Read more on the 2015 PokerNews Cup which has just started!
A week later after the finish of Czech Republic’s first World Series of Poker Circuit mainstream event, it is time for another poker celebration at King’s Casino, located in Rozvadov, where the 2nd PokerNews event of 2015 has started yesterday, 18 November.
In the wake of drawing in more than 1,550 entries only to the Main Event from February, the live tournament series is back at the biggest gambling club on the old continent for an event that’s set to pull in gamblers from everywhere throughout Europe.
Running November 18 – 23, the event highlights a very heavy programme that incorporates 11 distinct tournaments with different buy-ins, in the €30 – €250 range. The main event of the festival is the €250 Festival running from November 19 – 23, the place where players will battle for the title and a small or big share of the EUR 200,000. The title belongs to Kristian Krupp from Germany. Krupp won last year’s edition for €57,474.
Other important occasions in the programme incorporate the PokerNews Cup Opening Event, boasting a €21,000 prize pool and available for as low as 100 euros on November 18, the €100 Pot-Limit Omaha PokerNews event on November 20 with a 10,000-euro certification, and the last event called PokerNews Cooldown starting on November 23 with a 5,000-euro guarantee and a small €85 entry fee.
“We’re pleased to take this PokerNews event back to such a prestigious place like King’s,” iBus Media and PokerNews’ CEO Jon Squires said. “We’re prepared to proceed supporting the players, offering them the chance to tuck into some awesome poker actions and get to enjoy a staggering live event for just a low buy-in.” As indicated by Squires, the little entry fee is for the accomplishment of the PokerNews event, particularly as it accompanies a 6-figure prize pool.
“Yes, it’s true that numerous gamblers would prefer not to spend too many Euros to play at live tournaments, but that does not imply that they are prepared to sit at any low entry event,” Squires said. “Players need rivalry, demonstrable skill, and worth — and that’s the thing that everybody at the PokerNewsCup is focused on”.
Squires’ eagerness is also shared by King’s Casino owner, Leon Tsoukernik. “I’m to a great degree cheerful to keep collaborating with PokerNews and it is a big honor for King’s Casino to host this wonderful event called PokerNews event for the 2nd time in 2015,” declared Tsoukernik.
“PokerNews and King’s are a perfect match in light of the fact that we both endeavor to help the poker business develop through excellence. We’ve demonstrated this previously, and we’ve the experience and wide knowledge to improve later on.”
From Wednesday, November 18, 2015 the PokerNews Cup Live Reporting group will be right in the middle of the action to report quality info and tell you about the activity at King’s with live features, interviews, and updaets. Of course, the event will be additionally a big chance for the poker community to share their passion for this magnificent game.
“In the last edition I lost everything in a few hours, so I guess this time it’ll be simple for me to show improvement over that,” said Tomas Kadlec from Czech Republic. “I usually go to enjoy a good time at King’s frequently as it is not a long way from the capital and the activity there is simply insane. Should I lose everything again like in the last event, I will go for the cash games — possibly I’ll have way more luck there!”
Also, Claudio Varalli will be again in the field to attempt to best his past result. “I found the PokerNews Cup back in 2014 in Wien at Montesin, and I can hardly wait to get to Rozvadov for the following one,” said Varalli. “We’re not discussing a WPT nor an EPT, I think players ought to realize this. The PokerNews is about having fun, playing poker and getting together for a great time. In a nutshell, it is not about playing against people who want to reap you off and gambling a bankroll in a single event. It is about enjoying a game.
“I truly loved what I saw at Montesino and I cherished the way I could play with individuals from everywhere throughout the continent for just 250 euros. That is the reason I am going once more.”
Here’s a glance at the whole PokerNews Cup programme: