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PokerNews Is Reporting on the Biggest 2022 EPT Monte Carlo Events

2022 EPT Monte Carlo

The European Poker Tour (EPT) returns to the world-famous Monte-Carlo Casino for the first time since 2019 and PokerNews’ live reporting team will be on the ground from April 28 through to May 7, bringing you live and exclusive updates from six of the schedule’s biggest events.

Our coverage starts with the €10,200 Mystery Bounty and €1,100 FPS Main Event from April 28.The FPS Monte Carlo Main Event last ran in 2016 and saw Stephane Dossetto defeat Niall Farrell heads-up for the title. Dossetto walked away with €218,000 ($245,958) that day, and we would expect similar numbers on the FPS’ long-awaited return.

PokerNews is also bringing you all the action from the €100,000 Super High Roller, €50,000 No-Limit Hold’em, and the €25,000 High Roller events. Of course, no EPT coverage would be complete without the €5,300 Main Event.

Former EPT Monte Carlo Main Event Champions

The past winners of the EPT Monte-Carlo Main Event read like a who’s who of the poker world. Some of the biggest-ever EPT prizes stem from this glamorous stop and we expect some big numbers for the Main Event’s long-awaited return.

Manig Loeser is the reigning EPT Monte-Carlo Main Event champion, having outlasted 921 opponents in 2019. Loeser reeled in a €603,777 payout on that occasion. Everything was shaping up for the 2020 edition to be huge, but the COVID-19 pandemic put paid to those plans, and again in 2021. Players are itching to return to the iconic Monte-Carlo Casino, and we cannot wait to be in the thick of it either.

EPT Returns to Barcelona After Three-Year Hiatus

SeasonYearBuy-inEntrantsChampionPrize
12005€10,000211Rob Hollink€635,000
22006€10,000298Jeff Williams€900,000
32007€10,000706Gavin Griffin€1,825,010
42008€10,600842Glen Chorny€2,020,000
52009€10,600935Pieter de Korver€2,300,000
62010€10,600848Nicolas Chouity€1,700,000
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82012€10,600665Mohsin Charania€1,350,000
92013€10,600531Steve O'Dwyer€1,224,000
102014€10,600650Antonio Buonanno€1,240,000
112015€10,600564Adrian Mateos€1,082,000
122016€5,3001,098Jan Bendik€961,800
 2018€5,300775Nicolas Dumont€712,000
 2019€5,300922Manig Loeser€603,777

*EPT Monte Carlo served as the EPT Grand Final from Season 1-12 with the exception of Season 7 which took place in Madrid

2022 EPT Monte Carlo Schedule

DateTimeEventBuy-in
Thu 28 Apr12:00 p.m.FPS Main Event Day 1A€1,100
 7:00 p.m.FPS Main Event Day 1B€1,100
 8:00 p.m.Mystery Bounty€10,200
 10:00 p.m.Hyper Turbo Freezeout€550
Fri 29 Apr12:00 p.m.FPS Main Event Day 1C€1,100
 12:30 p.m.Mystery Bounty Final 
 6:00 p.m.FPS Main Event Day 1D€1,100
 10:00 p.m.Hyper Turbo Knockout Freezeout€1,050
Sat 30 Apr12:00 p.m.8-Game€550
 12:00 p.m.FPS Main Event Day 2€1,100
 12:30 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em€25,000
 12:30 p.m.FPS Cup Day 1€550
 7:00 p.m.FPS Cup Day 1€550
 10:00 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Hyper Turbo Knockout Freezeout€2,100
Sun 1 May12:00 p.m.FPS High Roller€2,200
 12:00 p.m.FPS Main Event Day 3€1,100
 12:30 p.m.EPT Super High Roller Day 1€100,000
 2:00 p.m.FPS Cup Final 
 10:00 p.m.Hyper Turbo Freezeout€1,050
Mon 2 May12:00 p.m.EPT Main Event Day 1A€5,300
 12:00 p.m.Seniors Event€1,100
 12:00 p.m.FPS High Roller Final 
 12:00 p.m.FPS Main Event Final€1,100
 12:30 p.m.EPT Super High Roller Day 2€100,000
 10:00 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Hyper Turbo Knockout Freezeout€1,050
Tue 3 May12:00 p.m.EPT Main Event Day 1B€5,300
 12:30 p.m.NL Hold’em€50,000
 12:30 p.m.Pot-Limit Omaha Day 1€1,650
 12:30 p.m.EPT Super High Roller Final 
 10:00 p.m.Hyper Turbo Knockout Freezeout€2,100
Wed 4 May12:00 p.m.Pot-Limit Omaha Final 
 12:00 p.m.EPT Main Event Day 2€5,300
 12:30 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em€25,000
 2:00 p.m.Pot-Limit Omaha€5,200
 3:00 p.m.Second Chance Mystery Bounty Day 1€3,000
 10:00 p.m.Hyper Turbo Knockout Freezeout€10,150
Thu 5 May12:00 p.m.H.O.R.S.E.€550
 12:00 p.m.EPT Main Event Day 3 
 12:30 p.m.EPT High Roller€25,000
 1:00 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout Day 1€2,200
 1:00 p.m.Second Chance Mystery Bounty Day 2€3,000
 7:00 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Deep Stack Day 1€550
 10:00 p.m.Hyper Turbo Freezeout€1,050
Fri 6 May12:00 p..No-Limit Hold’em Deep Stack Day 1€550
 12:00 p.m.Second Chance Mystery Bounty Final 
 12:00 p.m.EPT Main Event Day 4 
 12:30 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout Final 
 12:30 p.m.EPT High Roller Day 2€25,000
 2:00 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Deep Stack Day 1€2,200
 6:00 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Deep Stack Day 1€550
 7:00 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em€25,000
 10:00 p.m.Hyper Turbo Knockout Freezeout€2,100
Sat 7 May12:00 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em€330
 12:00 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Deep Stack Final€2,200
 12:00 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Deep Stack Final€550
 12:00 p.m.EPT Main Event Final 
 12:30 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Final€25,000
 12:30 p.m.EPT High Roller Final 
 2:00 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed€2,100
 5:00 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed€5,200
 7:00 p.m.No-Limit Hold’em Last Chance Super Hyper Turbo€1,050
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