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Updated: 30th May 2012 Written by / Poker News

PokerStars - European poker tour Season 5PokerStars have added an extra £250,000 to the EPT London prize pool with a guaranteed £1,000,000 for first prize, which makes this event one of the biggest EPT events ever. There is a special high rollers event named PokerStars £1M Showdown, which guarantees £1,000,000 prize pool! Satellites are available for this Showdown.

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European Poker Tour - Season Five

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The best European Poker Tour is ready for Season 5, with the next stop being London, taking place 1st - 6th October 2008, and then moving on to Budapest, Warsaw, Prague, Deauville, Copenhagen, Dortmund and San Remo. With the Grand Final in Monte Carlo, between April 28 - May 3 2009.

This is the tour that creates instant millionaires as it travels on its path to to the Grand Final. The world’s best poker players will take their seats to compete for massive prize pools at the best locations in Europe. But the Grand Final in Monte Carlo boosts the largest prize pools of the tour.

Professional players such as four-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Daniel Negreanu, Barry Greenstein and Alex Kravchenko will be competing including female poker players Vanessa Rousso, Vicky Coren and Isabelle Mercier.

European Poker Tour - Season Five Update

PokerStars player Sebastian Ruthenberg won the first event in Season 5 which took place in Barcelona and Sebastian received €1,360,100 ($1,941,401) after knocking out 619 players. His stack was five times more that runner-up Fintan Gavin, who was taken down in minutes after Sebastian’s K-9 granted him the win in final hand. Also at final table was Season 4 EPT San Remo winner Jason Mercier - who almost won two EPT titles.

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European Poker Tour LONDON

  • VENUE: Victoria Casino
  • CITY: London
  • COUNTRY: ENGLAND
  • DATE: 1st - 5th Main Event October , 2008 - High Rollers event  5th - 6th October
  • BUY-IN: (£5,200  + £200) , High Rollers event £20,000 + £300
  • CAP: 500, 100

European Poker Tour BUDAPEST

  • VENUE: Sofitel Hotel
  • CITY: Budapest
  • COUNTRY: HUNGARY
  • DATES: 28th October - 1st November, 2008
  • BUY-IN: €4,000 + €350
  • CAP: TBC

European Poker Tour WARSAW

  • VENUE: Hyatt Regency
  • CITY: Warsaw
  • COUNTRY: POLAND
  • DATE: 15th - 19th November, 2008
  • BUY-IN: PLN 20,000 + PLN 1,000
  • CAP: 400

European Poker Tour PRAGUE

  • VENUE: Hilton Hotel
  • CITY: Prague
  • COUNTRY: CZECH REPUBLIC
  • DATE: 9th - 13th December, 2008
  • BUY-IN: €5,000 + €250
  • CAP: 600

POKERSTARS CARIBBEAN ADVENTURE

  • VENUE: Atlantis Resort
  • CITY: Nassau
  • COUNTRY: BAHAMAS
  • DATE: 5th - 10th January, 2009
  • BUY-IN: TBC
  • CAP: TBC

European Poker Tour DEAUVILLE

  • VENUE: Casino Barrière
  • CITY: Deauville
  • COUNTRY: FRANCE
  • DATE: TBC
  • BUY-IN: €5,000 + €300
  • CAP: 700

European Poker Tour COPENHAGEN

  • VENUE: Casino Copenhagen
  • CITY: Copenhagen
  • COUNTRY: DENMARK
  • DATE: 17th - 21st February, 2009
  • BUY-IN: DKR 50,000 + DKR 2,250
  • CAP: 500

European Poker Tour DORTMUND

  • VENUE: Casino Hohensyburg
  • CITY: Dortmund
  • COUNTRY: GERMANY
  • DATE: 10th - 14th March, 2009
  • BUY-IN: €5,000 + €250
  • CAP: 500

European Poker Tour SAN REMO

  • VENUE: San Remo
  • CITY: San Remo
  • COUNTRY: ITALY
  • DATE: 18th - 23rd April, 2009
  • BUY-IN: €5,000 + €250
  • CAP: 800

European Poker Tour GRAND FINAL

  • VENUE: Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort
  • CITY: Monte Carlo
  • COUNTRY: MONACO
  • DATE: 28th April - 3rd May, 2009
  • BUY-IN: €10,000 + €600
  • CAP: 1,000