The World Series of Poker Europe will be the first WSOP event to be held outside Las Vegas. The tournament will set in London September 6-16, 2007 and will be hosted at three casinos operated by London
The World Series of Poker is the biggest poker event of the year.
Clubs International - Fifty, in St James; The Casino at the Empire, in Leicester Square, and The Sportsman, at Marble Arch.
The World Series of Poker Europe presented by Betfair.com will consist of three events. The largest of these is the Main Event, a GBP 10,000 buy-in, 750-player, six-day tournament spread over three casinos with a prize pool of roughly GBP 7.5 million. The winner will take home cash and a WSOP gold bracelet
, the most coveted prize in poker. It will be the first time a WSOP bracelet can be won outside the US.
Erik Cajelais wins the World Series of Poker Europe Event 2
Sunday, September 27, 2009
This is a breakthrough victory for Cajelais, a 27-year-old professional poker player from Montreal who has come close to a major tournament win on several occasions. His best previous finish was second place in the US$5K Pot-Limit Omaha event at the 2007 WSOP.