Season 9 of PokerStars European Poker Tour will begin on Wednesday with the Festival of Poker in Barcelona. Besides the Main Event, the highlight on this stop will be the brand new Super High Roller event with a €48,500 + €1,500 buy-in. 37 players have pre-registered for this event so far, which means that at least a €1,794,500 prize pool will be up for grabs.
A few days ago, EPT crew announced that a "High Roller of the Year" award will be handed out at the EPT Awards in the end of the season. The honour will go to the player who racks up the most EPT Awards points in events with a buy-in of 10,000 ($ / € / £ ) or more. In total, there will be 16 events that qualify for the High Roller of the Year award.