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European Poker Tour Prague Starts Wednesday

Sixth Time For Tour In Czech Republic With Big Field Expected


The European Poker Tour gets underway in Prague tomorrow Wednesday December 5.

It’s the sixth time the Tour has rolled into the Czech Republic capital with 11 days of poker and almost 40 tournaments.

The €5,300 main event gets underway on Sunday December 9 and runs until Saturday 15. Last year it attracted 722 players and this year is expected to be similarly busy with the World Poker Tour already in town.

Players will start with 30,000 in chips and a 75 minute clock, rising to 90 minutes from level 14.

The Golden Prague Hotel also hosts the €1,100 buy in Eureka Poker Tour main event which kicks off tomorrow, Wednesday December 5. Also the €1,850 Eureka High Roller event takes place Saturday December 8 and the €10,300 buy in EPT High Roller Single Reload Eight Handed starts on Thursday December 13.

Last year the EPT main event was won by 21-year-old business science student Martin Finger who took home €720,000.

In 2010 the title was lifted by Roberto Romanello.