Cannes to host the fifth edition of the prestigious competition
Poker fans and players are all anticipating the beginning of the fifth World Series of Poker Europe, which will be held from Oct. 7 in Cannes, France - a venue that will be able to host the biggest edition of the event yet.
The venue comes from the partnership between the owner of WSOP Europe, Caesars Entertainment, and the French casino group Barriere Casinos, which has already funded 100 seats into the WSOPE No-Limit Hold'em main event.
According to WSOP Communications Director Seth Palansky, the company 'has committed to running the WSOP Europe in the congenial Mediterranean surroundings of Cannes for at least the next two years.'
The schedule for the tournament is the following:
Oct. 7: 6-Handed Hold'em with a buy-in of Euro 2,680
Oct. 8: No-Limit Hold'em - buy-in Euro 1,090
Oct. 10: Euro 5,300 buy-in Pot-Limit Omaha event
Oct. 11: Shootout Hold'em with a buy-in of Euro 3,200
Oct. 12: No-Limit Hold'em Split, buy-in Euro 10,400
Oct. 13: 6-Handed Pot Limit Omaha with a buy-in of Euro 1,620
Oct. 15: WSOPE Main Event - buy-in Euro 10,400
Oct. 15: Ladies Event NLHE buy-in Euro 550