The WSOP tour has come to Europe
After the Las Vegas WSOP main event tournament is over, it is time for European players to show their skills in the WSOP Europe round which started on 11/19/21 and will run until 7/12/21. During this period, 15 tournaments will be held with guaranteed prizes of tens and hundreds of thousands of euros, with each prize coming with a gold bracelet for winning WSOP tournament. The biggest attention of players and fans is for the 14th "Main Event", which will take place from 3-8.12.21 with an entry fee of EUR 10,350 and a guaranteed prize pool of minimum EUR 5,000,000.
All tournaments on this WSOP tour will be played at King's Resort in the Czech Republic, located close to the German border between Prague and Munich.
The schedule of 15 events from the WSOP Europe round
Main Event – 100,000 Chips NLH
Over 400 players signed up for the tournament and the presence of French and German poker players is impressive. Among the non europen poker players we can find:
- Suksan Phusisot, from Thailand who finished in 219th place.
- Rachid Oubella, from Maroco who finished in 249th place.
- Tony Tran, from the US who finished in 17th place.
- Roland Israelashvili, from the US finished in 121th place.
Currently, the tournament is nearing the end of day four with the last 15 players. Johan Guilbert of France is in first place, Thomas Denie in second and Guillaume Diaz in third.
We will keep you posted!
End of day 5 – and the all tournament
Another main event of the WSOP round is over, and after five days of quality poker, at 4:00 a.m. local time of the Czech Republic, Josef Gulas Jr. defeats Frenchman Johan Guilbert last hand and wins the prestigious prize of 1,276,712 euros. Guilbert isn't going to be disappointed after promising himself a prize of 789,031 euros.
Josef win in front of his home fans, makes him the eighth Czech player to win the prestigious WSOP bracelet. At least 4 of the Czech players wins happened on their home curt at King Resort.
For the last hand Guilbert came short and with a pair of 2 in hand he Announced all In and Josef with A Diamond and 8 Spade paid quickly. The flop that opened gave Guilbert little hope for doubling the chips – J Diamond, K Club, 3 Heart and Turn came 7 Diamond. The river came 8 Heart that gave Joseph pair of 8, the win in the hand and in the entire tournament. Well done!
Tournament summary: 688 player entries generated a total of 6,536,000 Euros prizes, the first 104 players won prizes.
The 8 big winners of the tournament: