The Full Tilt Poker Series has arrived at its last stop in the Catalonian capital, at Casino Barcelona, from the 2nd to the 5th of December, with live satellites to the main event from 29th November to 1st December. An end of season event that will have four days full of good competition poker, high level side events, the best television production and, of course, the best pro's.
With a €3,000 + €200 buy-in, the main event will start on Thursday the 2nd at 7pm. The Full Tilt Poker Series has shared out almost a €1m (main events + bounties + high rollers) through this 2010 edition. To this figure we still have to add the €550,000 guaranteed in this upcoming final.
This event is a ‘must’ in the Spain poker events calendar, with some of the best Full Tilt Poker Pros like Juan Carlos Mortensen, Raúl ‘El Toro’ Páez and Trond Eidsvig attending. All of them will play the main event with a €1,650 bounty over their heads.
The Full Tilt Poker Series 2010 has already celebrated three of its four stops in Peralada, Malaga and Madrid, with Pedro Javier Piazuelo “Pizu”, Luigi Tantari and Rubén Velasco respectively as the winners of these No-limit Texas Hold'em tournaments.
While the final is not far off now, there are still lots of online satellites running in www.fulltiltpoker.com until November 21st.
Satellites with guaranteed $5,200 packages will be running on the following days and times:
- Tuesdays, at 3:45pm ET (9:45 pm CET), $200 + $16 buy-in, 2x $5,200 guaranteed packages
- Thursdays, at 3:45pm ET(9:45 pm CET , $200 + $16 buy-in, 2x $5,200 guaranteed packages
- Sundays, at 3:45 pm ET (9:45 pm CET) , $600 + $40 buy-in, 3x $5,200 guaranteed packages
The $5,200 packages include the buy-in for the tournament plus extra money for travel and accommodation.
Barcelona, considered by many as the capital of the Mediterranean, is one of the most attractive cities in Europe for its culture, its leisure facilities and its sports scene, and also has of course one of Spain's leading casinos, Casino Barcelona, home to numerous events in the world of international poker. The Casino Barcelona is located in the Olympic Port City, a modern space with more than 40 bars and restaurants next to the stunning beaches of Barcelona.
The city is a true living museum, with areas from many different eras, from Roman times to the modernist world represented by the buildings of Gaudí. In addition to the numerous leisure facilities on offer in cosmopolitan city like Barcelona, just one day before the Full Tilt Poker Series will be one of the most anticipated football events of the season for fans around the world: the game between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. The match will be in Barcelona, on the 29th of November, at the Nou Camp Stadium.