The Partouche Poker Tour is a great tour that is working its way around France. How it works is there is a main event, and loads of of satellites that have been occuring all over the country for months. The Main Event has a buy-in of €8,500 and the build-up has been intense! The ME will be hosted from Palm Beach, Cannes from September 3rd to 7th. There have been thousands of satellites and super satellites for this event already which is boasting a minimum prize pool of €2 million with a first place of €1M Guaranteed. This is the first big tournament in Europe since the WSOP, and the field is expected to be massive.
There will be three more qualification satellites before the final in a few weeks. These will be:
1. August 29th at the Casino Saint-Amand, 200 players maximum, €1,000 buy-in. Call 03 27 48 19 00 for reservations.
2. August 30th at the Casino d'Aix-en-provence. The buy-in will be
€1075. For reservations call 04 42 59 69 00.
3. September 2nd at the Palm Beach Casino in Cannes. The buy-in will be €900. Call 04 97 03 36 90 for details.
This is all in the build-up for the main event. Check out this Main Event Webpage for all the details.
Many notable players are going to be attending, including Gus Hansen, Team Winamax,Team Poker770 and every other big name one could think off. This will be one of the biggest tournaments in Europe. It would be great for a UK player to hop across the Channel and take this one down!