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This Week In Tournament Poker -- Dec 3 - 9

The Week's Biggest Tournaments Broken Down By Region


In this Card Player weekly feature we look to provide our readers with a guide to some of the biggest poker events taking place in their area for the upcoming week. Check out all the tournament action set to go down in your own backyard from Dec. 3rd through the 9th. Head to our tournament database for more information.


  • The 2012 WPT Prague (Dec 03, ‘12 – Dec 09, ’12) european poker tournament world descends on the Czech Republic for back-to-back major tournaments, kicking off with the World Poker Tour Prague at the Kings Casino at the Corinthia Hotel in Prague. This WPT €3,300 no-limit hold’em main event kicks off on December 3rd with the first of three starting days, and continues until a winner is determined on Dec. 9th.
  • The 2012 EPT Prague (Dec 05, ’12 – Dec 15, ’12) As the _WPT Prague wraps up, the European Poker Tour Prague festival will be gearing up at the Hilton Prague Hotel. The €5,300 EPT Prague main event will be kicking off on Dec. 9th with the first of two starting days, and will continue until a champion is decided on Dec. 15th.


  • The 2012 Five Diamond World Poker Classic (Nov 25, ‘12 – Dec 09, ’12) Things will really heat up this week at the Bellagio’s WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic. The marquee tournament of the series, the $10,300 World Poker Tour main event is set to kick off on Dec. 4th, and continues until a champion is decided on Dec. 9th, but for players who bust out of the main event and are still craving high stakes action, a $25,000 no-limit high roller kicks off on Dec. 7th.
  • The 2012 Pot of Gold Poker Winter Tournament (Dec 05, ‘12 – Dec 09, ’12) The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada kicks off its six-event Pot of Gold Poker Winter Tournament series on Dec. 5th with a $100,000-guaranteed, five-day, $140 buy-in no-limit hold’em re-entry event with starting flights at noon and 7:00 PM from Dec. 5th-8th, and the play down to a winner on Dec. 9th.


  • The 2012 WSOP Circuit Harah’s Resort Atlantic City (Nov 29, ‘12 – Dec 10, ’12) The Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey moves into the second week of its World Series of Poker Circuit Atlantic City series, with the $1,675 main event getting underway on Dec. 8th and continuing until a champion is decided on Dec. 10th.
  • The 2012 Sands Deepstack Extravaganza (Dec 05, ‘12 – Dec 17, ’12) The Sands Bethlehem Casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania kicks off its eight-event Deepstack Extravaganza tournament series on Dec. 5th. Highlights from this week include a $500 buy-in no-limit hold’em turbo on Dec. 8th.


  • 2012 Larry Flynt’s Holiday Poker Classic (Nov 23, ‘12 – Dec 17, ’12) The Hustler Casino in Gardena, California continues with its 10-event series as it enters its third week. The $250 no-limit hold’em championship main event kicks off on Dec. 15th.


  • The 2012 Aces Winter $20,000 Guarantee (Dec 08, ‘12) The Aces Players Club in Portland, Oregon is hosting a $20,000-guaranteed, $200 buy-in no-limit hold’em event that begins on December 8th.