PokerNews Cup Coming to Luxon Pay Mediterranean Poker Birthday party Aug. 29

Luxon Pay Mediterranean Poker Party

Following a successful June match at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, the PokerNews Cup is serve, this time a $550 decide-in series opener August 29 at the Luxon Pay Mediterranean Poker Birthday party.

The match, hosted at the Benefit Royal Diamond hotel in Cyprus, capabilities a $250,000 assured prize pool and runs till only one player has the total chips on September 1. There’ll be three Day 1 starting flights, the predominant on August 29 at noon, the 2nd on August 30 at noon, and the third, a turbo flight, on August 30 at 8 p.m.

Avid gamers will originate with 30,000 chips and play 40-minute blind phases. Day 2 is scheduled for August 31 at noon, the same time the closing day will originate.

PokerNews is labored up to be a phase of the upcoming Mediterranean Poker Birthday party, which entails 16 events starting with the PokerNews Cup. The series is highlighted by the Main Tournament, a $5,300 decide-in Main Tournament, a $5 million assured match, starting September 3.

Various hotel and match programs for the Mediterranean Poker Birthday party can even be bought using Luxon Pay, a multi-currency e-pockets. There are six Luxon Pay programs on hand (look here), all offering reductions when trying to salvage match entries and hotel rooms collectively.

Historical previous of the PokerNews Cup

In June, Gary Gelman won the preferrred PokerNews Cup in history for $202,725, beating out 1,245 entrants at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas. The $1 million guarantee became with out downside surpassed because the prize pool cracked the $1.2 million label, preferrred ever in PokerNews Cup history.

Gary Gelman
Gary Gelman

The first ever PokerNews Cup became held in 2007 in Australia, an A$2,800 decide-in match that attracted an impressive 428 entries. Dory Zayner came out victorious, claiming $266,959 (USD) of the $1,066,410 (USD) prize pool.

The upcoming match would possibly be the predominant ever at a Benefit Resort hotel. Below is a list of the PokerNews Cup winners up to now.

PokerNews Cup Historical Results

  YEAR EVENT ENTRIES PRIZE POOL (IN USD) WINNER PRIZE (IN USD)
  2007 A$2,800 PokerNews Cup Australia 428 $1,066,410 Dory Zayner $266,959
  2008 A$2,000 PokerNews Cup Australia 410 $563,079 Nali Kaselias $171,670
  2008 $3,353 PokerNews Cup South African Poker Open 175 $502,233 Darren Kramer $140,575
  2009 A$2,000 PokerNews Cup Australia 381 $661,045 Con Tsapkounis $140,537
  2009 €1,500 PokerNews Cup Alpine (Austria) 129 $233,585 Marc Naalden $63,094
  2015 €250 PokerNews Cup King’s On line casino Rozvadov 689 $213,004 Daniel Can $17,898
  2016 €270 PokerNews Cup King’s On line casino Rozvadov 1,082 $364,833 Timur Caglan $67,541
  2016 $2,000 PokerNews Cup Borgata 120 $222,324 Ryan Van Sanford $68,676
  2017 €225 PokerNews Cup King’s On line casino Rozvadov 617 $234,684 Holger Bansner $28,277
  2019 €550 PokerNews Cup Kulata Spring 141 $102,136 Panagiotis Panagiotidis $20,708
2021 $1,1000 PokerNews Cup Golden Nugget Las Vegas 1,245 $1,207,650 Gary Gelman $202,725  

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