King’s Casino located in Rozvadov, near the border of the Czech Republic, is once again one of the hot spots for live poker as this is where the GPT German Poker Tour is currently taking place. The poker festival which is in progress at the moment has its Easter Edition starting this Thursday and the poker action on the tables is scheduled to continue until 2nd April granting many hundreds of players with generous payouts.
It is not a secret to anyone that this poker location is a preferred one for major international festivals which aim to attract the most proficient among poker players. As it has been announced prior to the official Opening Event of the poker congregation, the Main Event of this German Poker Tour will feature a guaranteed prize pool amounting to some €200,000 which is inevitably going to deliver impressive prizes for the top positions on the leader board. The culminating event is going to have a total of three starting flights, which will introduce a large number of people to the poker felt.
With their help, the total prize pool is also expected to be increased in order to be distributed among the top players. This Thursday is going to bring the official Day 1A of the Main Event which is expected to see a lot of attention from players. Day 2 of the Main Event will take place this Sunday, whereas the official final table and the Final Day is appointed to Monday.
Other poker events which are featured in the diverse schedule are the King’s Holy Saturday which comes with a guaranteed prize pool amounting to €30,000, as well as the Easter Sunday No-Limit Hold’em, featuring a €10,000 GTD.
Wide Variety of Poker Tournaments
There is also the GPT German Poker Tour High Roller tournament which is aiming to attract players willing to spend more on their participation. The buy-in for that event is going to amount to some €550 which is one of the largest buy-ins in this festival. In other news, the Opening Event already saw its final table and granted some 15 players with cash payouts.
The prize pool paid reached €11,020 which exceeded the initially announced €10,000. Each player had to pay a buy-in of €90 and this drew a total of 98 players to the felt. As many as 47 of them opted for a second chance to make it to the top and re-entered the tournament. Piotr Sadowski from Poland became the big winner at the end of the day and this brought him the first-place prize of €2,839.
The runner-up position was granted to Rene Michael Mitsching coming straight from Germany who laid his hands on some €1,951. The third place was reserved for Ashot Oganesian from the Russian Federation who won a total of €1,278 for his deep run in the poker tournament.