filled with poker players from all over the globe. We look forward to showing poker players far and wide the exceptional service and value we offer.”

 

A reminder that the 2017 WSOP Player of the Year race is still ongoing with all 11 WSOP Europe gold bracelet events still factoring in the outcome. The current POY standings can be found here: http://www.wsop.com/2017/poy/

 

For hotel reservations at King’s, please visit: https://www.pokerroomkings.com/index.php/hotel-packages-en.html

 

For wire transfers and banking instructions, please visit: https://www.pokerroomkings.com/index.php/bank-transfer-en.html#top

 

For general information about King’s Casino and frequently asked questions, visit: https://www.pokerroomkings.com/index.php/form-en.html

 

“We are really set up to have the biggest WSOP Europe ever,” said WSOP director Gregory Chochon. “With €18 million in guarantees, we expect to see the largest fields and prize pools for our European offshoot.”

 

A reminder for international travelers to have a passport on hand when entering the casino, and to make sure they have proper banking and residence identification for when they receive winnings.

 

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 2017 WSOP Europe bracelet schedule is as follows:

 

#
EVENT
Chip Stack
STARTING DATES
1.

€1,100 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold’em - €500,000 Guarantee – 3 starting flights – re-entry next flight
20,000
Oct. 19, 20, 21
2.
€550 Pot Limit Omaha 8-Max – 2 starting flights –re-entry
10,000
Oct. 23, 24
3.

€1,100 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold’em (1-day event) Every player is €500 bounty – re-entry
20,000
Oct. 25
4.
€1,650 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed – single re-entry
30,000
Oct. 26
5.

€550 Colossus No-Limit Hold’em - €2,000,000 Guarantee (10 starting flights) one re-entry per flight
10,000
Oct. 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
6.
€2,200 Pot Limit Omaha 8-Handed – unlimited re-entry
40,000
Oct. 28
7.
€1,650 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better –re-entry
30,000
Oct. 31
8.

€1,111 Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold’em - €500,000 Guarantee -- 2 starting flights – re-entry
20,000
Nov. 1, 2
9.
€25,000 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller – re-entry
500,000
Nov. 1
10.

€111,111 High Roller for One Drop - €10,000,000 Guarantee – re-entry (111 player cap)
2,000,000
Nov. 3
11.

€10,350 WSOP Europe Main Event - €5,000,000 Guarantee – 2 starting flights – single re-entry
50,000
Nov. 4-5

 

http://www.wsop.com/2017/wsope/

 

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 more than $2.6 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

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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.

By August 2017, people will discover 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 will make 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 hotel@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.

 

 

Media Contacts:

Seth Palansky, WSOP, spalansky@caesars.com or 702/407-6344

Warren Lush, King’s Casino warren@warrenlush.com T: @warrenlush +447947307899