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PokerStars Launches Czech Slovak Poker Tour (CSPT)

by AintLuck.com Poker Team

Never known to rest on their laurels, PokerStars, the world’s leading online poker site, has just released plans to broaden yet another poker tour as they seek to continue widening their grip on the global online poker community.  Their latest endeavor, though not catchy by title, is sure to generate a greater deal of hype in Eastern Europe.

Fresh of a highly successful kickoff to their inaugural PokerStars Czech-Slovak Poker Tour (CSPT) which started the ball rolling with a CZK 13,000 buy-in event at the Card Casino Prague, PokerStars has identified a market eager for some high stakes action.  122 players showed up to the historic event which was taken down by Lukas Horak.

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Czech-Slovak Poker Tour (CSPT) Poker Schedule

CSPT Ostrava: September 24th to 27th
Host: Casino Kartá_ Ostrava
Buy-in: CZK 12,222 + 778
Cap: 153 players

CSPT Brno: October 29th to November 1st
Host: Poker Herna Vegas
Buy-in: CZK 12,222 + 778
Cap: 153 players

CSPT Bratislava: December 10th to 13th
Host: Ceasars Poker Club - Golden Vegas Bratislava
Buy-in: CZK 12,222 + 778
Cap: 225 players

Czech Slovak Poker Tour Leaderboard Final

On January 9th, 2010, a live leaderboard final will conclude the first season of the CSPT.  Earning a spot on the leaderboard is quite important as the top 32 players on the leaderboard after all four events will duke it out in a tournament with CZK 500,000 up for grabs. PokerStars will be running side events and super satellites which run from Thursday to Sunday. Below is their event schedule for these tournaments:

Satellites for the PokerStars CSPT

Thursday at 18:00: Super Satellite
CZK 500 rebuy, 10 entries guaranteed

Friday at 15:00: Main Event Day 1
CZK 12,222 + 778 buy-in, CZK 1,222,222 guaranteed

Saturday at 15:00: Main Event Day 2
Sunday at 16:00: Double Chance Side Event
CZK 4,700 + 300 buy-in

Sunday at 16:00: Freezeout Side Event
CZK 2,800 + 200 buy-in

Sunday at 18:00: Main Event Final Table

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