Poker players have a lot to look forward to in Europe as live poker tournaments will be held in picturesque places such as Rozvadov in Czech Republic, Divonne-les-Baines in France, England, Austria, and Ireland.
The Unibet DeepStack Open will be played at Divonne-les-Baines in France from Jan 6 – 15. The event will comprise a number of low-limit live poker tourneys. It will begin with the €300 buy-in USDO Cup on Jan 6 – 8. The highlight of the event is going to be the €550 buy-in UDSO Main Event, which will be played over four days. High rollers can take part in the €1,000 buy-in USDO High Roller tournament, which will be played on Jan 14 – 15. Low rollers can choose from a wide range of tournaments with affordable buy-ins beginning from €120. The casino will also organize a number of qualifier satellites to the main event and one satellite to the high roller event.
The Planet Earth Poker Tour will be played at Dublin in Ireland from January 14 – 22. It was launched by Teresa Nousiainen, the tournament director, and Steve Frezer, the widely acclaimed event manager. The first season of the Planet Earth Poker Tour will comprise five stops, the first of which will be at Dublin’s Regency Hotel on Jan 14 – 22. The €550 buy-in main event will be played at Gold Rush Card Club, JJP Mulhuddart Poker Club and Casino, and the Regency Hotel. The side events will all be held at the last mentioned. The side events and main event winners will receive an invitation to take part in the $100K Planet Event Poker Tour Championship Freeroll, which will be held at Las Vegas on Dec 4 – 10.
Late in 2016, PokerStars said that it will consolidate its live poker tours under the umbrella PokerStars Festivals and PokerStars Championships. The first PokerStars Festival in Europe will be played at the Hippodrome Casino on Jan 22 – 29. The schedule includes 22 exciting live poker tournaments and the highlight is going to be the £990 buy-in Main Event.
The MPN Poker Tour will be played at Vienna on Jan 25 – 29. The tour will begin in Vienna and will offer five days of low-stakes live poker tournaments. The schedule includes nine tournaments with buy-ins as low as €60 and qualifying satellites with buy-ins as low as €37. The highlight is the €550 buy-in main event, which will be played over four days.