July 13th to 24th – Pokerface and Full House at Poker-EM in Velden

The poker face returns. There was a compulsory Corona break for two years, from July 13th to 24th 800 players will again take part in the European Poker Championship at Casino Velden. Entry fee is 550 or 2,700 euros, the winner collects 180,000 euros. Poker Eldorado is of course Las Vegas.

From three of a kind to a straight to a full house – there are many ways to win in poker. This year the EM will take place again in Velden after a two-year Corona break. First the tournament increases with an entry fee of 550 euros, in the main event the participants have to put down 2,700 euros. The winning prize amounts to 180,000 euros. “800 players take part. There are 40 tables in two halls. Played twelve hours a day. The players are between 20 and 75 years old,” says tournament director Dietmar Printschler. The poker face is in demand again. In the past, stakes of up to 300,000 euros were allowed, but in Las Vegas that’s nothing. In the player’s capital, the entry fee alone is 30,000 euros. The winner takes home $8.9 million.
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