WSOP Circuit Event To Be Held At King’s Casino

October 19, 2016 by Paul Butcher

World Series of Poker: Circuit EventsA new World Series of Poker Circuit event is scheduled to kick off in November at the King's Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic which is known for having Europe’s largest poker room.

Commencing on Nov. 14, this event will run for 19 days bringing 14 WSOP Circuit (WSOPC) gold rings events with guaranteed pool prizes worth over €2,250,000. This is the second WSOPC event to be held at the venue.

The headliner event is the €1,650 Main Event which will be played over four days. With a stunning €1,000,000 guarantee, the event is bound to attract a significant number of players.

The event will have two opening flights on Nov. 11 and 12, followed by the main event on Nov. 13 and 14.

Event partner 888poker is already running qualifiers for the main event on its site offering players a chance to win a free entry. Players can also try their hand at qualifiers which will be held at the venue prior to the tournament.

The first WSOPC event was held in 2015 at the same venue and was very well-received. The Main Event attracted 715 entries which generated a prize pool worth €1,021,911 creating a new record for the largest WSOP Circuit Main Event held outside the United States. Poland's Mateusz Dziewonski was the eventual winner beating Andrew King from Ireland in a heads-up play to win the prize worth €206,927.

King’s Casino

This year’s winner of the Main Event as well as the Player of the Series will be getting a free entry ticket to the 2016 WSOP Global Casino Championship, just like last year’s winners did.

Other major events being held as a part of the tournament are €299 WSOP Circuit Opening Event, the €550 WSOP Circuit Monster Stack and the 888 WSOP Circuit Crazy Eights which is being sponsored by 888poker and has a guaranteed pool prize of €200,000.

The 888 WSOP Circuit Crazy Eights has a buy-in of €888 but those registered with 888poker can avail of the opportunity to participate in qualifiers being conducted on the site. The tournament will also be offering a few high roller tournaments like the €2,000 WSOP Circuit PLO High Roller and the €5,300 WSOP Circuit NLH High Roller. Both of these events will be offer players a guaranteed prize pool of €100,000 each.

888poker pros Sofia Lovgren and Natalie Hoff will be participating in the tournament and Czech pro Vojtech Ruzicka will be joining the event as soon as he finishes the 2016 WSOP Main Event at the Rio in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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