World Poker Tour India 2019, October 18 to 21
The Deltin Royale Casino Goa (one of the largest offshore casinos in Asia, it's, in fact, a cruise) will host the third edition of the World Poker Tour India from October 18 to 21st.
Eight events in total are scheduled, including the Main Event that features a GTD prize pool of 3,25 Crore or $456kUSD (1 Crore or Cr = 10M Indian Rupees).
The Main Event will have three starting flights and an INR 55,00 ($785) buy-in; satellites for the ME are scheduled since day one for 7,000 INR ($100). In all events, a 2% fee will be charged to the total prize pool for staffing costs.
|Oct-17||Big Bounty NLH (11,000 per bounty)||$357|
|Oct-18||WPT India Main Event Day 1A||$785||$456.000|
|Oct-19||WPT India Main Event Day 1B||$785|
|Oct-19||Ship It NLH||$100|
|Oct-19||WPT India Main Event Day 1C||$785|
|Oct-20||WPT India Main Event Day 2|
|Oct-20||WPT India High Roller||$1.428|
|Oct-21||WPT India Main Event Final Day|
The WPT India High Roller will kick-off on October 20 and features an INR 100,000 ($1428) buy-in. In 2017 and 2018, the WPT India draw the attention of 527 and 697 players, respectively.
In 2018 the total prize pool broke the $500k mark, and the Main Event was won by Nikunj Jhunjhunwala, who earned $92k; Vidur Singhal ended in the second position for $64k.
All events count towards the India Player of the Year ranking. The last massive event held in India was the India Poker Championship in September 2019, and Instagram celebrities like Dan Bilzerian visited the tables; WPT India will have the presence of Robert Mizrachi, a top player with four WSOP bracelets.
International players are eligible for a special deal when visiting the Deltin Royale Casino Goa that includes discounts in suites, transfers to and from the airport, and no rake on the 1st main event entry of WPT Season 18 next year (WPT Cambodia, WPT Philippines, WPT Vietnam & WPT Taiwan).
World Series of Poker Europe 2019, October 13 to November 4
Fifteen gold bracelets will be awarded in The King's Resort in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, from October 13 to November 4 during the 2019 edition of the World Series of Poker Europe.
More than €22 million are guaranteed across all events during the three weeks of action; the schedule includes events for all players with buy-ins from €350 to €250,000 for the Super High Roller. Two Short Deck Hold'em events that boast almost €3M GTD shows the force of this format in the live-poker circuit.
|Oct-13||350 Opener No-Limit Hold'em - Flight A||350 €||€ 220.700|
|Oct-14||550 Pot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed) - Flight A||550 €||€ 10.000|
|Oct-16||1,350 Mini Main Event No-Limit Hold'em - Flight A||1.350 €||€ 551.750|
|Oct-16||250,000 Super High Roller No-Limit Hold'em||250.000 €||€ 5.000.000|
|Oct-17||2,500 8-Game Mix||2.500 €||€ 250.000|
|Oct-18||25,500 Short Deck High Roller No-Limit Hold'em||25.500 €||€ 2.500.000|
|Oct-19||1,100 Turbo Bounty Hunter No-Limit Hold'em||1.100 €||€ 200.000|
|Oct-20||25,500 Platinum High Roller No-Limit Hold'em||25.500 €||€ 1.000.000|
|Oct-20||1,650 Pot-Limit Omaha/No-Limit Hold'em Mix||1.650 €||€ 200.000|
|Oct-21||25,500 Mixed Games Championship||25.500 €||€ 1.000.000|
|Oct-22||2,200 Pot-Limit Omaha||2.200 €||€ 200.000|
|Oct-23||100,000 Diamond High Roller No-Limit Hold'em||100.000 €||€ 5.000.000|
|Oct-24||2,500 SHORT DECK No-Limit Hold'em||2.500 €||€ 250.000|
|Oct-25||10,350 Main Event No-Limit Hold'em||10.350 €||€ 5.000.000|
|Oct-30||550 Colossus No-Limit Hold'em||550 €||€ 1.000.000|
The Main Event will have two starting flights, and a €10,350 buy-in, featuring a GTD prize pool of €5M, and a Colossus tournament with a buy-in of €550 will have nine starting flights and a total prize of €1,000,000.
World-famous players such as Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, etc. already arrived in the Czech Republic to play the WSOP Europe, which on top of giving golden bracelets, will also define the player of the year competition.
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