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Daniel Negreanu To Play in the Eureka Poker Tour Bucharest Festival

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  • Daniel Negreanu set to attend the Eureka Poker Tour Bucharest Festival.

The Romanian capital city of Bucharest is preparing to host the second event of Season 6 of the Eureka Poker Tour, which features 18 tournaments with buy-ins ranging from €50 up to €2,000.

Among those players heading to the InterContinental Hotel between May 16-22, is Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu, whose late parents were Romanian. Negreanu's attendance will add some serious star quality to the fields of at least the Main Event and High Roller.

There are numerous highlights on the Eureka Poker Tour Bucharest festival, but the eyes of the poker community will be fixed on those two tournaments in particular. The first of these is the €1,000 Main Event, which features three starting days, with the third, Day 1c, being played to a turbo format and allows reentry only for those players who bust on Day 1a or Day 1b.

The second of the anticipated tournaments happens to command the largest buy-in, with the High Roller costing €2,000 to enter. This tournament is sure to attract some of Romania’s top poker talent and will be an exciting event for players and spectators alike.

Eureka Poker Tour Bucharest Schedule

DateTimeTournamentBuy-in
Monday 16 May7 p.m.Satellite to Eureka Main Event (rebuys/add-ons €25)€50
Tuesday 17 May4 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout 6-handed€100
 7 p.m.Freezeout satellite to Eureka Main Event€100
 9 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Turbo Freezeout€300
Wednesday 18 May12 p.m.Hyper Turbo satellite to Eureka Main Event€150
 2 p.m.Eureka Main Event Day 1a€1,000
 7 p.m.Freezeout satellite to Eureka Main Event€150
 9 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em PokerFest – unlimited re-entry€500
 10 p.m.Flip Out Satellite – Double Elimination€115
Thursday 19 May11 a.m.Hyper Turbo satellite to Eureka Main Event€150
 12 p.m.Eureka Main Event Day 1b€1,000
 4 p.m.Pot-Limit Omaha Double Chance€400
 6 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em PokerFest final day 
 9 p.m.Eureka Main Event Day 1c Turbo€1,000
Friday 20 May1 p.m.Eureka Main Event Day 2 
 3 p.m.Bucharest Cup Day 1a€300
 5 p.m.Turbo satellite to Eureka High Roller€250
 8 p.m.Eureka High Roller Day 1€2,000
 9 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Turbo freezeout€200
Saturday 21 May1 p.m.Eureka Main Event Day 3 
 2 p.m.Bucharest Cup Day 1b€300
 4 p.m.Eureka High Roller Day 2 
 8 p.m.Eureka No-Limit Hold’em Knockout (€100 per knockout)€300
Sunday 22 May1 p.m.Bucharest Cup Day 2/final day 
 2 p.m.Eureka Main Event final day 
 2 p.m.Eureka High Roller final day (if needed) 
 3 p.m.Eureka Turbo Deepstack EPT Edition€150

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Negreanu will be at Eureka Bucharest, the question is, will you be?

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