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World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris

Posted by Anthony on April 23, 2011 at 11:15 BST

From the 1st to the 11th of September, the Aviation Club de France will host the  series of three events which together make up the poker Grand Prix de Paris. Top of the bill is the €7,500 Main Event, which will fun over six days, with the final table also being televised internationally. Last year’s WPT Paris Main Event winner was Theo Jorgensen, who outlasted a field of 247 runners in order to take the first prize of €634,000.

For those with the money to burn, there is the High Roller Event. Spread over three days, this tournament requires a wallet splitting €15,000 to buy in. The 2010 High Roller crown was won by Lebanese pro Freddy Deeb, who walked away with €290,000 to boost his bankroll, having beat Sorel Mizzi to take the first-place win.

Organiser of the WPT Paris have also announced the premièring of a brand new event; The Omaha Cup. Newly-introduced and stretching over two days, players can buy-in for €5,000. The event is expected to attract some of the world’s leading Pot Limit Omaha players.

This September, it’s all happening at Paris’ beautiful Aviation Club.