European Masters of Poker Barcelona Qualification Underway, Side Events Announced

Aug 31, 2010, 05:49 ET from European Masters of Poker

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --

- Qualify for the Sixth Stop at EMOP Season II on Entraction This Month With Over 30 Seats Guaranteed and Five Iron Man VIP Freerolls

Online qualification is underway for the EUR1,000+EUR100 buy-in European Masters of Poker main event in Gran Casino, Barcelona, from September 23 to 26, 2010.

Online poker players can qualify for the sixth stop of season II EMOP through regularly scheduled satellites and feeders on all poker sites on the Entraction network including premium partners',,,, and for as little as EUR2 or 200 VIP points.

There are dozens of daily satellites feeding into the main weekly qualifiers which take place each:

    Tuesday 20:40 (CET) - EUR100 buy in with four EUR2,000 packages
    Thursday 20:40 (CET) - EUR100 buy in with four EUR2,000 packages
    Sunday 20:40 (CET) - EUR200 buy in with seven EUR2,000 packages

Additionally from September 1 to 13 players can take up to five shots at winning a package through the Iron Man VIP Freerolls. Each freeroll will have one package to EMOP Barcelona worth EUR2,000 up for grabs consisting of a tournament buy-in of EUR1,100, four nights hotel accommodation, and EUR350 in travel contribution to be credited to the winners account.

The VIP-point buy-in starts at VIP1 on the September 1 and the buy-in increases for each tournament. Players simply need to earn the required VIP points before each freeroll to qualify.

    The schedule for the Iron Man VIP Freerolls is:

    Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 1: VIP1 - September 1, 20:15 CET
    Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 2: VIP25 - September 4, 20:15 CET
    Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 3: VIP100 - September 7, 20:15 CET
    Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 4: VIP200 - September 10, 20:15 CET
    Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 5: VIP300 - September 13, 20:15 CET

For more information about this promotion please visit

Finally, the EMOP Barcelona side event schedule has also been announced. The schedule is:

    Sept. 20, 19:00 - EUR100+15 no-limit hold'em, 200 capacity
    Sept. 21, 18:00 - EUR50+10 pot-limit Omaha, 200 capacity
    Sept 22, 18:00 - EUR100+15 no-limit hold'em, EUR50 rebuys, EUR50 add-on,
                     200 cap
    Sept. 23, 19:00 - EUR500+50 no-limit hold'em, two day tournament, 150
    Sept.26, 17:00 - EUR50+10 no-limit hold'em turbo freezeout, 200

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    About European Masters of Poker

EMOP is a live poker tournament series running in Europe. EMOP gives the recreational player opportunity to play big international poker tournaments with affordable buy-in. EMOP chooses to cooperate with the best casinos in Europe to give the participants an unforgettable experience. Partners in the Entraction poker network will send at least 200 qualifiers to each event.

The European Masters of Poker gives the gaming operator a unique possibility to create ambassadors for and loyalty to their brand. EMOP is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Entraction Group. Please visit for more information.

SOURCE European Masters of Poker