Master Classics of Poker Returns To Amsterdam This Wednesday

November 19, 2018 November 19, 2018 Paul Butcher
November 19, 2018 by Paul Butcher

Master Classics of PokerPoker players across Europe will be interested to know that the 27th edition of the Master Classics of Poker (MCOP) is returning to Holland Casino in Amsterdam. The MCOP will take place from Nov 21 to Dec 1.

The MCOP which is considered among Europe’s longest-running tournament series will attract players from all over the Netherlands. Holland Casino has been home to the MCOP for the last 27 years and continues to take pride in providing quality service and amenities for players.

The MCOP attracts famous and accomplished players worldwide, which include American poker pro John Juanda, poker pro-businessman Bryn Kenney and EPT/WPT winner Steve O’Dwyer.

Among the highlights of the tournament is the €25,500 buy-in NLH Super High Roller due to take place on Nov 24-25, the €10,300 NLH High Roller on Nov 29 – Dec 1, and the PLO High Roller running on Nov 22-23 with a buy-in of €3,250. The €4,300 NLH Main Event is the flagship event of the series, which is scheduled on Nov 23 and Nov 27 – 30.



The Main Event will run for five days, with the first starting day taking place on Nov 23. A winner will be determined on Nov 30.
In 2017, Germany’s Claas Segebrecht took home the first place prize of €235, 087 while John Juanda and Igor Yaroshevskyy were some of the players who made it to the final table.

Schedule and Details

The MCOP kicks off on Nov 21 with the famous €550 buy-in Single Re-Entry which will run for two days. Players are allowed multiple re-entries at the two-day €25,500 Super High Roller which begins on Nov 24.

The second high-roller event at the eleven-day festival is the €10,300 High Roller which will kick off on Nov 29 and will run for three days. In 2017, Joris Ruijs won the event for €206,242. Ole Schemion was the runner-up, with poker pros Martin Kabrhel, Markus Durnegger and Ivan Luca also make it to the final table.

This year’s MCOP will feature four Pot-Limit Omaha (PLO) tourneys with the €3,250 PLO High Roller, the biggest tourney taking place on Nov 22. Players can also take part in satellite events running throughout the festival, which include the €2,600 Satellite NLH Super High Roller Single Re-Entry taking place on Nov 23, as well as the Satellite Main Event Day 1B Single Re-Entry which happens on Nov 23 and 24, with a buy-in of €330. To find out more information, do visit the Holland Casino website.

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