First seven events of new EPT season revealed

First seven events of new EPT season revealed

Saturday, 11 June 2011

While the current focus of the poker world centres on Las Vegas it won't be long before the PokerStars European Poker Tour is back open for business and organisers have whetted our appetite by revealing the dates and locations for the first seven events.

The action gets under way in Tallinn, Estonia from 2nd to 7th August with further stops scheduled for London, San Remo, Prague, The Bahamas and Deauville.

The full line up is as follows:

EPT Tallinn August 2-7 Swissotel Tallinn €4,000 + €250
EPT Barcelona August 27-September 1 Casino Barcelona €5,000 + €300
EPT London September 30-October 5 Hilton Metropole £5,000 + €250
EPT San Remo October 21-27 Casino San Remo €4,600 + €300
EPT Prague December 5-10 Hilton €5,000 + €300
2012 PCA January 5-14, 2012 Atlantis $10,000 + $300
EPT Deauville January 31-February 6, 2012 Deauville International Centre
€5,000 + €300

Former Casualty director and EPT big cheese John Duthie said, “We’re delighted to announce the dates for the first half of EPT Season 8. We’re expecting another incredible year, with a whole host of new champions crowned and maybe even the first ever two-time EPT Main Event winner!”

Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom added, “I’m really looking forward to the coming EPT season. My live game is something I want to work hard on improving, and I would love to have some deep runs this year. I plan to play in most of the events, including Barcelona, the PCA and London. Those stops will be big events for me.”

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Tags: EPT, Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom, John Duthie