Month: July 2015

World Poker Tour arrives at Amsterdam, Kicks Off on Monday With €3.3K Main Event

The date of May 11, 2015 will be historic in the history of Amsterdam as the Holland Casino becomes the center stage to the world of poker, with the kicking off of World Poker Tour at 2 PM local time with the €3.3K Main Event. Well, this being the first time a main event of the tour is going to Amsterdam it becomes significant historically and you can bet the presence of poker big names and the associated big money prizes for big play.

With couple of starting flights in store, players will have the choice of one reentry for each. That is Day 1a on Monday and Day 1b on Tuesday, if they make a quick exit. The starting amount of tournament chips will be 30K and the final tables of the WPT final will begin on May 16, Saturday.

Starting Monday you can join the coverage done by Live Reporting team of PokerNews which will be there on the spot to cover the event. Several people including Remko Rinkema, the PokerNews writer hoped for a sold out audience which would result into a larger amount of prize for the top winner.

It is not just the €3.3K Main Event which is going to be conducted at Amsterdam this week, and there are several other actions scheduled to take place for interested players. It is the €330 Limited Pot Omaha/No Bar Hold’em Mixed which is going to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday will host a Hold’em event with €750 8-Max No-Limit.

A No-Limit Hold’em of €1.5K Big Stack will be hosted on Thursday and that will run three days. A €550 Limited Pot Omaha will be conducted on Friday and Saturday will see a €300 Turbo Limited Pot Hold’em contest. Interested players should make haste to reach the registration and the entire schedule for the World Poker Tour of Amsterdam can be viewed on the website.