BREAKING: EPT unveils first half of Season 8 schedule

ept-thumb-promo.jpgThis just in to PokerStars Blog Headquarters: the European Poker Tour will be back for an eighth season.

Moments ago, the EPT unveiled the first half of its Season 8 schedule. It kicks off a couple of months from now in Tallinn, Estonia on August 2 with a €4,000 + 250 main event. When that's finished, the EPT schedule is promising stops in Barcelona, London, San Remo, Prague, and the Bahamas.

Here's a first look at the first half of the Season 8 schedule.

EPT Season 8 Schedule

  • EPT Tallinn (August 2-7) €4,000 + 250
  • EPT Barcelona (August 27-September 1) €5,000 + 300
  • EPT London (September 30-October 5) £5,000 + 250
  • EPT San Remo (October 21-27) €4,600 + 300
  • EPT Prague (December 5-10) €5,000 + 300
  • PCA (January 5-15, 2012) $10,000 + 300
  • One other thing to put in your diary, EPT Deauville has been set at January 31 to February 6.

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    As always, players will be able to win their EPT seats on PokerStars. Online satellites are scheduled to run for as little as €5.45 or 100 Frequent Player Points.

    In Season 7, the EPT saw nearly 9,000 entries from 86 different countries. In all, they played for more than €50 million. Now it's it time to see how Season 8 shapes up. Stay tuned for more details on the second half of the schedule, including the location of the Season 8 EPT Grand Final.

    For full details on the tour, visit the official PokerStars European Poker Tour site.

    Brad Willis
    @BradWillis in European Poker Tour