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Prague to host poker festival in December

The Czech capital of Prague will host the Prague Poker Festival beginning on Dec. 5 through Dec. 22, according to a poker.co.uk report. The series of Hold’em tournaments will last for 18 days and attract some of the world’s top poker professionals and amateurs.

The matches will take place at the Card Casino.

  • A four-day event with a buy-in of €1,100 will be run by the Ongame network starting on December 10.
  • The Eureka Poker Tour Main Event has a buy-in of €1100 and is scheduled for December 8th – 12th.
  • Those who want to sharpen their skills can participate in the APAT European Championship of Amateur Poker (buy-in of €110), which will run for two days starting on December 7.

The Czech capital will host another high-profile poker event in the month of December. Prague will host the European Poker Tour (EPT) and the buy-in for the main event is €5300. Those who failed to cash at the recently-concluded World Series of Poker (WSOP) can take their shot in the elite EPT series of tournaments.

EPT will span from December 8th to 18th, and several players who make the final table are expected to rake in hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Hundreds of players are expected to attend the third edition of the Prague Poker Festival. PokerStars.com will provide qualifiers and satellite tournaments which include hotel packages and buy-ins for several tournaments.

The Internet site recently ran a record-breaking MicroMillion V (also known as “MicroMillions) series of tournaments with 1.3 million players entering the low buy-in online tournaments.

The 11-day series of tournaments paid out $8.276 million in total winnings.

Lithuanian player ‘Stygher’ topped the $22 Main Event on July 28 and walked away with a cash prize of $160,000.

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