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The WSOPE move from Cannes to Paris
2012 December 17, Antonio Carrasco - @ kaveson
The organization of the WSOP ® today announced that next year, the World Series of Poker Europe ® (WSOP ® is not played at Cannes, but in Paris.
The European Series will take place from 11 to 24 October 2013 in the glamorous Casino Barriere Enghien-les-Bains, situated on the outskirts of the French capital.
Ty Stewart, executive director of the WSOP ®, explained the cause of the change based wsop.com: "One of our goals at the WSOP ® Europe is mixed with pleasure poker and players present the most interesting Europe. Barrière facilities in Enghien are spectacular and there will be about 12 million Parisians trying to 'Phillipe' Hellmuth will not win a new bracelet in French soil. We have developed the calendar to avoid problems with traveling players. We will expand television coverage and we have planned classificatory system. We hope to break records in 2013. "
The organizers have not yet published the final program of the 7. Edition of the WSOPE ®. However, have already anticipated to be composed of seven bracelet events entitled to a High Roller, many qualifiers, cash games, tournaments parallel and € 10,000 Main Event as a great climax.
The Casino Barriere Enghien-les-Bains is in a very good situation. It is in a wealthy area of ​​the metropolitan area of ​​the City of Light. It is well connected with this, because it has its own railway station and the journey between the two lasts just 10 minutes. The casino also has excellent facilities. Of these, features a theater with seating for 500 people, which made the final table, and a spa.
The WSOPE ® will prepare special offers for players who want to travel to Paris and stay near the casino or in the metropolitan area.
Paris will be the 3. ª headquarters of the World Series of Poker Europe ®. From 2007 to 2010 were played in London. And in 2011 and 2012, took place in Cannes. To begin, the place looks very attractive.