The Czech Republic’s Kings Casino is getting ready to host the popular German Championship of Poker (GCOP) which is scheduled to take place from June 1 to June 6 this year. The tournament will be sponsored by 888poker and feature a special GCOP 888 Main Event where the buy-in is fixed at €888.
The Kings Casino is considered to be one of the top casinos in Eastern Europe and is known for hosting some of the top poker tournaments in Europe on a consistent basis. The casino which is located in Rozvadov, Czech Republic is situated pretty close to the German border and is expected to draw a large number of German poker players. The GCOP is also expected to draw some of the best poker players in Europe turning the tournament into a big international gathering.
The poker room at the Kings casino is one of the largest poker rooms in Europe and will offer a number of low and high buy-in events at the GCOP to give as many poker players as possible an opportunity to take part in the GCOP. Some of the events scheduled to take place at the GCOP in June includes the GCOP Grand Slam Season Opener which has a €8,888 guarantee, the €115 GCOP Warm Up NL Hold’em Turbo Freezeout; the GCOP Local Championship NL Hold’em which has a €80 buy-in and a €20,000 guarantee and the King’s Local Championship NL Hold’em which has a €70 buy-in and a €15,000 guarantee.
The highlight of the GCOP will be the Main Event which takes place from June 3 to June 6. Since 888poker is sponsoring the event the buy-in is fixed at €888. 888poker has already launched a number of satellite events which have extremely low buy-ins and the winner of these satellite events will receive a prize package that includes a trip to Rozvadov, Czech Republic and a five day accommodation package at the King’s Hotel Rozvadov.
The buy-in for these 888poker satellite events start as low as $0.01. 888poker is also offering players the chance to also climb the ladder via sit-and-go events and the winner will also be eligible for the same package. These satellite events on the 888poker website will run all through the month of May.
The Kings Casino is also hosting a number of poker tournaments in May including the German Poker Days Festival from May 18 to May 24 and the Italian Masters of Poker from May 25 to May 31.