2019 WSOP Europe, Rozvadov To Feature 10 Bracelet Events
Initial details of the 2019 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) have just been released.
The WSOP Europe will run from October 13 to November 4 and will once again take place at the King’s Resort in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. The 2019 WSOPE will feature ten bracelet events and players will compete for a massive guaranteed prize pool of €14 million.
The 2019 WSOP Circuit will also be held at King’s on September 26 to October 14. The tournament features 14 gold rings and €2 million in guarantees.
Poker action kicks off with a €350 buy-in No Limit Hold’em Opener on October 13-14. The event has two starting flights, and two re-entries are allowed for each flight. It will give away €220,000 in guarantees and will then be followed by a two-day €550 buy-in 8-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha event on October 15-16. Unlimited re-entry is allowed, with two starting flights. The event has a guaranteed prize pool of €100,000.
On October 16-18, a single re-entry No Limit Hold’em Mini Main Event with a buy-in of €1,350 will take place, featuring two starting flights. €550,000 in guarantees is up for grabs at the event. A one-day €1,100 buy-in Turbo Bounty Hunter is scheduled for October 17, with a guaranteed prize pool of €200,000.
Other events slated for the 22-day festival include a €1,650 buy-in Pot-Limit Omaha/No Limit Hold’em Mix happening on October 19 (€200,000 guaranteed).
The highest buy-in event on the schedule is the €100,000 Diamond High Roller which is expected to attract some of the best high rollers from all over the world. Players will battle it out to get a slice of the whopping €5,000,000 in guarantees. The event will allow unlimited re-entry.
The main highlight of the festival is the €10,350 buy-in WSOP Europe Main Event guaranteeing €5,000,000. Taking place on October 25-26, the event will feature two starting flights.
In 2018, the Main Event attracted a field of 534 entries, with the 81 top finishers sharing a total of €5,073,000 in prize money. British poker pro Jack Sinclair emerged as the winner after a heads-up battle against Laszlo Bujtas of Hungary. Sinclair took home €1,122,239 for his first-place victory. Other finishers include Rainer Kempe, Dario Sammartino, Igor Kurganov, Sergio Aido, Niall Farrell, Mustapha Kanit and Jack Salter.
King’s Resort plays host to the WSOP Europe festival for the third consecutive year and WSOP Director Gregory Chochon was very happy that the tournament was returning to Kings which houses the biggest poker room in Europe.