European Poker Tour returns to Prague after two-year hiatus
Start packing your bags, poker fans, because PokerStars European Tour of Poker (EPT) is back!
Almost two years after the last EPT live, the festival returns to Prague from December 8 to 19 at the Hilton Hotel in Prague. The full program has not yet been released, but a 1,100 € EPT National, 5.300 € EPT Main Event and 10,300 € EPT High Roller have all been confirmed.
“We are delighted to welcome our community back to our live poker experience with one of our most famous and beloved poker tours,” said Severin Rasset, Managing Director of Poker at PokerStars. “It has been so long in coming and we have worked tirelessly and carefully monitoring the situation so that everything is done for a safe return to live events and a great experience for our players.
“The health and safety of players and staff is of paramount importance and we have a number of measures in place to ensure that all participants feel comfortable and confident.”
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Masks, Vaccinations and Negative Tests
Although the event will not take place for a few months, PokerStars confirmed that several Covid-19 security measures will be in place for EPT Prague.
Players and spectators must wear a face mask when entering the casino. They must also have their temperature scanned and show proof of vaccination Where a negative test.
Improved cleaning will also take place, with social distancing measures, personal protective equipment and disinfection stations located around the casino.
EPT Prague History
EPT Prague has a rich and rich history dating back to December 2007. Since then the festival has grown into one of the most popular stages of the European Poker Tour.
|Dated||Event||Participants||Main event winner||Country||Price|
|Dec-07||EPT Prague||555||Arnaud Mattern||France||€ 708,400|
|Dec-08||EPT Prague||570||Salvatore Bonavena||Italy||€ 774,000|
|Dec-09||EPT Prague||506||Jan Skampa||Czech Republic||€ 682,000|
|Dec-10||EPT Prague||563||Roberto Romanello||UK||640,000 €|
|Dec-11||EPT Prague||722||Martin finger||Germany||€ 720,000|
|December 12||EPT Prague||864||Ramzi jelassi||Sweden||€ 835,000|
|Dec 13||EPT Prague||1,037||Julien track||Germany||€ 725,700|
|Dec-14||EPT Prague||1 107||Stephen graner||United States||€ 969,000|
|Dec 15||EPT Prague||1,044||Hossein Ensan||Iran||€ 754,510|
|Dec-16||EPT Prague||1,192||Jasper meijer van putten||Netherlands||€ 699,300|
|Dec-18||EPT Prague||1,174||Paul Michaelis||Germany||€ 840,000|
|Dec-19||EPT Prague||1,154||Mikalai Pobal||Belarus||€ 1,005,600|