EPT San Remo Preview

With the WSOPE coming to an end in the next couple of days it hasn’t taken long for another major event to spring up onto the poker calendar. The European Poker Tour San Remo started up yesterday with it playing on until completion on the 11th October.

The early stages will be full of satellites for the Main Event though the IPT High Roller will be running too, the event will be a €5000+€300 buy-in and will allow for one more reload.

The Main Event!

The biggest attraction though is of course the Main Event which will kick into action on the 5th of October, with this too being a €5000+€300 event. It will start at 2pm local time tomorrow with the first of two opening day flights. Each player will sit with a stack of 30,000 chips and have to survive through many levels on the opening day which will start at 75 minutes a piece up until the 15th where they will increase to 90 minutes each.

The final table will start at 3pm local time on October 11th.

As with any European Poker Tour Main Event there will be some big names attempting to take home the title including Jason Mercier who won the first ever San Remo Main Event, Liv Boeree who has also won this event back in season 6, which was also the biggest of all of the San Remo events as it fielded 1,240 players.

Others who are known to be taking part are Toby Lewis, David Vamplew, Anton Wigg, Kent Lundmark and Mohsin Charania whilst last years Main Event winner Andrey Pateychuk will be hoping he can defend his title. Pateychuk beat a field of 837 last year to win the title and the €680k first place prize.

Another of the major draws in this year’s EPT San Remo is the €10,000 + €300 NLHE High Roller event which will be held over two days and will start on the 9th of October. It is set to attract many of the world’s biggest poker names and will allow just one reload per player.

With regards to side events there will be a €330 NLHE Women’s Event, €990 PLO 8-Handed Event and a €990 NLHE Win the Button event. There is a selection of other events too, so there is something to keep all players happy at this tournament.

We are already anticipating another successful EPT tournament and are looking forward to seeing who makes the headlines this time around, so if you want to stay up to date with what happens; keep coming back and we will do that for you!