Five out of a total of eleven World Series of Poker Europe 2017 bracelets have been awarded with one tournament field record broken. As a matter of fact, with a juicy field of 523 entries, the €550 Pot Limit Omaha 8-max event now officially ranks first in the list of the biggest WSOPE PLO fields over the competition’s ten-year history.
This success story, though, is only the famous tip of the iceberg with a WSOPE 2017 festival featuring an already very promising Colossus event in which the guarantee was reached after two amazing last heats. More than 2.000 entries only for the Colossus flights I and J on the 31st of October pushed the New King’s hosting capacity to the limit and the tournament field reached 4.115 entries cracking the €2.000.000 guarantee in this €500 No Limit Hold’em event. So far, not only the bracelet events have been drawing massive fields. The numerous side events are also exceeding the expectations and are generating very interesting prize pools on a daily basis.
All this rumble in the jungle obviously had a boosting effect on the cash game areas that were extended to some tournament areas to fit a total of 52 simultaniously running tables during the last Colossus flights. With limits ranging from €1/3 to €500/500 on the No Limit Hold’em Live Stream Cash Game and Omaha or Mixed Games (12-Game) up to €100/200 running over the last days, everybody finds his game at King’s. Even Open Face Chinese lovers were able to repeatedly enjoy €25/point action over the first half of the festival.
The biggest events are yet to come though. The king of the High Roller events, the €111.111 One Drop is coming with its guarantee of €10.000.000 and there will be at least €5.000.000 in the €10.350 Main Event. The more affordable €1.111 Little One Drop also looks pretty good with its €500.000 guarantee.
In grand King’s Casino tradition, the schedule will keep featuring loads of side event action for all kinds of bankrolls.
All information is available under www.pokerroomkings.com and www.wsop.com.
My photo selection of the festival is available in my Flickr archive.
ON THE ROAD
Before the summer of 2017, the page was animated by 2 blogs: the Poker tournament blog and the general blog. Today, only the former tournament blog remains active featuring all sorts of updates in one place only. Easier for you, easier for us ... :)
All Aachen (D) Alicante (E) Amnéville (F) Amsterdam (NL) April 2013 April 2014 April 2015 April 2016 April 2017 April 2018 April 2019 August 2012 August 2014 August 2015 August 2016 August 2017 August 2018 Austria Batumi (Ge) Belarus Belgium Belgrade (SRB) Berlin (D) Blankenberge (B) Breda (NL) Brussels (B) Bucharest (Ro) Bulgaria Campione (I) Cannes (F) Chaudfontaine (B) Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic December 2012 December 2013 December 2014 December 2015 December 2016 December 2017 December 2018 Divonne-Les-Bains (F) Dublin (IE) Estoril (Pt) February 2013 February 2014 February 2015 February 2016 February 2017 February 2018 February 2019 France Georgia Germany Gevgelija (MKD) Gibraltar Gibraltar (GIB) Grande-Motte (F) Gujan-Mestras (F) Interviews Ireland Italy January 2013 January 2014 January 2015 January 2016 January 2017 January 2018 January 2019 July 2012 July 2013 July 2015 July 2016 July 2017 July 2018 June 2012 June 2013 June 2014 June 2015 June 2016 June 2017 June 2018 Kayl (L) Kyrenia (Cy) Las Vegas (USA) Latvia Lille (F) Lisbon (Pt) Lloret De Mar (E) Luxembourg Luxembourg (L) Macedonia Madrid (E) Marbella (E) March 2013 March 2014 March 2015 March 2016 March 2017 March 2018 May 2013 May 2014 May 2015 May 2016 May 2017 May 2018 Middelkerke (B) Minsk (BY) Morocco Namur (B) November 2012 November 2013 November 2014 November 2015 November 2016 November 2017 November 2018 October 2012 October 2013 October 2014 October 2015 October 2016 October 2017 October 2018 Online Poker Opatija (HR) Paris (F) Portugal Praha (CZ) Riga (LV) Romania Rozvadov (CZ) Sanremo (I) Santa Susanna (E) Seefeld (A) September 2012 September 2013 September 2014 September 2015 September 2016 September 2017 September 2018 Serbia Sousse (TN) Spa (B) Spain St. Amand Les Eaux (F) Tangier (MA) The Netherlands Toulouse (F) Troia (Pt) Tunisia USA Utrecht (NL) Varna (BG) Vienna (A)