2013 World Series of Poker Europe Schedule Announced; High Rollers Bracelet Event Added

WSOP Europe

The schedule for the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe Presented by BarrierePoker.fr was announced on Tuesday. The 7th Annual WSOP Europe will be held from October 12 through 25 at France’s oldest and most historic casino — the lakefront Casino Barrière Enghien-les-Bains, located less than 10 miles from Paris.

The two-week series will again feature seven bracelet events, including the €10,450 Main Event beginning on Oct. 19, plus a new €25,600 buy-in High Rollers No-Limit Hold’em event starting on Oct. 22. The series kicks off on Oct. 12 with an €1,100 buy-in no-limit hold’em re-entry event featuring two starting flights.

Other bracelet tournaments include a mixed-max no-limit event and a new mixed-max pot-limit Omaha event, plus the usual no-limit and pot-limit Omaha tournaments.

“New tournament dates and 12 million Parisians have us aiming for the largest Main Event in Europe,” said WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart. “Baguettes and Bracelets; Champagne and Cash; we think is a winning recipe for the 2013 WSOP Europe.”

Here's a look at the 2013 WSOP Europe Bracelet Schedule:

DateEvent #TournamentBuy-In
10/12/20131ANo-Limit Hold’em Re-Entry Day 1A (4-Day Event)€1,000 + €100
10/13/20131BNo-Limit Hold’em Re-Entry Day 1A (4-Day Event)€1,000 + €100
10/14/20132Mixed-Max No-Limit Hold’em (4-Day Event)€5,000 + €300
10/15/20133Pot Limit Omaha (3-Day Event)€1,500 + €150
10/16/20134No Limit Hold’em (3-Day Event)€2,000 + €200
10/17/20135Mixed-Max Pot-Limit Omaha – Day 1 (3-Day Event)€3,000 + €250
10/19/20136AMain Event – No-Limit Hold’em – Day 1A (7-Day Event)€10,000 + €450
10/20/20136BMain Event – No-Limit Hold’em – Day 1A (7-Day Event)€10,000 + €450
10/22/20137High Roller No-Limit Hold’em (3-Day Event)€25,000 + €600

The World Series of Poker announced last December that it was moving the WSOP-E to Paris after spending two years in Cannes. The newly-renovated Casino Barrière Enghien-les-Bains facility will hold all of the tournament action in one room, and a 500-seat theatre will host final tables and television production. The 2013 WSOP Europe will be televised around the world with coverage on ESPN and Eurosport.

In addition to the bracelet schedule, more than four dozen side events will take place during the two weeks of poker action in France. There will also be cash games and satellites running across the street at the Convention Center known as “Pergola Nova.”

History was made at last year's WSOP-E as Phil Hellmuth captured the Main Event title to claim his record-setting 13th bracelet. Other bracelet winners in Cannes last fall were Antonio Esfandiari, Jonathan Aguiar, Roger Hairabedian, Imed Ben Mahmoud, Francisco Da Costa Santos and Giovanni Rosadoni.

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