PokerStars EPT Barcelona Gets Underway From August 21st
The PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) will be making its annual stop in sunny Barcelona in less than a week. The action will take place at Casino Barcelona and run from August 21st through till September 2nd.
Aside from the €5,300 EPT Main Event, players will be competing in the €1,100 EPT National, the €2,200 National High Roller, as well as a pair €10,000 High Roller events.
Other highlights include a €25,000 and a €50,000 Single-Day High Roller as well as EPT Barcelona’s inaugural €100,000 Super High Roller.
One of the first major highlights of 2018 PokerStars EPT Barcelona is the €10,300 High Roller event that will run between August 22nd and 24th . The €1,100 National also kicks off on the 22nd and runs through to the 26th while the much-anticipated €100,000 EPT Super High Roller gets underway on August 25th and concludes on the 27th. The €2,200 EPT National High Roller runs from the 26th to the 27th and the €5,300 Main Event will run between August 27th until September 2nd.
The €50,000 Single Day High Roller will be held on August 28th and then the €10,300 Pot-Limit Omaha Event will begin on August 29th . The €25,000 Single-Day High Roller will be played on August 30th and the festivities wind down with the €10,300 EPT High Roller starting on August 31st.
EPT Barcelona is well-known for offering up plenty of high roller action and it will be even more intense this year with the addition of the €100,000 Super High Roller. It was PokerStars Team Pro Igor Kurganov who walked away with €1,135,000 at last year’s €50,000 Super High Roller and somebody will take home a lot more than that this year.
Head Over To Barcelona
Barcelona has the distinction of being the only city that has hosted the tour since the EPT’s first season in 2004. The city is famous for its sunny beaches, awe-inspiring architecture and lively nightlife which gives players a lot to see and do when they aren’t at the table. There will be a total of 34 action packed events that will take place during EPT Barcelona.
Poker players from neighboring countries like Italy and Portugal will also make their way to Barcelona as they will not want to miss the chance of playing against some of the best European poker players in the industry and taking a crack at the large amounts of guaranteed prize money.