World Series of Poker organizers officially announced the return of the WSOP Europe on Monday. The series runs Nov. 19 to Dec. 8 at King’s Casino Resort in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, just after the WSOP wraps up in Las Vegas.
The series features €11.5 million in guaranteed prizes and 15 WSOP gold bracelets up for grabs. The €10,350 Main Event caps the series Dec 3-8 and comes with a €5 million guarantee.
Along with the WSOP Europe, King’s will also host a WSOP International Circuit series in August and September. That schedule was also released on Monday.
Highlights from the WSOP Europe
The return of WSOP Europe events helps usher in at least the beginning of the return of live poker in Europe. The series includes 15 events with buy-ins from €350 to €2 million. Some of the highlights include:
- $1,350 Mini NLHE Main Event (Event 3, Nov 21-25) – €600,000 guaranteed
- $2,000 Pot Limit Omaha (Event 4, Nov 24-25) – €200,000 guaranteed
- $550 NLHE Colossus (Event 5, Nov 24-30) – €1 million guaranteed
- $25,000 Platinum High Roller (Event 11, Nov 29-30) – €1 million guaranteed
- €50,000 Diamond High Roller (Event 15, Dec. 2-3) – €2 million guaranteed
Here’s a look at the complete schedule.
2021 WSOP Europe
|1||Nov. 19 -22||“Opener” NLHE||€350||€300,000||20,000|
|2||Nov. 20 - 23||8-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha||€550||€200,000||25,000|
|3||Nov. 21 - 25||Mini Main Event NLHE||€1,350||€600,000||100,000|
|4||Nov. 24 & 25||2K Pot Limit Omaha||€2,000||€200,000||50,000|
|5||Nov. 24 - 30||NLH Colossus||€550||€1,000,000||25,000|
|6||Nov. 25||NLH Classic Freezeout||€1,000||€150,000||30,000|
|7||Nov. 25 & 26||PLO/NLH Mixed||€1,650||€200,000||40,000|
|8||Nov. 26 & 27||Short Deck||€2,500||€200,000||50,000|
|9||Nov. 27 & 28||5K Pot Limit Omaha||€5,000||€150,000||100,000|
|10||Nov. 29||NLH Bounty Hunter||€1,100||€200,000||30,000|
|11||Nov. 29 & 30||25K NLH Platinum High Roller||€25,000||€1,000,000||500,000|
|12||Nov. 30 & Dec. 1||NLH 6-max||€1,650||€200,000||40,000|
|13||Dec. 1 & 2||8-Game Mix||€2,000||€150,000||50,000|
|14||Dec. 2 & 3||50K NLH Diamond High Roller||€50,000||€2,000,000||1,000,000|
|15||Dec. 3 - 8||WSOP Europe Main Event||€10,350||€5,000,000||100,000|
WSOP Circuit International announced
Along with the European WSOP, the International Circuit also returns Aug 12 – Sept 14 at King’s Casino Resort. The property hosts 17 championship ring events.
The festival will have more than €3.5 million in guaranteed prizes with buy-ins ranging from €200 to €3000. The €1,700 Main Event runs Sept 10-14 with a €1 million guarantee. Other highlighted circuit events include:
- $250 Mini NLHE Main Event (Event 6, Aug 25-30) – €500,000 guaranteed
- $550 Pot Limit Omaha Bounty Hunter (Event 8, Aug 30) – €50,000 guaranteed
- $550 NLHE Monster Stack (Event 11, Sept 2-6) – €500,000 guaranteed
Here’s the full WSOP International Circuit schedule.
2021 WSOP International Circuit Kings Casino
|1||Aug. 12-16||King’s Opener NLHE||€200||€300,000||25,000|
|2||Aug. 17-18||6-Handed NLHE||€440||€50,000||40,000|
|3||Aug. 18-23||NLHE KENTA Bounty Hunter (€100 Bounty)||€330||€400,000||30,000|
|4||Aug. 24||NLHE Senior Event 50+||€250||€20,000||25,000|
|5||Aug. 25||NLHE Ladies Event||€250||€10,000||25,000|
|6||Aug. 25-30||NLHE Mini Main Event||€250||€500,000||50,000|
|7||Aug. 29-30||NLHE Fiftystack||€660||€100,000||50,000|
|8||Aug. 30||PLO Bounty Hunter (€150 Bounty)||€550||€50,000||40,000|
|9||Aug. 31 – Sep. 1||€550 PLO/NLHE Mixed||€550||€50,000||40,000|
|10||Sep. 1-2||Omaha Hi/Lo Pot Limit||€440||€50,000||40,000|
|11||Sep. 2-6||NLHE Monsterstack||€550||€500,000||100,000|
|12||Sep. 5||7-Card Stud Limit||€440||€10,000||30,000|
|13||Sep. 6-7||6-Handed Pot Limit Omaha||€440||€50,000||40,000|
|14||Sep. 7||5-Card PLO||€1,100||€50,000||50,000|
|15||Sep. 7-8||8-Handed 2K Pot Limit Omaha||€2,000||€200,000||100,000|
|16||Sep. 8-9||3K 8-Handed NLHE||€3,000||€300,000||200,000|
|17||Sep 10-14||WSOP Circuit Main Event||€1,700||€1,000,000||50,000|
This is the first WSOP live circuit event since the beginning of 2020. WSOP has been hosting online events internationally through GGPoker. That includes the upcoming WSOP Online running on the site.
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