Carlos Esquerdo wins the EAPT Cup at the first EAPT Barcelona

Carlos Esquerdo

The decades-long history of EAPTone of the most popular poker festivals for mid-stakes players continues Barcelona. The EAPT visited the capital of Catalonia for the first time to introduce themselves and observe the local poker enthusiasts. The series has arrived Casino Barcelona with promise: At least 485,000 euros in guaranteed prize money will be distributed on 10 match days in 18 cup tournaments, including an impressive guarantee of €200,000 for the main event with a buy-in of €560.

To leave a lasting memory, EAPT rewards tournament winners not only with generous prizes, but also with incredible commemorative trophies. It doesn’t matter which tournament you win. Whether it’s an affordable evening Turbo tournament, the Main Event, or even an all-in or fold format tournament, each of the 18 series champions will receive the signatureEAPT Cup!

EAPT trophy
EAPT trophy

The first owners of EAPT trophies have already been announced. Albert Grane Bosch won the Mystery Bounty and secured a significant portion of the solid €40,000 guarantee, namely €11,320. Earlier, Sergi Tusell Prats had a significant success. After eliminating one of his rivals, Prats approached the signature EAPT drum and in one quick move drew €5,000; His Mystery Bounty hunt was a success!

Albert Grane Bosch
Albert Grane Bosch

The next important EAPT Barcelona tournament was the EAPT Cup, which collected an excellent pot of €55,940 and confidently covered the declared guarantee of €40,000, with a buy-in of just €250!

After two days we can name the champion: Carlos Esquerdo. His balance has increased by €11,100 and there is now the first EAPT Championship trophy on his trophy shelf in his apartment. In his first words after the victory, Esquerdo said. His balance has increased by €11,100 and there is now the first EAPT Championship trophy on his trophy shelf in his apartment. He said he once worked as a restaurant manager, but at some point decided to give it all up and become a professional poker player. For his dream, Esquerdo. His balance has increased by €11,100 and there is now the first EAPT Championship trophy on his trophy shelf in his apartment. He swapped the hustle and bustle of the big cities for the quiet town of Menorca, and now he isdevotes all his time to poker.

“I’m really excited to be the champion of the EAPT Cup. I hope to give another interview to the EAPT correspondent after the main tournament is over!” said EAPT Cup champion Esquerdo.

The incredible EAPT Barcelona continues at Casino Barcelona. The series is approaching its climax, the €560 Main Event with a guaranteed prize pool of €200,000. Players have four starting flights available. After that, all survivors gather at the tables on the second day and play until the final table. We’ll find out the name of the new EAPT Main Event champion this Sunday, October 8th.

In addition to the main guarantee, the top four players in the Main Event will receive Get tickets to the EAPT Grand Final. The package for the Grand Final entrant includes a buy-in for the Main Event with a million dollar guarantee and accommodation in a luxury five-star hotel during the event.

But that’s not all! Tickets for future EAPT Main Events (upcoming stops in Bucharest (November 3-12, 2023) and Madrid (February 12-18, 2024) will be raffled among all participants of the EAPT Barcelona Main Event. To take part in the raffle, simply the meet the following conditions:

  • Main part lasts longer — Wear our EAPT patch during the Main Event. The player who lasts the longest will win a ticket to future EAPT main events.
  • Main image — Take a selfie with our patch, post it to your social media and use the hashtag #eapokertour. You will take part in an exclusive raffle where you can win another Main Event ticket!
    The winner will be randomly selected from everyone who posts a photo with the EAPT patch and hashtag on our account @eapokertour on October 9th.

For more information about EAPT, see the official website

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