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  • King's Casino in Rozvadov is the place to be this August when the German Poker Championship heads there.

King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic is gearing up to host the inaugural German Poker Championship, a €1 million guaranteed tournament that comes under the partypoker LIVE umbrella.

The German Poker Championship costs €2,200 to buy into and, as mentioned, has a guaranteed prize pool weighing in at one million Euros. For the first time in King’s Casino history, the German Poker Championship will be a “mulitphase” event much like partypoker LIVE’s other events.

Multiphase tournaments have several live and online Phase 1s, in this case they cost €220 to enter, and players who progress from the Phase 1 take their chips through with them to an online or live Day 1. From Day 2 onwards, the tournament is played at the luxurious King’s Casino, which boasts of the largest card room in Europe; players can buy into Day 1 directly for €2,200.

Satellites tournaments to the Phase 1s are available online at partypoker from only €2.20, giving players of all bankroll sizes the opportunity to experience playing in a major tournament with a massive prize pool.

In addition to the €1 million guaranteed German Poker Championship, there are five side events and King’s Casino’s famous 24/7 cash games running. At one end of the buy-in spectrum is the GPC Mini with a €220 buy-in and a €200,000 guarantee, then at the other end is the €25,000 buy-in Super High Roller where at least €500,000 will be won.

2017 German Poker Championship Schedule

DateTime (CET)TournamentBuy-inChipsBlinds (mins)
Sun 6 Aug4:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Live Phase 1: €1M Gtd€220100K20
 7:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Online Phase 1 Turbo: €1M Gtd100K5 
 9:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Day 1A Online€2,200100K30
 9:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Online Phase 1: €1M Gtd€220100K10
Mon 7 Aug9:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Online Phase 1: €1M Gtd€220100K10
Tue 8 Aug9:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Online Phase 1: €1M Gtd€220100K10
Wed 9 Aug12:00 p.m.GPC High Roller Satellite: 5 x €5,300 Seats Gtd€80050K20
 12:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Live Phase 1A: €1M Gtd€220100K20
 6:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Live Phase 1B: €1M Gtd€220100K20
 6:00 p.m.GPC High Roller Day 1: €250K Gtd 8-Max€5,300100K45
Thu 10 Aug12:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Day 1A: €1M Gtd€2,2001M60
 12:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Live Phase 1C: €1M Gtd€220100K20
 2:00 p.m.GPC High Roller Final Day: €250K Gtd 8-Max€5,300100K45 (60 on FT)
 6:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Live Phase 1D: €1M Gtd€220100K20
Fri 11 Aug12:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Day 1B: €1M Gtd€2,2001M60
 12:00 p.m.GPC Mini Day 1A: €200K Gtd€220100K30
 6:00 p.m.GPC Mini Day 1B: €200K Gtd€220100K30
Sat 12 Aug12:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Day 1C Turbo: €1M Gtd€2,2001M60
 12:00 p.m.GPC Mini Day 1C: €200K Gtd€220100K30
 3:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Day 2: €1M Gtd€2,2001M60
 6:00 p.m.GPC Mini Day 1D: €200K Gtd€220100K30
 6:00 p.m.GPC Super High Roller Day 1: €500K Gtd 8-Max€25,000100K45
 6:00 p.m.GPC 8-Max Day 1A: €200K Gtd€1,100100K45
Sun 13 Aug10:00 a.m.GPC Mini Day 1E Turbo: €200K Gtd€220100K30
 12:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Day 3: €1M Gtd  60
 2:00 p.m.GPC Super High Roller Final Day: €500K Gtd 8-Max€25,000100K45 (60 on FT)
 2:30 p.m.GPC Mini Final Day: €200K Gtd  30
 3:00 p.m.GPC 8-Max Day 1B: €200K Gtd€1,100100K45
Mon 14 Aug12:00 p.m.German Poker Championship Final Day: €1M Gtd  60
 12:00 p.m.GPC 8-Max Final Day: €200K Gtd€1,100100K45

You can use your partypoker account to buy into any of the German Poker Championship events, although the prices will be in U.S. dollars. If you do not have a partypoker account, download partypoker via PokerNews, enter the bonus code “UKPNEWS16” When making your first deposit and the kind folks at partypoker will match your initial deposit 100 percent up to a maximum of £250.

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