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World Series of Poker Europe Schedule Announced

WSOPE Grows To Seven Bracelet Events After Move To Southern France

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The World Series of Poker Europe schedule for 2011 has been announced with the Casino Barrière de Cannes Croisette in Southern France hosting seven bracelet events between October 7 and 20, 2011.

The full schedule for WSOPE 2011, which is presented by BarrièrePoker.com, is:

Event #1 Friday, Oct 7: six-handed no-limit hold’em (three days) — €2,680 buy in
Event #2 Saturday Oct 8 : no-limit hold’em (five days) — €1,090 buy in
Event #3 Monday Oct 10: pot-limit Omaha (three days) — €5,300 buy in
Event #4 Tuesday Oct 11: no-limit hold’em shootout (three days) — €3,200 buy in
Event #5 Wednesday Oct 12: no-limit hold’em split format (four days) — €10,400 buy in
Event #6Thursday Oct 13: six-handed pot-limit Omaha (three days) — €1,620 buy in
Event #7 Saturday Oct 15: WSOPE main event championship (five days) — €10,400 buy in
Saturday Oct 15th: no-limit hold’em ladies event (non-bracelet, one day) — €550 buy in

WSOP vice-president Ty Stewart said, “Our new venue in Cannes along with our new partnership with Barrière Poker will offer the best player experience we have ever had for WSOP Europe. Players will find non-stop action throughout the two-week event, plus plenty of fun distractions in Cannes to make this the perfect poker vacation.”

Previously the WSOPE was held in London, England and the main event was won in 2009 by Card Player boss Barry Shulman. The current champion is UK pro James Bord.