And we're back to RozVegas for the annual Running of the Eurodonks! There's not as many donks as the annual Summer Running of the Ameridonks, but the Eurodonks are just as juicy. If you'd like to go Eurobum hunting, then fly to Prague in the Czech Republic and figure out how to get to the King's Casino in RozVegas, located near the German border.
For a third year in a row, the swanky and luxurious King's Casino becomes the home away from home for the World Series of Poker. The King's Casino hosted the past two WSOPEs and they must've done a good job, because the circus returns. Thrice.
The dates for the 2019 WSOP Europe officially dropped. This year's installation of the Running of the Eurodonks begins in mid-October with ten bracelet events spread out the rest of the month and spilling into November. At least ten pieces of bling are up for grabs between October 15 and November 4.
The €10K buy-in Main Event has a €5 million guarantee this year. As per usual, the Main Event will be the anchor event of WSOPE. Cards go in the air for the WSOPE Main Event on October 25. The final table is scheduled for October 30.
King's Resort owner Leon Tsoukernik said, "We love hosting WSOP Europe and treating the game's best players with our one-of-a-kind hospitality. We hope players who have participated in WSOPE come back this year, and for those yet to make it out to King's, we strongly encourage you to make plans to join us for Europe's richest annual live poker festival."
But wait, there's more quotes! According to WSOP Director Gregory Chochon, "The past two WSOP Europe's have been our best yet in terms of entries and prize pools in the dozen years we've held WSOPE. King's Resort is perfectly situated and convenient for Europeans to get to and we expect the 2019 edition to continue to deliver big prize pools and participation."
The 2018 WSOP Europe featured ten events and saw over 6,000 entries with almost €21 million in prize pools at the King's Casino. British pro Jack Sinclair outlasted 532 runners to win the 2018 WSOPE Main Event for a sensational score worth €1.1 million. The total prize pool exceeded €5 million with only 81 lucky souls getting a piece of the Euro-cheesecake.
The final table at the 2018 WSOP Europe Main Event also included former WSOP Main Event champion Ryan Reiss. Also at the final table were: Laszlo Bujtas, Krasimir Yankov, Milos Skrbic, and Ihor Yerofieiev. Reiss hit the bricks in fourth place and Sinclair cruised to the winner's circle.
Martin Kabrhel won his second bracelet when he took down the €100K King's Super High Roller for a €2.6 million score. Kabrhel outlasted a sick final table that included Dominik Nitsche, Mikita Badziakouski, Jan-Eric Schwippert, Julian Thomas, David Peters, Michael Addamo, and Adrian Mateos.