The EPT London that starts today, October 1st, is sold out. All the 500 seats has been taken, and about 130 of the seats is taken by players who have qualified through Pokerstars. For players who made the buy-in in cash, it was £5200+£200. Pokerstars also added £250,000 to make the first prize a guaranteed £1,000,000. EPT London will take place at Victoria Casino in central London from today, October 1 to Octbober 6. Note ever before has Pokerstars had a guaranteed prizepool in an EPT.
There will also be a High Roller event along with ETP London. Buy-in for this event is £20,000+£300, and this will be a No Limit Hold´em tournament that will be held from 5 october to 6 october. The final table of the High Roller event will be filmed for future brodcasting.
The best Pros from Pokerstars will play in EPT London, names like Daniel Negreanu, Chris Moneymaker and Joe Hachem.
Last time EPT London was held, 400 players showed up to play this popular event. The winner of the tournament was a Pokerstars qualifer, Joseph Mouawad. He won heads-up over Florian Langmann and won the first prize of £611,000. But this year the first place winner is guaranteed £1,000,000!
With a guaranteed first prize and this special High Roller event this looks like it´s going to be the best EPT event ever.