Jan 1, 2018
Welcome to 2018!
With the new year brings a fresh schedule of poker events, and the World Poker Tour is looking forward to kicking things off in Germany for the Season XVI WPT European Championship. Starting on January 5 at Spielbank Casino in historic Berlin, the Season XVI WPT European Championship runs through January 15 and boasts combined prize pool guarantees of €1.6 million.
Anchoring the schedule is the WPT European Championship €3,300 Main Event, running January 10-15 and featuring a €1 million guaranteed prize pool. This event marks the return of a televised WPT Main Tour event to European soil and will be your chance to compete for the prestigious WPT Champions Cup under the bright lights and cameras of the famous World Poker Tour stage.
Check out the tournament’s dedicated page on WPT.com for more information on the WPT European Championship Main Event.
Before the WPT European Championship €3,300 Main Event gets underway, the festival kicks off with the WPTDeepStacks Berlin €1,500 Main Event. This tournament begins on January 5 and runs through January 8, featuring a €500,000 guarantee on the prize pool.
For more information on the WPTDeepStacks Berlin Main Event, see the event hub right here on WPT.com.
Plenty of players have already qualified for the festival thanks to our amazing partners. Between 888poker, DraftKings, German Poker Days, and PMU.fr, more than 100 players have qualified for the WPT European Championship and WPTDeepStacks Berlin main events.
Win an iPhone X from 888poker
Speaking of our partners, 888poker is offering a special promotion for the WPTDeepStacks Berlin Main Event that could see one lucky player win a brand new iPhone X. 888poker will award an iPhone X to the first player to make a royal flush in the WPTDeepStacks Berlin Main Event. To make things a little easier, the player only needs to hold one card in his or her hand that is used in making the royal flush.
$2,500 from DraftKings? Yes, Please!
DraftKings will also be beefing up the pot, but in the WPT European Championship Main Event. For this special offer, DraftKings will look to award $2,500 DraftKings Dollars to the first four players to make quad kings in the WPT European Championship Main Event. Eligibility is simple and open to new users to the DraftKings platform.
All players have to do is create a new DraftKings account online and sign up with the promo code “WPT.” Once that’s done, the first four eligible players to make quad kings in the WPT European Championship Main Event will win $2,500 DraftKings Dollars in his or her new DraftKings account.
Lower Fees for High Rollers
It’s also important to note that the WPT European Championship and WPTDeepStacks Berlin main events won’t be the only events to win big money from. The WPT European Championship schedule contains both the €10,300 Six-Handed High Roller starting on January 8 and the €15,300 High Roller Progressive Bounty starting on January 9. Both of these events had the fees lowered to just 2% to accommodate players.
Stay tuned to WPT.com for more.