Posted 1.11.11 : Schedule for third series of European Masters of Poker released
Season three of the popular European Masters of Poker tour promises to continue the tradition of truly international poker, detailing a 2011 schedule with six stops.
The preliminary schedule is:
January 20 to 23 — Gran Canaria, Canary Islands
March 23 to 26 — Lisbon, Portugal
June 2 to 5 — Tallinn, Estonia
July 28 to 31 — Dublin, Ireland
September TBC — Malta
November TBC — Barcelona, Spain
Christer Larsson, product director at Entraction network, said, "We're thrilled to return for season III of the European Masters of Poker. In a short period of time it has become a highly respected and popular tour on the busy European circuit [with] the numbers growing steadily, bigger prize pools, and locations that offer a world class poker experience."
He added that qualifying satellites are now underway for the Euro 1,000 + Euro 100 main event on the first stop of the tour, which will be held at Casino Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands from January 20 to 23, 2011.
EMOP III main events feature an improved tournament structure which will see new levels introduced such as 150-300 with a 25 ante, and 1200-2400 with a 300 ante.