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2013 World Series of Poker Europe Begins Friday

Series Will Award Eight WSOP Gold Bracelets From Oct. 11 - 25

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The 2013 World Series of Poker Europe, presented by BarrierePoker.fr, kicks off on Friday, October 11th. The seventh annual running of this tournament series boasts a number of exciting changes, including a new venue. This year the WSOPE will take place from Oct. 11th through Oct. 25th at the Casino Barrière d’Enghien-les-Bains, in a suburb of Paris, France. The century-old casino is situated alongside a beautiful lake, and also is located next to the Pergola Nova convention center, where the majority of play will take place.

2013 WSOPE Champion Phil HellmuthThere will be eight gold WSOP bracelets on the line, with a number of new events including the kickoff, a €1,100 ladies no-limit hold’em event and a €25,600 buy-in no-limit hold’em high roller tournament. The other bracelet events include a €1,100 no-limit hold’em re-entry, a €5,300 mixed-max no-limit hold’em, a €1,650 pot-limit Omaha, a €2,200 no-limit hold’em, a €3,250 mixed-max pot-limit Omaha and of course the marquee €10,450 no-limit hold’em main event, which kicks off Oct. 19th. In 2012 Phil Hellmuth topped a field of 420 to earn $1,333,841 and his record 13th gold bracelet in Cannes.

“New tournament dates and 12 million Parisians have us aiming for the largest Main Event in Europe,” said WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart earlier this year when the schedule was announced. “Baguettes and Bracelets; Champagne and Cash; we think is a winning recipe for the 2013 WSOP Europe.”

In addition to the bracelet events there will also be more than four dozen other side events to choose from, as well as cash games running around the clock. The 2013 World Series of Poker Europe will be televised broadly around the world, including on ESPN and Eurosport. The WSOPE remains the only European poker tournament to be televised in the United States.

Here is a look at the schedule of bracelet events:

Event Date Buy-In
No-Limit Hold’em Re-Entry Day 1A (4 Day Event) 10/12/13 €1,000 + €100
No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry – Day 1B (3 Day Event) 10/13/13 €1,000 + €100
No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry – Day 2 (Combined Fields) 10/14/13
Mixed-Max No-Limit Hold’em (4 day event) (9; 6; 2-handed) 10/14/13 €5,000 + €300
No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry – Final Table 10/15/13
Mixed-Max No-Limit Hold’em – Day 2 (6-handed) 10/15/13
Pot Limit Omaha (3 day event) 10/15/13 €1500 + €150
Mixed-Max No-Limit Hold’em – Day 3 (Heads-Up matches) 10/16/13
Pot Limit Omaha (Day 2) 10/16/13
No Limit Hold’em (9-handed) (3 day event) 10/16/13 €2,000 + €200
Mixed-Max No-Limit Hold’em – Final Table (Heads Up Finale) 10/17/13
No Limit Hold’em – Day 2 10/17/13
Mixed-Max Pot-Limit Omaha – Day 1 (3 Day Event) 10/17/13 €3,000 + €250
Pot-Limit Omaha Final Table 10/17/13
No Limit Hold’em – Final Table 10/18/13
Mixed-Max Pot-Limit Omaha – Day 2 (6-handed) 10/18/13
Main Event – No-Limit Hold’em – Day 1A (7 Day Event) 10/19/13 €10,000 + €450
Mixed-Max Pot-Limit Hold’em Final Table 10/19/13
Main Event – No Limit Hold’em – Day 1B (6 Day Event) 10/20/13 €10,000 + €450
Main Event – Day 2 – No-Limit Hold’em (Combined Field 6A+6B) 10/21/13
High Roller No-Limit Hold’em (3 Day Event) (Bracelet Event) 10/22/13 €25,000 + €600
WSOPE Main Event Championship Day 3 10/22/13
WSOPE Main Event Championship – Day 4 10/23/13
High Roller No-Limit Hold’em – Day 2 10/23/13
High Roller No-Limit Hold’em Final Table (ESPN & Eurosport TV) 10/24/13
WSOPE Main Event OFF DAY 10/24/13
WSOPE Main Event Championship – Final Table (ESPN & Eurosport TV) 10/25/13