European Poker Tour Meets Blockbuster London Showpiece

by | Published: Thursday, September 29th, 2011

The European Poker Tour has crashed down in London ahead of a super eight days of live tournament poker action.

All up there will be 31 events spanned out across the schedule culminating in the main event with a buy in of five and a quarter thousand pounds.

There will be an interesting mix of well known poker faces as well as a few venturing out from online poker success.

There are two venues being used to host the European Poker Tour in the English capital with the London Hilton Metropole Hotel and the Grosvenor Victoria Casino sharing responsibilities.

The Metropole will take care of the lion’s share of tournaments however the Grosvenor will

This is all designed to come together during the London Festival of Poker which has been running since mid September.

Some of the players you can expect to see in action during the festival include Jason Mercier, Jonathan Duhamel, Bertrand Grospelier, Joe Cada, Boris Becker, and Viktor Blom.

The London Main Event also acts as the final event for the UK and Ireland Poker Tour which spanned across a nine leg series.

The top three ranked players following the end of tour will be rewarded with season tickets to the UKIPT Main Events in 2012.

Also for the top 100 on the leader board there’s a special £10,000 free roll event with 77.50 points available for the winner of the EPT London Main Event.

Such is the closeness of this year’s tour that any player currently ranked in the top 10 is still in with a shot of claiming the title!

The UK and Irish poker tour in addition with the European Poker tour are sponsored by the online superstars of poker, Pokerstars Pokerstars.

As one of the largest companies on the internet you know your money is safe and you know you’ll always have access to a huge database of players competing for all different levels of cash.

It really is the one stop shop for anyone looking to enter into the world of online poker so be sure to head across and check out Pokerstars Pokerstars today!