The World Series Of Poker Europe (WSOPE) have set their schedule for 2009, the event will be hosted by BetFair and will run from 17 September through to 1 October 2009 the is set at Leicester Square, Casino at the Empire in London.
In this third series of WSOPE, John Juanda will be looking to defend his 2008 WSOPE main event title for the coveted tournament that offers a total of four gold bracelets which are highly desired items amongst top competing professional poker players. The tournament is bound to attact many of the top names in the game as it has done in the past with television broadcast rights given to ESPN.
A new event has been added to the 2009 WSOPE lineup a £2500 Pot-Limit Hold'em/Pot-Limit Omaha mixed tournament in addition to the regular games £1,000 No-Limit Hold'em tournament, £5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha tournament with the main event being the £10,000 World Championship No-Limit Hold'em Tournament.
Players looking to enter the event can do so at London Clubs International venues or at the Rio, Las Vegas throughout the 2009 WSOP satellites will be running from 9 July until 11 July at the Rio.
The first WSOPE held in 2007 was won by 18 year old teen Annette Obrestad winning a massive £1 million and the championship title.
WSOPE 2009 Schedule
18 September 2009 £1,000 + £60 No-Limit Hold'em Day 1A -3 day Tournament
19 September 2009 £1,000 + £60 No-Limit Hold'em Day 1B
21 September 2009 £2,500 + £150 Pot Limit Holdem / Pot-Limit Omaha mixed -3 day Tournament
23 September 2009 £5,000 + £250 Pot-Limit Omaha - 3 day Tournament
26 September 2009 £10,000 + £350 World Championship No-Limit Hold'em Day 1A - 5 day Tournament
27 September 2009 £10,000 + £350 World-Championship No-Limit Hold'em Day 1b