Some 30 players are waiting in line to get their ticket and enter the tournament while the screens show a total of 105 entries mid way through level one. Below are further notables that are already seated.
Sebastian Langrock bet 1,000 into a pot of 1,200 on the river of a board and his sole opponent in the cutoff called. Langrock rolled over for the straight and scooped the pot.
Soon after, Langrock got involved into a bigger pot with Michal Eiler and both saw a board of . Eiler checked out of the big blind and Langrock made it 1,500 to go from the button. Eiler gave it brief consideration and called, then mucked quickly when Langrock flipped over for a full house.
Today sees the start and finish of Event #3: €1,100 No-Limit Hold’em Turbo Bounty Hunter and the tournament is set to begin at 3 p.m local time. This is a brand-new event for the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe; the player capturing the coveted gold WSOPE bracelet will go down in history as a first-time ever winner.
The usual suspects are expected to take a seat today, including Ryan Hughes, Chris Ferguson, John Racener and Alex Foxen, who are all vying for the WSOP Player of the Year top spot. Other notables expected to show up include Chris Moneymaker, Phil Hellmuth, Roberto Romanello, Mike Leah, Allen Kessler, Kenny Hallaert, Barny Boatman, Ismael Bojang and Oleksandr Shcherbak, who captured the first WSOPE Bracelet here in Rozvadov a few days ago.
Event #3 is a one-day event and will reach its conclusion later today. Once the official final table has been reached, a live stream will start broadcasting with hole-cards and a 30-minute security delay. Players who enter the event will receive 20,000 in tournament chips and every player has a €300 bounty on their head. Levels will be 20 minutes long with 20-minute breaks after every six levels. A 60-minute dinner break is scheduled after Level 14, which will be around 8 p.m. local time. Registration will be open up until the start of Level 11 (approximately 7 p.m) and unlimited reentries are available, giving the hunters plenty of ammo to work with.
Alongside this tournament, Event #2: €550 Pot-Limit Omaha will play to a conclusion today and also crown a bracelet winner. 31 players have returned earlier today for Day 2 and all updates of this event can be followed here. Follow PokerNews and don't miss all the action as we crown two brand-new winners today right here at King's Casino in Rozvadov!