Starting from November 3 to November 12, 2023, the EAPT Tournament series will be held in Bucharest, the capital of Romania. Additionally, 888 Poker Room Bucharest will host an upcoming event.
EAPT Tournament series description:
During the upcoming series of tournaments, every motivated poker player from every Eastern European country will compete against each other in the hope of winning an outstanding guaranteed prize pool of smashing €300,000 in addition to great trophies. Furthermore, the culmination of EAPT Bucharest will be the highly anticipated Main Event boasting an exceptional prize pool of €180.000. The buy-in price for the mentioned Main Event is €560.
During the first night, the said tournament will kick off with the 1st of 4 events in the €30,000 guaranteed EAPT Cup. The winner of this events will be announced on November 5th.
Players of the aforementioned Main Event have the opportunity to “play in up to 4 Day 1s,” involving a turbo-charged Day 1. Additionally, before they can participate, they need to trade their buy-in, aka €560, to get a 40.000 chip stack and play levels lasting up to 40 minutes, with 25 minutes during Day 1D, till only 15% of the field stays. Those top 15 advance to Day 2 on November 11, locking in the minimum money for their efforts.
Beside the guaranteed prize pool of the Main Event, EAPT has decided to add EAPT Grand Final Packages worth €20.000, meaning that if players end in the 4 top places, a package of €5.000 awaits them and they will have a chance to participate in the EAPT Grand Final which will be held in Northern Cyprus during September next year, according to the official press release.
Nonetheless, if players can’t afford to participate due to the high buy-in price, all hope is not lost as few satellites with a €60 buy-in are available during the run-up and throughout the Main Event’s battles. The said satellites will give at least 57 players the chance to earn their way into the €180,000 Main Event.
€30.000 Guaranteed High Roller:
Throughout the last weekend of the mentioned tournament, any player who has €1,100 or who has officially won 1 of the 9 guaranteed seats in a pair of satellites with a €125 buy-in may participate in the EAPT Bucharest High Roller and win €30.000 guarantee that EAPT has put into the High Roller’s prize pool.
When looking into the the results of the EAPT Main Event this year so far, there is Fernando Santa Maria who is the newest EPTA champion, having officially won EAPT Barcelona Main Event. In addition, he took home a prize of €26.265 and a €5.000 from the aforementioned EAPT Grand Final Package.