Live stream, €1,000 in freeroll guarantees and some of the biggest names in poker is what Tonybet pulled from up their sleeve just two days before the start of the biggest Open Face Chinese poker event of the year.
The Tonybet OFC Poker World Championship is set to take off on Sunday at the King’s Casino, Corinthia Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic and present the fans of the game with a four-day festival featuring as many as three tournaments. On December 6th the championship kicks-off with a €350 Progressive Pineapple event followed by the €10,000 High Roller on Monday and finishing up with the two-day €1,000 Main Event starting on December 8th.
The site has just announced that inspired by last year’s success, they will once again regale the fans of the game with a live stream from the event. The broadcast will be available on the site’s blog and will cover the entire High Roller as well as Day 2 of the Main Event.
“The High Roller event should be a real treat for the poker community as we expect a number of big poker names to show up at the tables,” the Tonybet Poker representative Warren Lush said. “Another big thing is that during the event the audience will have the chance to play two freerolls with a total of €1,000 in guarantees. The passwords for these tournaments will be announced during the stream, so this should also keep the players entertained.”
Last year the event saw the kinds of Jason Mercier, Sorel Mizzi, George Danzer, Alexander Kostritsyn, Rafi Amit, and Vladimir Troyanovskiy at the OFC poker tables. The site officials said they expect and even bigger star-filled crowd with Daniel ‘Jungleman’ Cates, Sergey 'Gipsy' Rybochenko, Tonybet Poker’s own Isabelle Mercier, last year’s High Roller champ Jennifer Shahade as well as a number of other celebrities having already confirmed their participation.
Last year the first-ever World Championship broke records in both the field size and the biggest prizepool in a single live OFC poker event gathering as many as 135 entries to the Main Event while the High Roller gather €218,500 in prize money.