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European Poker Tour Warsaw Main Event Begins Tomorrow

Poland Event will also Host a No-Limit Hold’em High-Roller Event

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Joao BarbosaThe next stop on the PokerStars European Poker Tour season six schedule begins tomorrow in Warsaw, Poland. The 25,000 PLN no-limit hold’em main event will employ the standard EPT structure, and the final table will conclude on Sunday, Oct. 25.

Card Player will provide daily recaps for each day of the event. The tournament field will be capped at 400 entrants. Blinds will begin at 50-100, and players will begin with 30,000 in chips. Levels will be 60 minutes long on day 1 and then will increase to 75 minutes thereafter. There is also a 50,000 PLN no-limit hold’em high-roller event on the schedule for the Warsaw tournament stop. It begins on Friday, Oct. 23 and will crown a winner on Sunday, Oct. 25.

Here is a look at the schedule for the main event:

Tuesday, Oct. 20: Day 1A
Wednesday, Oct. 21: Day 1B
Thursday, Oct. 22: Day 2
Friday, Oct. 23: Day 3
Saturday, Oct. 24: Day 4
Sunday, Oct. 25: Final table

2008 EPT Warsaw

Buy-in: 21,000 PLN
Number of Entries: 217
Total Prize Pool: $1,477,951
First-Place Prize: $462,596
Places Paid: 24

Final-Table Results:

1: Joao Barbosa — $462,596 (pictured above right)
2: Nico Behling — $258,640
3: Dario Minieri — $155,184
4: Atanas Gueorguiev — $110,846
5: Arnaud Mattern — $91,632
6: Sergey Shcherbatskiy — $72,420
7: Andrea Benelli — $57,639
8: Ludovic Lacay — $41,382