WSOP Circuit New Year Edition 2022 Festival Underway at King's Resort, Rozvadov
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Following the conclusion of the 2021 World Series of Poker Europe last month, the WSOP brand has swiftly returned to King's Resort, Rozvadov to play out their first batch of WSOP Circuit events of the new year.
The WSOP Circuit New Year Edition 2022 Festival runs from January 5-25 and has €3 million up for grabs in guarantees across 15 WSOPC Ring events. The poker festival is headlined by the €1,700 buy-in WSOPC NLH Main Event which comes with a €1 million guarantee.
Antoine Vranken Wins First WSOPC Event
The Netherlands' Antoine Vranken claimed his maiden gold bracelet at the 2021 WSOPE after he triumphed in Event #6: €1,650 PLO/NLH Mixed for €113,000. He now has a WSOP ring to go along with his bracelet after he took down Ring #1: WSOPC NLH Senior Event 50+ which was the opening event of the circuit series.
The event saw 199 total entries and generated a final prizepool of €42,536, smashing the €20,000 guarantee. Vranken walked away with €10,206 and his first WSOPC ring after he defeated Vladimir Tamaskovic in heads-up play.
First Two Mini Main Event Flights Wrapped Up
Two of the seven starting flights for Ring #2: WSOPC Mini Main Event have also wrapped up with the likes of Predrag Bukovec (921,000) and Angelo Sisca (1,304,000) topping Day 1A and Day 1B respectively. The Mini Main Event has a €250 buy-in and comes with a massive €500,000 guarantee.
Day 1A saw 240 entries with 24 players progressing to Day 2. The second starting flight was better attended with 399 total entries and had a further 40 players progress to the next stage. Vranken was one of those to advance from Day 1B and has a healthy stack of 619,000. All players who make Day 2 guarantee themselves a payout of at least €400.
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Stay and Play at King's Resort
Poker players can take advantage of some special hotel deals at King's Resort for the WSOPC. The offer is only valid for the duration of the WSOPC and looks like:
- 5* Superior Room - €135 per night
- 4* Comfort Double Room - €90 per night
- Long stays (five nights or more) get a 30% discount
WSOPC Rozvadov Schedule
|Date||Event||Buy-in (EUR)||Guarantee (EUR)|
|January 5||Ring #1: WSOPC NLH Senior Event 50+||€ 250||€ 20,000|
|January 5-10||Ring #2: WSOPC Mini Main Event||€ 250||€ 500,000|
|January 10||Ring #3: WSOPC NLH Fiftystack||€ 660||€ 100,000|
|January 10||Ring #4: WSOPC PLO Bounuty Hunter||€ 550||€ 50,000|
|January 11-12||Ring #5: WSOPC Mixed PLO/NLH||€ 550||€ 50,000|
|January 12||Ring #6: WSOPC Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo||€ 550||€ 50,000|
|January 13-17||Ring #7: WSOPC NLH Monsterstack||€ 550||€ 500,000|
|January 14||Ring #8: WSOPC NLH Ladies Event||€ 250||€ 5,000|
|January 15||Ring #9: WSOPC 7-Card Stud||€ 440||€ 10,000|
|January 16||Ring #10: WSOPC 5-Card PLO||€ 1,100||€ 50,000|
|January 17-18||Ring #11: WSOPC PLO 6-Max||€ 440||€ 50,000|
|January 18-19||Ring #12: WSOPC PLO 2K 8-Max||€ 2,000||€ 100,000|
|January 19-20||Ring #13: WSOPC NLH 3K 8-Max||€ 3,000||€ 100,000|
|January 21-23||Ring #14: WSOPC NLH Main Event||€ 1,700||€ 1,000,000|
|January 23||Ring #15: WSOPC NLH Bounty Hunter||€ 1,100||€ 100,000|