EPT Barcelona 2011 Becomes Biggest Poker Tournament Ever Held in Spain

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Patrick Flanigan
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EPT Barcelona 2011 Biggest Poker Tournament

The EPT Barcelona 2011 isn’t even complete yet but it has already managed to shatter records, becoming Spain’s biggest poker tournament ever. 

A total of 811 players are competing in this year’s European Poker Tour Barcelona, breaking the previous record from last year of 686.

This year’s winner will take home €850,000, which equates to around US$1.2 million.

The total prize pool is €4,055,000 with 120 places getting paid.

Big name players include the likes of Daniel Negreanu, Chris Moneymaker, Jason Mercier, Eugene Katchalov, Liv Boeree and Viktor “Isildur1” Blom. 

The EPT Barcelona Main Event is running August 27-September 1 at Casino Barcelona.

- Patrick Flanagan, Gambling911.com

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