The King's Casino Rozvadov which has the largest poker room in Europe is all set to host the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit for the second time. The tournament is scheduled to be held between October 27 and November 14, 2016
Spread over 19 days, the poker festival will have 14 WSOP Circuit gold ring events having €2,250,000 in guaranteed prize pools. The headline event will be the €1,650 WSOP Circuit Rozvadov Main Event that will be played over four days. The Main Event has two opening days – November 11 and 12.
In 2015, over 715 players participated in the Main Event, bringing the prize pool to an exciting €1,021,911 which was a record for any WSOP Circuit Main Event held outside the United States. Poker pro Mateusz Dziewonski from Poland took the top spot defeating Andrew King from Ireland and won the first place prize of €206,927.
This year as well winners of the WSOP Circuit Rozvadov Main Event and the Player of the Series will be given a free entry ticket to the 2016 WSOP Global Casino Championship which offers over €1 million in guaranteed prizes for lucky winners. Several other exciting events will be held as a part of the WSOP Circuit. A new event called the €299 WSOP Circuit Opening Event is being introduced this year. With a lucrative €300,000 guaranteed prize pool, this event kicks off the festival on October 27 and goes on for 2 more days.
Players on a budget will be also able to participate in a number of exciting events such as the €550 WSOP Circuit Monster Stack event that has a €250,000 guarantee. Big hitters will look forward to taking part in the two high roller events which are the €2,000 WSOP Circuit PLO High Roller and the €5,300 WSOP Circuit NLH High Roller. Both these events will have a guaranteed pool prize of €100,000 each. Additionally the festival will have a range of ring games running continuously across all stakes in a variety of poker formats.
King's Casino owner Leon Tsoukernik was happy to host the WSOP Circuit once again and hoped that this year would be even better than last year. WSOP Director Gregory Chochon said
The WSOP Circuit continues to expand into Europe and we were thrilled with the huge turnout for the event at King’s last year when we came to the Czech Republic for the very first time. We are hoping for more of the same and more this year!