World Series of Poker Europe Returning to Europe’s Largest Poker Room in 2018

2018 WSOP EUROPE SET FOR OCTOBER 11 - NOVEMBER 2 AT KING’S CASINO ROZVADOV

10 Gold Bracelet Events to Be Offered in 2018

LAS VEGAS/ROZVADOV, Czech Republic – April x, 2018 – After a hugely successful debut last Fall at our new home for WSOP Europe, the WSOP Europe will return to King’s Casino Rozvadov in 2018.

More than 25 million euros in prize money and 7,689 entrants competed in the 11-event series in 2017, making this WSOP Europe the richest poker tournament ever held in Europe.

Thus, dates have been locked in to make this an annual European event, with the 2018 WSOP Europe set to run from October 11 to November 2, again featuring 10 official WSOP gold bracelet events.

“By all measures, our inaugural WSOP Europe was a great success – even Allen Kessler was pleased,” said King’s Casino owner Leon Tsoukernik. “Now that King’s Casino is firmly established as Europe’s most popular poker venue, we have doubled down and have made a bigger commitment to bring WSOP Europe to Rozvadov annually.”

Poker players continue to flock to King’s from all over Europe for good reason. It offers a first class poker and player experience including a complimentary buffet. With a broad renovation now complete, King’s has a hotel, more than 200 poker tables, with cash games and tournaments running 24/7.

“We have long searched for a great venue and host for WSOP Europe and we believe we’ve finally found it,” said WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart. “King’s Casino has been a terrific host and with their expansion complete, we’re pleased to commit to holding WSOP Europe annually each October in Rozvadov.”

Included in WSOP Europe events will be broad content distribution of the official gold bracelet events. Each WSOP Europe Main Event will be filmed for television, with all other events receiving robust live reporting and live stream coverage.

King’s Casino Rozvadov is located in the Czech Republic, right near the German border, between Prague and Munich. In fact, the location is right in Central Europe, giving all Europeans an easy travel destination to play poker.

Both King’s and the WSOP are hard at work planning the event schedule for 2018 WSOP Europe, and will announce details when they have been finalized.

About the World Series of Poker

The World Series of Poker® is the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world, having awarded more than $2.6 billion in prize money and the prestigious gold bracelet, globally recognized as the sport’s top prize. Featuring a comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation, the WSOP is poker’s longest-running tournament in the world, dating back to 1970. In 2017, the event attracted 120,995 entrants from 111 different countries to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and awarded more than $237 million in prize money. In addition, the WSOP has formed groundbreaking alliances in broadcasting, digital media and corporate sponsorships, while successfully expanding the brand internationally with the advent of the World Series of Poker Europe in 2007 and the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific in 2013. For more information on the World Series of Poker, please visit www.wsop.com. Or ·

About King’s Casino Rozvadov

King’s Casino Rozvadov, is well known for its range of games for players and for its famous customer focused service and hospitality. King’s Casino is Europe’s biggest poker room and situated roughly two hours’ drive from Prague and Munich. The venue offers everything a guest could want, including a full casino, two restaurants, three, four and five-star accommodation and great poker action 24/7.

In August 2017, the all new version of King's Casino opened with over 1,800 square meters of Las Vegas-style casino space added. A new hotel with 229 additional rooms, a new restaurant and a fully-equipped wellness center with jacuzzis, saunas, massage rooms and a fitness center made Europe’s biggest poker room even bigger! There are a variety of accommodation options for players close to the casino. For reservations or any other questions please contact King’s directly via reservation@kingscasino.eu or call +420 731 155 825. Follow us on Facebook @CasinoKings and on twitter @pokerroomkings.

How to get to King’s Casino. Rozvadov, Czech Republic

By air: There are direct flights from just about every European capital to Prague (Czech Republic), Nuremberg airport (Germany) and Munich airport (Germany) - all around up to two hours’ drive from Rozvadov. Many budget airlines also operate regularly on these routes. US airlines commonly connect to Prague and Munich.

If customers have trouble getting to King's Casino directly, there is a special shuttle service available. If you are travelling by plane they can pick you up at Prague, Nuremburg or Munich Airport. Call +420 777 281 804 or email shuttle@kingscasino.eu for more information.

By car from Prague: Simply drive via D5/E50.

By car from Munich: Get on to A9, A93 and then A6 to D5/E50.

King's Casino has several parking areas under camera surveillance 24/7 and patrolled by a dedicated security team.

By train: The closest train stations are in Germany Nuremberg, Weiden, Regensburg or Amberg and in Czech Republic Plzeň and Planá. Call or email King’s Casino and they will arrange a shuttle service: +420 374 616 050 or shuttle@kingscasino.eu.

Media Contacts:

Seth Palansky, WSOP, spalansky@caesars.com or 702/407-6344
Warren Lush, King’s Casino warren.lush@kingscasino.eu T: @warrenlush +447947307899

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