By Max Weiss, Rakeback.com Poker News Staff Writer
The latest European Poker Tour event, the Champion of Champions, will pit the winners of all previous main event title-holders against each other.
On May 13th, 2011 at the Casino Gran Madrid, will begin taping the event that will crown a new “Champion of Champions” who will get €50,000 towards entries in Season Eight EPT events.
Since its inception in 2004, the EPT has had over 36,000 players and given away more than €175 million in prize money. More than one-third of those players have entered via PokerStars satellites.
PokerStars TV will be showing the event live as it unfolds, while the TV taping won't be available until later in the year.
Players such as Liv Boeree, Jason Mercier, Gavin Griffin, Roland de Wolfe, Patrick Antonius, Rob Hollink, Noah Boeken, and Ram Vaswani, all of whom have taken the top prize in EPT main events are schedule to play.
Two more champions will be eligible to play the in event as well including the winners of EPT Berlin (April 5-10) and of EPT San Remo (April 27 – May 3).
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