The already larger than life 2017 WSOPE poker festival with the initial guaranteed prize pool of €4 million has announced the event to get bigger with the increase in the prize to €5m in the €10,300 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event. The champion of the event can now walk away with a guaranteed at least a €1m payday along with the championship gold bracelet.
Leon Tsoukernik, the owner of King’s Casino, told that they raised the total guaranteed prize pool of the main event to €5 m after seeing the encouraging number of early bookings for the WSOPE. He added, “My advice is to book now and secure your spot.”
King’s Casino, Czech Republic is set to host the event scheduled from October 19 to November 10, 2017. The complete series has €21 million in guarantees in 84 tournaments, with 11 gold bracelet events along with €18 million in the guaranteed prize pool.
The Czech Republic is hosting these poker series for the first time, with previous venues including England, Germany, and France.