Participate in the WaSOP X at Casino de Namur
The Wallonian version of the Series of Poker is organized every year at the Casino de Namur. In 2010 the WaSOP was played for the very first time. Ever since 2014 the series returns yearly. This year in the whole series € 400.000 is guaranteed. Are you joining the WaSOP X in Casino de Namur this year?
On Thursday August 1st of 2019 the Main Event starts. In total there are 3 days to start. In the last years there were more then 500 entries, in 2018 even more than 600. Whoever gets a part of the prizepool will be sure of a part of a guaranteed € 200.000. The buy-in for the Main Event is € 555. Each player will start with 50.000 chips and the blindlevels are 50 minutes. During the first 7 levels re-buy is possible, after that you’ll have to wait for the next starting day. On Saturday, August 3d 2019 Day 2 will start and Sunday August 4th is the finale. During the last day the blindlevels will go up every hour.
Check out the poker program on the Grand Casino Namur website.
Previous WaSOP Series
In the Main Event of 2018 there were some famous Belgian poker players itm. Sofie Thijs, Vincent Verdickt and Jerome Sgorrano did not make it to the final table. It was David Knafo, French, who took home the first place and € 50.000. In total there were 624 entries for the Main Event.
Father and son Verbraeken participated in the Pot Limit Omaha, together with 75 other poker players. Jorden Verbraeken has to leave the field as the sixth player, his father Jan Verbraeken decides to stay seated and collect all the chips. Jan Verbraeken wins the tourney for more than € 2.700. In 2017 it was Jorden Verbraeken who won the Pot Limit Omaha. It seems both of them do pretty well at the Pot Limit Omaha tourneys.
Famous poker players at the tables in Casino de Namur
Players like Arne Coulier, Fabrice Halleux, Bart Lybaert, Samuel Bovy and Christophe & Matthias De Meulder have been seen at the tables during the WaSOP series. A lot of big names in the Belgian and Dutch poker world have participated in some events at the Casino de Namur. We would expect no less, since there’s always a nice guaranteed prizepool!
Up until August 4th 2019 there are 17 poker tournaments in the WaSOP X in Casino de Namur. Care to join in on the fun?
The other Circus Poker organisations regularly organise a fun poker series as well.