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With its winter setting and reputation as one of the most fun stops on the EPT, Prague always provides plenty of highlights, and Season 12 will be no exception. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel from December 5-16, 2015, the stop will join forces with the Eureka Poker Tour, and feature a variety of different tournaments and formats.

As always, a massive turnout is expected for this season’s festival. In 2014, millions of Euros were awarded across 59 great events, including €5,535,000 in the EPT Main Event alone. With all this and more, including the world-famous Prague Christmas markets, make sure you’re part of the action in 2015.

The EPT 12 Prague Poker Festival will take place at the Hilton Prague Hotel from December 5-16, 2015.

KEY DATES & EVENT INFO

  • Eureka Main Event (December 5-10, 2015) - €1,000 + €100
  • Super High Roller (December 8-10, 2015) - €48,500 + €1,500
  • Eureka High Roller (December 9-10, 2015) - €2,000 + €200
  • EPT Main Event (December 10-16, 2015) - €5,000 + €300
  • Single Day High Roller (December 11, 2015) - €25,000 + €500
  • EPT High Roller (December 14-16, 2015) - €10,000 + €300

Atrium Prague Poker
Hilton Prague Hotel
Pobrezni 1
Prague
Czech Republic 186 00

E-mail: info@ept-travel.com
For accommodation information please visit: www.ept-travel.com

Dress code: Casual, but no sportswear.
Minimum age: 18
NB: You must bring photo ID or your passport to enter the casino.

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TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION

EPT Travel is offering a wide range of accommodation options at special rates specifically for EPT players. Please visit www.ept-travel.com for all available options. PokerStars online full package qualifiers will be staying at Hilton Hotel Prague. Further information will be emailed to all full package qualifiers within seven days of winning the satellite.

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TOURNAMENT BUY-IN OPTIONS

IN ADVANCE OF THE EVENT

Please consider that if you register for a tournament in advance of the event, we will reserve you a seat. As such, if you do not arrive to collect your ticket and you have not informed us of your un-registration BEFORE the start of the tournament, your funds will be added to the prizepool and you will not be entitled to a refund.

ONLINE VIA POKERSTARS.COM/.EU ACCOUNT

Buy-in using funds from your PokerStars account by following the ‘Live Events’ > ‘Europe> ‘EPT Prague’ > ‘Event Schedule’ tab in the main lobby. EPT Prague Main Event, Eureka Prague Main Event and all the other events of the Festival are available for registration NOW.

Online Registration via the client will be available up until 16:00 CET the day BEFORE the tournament. You can then buy-in at the onsite registration desk using online funds, from 17:00 CET the day BEFORE the tournament (see ‘Onsite During the Event’, below).

If you pre-register online for the Eureka Prague Main Event, you will be able to collect your ticket from the beginning of the Festival (17:00 CET on December 5) If you preregister for the EPT Main Event or the EPT High Rollers you will be able to collect your ticket from 10:00 CET on December 6.

If you pre-register online for any other Side Event, you will be able to collect your ticket from 17:00 CET the day before the tournament.

Unregistration and receiving a refund is not permitted after the start of the tournament.

VIA PSLIVE ACCOUNT

You also have the option to send a bank wire via PSLive or use the funds you already have in PSLive to preregister for any Event of the EPT Prague Festival

Please email registrations@pslive.com for full wire instructions or to request pre-registration using an existing PSLive Balance.

You can find more information and a guide to using a PSLive Account here.

Ticket Collection times for PSLive Account pre-registration players is the same as stated in the above section.

Unregistration and receiving a refund is not permitted after the start of the tournament.

ONSITE DURING THE EVENT

ON-SITE VIA POKERSTARS.COM/.EU ACCOUNT

Visit the PokerStars Online Registrations team in the Registrations Room, to register in person using PokerStars funds from 17:00 CET the day BEFORE the tournament.

The PokerStars Online Registration desk will be open daily from 10:00 until 00:00 CET, excluding the first day of the Festival (December 5) when it will open at 17:00 CET.

CASH

Visit the PokerStars Cash Registrations desk in the Registration Room from 17:00 CET the day BEFORE the tournament.

The PokerStars Cash Registration desk will be open from 10:00 until 00:00 CET, excluding the first day of the Festival (December 5) when it will open at 17:00 CET.

CREDIT / DEBIT CARD

Credit and debit card transactions can be accepted at the Casino cash desks; you can withdraw chips/cash using a credit or debit card and then proceed to the PokerStars Cash Registrations desk to register in the Registrations Room.

The Casino does not accept American Express cards.

The Casino only accepts nominative cards.

The EPT cash desk will be open non-stop; the cash desk inside the Casino will be open from 14:00 to 06:00 CET.

CURRENCY EXCHANGE

The Casino accepts the following currencies:

AUD, CAD, DKK, EUR, JPY, NOK, SEK, CHF, GBP, USD

The EPT cash desk will be open non-stop; the cash desk inside the Casino will be open from 14:00 to 06:00 CET.

Both cash desks have Exchange office.

PAYOUT OPTIONS

POKERSTARS.COM/.EU ACCOUNT

Only PokerStars.COM/.EU players can receive winnings credited to their PokerStars accounts.

Players who qualify or buy-in with their PokerStars.COM/.EU accounts are subject to a cash maximum payout of double the buy-in, any remainder winnings will be credited to their PokerStars Accounts.

Payments will be made within 48 hours, and can only be made to the winning player’s account.

POKERSTARS.BE/.BG/.DESH/.DK/.EE /.ES/.FR/.IT/.UK ACCOUNT

We are unable to facilitate Live Event Winnings payments to PokerStars account holders of these licenses.

CASH

Payouts can be made in cash up to a maximum of €10,000.

PSLIVE ACCOUNT

All players have the option to receive winnings credited to the PSLive accounts.

Payment into your PSLive account will made immediately, and can only be made to the winning player’s account. The funds can then be retained for registration into future tournaments (where PSLive account registration is available), or you can email registrations@pslive.com to request the funds to be wired to you, after the event.

For any further queries on buying to the tournament or payout options please contact the registrations team at registrations@pslive.com.

For any other enquiries regarding the EPT, please contact ept@pslive.com.

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SCHEDULE

Click for the full Tournament Schedule, including starting stacks and level times

TIME   EVENT BUY IN
Daily
24 Hours   Cash Games Available Various
December 5 - Saturday
18:00 1 NL - Unl. Rebuy Super Sat to Eureka Main Event (€50 RB/AO) €100 + €20
20:00 2 NL - Turbo €500 + €50
22:00 3 NL - Hyperturbo - Super Sat to Eureka Main Event  €200 + €20
December 6 - Sunday
10:00 4 NL - Unl. Rebuy Super Sat to Eureka Main Event (€50 RB/AO) - 150 HARD CAP €100 + €20
12:00 5 NL - Super Sat to Eureka Main Event  €200 + €20
12:00 6 Eureka Main Event - Day 1A €1,000 + €100
12:30 7 8 game €5,000 + €300
13:00 8 NL - Prague Poker Cup - Flight 1A (One Entry per Flight) €300 + €30
14:00 9 NL - Turbo €1,000 + €100
14:00 10 PL - Omaha €500 + €50
16:00 11 NL - Super Sat to Eureka Main Event  €200 + €20
20:00 8 NL - Prague Poker Cup - Flight 1B (One Entry per Flight) €300 + €30
22:00 12 NL - Turbo - 8 handed + 6 handed - Tournament becomes 6 handed 1 table from the money €2,000 + €150
23:00 13 NL - Hyperturbo €500 + €50
December 7 - Monday
10:00 14 NL - Unl. Rebuy Super Sat to EPT - (€100 Rebuys/Addon) -  150 HARD CAP €200 + €20
12:00 6 Eureka Main Event - Day 1B €1,000 + €100
16:00 15 NL - Unl. Rebuy Super Sat to SHR - Event #19 €5,000 + €200
21:00 8 NL - Prague Poker Cup - Flight 1C (One Entry per Flight) €300 + €30
23:00 16 NL - Hyperturbo €1,000 + €100
December 8 - Tuesday
10:00 17 NL - Unl. Rebuy Super Sat to Eureka HR - Event 31 (€50 RB/AO) - 150 HARD CAP €100 + €20
12:00 6 Eureka Main Event - Day 2 CLOSED
12:00 18 NL - Shootout - final at 16:00 - CAP 64 - 8 handed €500 + €50
12:30 19 NL - Super High Roller - Unlimited Re-Entry - 8 handed - Day 1 €48,500 + €1,500
13:00 20 PL - Omaha - 8 Handed - Day 1 €1,000 + €100
14:00 21 Quintuple Draw - A-5 Triple, 2-7 Triple, Badugi, Badacey, Badeucey - 6 Handed €500 + €50
14:00 22 NL - Super Sat to Eureka High Roller - Event #31 €300 + €30
16:00 23 NL - Turbo €2,000 + €150
18:00 24 NL - Hyperturbo €500 + €50
18:30 25 NL - Full Tilt Flipout - 36 Player Cap - Double Elimination €100 + €10
19:15 26 NL - Full Tilt Flipout - 36 Player Cap - Double Elimination €100 + €10
20:00 27 NL - Full Tilt Flipout - 36 Player Cap - Double Elimination €100 + €10
21:00 8 NL - Prague Poker Cup - Flight 1D (One Entry per Flight) €300 + €30
22:00 28 NL - Hyper Turbo - Single Rebuy - Super Satellite to €50K Super High Roller - Event #19 €5,000 + €100
December 9 - Wednesday
10:00 29 NL - Super Satellite to Eureka HR - Hyper Turbo - 150 HARD CAP €200 + €20
12:00 30 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to EPT Main Event (Max Spend Allowed) €500 + €50
12:00 6 Eureka Main Event - Day 3 CLOSED
12:00 31 NL - Eureka - High Roller - Day 1 €2,000 + €200
12:00 20 PL - Omaha - 8 Handed - Final Day CLOSED
12:30 19 NL - Super High Roller - Unlimited Re-Entry - 8 handed - Day 2 CLOSED
13:00 32 Limit - Holdem - 8 handed - Turbo €300 + €30
14:00 33 PL - Sextuple Omaha - 6 handed €500 + €50
19:00 8 NL - Prague Poker Cup - Day 2 CLOSED
21:00 34 NL - Turbo - Unlimited Rebuys - Super Holdem - Three hole cards, all play - (€50 Rebuys) €100 + €20
22:00 35 NL - Super Satellite to EPT Main Event €750 + €50
23:00 36 NL - Hyperturbo €1,000 + €100
December 10 -  Thursday
10:00 37 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to EPT Main Event (Max Spend Allowed) - 150 HARD CAP €500 + €50
12:00 38 EPT Main Event - Day 1A €5,000 + €300
12:30 19 NL - Super High Roller - Unlimited Re-Entry - 8 handed - Final Day CLOSED
12:30 6 Eureka  Main Event - Final Day CLOSED
12:30 31 NL - Eureka  High Roller - Day 2 CLOSED
12:30 39 HORSE €5,000 + €300
13:00 40 NL - Turbo €500 + €50
14:00 8 NL - Eureka Prague Cup - Final Day CLOSED
14:00 41 Limit Razz €500 + €50
16:00 42 NL - One Rebuy Super Satellite to €25K High Roller - Event #50 €3,000 + €200
17:00 43 NL - Deepstack - Big Ante €1,000 + €100
19:00 44 NL - Hyperturbo Satellite to Event #48 €50 + €10
19:30 45 NL - Charity Tournament - unlimited rebuys (€50) €150
20:00 46 NL - Turbo Super Satellite to EPT Main Day 1B €1,000 + €75
21:00 47 NL - Turbo €300 + €30
22:00 48 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to EPT Main Day 1B €500 + €50
December 11 - Friday
10:00 49 NL - Super Satellite to EPT Main Event €750 + €50
12:00 38 EPT Main Event - Day 1B  €5,000 + €300
12:30 50 NL - High Roller - 8 Handed - Single Re-entry - Single Day Event €25,000 + €500
13:00 51 NL - Hyperturbo - Satellite to EPT Main Event €1,000 + €75
14:00 52 Limit - Stud Hi/Low - 8 Handed €500 + €50
15:00 53 PL - Omaha - Turbo €1,000 + €100
20:00 54 NL - Turbo - 8 handed €2,000 + €150
23:00 55 NL - Hyperturbo €500 + €50
December 12 - Saturday
10:00 56 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to EPT 2K #63 (Max Spend Allowed) - 150 HARD CAP €200 + €20
12:00 38 EPT Main Event - Day 2  CLOSED
12:00 57 NL - Turbo €500 + €50
12:00 58 Chess and NL - Mixed Tournament (100 player cap) - 2,000 in chips for each Chess game victory €200 + €20
12:30 59 PL - Omaha - 8 Handed €5,000 + €300
13:00 60 NL - Seniors Event - Players must be 50 years or older to play - Day 1 €1000 + €100
14:00 61 Limit - 7 Card Stud €500 + €50
15:00 62 NL - Women's Event €200 + €20
16:00 63 NL - Day 1   €2,000 + €200
18:30 64 NL - Full Tilt Flipout - 36 Player Cap - Double Elimination €100 + €10
19:15 65 NL - Full Tilt Flipout - 36 Player Cap - Double Elimination €100 + €10
20:00 66 NL - Full Tilt Flipout - 36 Player Cap - Double Elimination €100 + €10
21:00 67 NL - Turbo €300 + €30
23:00 68 NL - Hyperturbo €1,000 + €100
December 13 - Sunday
10:00 69 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to EPT High Roller - Event #81 (Max Spend Allowed) - 150 HARD CAP €500 + €50
12:00 38 EPT Main Event - Day 3  CLOSED
12:00 63 NL - Final Day CLOSED
12:00 70 NL - Turbo - High Hand Instant Win €500 + €50
12:00 60 NL - Seniors Event - Players must be 50 years or older to play - Final Day CLOSED
12:30 71 PL - Omaha 8 €5,000 + €300
13:00 72 NL - Seniors Event - Players must be 50 years or older to play €200 + €20
14:00 73 NL - Single Draw - Deuce to Seven, Draw - 6 Handed €500 + €50
16:00 74 NL - Single Re-Entry - Day 1 €1,000 + €100
17:00 75 NL - Turbo - Unlimited Rebuys - Deuces Wild- Quack Quack Half a Rack – 22 wins €50 (€50 Rebuys) €100 + €20
19:00 76 NL - Super Satellite to EPT High Roller - Event #81 €1500 + €100
21:00 77 NL - Turbo - Win the Button! €300 + €30
23:00 78 NL - Hyperturbo €5,000 + €200
December 14 - Monday
10:00 79 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to EPT High Roller - Event #81 (Max Spend Allowed) - 150 HARD CAP €500 + €50
12:00 80 NL - Super Satellite to EPT 10K High Roller €1500 + €100
12:00 38 EPT Main Event - Day 4  CLOSED
12:00 74 NL - Single Re-Entry - Final Day CLOSED
12:00 82 NL - Prague Open - Flight 1A (One Entry per Flight) €200 + €20
12:30 81 NL - High Roller - Single Re-Entry - 8 Handed - Day 1 €10,000 + €300
14:00 83 NL - Deepstack €500 + €50
14:00 84 Quadruple Stud - 7 Stud High, 7 Stud Hi/Lo, 7 Stud Razz, 7 Super Stud Hi/Lo - 6 Handed €500 + €50
16:00 85 NL - Turbo - Unlimited Rebuys - Double Board - One Winner per hand (€50 Rebuys) €100 + €20
19:00 86 NL - Turbo Bounty €1,000 + €1,000 + €150
20:00 82 NL - Prague Open - Flight 1B (One Entry per Flight) €200 + €20
23:00 87 NL - Hyperturbo - Bounty €500 + €500 + €50
December 15 - Tuesday
12:00 88 NL - Turbo - Unlimited Rebuys - Irish Holdem - Four hole cards, discard two post flop (€50 Rebuys) €100 + €20
12:00 82 NL - Prague Open - Flight 1C (One Entry per Flight) €200 + €20
12:00 38 EPT Main Event - Day 5  CLOSED
12:30 81 NL - High Roller - Single Re-Entry - 8 Handed - Day 2 €10,000 + €300
14:00 89 NL - Deepstack - 8 Handed - Day 1 €2,000 + €200
14:00 90 PL - Omaha Hi/Lo - 8 Handed €500 + €50
17:00 91 NL - Turbo - Allin or Fold - Antes Only - Unlimited Rebuys (€50) €100 + €20
19:30 82 NL - Prague Open - Final Day CLOSED
20:00 92 NL - Turbo €300 + €30
21:00 93 NL - Turbo - Win the Button - 6 handed €1,000 + €100
December 16 - Wednesday
12:00 38 EPT Main Event Day 6 - Final Table  CLOSED
12:00 94 NL - Turbo - 6 handed €5,000 + €200
12:00 89 NL - Deepstack - Final Day CLOSED
12:30 81 NL - High Roller - Single Re-Entry - 8 Handed - Final Day CLOSED
13:00 38 EPT Main Event Day 6 - Final Table  CLOSED
13:00 95 NL - Merry Christmas - EPT Main Event Turbo - 30K Stack and 15 Min Levels €300 + €30
16:00 96 NL - Turbo - 6 handed €2,000 + €150
17:00 97 NL - Happy New Year - Hyperturbo €100 + €20

 

  • For further information about each tournament, please just click on it to see the schedule of play.
  • We reserve the right to change, amend or alter any portion of the above schedule
  • All tournaments will have 3% of the tournament prize pool withheld to cover the costs of floor staff and dealers with the exception of events 19 and 50. Event 19 has a 1% withholding and event 50 has a 2% withholding.
  • All Events with a buyin of less than €1,000 plus the Eureka Main Event and the Eureka High Roller, with the exception of Super Satellites or Entry Exclusive Events, are part of the Eureka Poker Tour and qualify for the Eureka Player of the Year Leaderboards.
  • All Events that get 21 or more players, with the exception of Super Satellites or Entry Exclusive Events, qualify for the EPT Player of the Year Leaderboards.
  • All tournaments may have their structure adjusted (including but not limited to) levels, level length and days added or subtracted at Tournament Director discretion.

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Cash Games

Cash games will run 24 hours a day from December 5 at 19:00 CET, until December 17 CET at 06:00. They will take place in the Grand Ballroom, Hilton Hotel Prague.

All cash games are played in CZK (Czech Koruna).

ALL GAMES

BLINDS / LIMITS MIN BUYIN RAKE
50 / 50 3,000 5% cap 300
50 / 100 5,000 5% cap 300
100 / 200 10,000 5% cap 300
200 / 400 20,000 5% cap 500
300 / 600 30,000 5% cap 500
500 / 1,000 50,000 5% cap 500
1,000 / 2,000 100,000 5% cap 500

Additional blinds and limits spread upon request.

  • No flop, no drop.
  • CZK 25 per pot will be deducted (on the flop) to cover staffing costs.
  • Chinese Poker: CZK 2,500 (CZK 2,125 plus CZK 375 to cover staffing costs) per table every 30 minutes.
  • Additional games such as Stud, Draw, High Low, and more are available upon request.

Currencies accepted are Euros (€), US Dollar ($) and Czech Koruna (CZK) and currency exchange is available within the Golden Prague Poker Casino.

Credit cards are accepted, including: VISA, MasterCard, Diners and V-Pay. In addition ATMs are located in the Main Reception of the Hilton Hotel, Prague.

WIRE TRANSFER

You can send a wire transfer directly to the casino, from a minimum of €25,000, for use in cash games.

Please contact CEC Praha, Renata Ksirova, directly on renata@casino-atrium.com if you wish to do so.

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Satellites & Qualification

Satellites to the EPT & Eureka Prague Main Events commence on the following dates:

EPT Main Event
PokerStars.COM / .EU / .BE / .BG / .DK / .EE / .UK – September 20, 2015
PokerStars.ES - ‘A La Carta’ tickets can be used to enter to the EPT Prague Main Event
PokerStars.IT - November 10
PokerStars.FR - EPT 12 ‘A la Carte’ tickets can be used to enter to the EPT Prague Main Event

Eureka Main Event
PokerStars.COM / .EU / .BE / .BG / .DK / .EE / .UK – September 20, 2015
PokerStars.ES - ‘A La Carta’ tickets can be used to enter the Eureka Prague Main Event
PokerStars.IT - November 10
PokerStars.FR - ‘FPS A la Carte’ tickets can be used to enter the Eureka Prague Main Event

To find out when the next satellites are taking place and how to qualify via your local version of the PokerStars software, click here.

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PokerStars player information

PokerStars runs a wide range of online satellites to the EPT and Eureka Prague Main Events.

A full EPT Main Event prize package is worth €7,200 and consists of the following:

  • Main Event seat: €5,300
  • Eight nights’ accommodation at the Hilton Hotel, Prague: €1,256
  • Travel expenses: €644

‘Seat Only’ satellites are also available, as are ‘Seat & Expenses’ to the value of €6,000 (Main Event seat + €700 cash).

A full Eureka Main Event prize package is worth €2,300 and consists of the following:

  • Main Event seat: €1,100
  • Six nights’ accommodation at the Hilton Hotel, Prague: €942
  • Travel expenses: €258

‘Seat Only’ satellites are also available, as are ‘Seat & Expenses’ to the value of €1,500 (Main Event seat + €400 cash).

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Player Activities

Skydive for Charity

The EPT has teamed up with Right to Play - the PokerStars charity partner dedicated to improving the lives of children around the world - to bring you special indoor skydive experience on December 7. To be part of our Skydive for Charity in Prague, and help raise money for millions of disadvantaged children, win your spot in a special online qualifier tournament on December 3.

All proceeds from the €10 tournament will go to charity, and the top 30 players will win a free indoor skydiving experience. Head to the Skydive for Charity page for more details, or see below for the activity’s full itinerary on December 7.

11:30: Bus collects players from Hilton
12:00-14:00: Indoor skydive
14:15: Bus takes players back to Hilton

Players will be given refreshments and light snacks while they wait for their skydive.

Please Note: The Skydive for Charity qualifier tournament on December 3 is not available in certain countries.

EPT PLAYER PARTY

The EPT 12 Player Party will take place at Cloud 9 on December 9 from 22:00 until approximately 02:00.

To help get players into the Christmas spirit, we’ll be bring you the best that Prague’s Christmas markets have to offer. Enjoy a welcome from Santa’s helpers, mulled wine, cinnamon buns and tons of festive cheer inside an unforgettable venue. Plus free drinks!

CHARITY TOURNAMENTS

The EPT Skydive for Charity is not the only way you can help raise money for a worthwhile cause. We’re hosting a special charity tournament on EPT Day 1A (December 10) at 19:30 to help raise money and award some incredible prizes.

Charity Reception: 18:30-19:30 on December 10

Location: Karlins Rooms are located at the lift landing area of main guest lifts on the Mezzanine floor

The tournament comes with a €150 buy-in (with €50 Rebuys) and all proceeds will go to Right To Play. Here’s a look at the great prizes, donated by partners Helping Hands, EPT and EPT travel, up for grabs:

  • €1,000 in Live Event Tournament Credits
  • iPhone® 6 Plus
  • €550 in Live Event Tournament Credits
  • iPad Air 2
  • Weekend away for two*
  • Apple Watch
  • €330 in Live Event Tournament Credits
  • Dinner for two

Please Note: the two night stay is at the discretion of EPT Travel and depends on the availability of selected dates.

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