2023 will once again prove that more is always possible. With the last poker December, it’s every day with the next mega festivals. The film is directed from Prague to Las Vegas, from Bendern to the Bahamas. Anyone who plans to do nothing will hear it more than the (million-dollar) spectacle.
Why wander in the distance when the good is so far away? Because the distance is making an unprecedented year-end spurt. Poker is currently being played at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood in Florida, from November 24th to 29th $3,500 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Rock’n’Roll Poker Open Championship event at least $3,000,000 in prize money. There are also lucrative side events and since it’s only a stone’s throw from Florida to the Caribbean, many people take the stop with them.
From December 3rd to 14th, this is the biggest premiere of the WSOP paradise. First of all, you have to wear wristbands at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. GGPoker has announced 1,000 qualifiers and is well on its way to reaching the goal. The OnLive Flights were already well attended and many players are looking forward to the pre-Christmas bracelet hunt. The trip isn’t cheap, but GGPoker’s worry-free package ensures that you can sip cocktails in the Caribbean sunset with peace of mind. 15 bracelets and more with prize money of $50,000,000 await, the buy-in range is $740 and $100,000.
The WSOP Paradise is a definitive world map WPT World Championship in Wynn. The $10,400 Main Event ($40,000,000 GTD) takes place from December 12th to 21st, where the Caribbean and WPT World Championship matches can be played. Certainly a smart decision. Before the festival begins on November 29th, the $1,100 WPT Prime Championship, the $1,100 WPT Ladies Championship and the $1,000,000 WPT Big One for One Drop are also on offer. An absolute miracle of the WPT season, the first season ever, was the rank and name that was brought to Las Vegas.
die Circus Poker series at the Circus Casino Resort Namur begins. Heading back to December 3rd, €2,000,000 in prize money is already waiting, where there are now three highlight events – the €550 Circus Cup (€500,000 GTD), the €1,100 Mystery Bounty (€500,000 GTD) and the €2,200 Main Event (€750,000). GTD). As with the previous side events, one of the Belgian events will take place after the fall of the Lucrative Machine.
In the Czech Republic, the focus in December is not on the King’s Resort. But that’s what it is King’s Prague, which hosts the PokerStars European Poker Tour Prague As soon as possible is the new meeting place for the community. The tournament schedule hardly has any surprises Well, more of a tried and tested thing for players to look forward to. So what happens first is the €1,100 Eureka Main Event, before the €5,300 EPT Prague Main Event starts. The high roller events take place under the American competition Leiden, but in the lower buy-in range you can certainly look forward to one or another record.
Of course it is King’s Resort in Rozvadov not idle. On the contrary, around €1,000,000 in prize money is waiting here too. Czech Poker Masters (€200,000 GTD), German Poker Days (€300,000 GTD) and Dutch Classics (€300,000 GTD) as well as lots of Christmas extras are on the program and provide the next variety.
Casinos Austria started December with other major festivals from December 5th to 10th. Casino Innsbruck The Casino Bregenz for Xmas Mania and you will receive €500 + 500 + 100 Mystery Bounty as a highlight.
Casino Velden traditionally hosts poker after Christmas. The Christmas Mania should not be missed this year either and attracts with four tournaments between €50 + €10 and €300 + €30.
The Banco Casino Bratislava is coming up with two mega events. On November 26th it’s at “The Festival” where €500 + €50 in the Main Event guarantees €500,000. Countless hard-drinking Scandinavians gathered here to create atmosphere and plenty of action at the tables. The tournament schedule is one of the most popular now in this buy-in range. The premiere of the Spanish poker festival from December 11th to 18th will also take place again. €300,000 is waiting for the €300 + 30 Main Event, but numerous side events increase the festival guarantee to €600,000.
The best version of the game isn’t that great at Grand Casino Liechtenstein, but it was the first mega success at the WPT Prime premiere in September. The Liechtenstein Poker Festival, endowed with CHF 500,000 GTD, bears the title “The Best”. The poker team has a three-day hub with two highlights – the CHF 180 + 20 Mini Main Event (CHF 100,000 GTD) and the CHF 350 + 50 Main Event (CHF 400,000 GTD) – which take place at the festival and represent an absolute highlight of the year.
The hot end of the year spurt will actually only be surpassed by an even hotter start to 2024. Actually, there are currently a lot of dates for next year, we have already added the most relevant ones for you in the 2023 calendar below, so that those who like to plan can get started.
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