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London Poker Festival to feature £50,000 Super High Roller event

6 September 2013

ONCHAN, Isle of Man –- (PRESS RELEASE) -- The European Poker Tour today announced the 38-event schedule for the Season 10 London Poker Festival, which will feature a £50,000 Super High Roller event for the first time.

The London stop, which will take place from Oct. 2-12, is also set for a brand new venue at the beautiful Grand Connaught Rooms in central London.

Europe's richest poker tour will once again join forces with the UK & Ireland Poker Tour for its London stop to create a spectacular 10-day poker festival. The local tour partnerships was an innovation introduced by the EPT in Season 9 to bring players an even greater selection of buy-ins and game types, creating a poker festival that truly offers something for everyone.

Last season's London Poker Festival attracted almost 2,000 players and paid out more than £8 million in prizes. This year, the UKIPT £1,100 Main Event will kick off proceedings on Oct. 2, while the six-day £5,250 EPT Main Event runs from Oct. 6-12. Sergio Aido from Spain and Dutch pro Ruben Visser were last season's UKIPT and EPT Main Event champions, topping fields of 1,098 and 646 players, respectively, to take home £144,555 and £595,000.

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