World Series of Poker Circuit Marrakech €1,350 Main Event Kicks Off Thursday
The 2015/2016 World Series of Poker International Circuit continues this week at Casino de Marrakech in Morocco. The stop has been expanded to include nine ring events, including a 20,000 MAD (€1,800) High Roller and 15,000 MAD (€1,350) Main Event.
The two-day High Roller event kicks off at 6:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, Jan. 20 and will feature late registration and reentry until the start of play on Day 2. Then, on Thursday, Jan. 21, the four-day Main Event will kick off with Day 1a action at 1:00 p.m. local time. Day 1b will follow at the same time on Friday.
What's more, the PokerNews Live Reporting Team will be on hand to capture action from the Main Event, and we're happy to announce that players will have the opportunity to use the My Stack app to update their hands and chip counts straight into the live blog.
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“The expansion of the WSOP Circuit to include more international stops helps bring more people to the game," said PokerNews Editor-in-Chief Donnie Peters. "Later this week, Casino de Marrakech will be home to the WSOP International Circuit, complete with a €1,350 Main Event. We at PokerNews expect to see a big field, and we’re happy to have a team on hand to provide live coverage from the felt. We hope to see you there, but most importantly, we hope to see you winning!”
Last year in the inaugural stop, Ricardo Manquant topped a 484-entry field to take home 1,300,000 Dirhams (approx. €122,330), the WSOP Circuit gold ring, as well as a ticket to the 2016 WSOP Circuit Global Championship. The winner of the upcoming Main Event will also win a seat into the Global Championship, an invitation-only tournament with a minimum prize pool of $1,000,000 USD.
Here's a look at the WSOP Circuit Marrakech schedule:
Be sure to tune in this weekend to follow live updates straight from the floor of the Casino de Marrakech!