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World Series of Poker Europe Main Event Draws 420 Entrants
€1,022,376 To Be Awarded To The Winner In Second Largest WSOPE Main Event
Registration is now closed in the 2012 World Series of Poker Europe €10,450 no-limit hold’em main event. All told, 420 entries were made, building a prize pool of €4,032,000.
A total of 48 players will make the money, with a min-cash being worth €20,150 and €1,022,376 going to the eventual winner along with the championship WSOP Europe gold bracelet and 1,800 Card Player Player of the Year points.
2012 marks the second year that the WSOP Europe series was held in Cannes, France at the Majestic Barrière Hotel. Last year’s main event drew a record setting 593 participants, creating a sizable first prize of €1.4 million, captured by eventual champion Elio Fox.
Here is a look at the WSOP Europe main event over the years:
|Year||Champion||First Prize||No. of Entrants||% Growth In Field|
|2011||Elio Fox||€ 1,400,000||593||71.4|
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