EPT creates EPT High Roller of the Year Award

10 August 2012

The European Poker Tour is gearing up for the start of 9th Season. Yesterday the direction of EPT announced the creation of a new award that recognizes the best player in the Super High Roller and High Roller Events organized at the various stops on the circuit.

With this initiative, EPT seeks to encourage participation in major buy-in tournaments of the circuit. PokerStars is the sponsor of the new "EPT High Roller of the Year Award" which will be given to the player with the best results in the 16 events of this type (including three Super High Rollers of Barcelona, Monaco and the Bahamas). For the prize will be considered the tournaments that have buy-ins higher than 10,000 Euros, Dollars or Pounds.

EPT President, Edgar Stuchly, explained why they decided to establish this new award for high rollers, "High stakes poker is as exciting as any other sport and features the world's best players facing each other. These tournaments offer high tension, a lot of strategy and life changing prizes. "

With less than a week for the start of the EPT season, Barcelona will host the inaugural Event. The first High Roller event will begin on Friday, August 17. Until yesterday, 37 players have confirmed their participation. The organizers believe there will be about 50 participants.

The action will begin in Barcelona on Monday, with the super satellite for the main event of “Estrellas Poker Tour” to be held parallel to the EPT. The calendar of events of this mega summer festival of poker is awesome and for all tastes and bankrolls.

Masters Poker Club, through our partners Poker10.com will follow these events closely and will share with you all the major news and developments in the event.

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