The live game begins in the new Admiral Poker Room in Locarno, the road to the Swiss Championship starts from there.
Yesterday, Sunday, July 3, he officially inaugurated the Admiral Poker Room in Locarno, which will host poker tournaments every Sunday in July and August. This is a series of 9 events that will accompany the Sopraceneri poker players until the end of the summer. In fact, as the name of these “series” suggests, it will accompany them until the € 100,000 guaranteed Swiss Championship of Poker, which will take place from 15 to 25 September at the Mendrisio Casino.
The inaugural event on July 3 saw the participation of 44 players for a total prize pool of 5,500 chf and the first prize was won by Vincenzo Sansone.
Road to SCOP is the name of these 9 Sunday tournaments that entertain players who want to discover the Casino of Locarno, a wedding favor lying on Lake Maggiore. These are 9 identical tournaments, all starting at 5pm on Sundays in July and August and all have a guaranteed prize pool of 3,000 CHF. The buy-in is 150 CHF with late registration and re-entry until the end of the Dinner Break, around 20.30 (8 ‘level). Starting stack of 40,000 tokens and 20 minute levels for a highly playable tournament to be a “one night” event.
The dates of these 9 tournaments are July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, then again on August 7, 14, 21 and 28. The winner of each of these Road to SCOP tournaments wins a € 250 ticket to the € 100,000 guaranteed Swiss Championship of Poker in September. On the occasion of Road to SCOP, a menu dedicated to poker players is prepared to spend the Dinner Break inside the Admiral Poker Food set up on the terrace in the historic center of the city, a stone’s throw from the lake. In addition, during the tournament the “lottery” of Lucky Sunday is always proposed, a totally free contest that gives 100 chf to play slot machines to a lucky player.