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  • King's Casino announces its first European €111,111 One Drop High Roller.

King’s Casino announced its first European €111,111 One Drop High Roller to kick off at the World Series of Poker Europe in November, but not before noting that 50 players had already paid the €11,000 deposit to play.

“These kind of numbers are something that is surely unprecedented in an event of this kind this far away from it starting,” said Leon Tsoukernik, owner of King’s Casino. “With a cap of 111 players, we nearly have half the field with well over six months to go!”

The One Drop, the official charity partner for WSOP, starts Nov. 3 and will guarantee €10,000,000 in prize pool winnings for this flagship event and €500,000 for the Little One for One Drop Nov. 1-2.

“It was this news of such strong pre-registration that prompted King’s to add the €10,000,000 guarantee,” Tsoukernik said. “My advice now is simple: Register and pay your deposit as soon as possible to avoid missing out on a seat!”

Of those on the list for the high roller are notables Martin Kabrhel, Tony G, Tsoukernik, Antonio Esfandiari, Paul Newey, Fedor Holz, Patrik Antonius, Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier, Daniel “Jungleman” Cates, Phil Ivey, Pierre Neuville, Rainer Kempe, Phil Hellmuth, Sergio Aido, Nick Petrangelo, Talal Shakerchi, Boris Becker, Charlie Carrel and Adrian Mateos.

Hellmuth lost too much money playing poker in Vegas once and handed Guy Laliberte some cash for One Drop. Laliberte is the creator of the One Drop and founder of Cirque du Soleil who last year made the Big One for One Drop Invitational for recreational players only.

“Now, the poker world is ‘all in’ for One Drop! I’ve heard so much about Leon and King’s Casino and look forward to checking it out in person,” he said. “I will be going for the WSOP Circuit and then on to WSOP Europe and naturally I will be playing both the High Roller and the Little One for such a brilliant cause and the bracelets up for grabs.”

One Drop has raised over $18,500,000 since 2012 to fund water access projects worldwide. Hoping to hit the $20,000,000 milestone this year, tournament organizers will continue to contribute to water access, sanitation and hygiene causes. Already, the initiatives have positively affected nearly 200,000 people in India, West Africa and Latin America, according to a joint release from WSOP and King's Casino.

King’s Casino has a multi-year partnership with the WSOP, with two tournaments in Rozvadov planned and more in the series planned.

Here's the WSOPE schedule:

DateTimeEventBuy-inGuaranteeInfo
Oct. 192 p.m.Event #1: €1,100 No-Limit Hold'em MONSTER STACK€1,100€500,000Flight A (3 starting flights) Re-entry allowed into next available flight(s)
Oct. 202 p.m.Event #1B - €1,100 No-Limit Hold'em MONSTER STACK€1,100€500,000Starting Flight B (3 starting flights). May re-enter Flight C if eliminated.
Oct. 212 p.m.Event #1C - €1,100 No-Limit Hold'em MONSTER STACK€1,100€500,000Last available starting flight. (Event has three starting flights).
Oct. 232 p.m.Event #2: €550 Pot-Limit Omaha€550-Flight A. (Two starting flights) Unlimited re-entry during open registration period. This event plays 8-Handed.
Oct. 242 p.m.Event #2B - €550 Pot-Limit Omaha€550-Second and final starting flight. (Event has two starting flights) Play is 8-Handed.
Oct. 253 p.m.Event #3: €1,100 No-Limit Hold'em Super Turbo BOUNTY€1,100-Every player is a €300 bounty. Unlimited re-entry during open registration period.
Oct. 263 p.m.Event #4: €1,650 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed€1,650-Single re-entry during open registration period.
Oct. 2712 p.m.Event #5: THE COLOSSUS - €550 No-Limit Hold'em€550€2,000,000Flight B. (10 starting flights). One re-entry per flight.
Oct. 2812 p.m.Event #5C: THE COLOSSUS - €550 No-Limit Hold'em€550€2,000,000Flight C. (10 starting flights). One re-entry per flight.
Oct. 282 p.m.Event #6: €2,200 Pot-Limit Omaha€2,200-8-Handed. Unlimited re-entry during open registration period.
Oct. 286 p.m.Event #5D: THE COLOSSUS - €550 No-Limit Hold'em€550€2,000,000Flight D. (10 starting flights). One re-entry per flight.
Oct. 2912 p.m.Event #5E: THE COLOSSUS - €550 No-Limit Hold'em€550€2,000,000Flight E. (10 starting flights). One re-entry per flight.
Oct. 296 p.m.Event #5F: THE COLOSSUS - €550 No-Limit Hold'em€550€2,000,000Flight F. (10 starting flights). One re-entry per flight.
Oct. 3012 p.m.Event #5G: THE COLOSSUS - €550 No-Limit Hold'em€550€2,000,000Flight H. (10 starting flights). One re-entry per flight.
Oct. 3112 p.m.Event #5I: THE COLOSSUS - €550 No-Limit Hold'em€550€2,000,000Flight I. (10 starting flights). One re-entry per flight.
Oct. 312 p.m.Event #7: €1,650 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better€1,650-Unlimited re-entry during open registration period.
Oct. 316 p.m.Event #5J: THE COLOSSUS - €550 No-Limit Hold'em€550€2,000,000Flight J. (10 starting flights). One re-entry per flight.
Nov. 12 p.m.Event 8: €1,100 Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold’em€1,100€500,000Flight A (two starting flights). Unlimited re-entry during open registration period. €50 of each entry goes to One Drop charity.
Nov. 13 p.m.Event #9: €25,000 No-Limit Hold'em High Roller€25,000-Unlimited re-entry during open registration period.
Nov. 22 p.m.Event #8B: €1,100 Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em€1,100€500,000Flight B (two starting flights). Unlimited re-entry during open registration period. €50 of each entry goes to One Drop charity.
Nov. 32 p.m.€111,111 High Roller for One Drop€111,111€10,000,000Unlimited re-entry during open registration period. Player cap of 111 unique entries. Charity component.
Nov. 412 p.m.Event #11: €10,300 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT€10,300€4,000,000Flight A (two starting flights). Single re-entry.
Nov. 512 p.m.Event #11B: €10,300 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT€10,300€4,000,000Flight B (two starting flights). Single re-entry.

Player List for the High Roller for One Drop:

1Martin Kabrhel13Paul Newey25Reserved player37Reserved player49Reserved player
2Scott Hanna14Ali Reza Fatehi26Sam Trickett38Christian Christner50Reserved player
3Martin Burda15Amir Hossein27Phil Ivey39Nick Petrangelo51Tomi Brouk
4Tony G16Andreas Eiler28Quirin Zech40Talal Shakerchi52Jan Schwippert
5Teodor Lejsek17Fedor Holz29Reserved player41Christoph Vogelsang53Eugene Katchalov
6Ilya Bulychev18Patrik Antonius30Pierre Neuville42Adrian Mateos54Gleb Larionov
7Leon Tsoukernik19Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier31Rainer Kempe43Sergio Aido55Vladimir Troyanovskiy
8Rob Yong20Reserved player32Steffen Sontheimer44Boris Becker56Phil Hellmuth
9Reserved player21Reserved player33Julian Thomas45Charlie Carrel57David Yan
10Jan Barta22Reserved player34Koray Aldermir46Reserved player  
11Andrew Pantling23Daniel "Jungleman" Cates35Claas Segebrecht47Reserved player  
12Antonio Esfandiari24Bill Perkins36Stefan Schillhabel48Reserved player  

*Reserved players did not wish for their names to be disclosed or have yet to pay the deposit.

Other interested players can email warren@warrenlush.com to grab their seats.

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