Prague Set To Host Largest Ever EPT Festival; Arsh Grover to Represent Team India

european poker tourStarting 5th December, the European Poker Tour will kick off for a 12-day festival at the Hilton Prague Hotel. Joining forces with the Eureka Poker Tour, this year’s Prague poker extravaganza will feature a record number of 97 tournaments from Dec. 5-16, 2015. “Right to play” and “Skydive For Charity” will be the two highlight charity events to be played at EPT, Prague.

Arsh Grover who is on a European poker outing will play the EPT Prague events extending the Indian challenge. Team PokerHigh pro is currently in Prague playing the WPT events. He will be in action today at the Kings Casino as the chip leader on Day 2 of the WPT 550€ Big Stack. In a conversation with OPN India, Arsh said, “I just came from Master Classics of Poker Holland (bricked everything there) but there still is 2 more weeks of tournaments with the WPT & EPT Prague. I’m pretty pumped for the EPT as I’ve heard a lot that its run the best in the Business. MCOP and WPT were run very well as well, I plan on playing almost everything the next weeks including the EPT Main, Eureka & other sides.”

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EPT Prague will host of several new formats and variants, including the first combined chess and poker tournament on the EPT, a one-day €25,000 High Roller, a “High Hand Instant Win Turbo” tournament (each level the player with the highest hand wins back their €500 buy-in), a €100 Deuces Wild “Quack Quack Half a Rack” tournament (which awards €50 for any player dealt pocket deuces) and the first ever €200 Prague Open.

The €5,000 + €300 EPT Main Event will be played from Dec 10-16 while the €1,000 + €100 Eureka Main Event will start on Dec 5. Other highlights of the series will be €48,500 + €1,500 Super High Roller (Dec 8-10), €25,000 + €500 Single Day High Roller (Dec 11) and €10,000 + €300 EPT High Roller (Dec 14-16).

“EPT Prague always attracts a huge number of players and with a record number of tournaments on the schedule and a huge number of players expected to attend; this season’s festival will be one of the biggest and best live events ever held by EPT,” said EPT President Edgar Stuchly. “The large number of tournaments on offer shows our commitment to cater for as many poker players as possible. We’re looking forward to welcoming many thousands of players in Prague and especially pleased to be raising funds for Right To Play, our official Season 12 charity partner, with a great event on Dec. 10.”