Six days of action-packed live poker is going to blow the excitement meter out into the universe at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, on February 5th, when the 2015 PokerNews Cup puts cards in the air in its eighth edition.
PokerNews.com's live poker series offers everything a recreational or pro player could want in the 2015 nine-tournament schedule. The buy-ins are perfect for all bankroll levels and the entire series is set to allow new players a truly professional live poker event experience.
The spotlight of the series is the €200,000 Guaranteed Main Event — set to run for three days from February 5th-9th — with a €250 buy-in. There are four different Day 1s which gives everyone a shot at playing the Main Event. The last flight is a turbo that kicks off at 09:00 PM on Thursday, February 9th.
"The eighth edition of the PokerNews Cup is going to be an amazing event," said iBus Media and PokerNews CEO Jon Squires.
"For a very low buy-in, the series will offer every participant the unique opportunity to sit at the tables for some top poker action, compete for a significant guaranteed prize pool and enjoy the great exposure that only a global poker media as PokerNews can offer."
"The PokerNews Cup will be a great chance for all our visitors to discover an excellent venue as the King’s Casino and for us to finally meet and greet many of our loyal readers," Squires continued.
Along with the Main Event spotlight, players will find a €100 buy-in €10K guaranteed Pot Limit Omaha tournament on Friday, February 6th, and a €5K guaranteed €85 buy-in PokerNews Cooldown No Limit Hold’em event on Monday, February 9th in the side events.
The 2015 PokerNews Cup official schedule:
|Feb. 4 at 20:00||Pokernews Cup Opening NLH||€20,000||€120|
|Feb. 5 at 15:00||Mega Satellite to ME||8 Seats||€30|
|Feb. 5 at 19:00||Pokernews Cup Main Event Day 1a||€200,000||250|
|Feb. 6 at 13:00||Mega Satellite to ME||8 Seats||€35|
|Feb. 6 at 16:00||Pokernews Pot Limit Omaha 1 x Rebuy or AO||€10,000||€100|
|Feb. 6 at 17:00||Pokernews Cup Main Event Day 1b||€200,000||€250|
|Feb. 7 at 11:00||Last Chance Satellite to ME||5 Seats||€40|
|Feb. 7 at 14:00||Pokernews Cup Main Event Day 1c||€200,000||€250|
|Feb. 7 at 21:00||Pokernews Cup Main Event Day 1d (Turbo)||€200,000||€250|
|Feb. 7 at 23:00||Pokernews King's Deepstack Turbo||-||€100|
|Feb. 8 at 14:00||Pokernews Cup Main Event Day 2||€200,000||-|
|Feb. 8 at 17:00||Pokernews Hunt Bounty||-||€100|
|Feb. 9 at TBA||Pokernews Cup Main Event Final Day||€200,000||-|
|Feb. 9 at 19:00||Pokernews Cooldown NLH||€5,000||€85|
King’s Casino also has plans to keep players in action with guaranteed non-stop cash action. From the start of the event through the last day, cash games will be running 24/7.
"PokerNews is a true industry leader, and over the years it has given a great contribution to shape the poker industry and make poker become the global phenomenon it is today," said Leon Tsoukernik, owner of King’s Casino.
"Like PokerNews, also at King’s Casino we strive for excellence. By coming to the PokerNews Cup, players will get the chance to discover one of Europe's best casinos with cash tables and casino games running round-the-clock."
For more information about the 2015 PokerNews Cup and the satellite qualifiers available, visit www.pokernewscup.com.