Just hours before the 41st annual World Series of Poker opens its doors, the official dates for the World Series of Poker Europe have been announced. It will once again take place from Sept 14-28. The WSOP Europe will have five events this year, one more than in 2009, and will once again call the casino at the Empire in London, its home.
The 2010 WSOP Europe will kick off with a £2,500 no-limit hold'em six-max event and will conclude with coveted £10,000 no-limit hold'em Main Event, which has become one of the most sought after bracelets of the year. Since its inception in 2007, the WSOP Europe main event has been won by Annette Obrestad, John Juanda, and Barry Shulman who beat out Daniel Negreanu heads-up in one of the longest final tables in WSOP history.
Also on the schedule this year are a £1,000 event with three starting days, a £5,000 pot-limit Omaha tournament, and a new a £10,000 high-roller heads-up tournament, which will definitely be an event to keep an eye on. You can be certain that PokerNews will be on hand at Leicester Square for every card dealt at this years WSOP Europe bring you chip counts, live updates, photos, interviews and videos.
Event 1 – £2,500 no-limit hold'em 6-max – Sept 14-16th
Event 2 – £5,000 pot limit Omaha – Sept 16th-18th
Event 3 – £1,000 no-limit hold'em – Sept 17th-21st (three starting days)
Event 4 – £10,000 High-Roller Heads-Up no-limit hold'em Sept 21st-23rd
Event 5 – £10,000 no-limit hold'em Main Event – Sept 23rd-28th (two starting days)
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