In just over two weeks, the Unibet Open returns to Copenhagen for the fifth time in tour history for five days of poker action, parties and other exclusive events on May 24-28.
The festival will be hosted by Casino Copenhagen inside the luxurious Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, and will feature the DKK 8,250 Unibet Open Copenhagen Main Event along with several smaller events and satellites.
The Main Event kicks off with two opening days on May 25 and 26 with players beginning with 30,000 opening chips and blinds increasing every 60 minutes. Surviving players will compete for two more days on May 27 and 28 until the latest Unibet Open winner is crowned.
Satellites to the Main Event can be played at Unibet Poker until May 14. Players can also directly buy-in using their funds on Unibet Poker until this date as well.
Last year, Finland's Joni Liimatta outlasted a field of 376 players in the 2016 Unibet Open Copenhagen Main Event to win DKK 525,000 and the trophy. Here is a look at all of the Main Event winners in Unibet Open Copenhagen history:
|2013||Kassem Yassine||Sweden||336||DKK 725,000|
|2014||Frederik Jensen||Denmark||406||DKK 625,000|
|2015||Theis Vad Hennebjerre||Denmark||460||DKK 620,000|
|2016||Joni Liimatta||Finland||376||DKK 525,000|
In addition to the Main Event, the other multi-day event is the two-day DKK 2,530 NLH Deep Stack on May 27-28. Players start off with 20,000 chips and blinds increase every 40 minutes. Players that bust out during the late-registration period can reenter one time.
Two single day events will take place in Omaha on May 26, both with a DKK 1,650 buy-in. The first one at 8 p.m. features a turbo structure with players starting off with 10,000 chips and blinds increasing every 15 minutes. The second one two hours later at 10 p.m. will take some luck with players all in every hand until a winner is declared.
Events off the felt include a welcome party on May 25 at 10 p.m. and a players party on May 27 at 11:30 p.m. The entire schedule of the 2017 Unibet Open Copenhagen is as follows:
|May 24||5 p.m.||Unibet eSports SNG||30/20 mins||25,000|
|7 p.m.||Satellite Main Event (Re-entry)||DKK 1,100||20 mins||10,000|
|May 25||12 p.m.||Main Event Day 1A||DKK 8,250||60 min||30,000|
|8 p.m.||Satellite Main Event (Re-entry)||DKK 1,100||20 mins||10,000|
|10 p.m.||Welcome Party|
|May 26||12 p.m.||Main Event Day 1B||DKK 8,250||60 min||30,000|
|3 p.m.||Casino Challenge – Invitation Only|
|8 p.m.||Pot Limit Omaha – Turbo||DKK 1,650||15 mins||10,000|
|10 p.m.||Omaha Flip Championship||DKK 1,650|
|May 27||12 p.m.||Main Event Day 2||60 mins|
|4 p.m.||NLH Deepstack Day 1 (1 Re-entry)||DDK 2,530||40 mins||20,000|
|8 p.m.||NLH Turbo ‘Win The Button’||DKK 1,100||15 mins||10,000|
|11:30 p.m.||Players Party|
|May 28||12 p.m.||Main Event Day 3 – Final Table||60 mins|
|12:30 p.m.||NLH Deepstack Day 2||40 mins|
|2 p.m.||Progressive Super Knockout (50%)||DKK 1,100||20 mins||10,000|
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