The Kings Casino Rozvadov in the Czech Republic is getting ready to host the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit for the second time. The WSOP Circuit is expected to commence from October 27 to November 14 and will have a guaranteed prize pool of €2.25 Million.
The last time the Kings Casino hosted the WSOP Circuit it turned out to be a great success. This time around the 19 day poker festival will have a total of 14 WSOP Circuit gold ring events and the highlight of the tournament will be the €1,650 WSOP Circuit Rozvadov Main Event which has a €1,000,000 guarantee. The Main Event will have two opening days on November 11 and 12.
The 2015 WSOP Circuit Main Event at the Kings Casino Rozvadov attracted a total of 715 players and had a prize pool of €1,021, 911, which made it the highest WSOP Circuit event to take place outside the United States. This year’s WSOP Circuit event is also expected to create a new record as some of the top poker players from all over Europe are expected to be a part of the event. The King’s Casino has the biggest poker room in Europe and is also situated very close to the German border making it easy for German poker pros to be a part of the tournament.
In a statement, Leon Tsoukernik, the owner of the King’s Casino said “We are delighted to welcome the WSOP Circuit back to King’s and after the great success last year we are looking to make it bigger and even better this year. As Europe’s biggest card room we have increased the number of events and guaranteed prize money for this year’s circuit event and we intend to continue this positive forward direction.”
Apart from the Main Event, there are also a number of other exciting events such as the two high roller events. The €2,000 WSOP Circuit PLO High Roller will take place between November 8 to 10 and the €5,300 WSOP Circuit NLH High Roller will take place between November 10 – 11. Both high roller events have a guaranteed prize pool of over €100,000. During the WSOP Circuit, there will be a ring games at different stakes covering a variety of poker formats and will be taking place on a 24 hour basis.