High Profile Poker Tournaments For the Next 6 Months

High Profile Poker Tournaments For the Next 6 Months August 1, 2013 August 1, 2013 Tim Glocks https://www.poker-online.com/author/tim
Posted on  Aug 1, 2013 | Updated on  Aug 1, 2013 by Tim Glocks

Poker TournamentsThe last couple of months it was the WSOP that was getting all the attention. Held at the Rio in Las Vegas, Nevada this tournament that was spread across 2 months drew celebrities, poker professionals, enthusiasts and tourists in large numbers.

However, now that the tournament has finished, a lot of poker fans want to know where the next big poker tournament is going to take place.

While the online poker scene is still bleak in the US, the live poker tournaments have done reasonably well this year, especially the WSOP in Rio which reported large crowds, high profile players and exciting action all through the tournament.

The most popular poker tournaments that are about to take place is the World Poker Tour (WPT) which will take place between August 16-21 at Cyprus for the Merit Cyprus Classic, followed by the The European Poker Tour (EPT) which will take place August 28th to September 7th and will be held in Barcelona, Spain. This will be followed up by The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open that is scheduled to take place between August 22nd to the 29th at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.

During the month of October, World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) will take place between October 12th to Oct 25th and will be held in Paris, France. While the 44th Annual World Series of Poker has come to an end, there is still the $10,000 Main Event final table that is scheduled to take place in Nov 2013, in Las Vegas.

After this, all the action moves towards Prague, where a number of poker tournaments will take place during the month of December. Prague is scheduled to host a Poker Festival between the 5th – 22nd of December and will be hosted in the famous Card Casino. All of these poker tournaments are high profile tournaments and will carry with it prize money of high value.

Poker professionals will be keeping tab of these dates as they will want to map their travel schedule and ensure that they are able to take part in as many high profile events as possible and see if they can close the year on a high. The Prague Poker Festival has gone ahead and released a festival schedule that will give players a chance to prepare well in advance of what events they would like to play at.

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Tim Glocks is a retired professor, he currently contributes to Poker-Online.com. Tim enjoys playing poker and has taken it up as a hobby since his retirement. He has taken part in many online tournaments and has become a veteran in a short space of time. Visit Tim’s google + page here