During the last decade, there has been a substantial increase in the number of poker tournaments taking place all over the world. These events provide an amazing chance to travel along with a possibility to compete against some worthy opponents. All of the poker tournaments provide their own unique experience, but there are few which stand out from the whole list.
Events like World Series of Poker and European Poker Tour have always attracted lots of participants who want to compete against the top notch poker players of the world. On the other hand online poker tournaments such as Sunday Million, Turbo Championship of Online Poker and World Championship of Online Poker are designed for the people who want to participate in the biggest poker tournaments but from the safety of their own homes.
Even though World Series of Poker is already over, there are still some big tournaments scheduled for the remaining year that can provide you with a chance to win big and enjoy holidays at an exotic location. The three biggest poker tournaments for 2018 include the following.
Eurasian Poker Tour (EAPT) – Altai
Eurasian Poker Tour- Altai had already started on August 24, 2019 and is taking place at Altai Palace, Altai, Russia. This poker tournament provides the participants with a chance to win 12,000,000 RUB along with enjoying the scenic beauty of the Siberia. The main event started with Russian Poker Championship with a buy in of 250+25. The main events will start from August 29, 2018 with Step Main Event to Day 1 A (Re-Entry) with a buy-in of 110+10. The High Roller, (Re-Entry) Final Day is the last event of this tournament and it is to start from September 2, 2018 with a buy in of 1000+100.
European Poker Tour (EPT) Barcelona Casino Barcelona, Barcelona, ESP
The EPT Barcelona is scheduled for August 21 to September 2, 2018. The participants are provided with a chance to win 10 Platinum Pass Packages for No Limit Hold’em championship sponsored by PokerStars. The main events of this tournament comprises of the following
- EPT National with a buy in of €1,100
- Super High Roller of the EPT with a buy in of €100, 000
- EPT Main Event with a buy in of €5,300
- High Roller of the EPT with a buy in of €10,300
European Poker Tour (EPT) Prague Hilton Prague Hotel, Prague, CZE
European Poker Tour (EPT) Prague is to start from December 7, 2018 and will end on December 18, 2018. This tournament provides its participants a chance to win a Platinum Pass worth $30,000 for No Limit Hold’em Championship sponsored by PokerStars. Apart from providing a chance to compete against top notch poker players, this tournament also provides fun activities, player parties, free merchandise along with free breakfast and a hefty discount of thirty percent on beverages. The main events of this tournament include the following.
- EPT National with the buy in of €1,100
- EPT Super High Roller with the buy in of €50,000
- EPT Main Event with the buy in of €5,300
- EPT High Roller with the buy in of €10,300
The exact schedule for this tournament is still awaited. You can check time to time for any update made on this site.