Poker players around Europe are flocking to the King's Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic for the latest stop on the World Poker Tour National (WPTN) schedule. The poker festival is taking place now through August 10 with a combined €350,000 in guaranteed prize pools, though it's the Main Event which kicks off tomorrow, August 7, that is drawing the most attention.
The partypoker.net WPT National Rozvadov Main Event alone features a generous €200,000 guaranteed prize pool for a €1,000 + €100 buy-in. Additionally, the tournament has a great structure with two opening days on August 7 and 8, before surviving players continue onto Day 2 on Sunday, August 9 and onward to Day 3 on Monday, August 10.
Players in the Main Event will have plenty of time to build up their stacks as event starts players with 30,000 in chips and offers 45-minute blind levels on the opening day. Days 2 and 3 feature even deeper structures with 60-minute blind levels.
The WPT has a strong history in Rozvadov. Three years ago, the King’s Casino Rozvadov hosted the WPT Bohemia – German Open, where the €1.650 Main Event attracted 238 entrants generating a €349,503 prize pool. Germany's Mike Brandau earned the title in that event, taking home €80,000 for his efforts.
In addition to the Main Event, this year's schedule features a handful of satellites along with numerous side events with buy-ins ranging from €75 to €2,100. You can check out the complete schedule below as published on the King's Casino website:
For players looking for even more action, the casino will host cash games starting as low as €1/€3 no-limit hold‘em or €2/€2 pot-limit Omaha with a minimum €100 buy-in.
Here's a look at what partypoker's Tony Dunst has to say about this tournament festival:
The action doesn't end at the King's Casino Rozvadov with the conclusion of the WPTN, as starting on September 3 the casino is hosting the King's Cup Turbo Edition, which features a €550 Main Event with a healthy €200,000 guarantee. For more information, click here.