St. Johns, Antigua and Barbuda, April 28, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- A new series of online poker tournaments that will send winners to the European Poker Championships at CAPT Velden this summer is just beginning at Intertops Poker (http://poker.intertops.eu) and Juicy Stakes Pokers (http://www.juicystakes.eu), just as one group of previous online satellite tournament winners prepares to compete in the Caribbean.
Next week, five online poker players will compete in the Main Event at the $500,000 TKPT tournament in St Maarten. Their poker adventure will be chronicled on the Living the Dream poker blog (http://www.live-dream-poker.com) starting April 27th.
This week, online satellites for the European Poker Championships, CAPT Velden begin. The winner will travel to Austria’s "Monte Carlo of the Alps" to play in the prestigious €700,000 CAPT Velden European Poker Championship this summer. Their €4,500 ($5,000) prize package includes $500 in travel expenses, 5 nights accommodation plus €2500 + €200 buy-in to the Main Event at CAPT Velden.
The winner will be joined in Austria by the winner of a CAPT Velden Online Satellite series held last month, Hungarian Gabor Kresco.
CAPT Velden, July 20 – 25, 2016, is one of the premiere events on the Casinos Austria Poker Tour and attracts professional and recreational players primarily from Austria, Germany and Italy.
Players can buy-in at any stage of the three-tier European Poker Championship Satellite Tournament Series, or possibly win their way to Austria for just the initial $2.20 Step 1 buy-in. They can register for the daily tournaments by clicking the Tournaments tab in the poker room lobby at either Intertops Poker or Juicy Stakes Poker.
€700K European Poker Championship -- Satellite Tournament Schedule
Step 1 ($2+$0.20)
1 ticket to any Step 2 awarded
Daily, April 27th – May 7th
1 pm / 4 pm / 7:30 pm / 9 pm (all times in EDT)
Step 2 ($10+$1)
1 ticket for Final awarded
Daily, April 28th – May 7th
09:00 am / 03:00 pm / 09:00 pm / 03:00 am (all times in EDT)
$4,500 Package awarded
Sunday, May 8th
2 pm EDT
“Velden is quite a posh resort,” said Intertops’ poker room manager. “The casino is beside a lake, and there’s lots of sports and outdoor activities like golf and hiking. But it’s also known for its nightlife!”
European Poker Championship online satellite tournament details are available at http://poker.intertops.eu/en/promo/99-700k-european-poker-championship-capt-velden and http://www.juicystakes.eu/Promos/PokerPromos/700KEuropeanPokerChampionship.aspx.
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