DUBLIN, April 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --
- EMOP Returns in May to Campione, Italy; Sell Out Event Expected
The European Masters of Poker returns for its fourth main event stop of season two from May 28 to 30 to Casino di Campione, Campione, Italy.
Qualification for the EUR1,000 + EUR100 buy-in main event is currently underway through regularly scheduled satellites and feeders on all poker sites on the Entraction network including premium partners' 24hPoker.com, C4A.com, NoIQPoker.com, Pokerihuone.com, Pokerdassi.com, and Potraiser.com, for as little as EUR2 or 200 VIP points.
There are 32 daily satellites feeding into the main weekly qualifiers which take place each:
- Tuesday 20:40 (CET) - EUR100 buy in with five EUR2,000 packages guaranteed - Thursday 20:40 (CET) - EUR100 buy in with five EUR2,000 packages guaranteed - Sunday 20:40 (CET) - EUR200 buy in with eight EUR2,000 packages guaranteed
The main event, taking place from May 28 to 30 with a capacity of 430 players, is expected to sell out and poker players will be treated to a full schedule of side events including:
May 27: EUR300+30 no-limit hold'em, 10,000 starting chips, 30 min levels May 27: EUR300+30 mixed event, 15,000 starting chips, 30 min levels May 29: EUR500+50 no-limit hold'em, 10,000 starting chips, 40 min levels May 30: EUR200+20 no-limit hold'em, 8,000 starting chips, 25 min levels
Casino di Campione opened in May 2007 and was designed by world renowned architect Mario Botta. Campione is an Italian enclave situated in the Ticino region of Switzerland, 60 km north of Milan.
EMOP Italy marks the halfway point in season two of the popular tour. The schedule for the rest of the tour is:
- July 28 to Aug. 1: Crystal Crown Casino, Sunny Beach, Bulgaria - Sept. 23 to 26: Gran Casino, Barcelona, Spain - Nov. 17 to 20: Casino di Venezia, Vittoriosa, Malta
Timothy Timotheau from the UK won the most recent European Masters of Poker title in Lisbon, Portugal beating 393 opponents to lift first prize of EUR86,680.
For more details visit http://www.europeanmastersofpoker.com
About European Masters of Poker
EMOP is a live poker tournament series running in Europe. EMOP gives the recreational player opportunity to play big international poker tournaments with affordable buy-in. EMOP chooses to cooperate with the best casinos in Europe to give the participants an unforgettable experience. Partners in the Entraction poker network will send at least 200 qualifiers to each event.
The European Masters of Poker gives the gaming operator a unique possibility to create ambassadors for and loyalty to their brand. EMOP is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Entraction Group. Please visit http://www.europeanmastersofpoker.com for more information.
Contact: email@example.com, +353-863057469 for more details.
|SOURCE European Masters of Poker|
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