POKERSTARS FESTIVAL ROZVADOV FEATURES STRONG INDIAN CONTINGENT

POKERSTARS FESTIVAL

PokerStars Festival has reached Rozvadov - a tiny municipality in the Czech Republic. Situated in the Bohemian Forest, Rozvadov hosted the famous Eureka Poker Tour in previous years, and the PokerStars Festival plans to compound on that success in 2017.

The village, often dubbed the ‘RozVegas’, is popular among Czech and German poker enthusiasts due to the popular King’s Casino which earlier hosted the Spanish Poker Festival, the Main Event was claimed by Indian player Mahaveer Solanki for €27,552 (INR 19.61 Lakhs).

The King’s Casino also hosted WSOP Circuit Rozvadov in Nov 2016 and is now holding the PokerStars Festival which took flight on March 2 and will play out until March 13.

Representing Team India at the series are Amit Sur, Vivek Rughani, Sameer Tavanandi, Sahil Thadani, Rachit Arora, Manish Goenka, Deepak Khubchandani, DD Thacker, PokerStars qualifier Siddharth Jain, Anurag and Sunny.

PokerGuru spoke to Sur who siad “We all will be playing Day 1B today, no Indian played Day 1A.”

Here is the full itinerary of the series:

PokerStars Open: March 2-6, 2017 - €275

PokerStars Super Deep: March 5-8, 2017 - €550

King's High Roller: March 8-9, 2017 - €5,300

PokerStars Cup: March 11-13, 2017 - €330

PokerStars Festival High Roller: March, 12-13, 2017 - €2,200

PokerStars Festival Main Event: March 9-13, 2017 - €1,100

The festival started last week with the PokerStars Open, a €275 Single Re-entry tournament with a large €100,000 guaranteed. When the dust settled, it was German player Fabian Cumz who took down the event bagging €25,010 for his finish.

The main spectacle of the series is the €1,100 Main Event which runs for five days from March 9-13.