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European Poker Championship - Velden


The Poker EM at Casino Velden will be again another highlight of the Poker year. The tournament started already on July 17th and continues until July 28th, 12 days of live tournament action, that includes Super High Roller and Cash Game tournaments in addition to Pot Limit Omaha, No Limit Hold'em and much more.

Before the start of the tournament our reporter Rikard Aberg had a talk with Casinos Austria Poker Manager Nikolas Sattler.

One of the bigger tournaments played during the Poker EM is the Pot Limit Omaha championship. 119 entries, a buy-in of €2,000 + €160 and prize pool of €238,000 - these were the ingridients of the thrilling two-day event which saw Hungarian player Zsolt Pentek cashing in €67,900.

One of the participants was well-known Austrian Poker player Erich Kollmann, a Poker pro for more than 30 years. He came in fourth this year and can enjoy €21,400. Before he took his place at the poker table he was talking to our reporter Rikard Aberg about Velden and the European Poker Championship.

The Main Event EM, € 2.500,- + € 200,-, is starting later today with four Intertops satellite qualifiers. This year we have great mixture of players from all around the world: Brasil, Hungary, Russia and the US. We will keep you up to date here in the News section!

Win free tournament tickets!

For all of you who couldn't join us this time, we are giving away five (5) tickets for today's HONOLULU BRUNCH! All you need to do is send an e-mail to our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., subject: Honolulu Raffle, latest until 3pm Eastern (9pm CEST) TODAY. Five lucky players will be chosen randomly and receive a ticket for the mentioned tournament. Winners will be notified via e-mail. Good luck!