Pokerstars have announced that they will be ensuring that the 5th London EPT will be the biggest one ever. The Victoria Casino will once again be the venue for the European Poker Tour London and the prize pool this time will guarantee at least £1 million for the winner.
Satellites for this prestigious leg of the tour start on Pokerstars on the 4th of August from as little as $2.22 or 111 Frequent Player Points. You can also buy in directly to the £5,200 event with Pokerstars, who will be expected to send at least 150 online players. The event on October 1st to 5th has a capacity for 500 players and with double the guarantee from last year, the event could be the biggest ever held in the UK.
The EPT has grown in tandem with the recent explosion in popularity of poker in Europe. Season Four saw 5,902 players battle for the titles throughout the EPT tour – which is an increase of more than 2,000 from Season three – events took place in 11 countries generating a total prize pool of almost €40million. "The PokerStars.com London EPT is like no other event in the sporting calendar, it brings together world champions, the best British and European professionals, as well as talented amateurs and online qualifiers to compete for one of poker's biggest prizes" said John Duthie, founder of the EPT.
So if you want to emulate great former EPT London champions like Vicky Coren and John Shipley, sign up to Pokerstars today and parlay your way to a life changing sum of money.