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Unibet Open Celebrates Summer in Copenhagen August 25-28

Unibet Open Copenhagen 2016


  • Unibet celebrates the summer in Copenhagen with third Unibet Open of the season!

In a just over two weeks, the Unibet Open caravan will halt in the Copenhagen for it's third installment of the season. While it's the third time for the poker tour to visit the Danish capital, it's the first time the event is being held during summer, which is a welcome break from tradition as the last three years it was chilly and snowy when the event was being held.

The event will be hosted by Casino Copenhagen inside the luxurious Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, and will feature several smaller events a high roller tournament, and a DKK 7,500 +750 Main Event (€1,000 +€100). The schedule is as followed:

datetimeeventstackbuy incap
Wednesday August 24th6:30PMRe Buy Super Satellite to Main Event30.000DKK 750 + 100*120
Thursday August 25th12:00PMMain Event Day 1a30.000DKK 7,500 + 750460
 8:30PMSuper Satellite to Main Event day 1b30.000DKK 1,000 + 100100
Friday 26th August12:00PMMain Event Day 1b30.000DKK 7,500 + 750460
 9:00PMPLO – Turbo30.000DKK 1,500 + 150100
 10:00PMOmaha Flip Championship30.000DKK 1,500 + 15032/64
Saturday August 27th12:00PMMain Event Day 2   
 5:00PMFreeze out (two-day event Day 1)30.000DKK 2,300 + 230120
 7:00PMHigh Roller (1 re-entry)30.000DKK 15,000 + 975 
Sunday August 28th2:00PMMain Event Day 3   
 2:30PMFreeze out (two-day event Day 2)   
 3:00PMTurbo30.000DKK 1,000 + 100100

* DKK 500 Re-Buy/Add-on

Nataly Sopacuaperu, Head of Events at Unibet, was happy to go back to the Danish capital;

I'm extremely excited to come back to Copenhagen. This will be the first time the event will be held in summer and we expect full house again. It's going to be a great tournament with the debut of a new tournament director. On top of all the poker action, we've managed to host the players party at a venue with a roof terrace, it's going to be great!

Besides the poker action, Unibet Open tournaments are known for their fun atmosphere and plenty of activities outside of the poker room. This venture into Copenhagen will be no different, with a welcome drink at the start of the tournament, and the legendary player party at on Saturday August 27th.

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Unibet Open Copenhagen will mark the 37th installment of the Unibet Open since its inception back in 2007. There's one more tournament planned for 2016 after the stop in Copenhagen, yet to be announced. Here's a look at all the former champions the Unibet Open poker tour crowned in it's 9-year history:

Unibet Open History

yeareventbuy-inentrieswinnercountryoriginal prizeprize in $
2007Warsaw€1,650120Stale LokseNorwayzł159,900$65,090
2008Madrid€1,650297Joao BarbosaPortugal€115,800$179,240
 Milan€1,650320Domenico TinnirelloItaly€121,000$173,953
 Warsawzł5,500270Simon JohanssonSwedenzł464,805$152,355
2009Budapest€1,650360Alvaro AspasSpain€135,000$170,104
 Algarve€1,650409Andre DiasPortugal€151,000$207,104
 London£2,750266Thanh DoanFinland£187,000$305,326
 Prague€1,650451Fuat CanSweden€167,500$245,983
 Warsawzł7,000401Jimmy JonssonSwedenzł654,430$239,778
2010Budapest1,650460Anthon-Pieter WinkNetherlands€172,500$235,665
 Golden Sands€1,650394Dan MurariuRomania€150,705$184,182
 Prague€1,650424Henri OjalaFinland€157,000$207,037
 Valencia€1,650361Thomas ThangDenmark€138,080$191,626
 London£1,650273Paul ValkenburgNetherlands£109,550$171,408
2011Malta€1,650293Mateusz MoolhuizenNetherlands€117,000$163,075
 Barcelona€1,650387Rubén Sánchez CebolladaSpain€145,000$212,246
 Dublin€1,650260Paul Vas NunesUnited Kingdom€105,300$151,742
 RigaLs1650308Peter HarkesNetherlandsLs62,829$119,878
2012Prague€1,650254Filip VerbovenBelgium€100,000$131,574
 Paris€1,650439Jaroslaw BarglikPoland€140,539$185,310
 London£1,320315Pratik GhatgeUnited Kingdom£85,050$136,305
 Saint Martin€1,650238Dan MurariuRomania€110,000$142,590
2013Copenhagen€1,650336Kassem YassineSweden€107,367$126,744
 Tróia€1,650242Dmitry VarlamovRusland€80,187$104,811
 Cannes€1,650313Quentin LecomteFrance€100,000$132,918
 RigaLs2271208Rens FeenstraNetherlandsLs52,800$101,652
2014CopenhagenDKr8,250406Frederik JensenDenmarkDKr625,000$116,168
 Tallinn€1,100262Mauri DorbekEstonia€55,500$75,574
 Cannes€1,100457Daniel SmithUnited Kingdom€88,000$114,059
 London£1,100399Iaron LightbourneUnited Kingdom£70,000$110,163
2015CopenhagenDKr8,250404Theis Vad HennebjerreDenmarkDKr620,000$94,288
 Glasgow£880221Daniel ChutrovBulgaria£43,000$66,030
 Cannes€1,100411Alexan JulienFrance€80,00$90,194
 Antwerp€1,100321Mateusz MoolhuizenNetherlands€71,00$75,487
2016London£825418Dave ShallowUnited Kingdom£62,000$86,747
 Malta€1,100292Martin SoukupCzech Republic€65,000$72,461
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