The return of the European Poker Tour to Prague is postponed again. The organizers of the prestigious series announced what they had to do in the current situation. This year’s EPT Prague will not take place in the traditional pre-Christmas period either.
The pre-Christmas EPT Prague was postponed indefinitely
Until a few weeks ago, it looked very real. She was to return to Prague after two years European Poker Tour. It was supposed to be the first stop of this prestigious series, which has appeared elsewhere in Sochi, Russia, since the beginning of the pandemic. In addition, pre-Christmas Prague has long been one of the most popular poker destinations. However, recent developments in the epidemiological situation and government measures have canceled plans for both Christmas market organizers and poker tournament organizers. There is no big surprise to that the organizers of the EPT decided to postpone the Prague company for better times.
“In response to the latest government measures introduced in the Czech Republic, we had to decide to postpone EPT Prague.
We understand that this is annoying news for our players, but we must comply government guidelines“,” says a brief post on PokerStars’ hosted blog. The organizers of the series will try to find a more suitable date and the nearest planned destination is again Sochi. The EPT is scheduled to travel to the Russian resort in March.
The European Poker Tour was scheduled for December 8-19 at King’s Casino Prague at the Hilton Hotel. There were sixty tournaments planned, led by the € 5,300 Main Event. He remains the last winner in Prague Mikalai Pobal, who succeeded in the field of 1154 registrations in December 2019 and, in addition to his second EPT title, won more than a million euros.
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