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WSOP Announces Record-Breaking Circuit Event in Tbilisi, Georgia, From March 3-9

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  • The WSOP and Adjarabet team up to bring a WSOP Circuit event to Georgia in March 2016.

  • The $700,000 guaranteed WSOP Circuit event set to become Georgia's richest live poker festival ever.

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) and Georgia's leading online poker operator,, have joined forces to bring the WSOP Circuit to the country from March 3-9, 2016.

In a note sent to PokerNews on Tuesday, the two companies announced that the first WSOP Circuit event to take place in Eastern Europe will be held at the Tbilisi Sports Palace, the country's largest indoor sports arena. According to the organizers, Georgia's first-ever WSOP Circuit festival will feature seven ring events on the schedule, which includes a total of 19 tournaments with total guaranteed prize pools of $700,000, the biggest ever offered in the region.

The highlight on the schedule is a $300,000 guaranteed $1,000+$100 Main Event running from March 6-9. Other marquee events include the $300+$30 Adjarabet Championship (March 4-6) featuring a $100,000 guarantee and the one-day WSOP Warm-Up opening event that guarantees a $30,000 prize pool for a buy-in of just $100+10.

The schedule includes also a $50,000 guaranteed $2,000+$200 WSOP High Roller on March 8, a $15,000 guaranteed $30 Low Roller event on March 3, and a €15,000 guaranteed $200 WSOP Pot-Limit Omaha running on March 5-6.

WSOP Director Gregory Chochon said they were "excited that the WSOP Circuit continues to expand and we are thrilled to be hosting an event at the cross-roads between Europe and Asia in Tbilisi, Georgia. The fact that this event offers attractive guarantees and is in the country's largest indoor sports arena is great news for poker."

According to the Chief Marketing Officer at, Lasha Machavariani, the launch of a WSOP Circuit event in Georgia is a clear signal of how much poker has grown in the country over the past few years.

"The poker market in Georgia is booming, and Tbilisi is quickly becoming a poker hotspot," Machavariani explained. "This is by far the largest guaranteed prize pool ever offered in the region and being a leading gaming operator, Adjarabet is glad to partner with the world's most renowned poker brand."

"Based on our previous experience of successful offline poker festivals, we're looking forward to welcoming players from all over the world in Tbilisi next March and showcasing our famous Georgian hospitality."

The Tbilisi stop will become the third WSOP Circuit to be played on Europe soil this season as it comes after ones held earlier this year at the Casino Campione in Italy and at the King's Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic.

Here's the full schedule of the WSOP Circuit Event in Tbilisi:

Mar. 314:001WSOP Warm-up (Ring Event)$100$10$30,000 
Mar. 317:002WSOP Low Roller$30$5$15,000 
Mar. 319:003WSOP Adjarabet Championship Super Sat$20$520 Seats 
Mar. 414:004WSOP Adjarabet Championship 1a (Ring Event)$300$30$$100,000 
Mar. 418:005WSOP Turbo R&A$40$5$10,000 
Mar. 419:006WSOP Main Event Super Sat$50$510 Seats 
Mar. 514:004WSOP Adjarabet Championship 1b (Ring Event)$300$30$$100,000 
Mar. 516:007WSOP PLO (Ring Event)$200$20$15,000 
Mar. 519:008WSOP Main Event Super Sat$50$510 Seats 
Mar. 520:009Adjarabet Championship Last Chance Turbo$10$530 Seats 
Mar. 614:004Adjarabet Championship Final Day--$100,000 
Mar. 614:007WSOP PLO Day 2--$15,000 
Mar. 614:0010WSOP Main Event Day 1A (Ring Event)$1,000$100$300,000 
Mar. 618:0011WSOP Turbo R&A$40$5$10,000 
Mar. 719:0012WSOP Main Event Super Sat$50$510 Seats 
Mar. 714:0010WSOP Main Event Day 1B (Ring Event)$1,000$100$300,000 
Mar. 716:0013WSOP Turbo R&A (Ring Event)$100$10$20,000 
Mar. 719:0014WSOP High Roller Super Sat$200$205 Seats 
Mar. 720:0015WSOP Main Event Last Chance Turbo R&A$40$520 Seats 
Mar. 814:0010WSOP Main Event Day 2--$300,000 
Mar. 816:0016WSOPC Ladies Event$80$85,000 
Mar. 817:0017WSOP Blowout (Ring Event)$100$10$50,000 
Mar. 819:0018WSOP High Roller (Ring Event)$2,000$200$50,000 
Mar. 914:0017WSOP Blowout Day 2--$50,000 
Mar. 915:0019WSOP Farewell$20$5$20,000 
Mar. 916:0018WSOP High Roller Final Day--$50,000 
Mar. 915:0010WSOP Main Event Final Table--$300,000 

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