Austria is very well known for poker in Europe, in fact, it is known as the poker capital of Europe. Having legal casinos that date back to 1775 has helped instill a culture that appreciates not only casino games but also skills games such as poker.
Well today the reputation for having world class events and poker tournaments is still alive and thriving. Thanks to the success of the Casinos Austria Poker Tour (CAPT), poker players are coming to Austria in hordes to play in the week of tournaments and cash games in Seefeld, Bregenz, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Velden and Graz. At the CAPT tournaments, it is impossible to hear any negative comments about the tournaments at all. In fact all there is to hear is praises about how poker tournaments in Austria are always done professionally.
Having just finished the end of CAPT season 1 in Baden with the CAPT Baden and then the Poker EM, people are getting ready for season 2 which starts on January 10th in Seefeld. To qualify for the 2,500 Euro main event in Austria, you are able to play satellites in participating Austrian Casinos. If you are living outside of Austria and want to qualify to playing the CAPT tournaments you can qualify online through SunPoker.com, which sends the most qualifiers to CAPT tournaments from outside of Austria.
This seasons schedule starts with CAPT Seefeld on Jan 10-18 and continues with CAPT Bregenz on Feb 22nd to March 1st, CAPT Salzburg on April thru 1st to 5th, CAPT Innsbruck on May 3rd to 10th, CAPT Velden on July 12th to 19th, CAPT Graz on August 25th to 30th and ends with CAPT Baden on Oct 4th to 11th.
The Casinos Austria Poker Tour is a breath of relief when it comes to Poker Tournaments world wide. Offering highly trained staff that move games along at a great pace while still being friendly, a tournament structure that allows for ample play time for everyone and is so classy you will feel like you are in a James Bond film.
Online Qualifiers are starting now, giving plenty of time to win your seat into the Casinos Austria Poker Tour and to share in the estimated prize pool of over 5,000,000 Euro. For more information about how to qualify online to the Casinos Austria PokerTour:
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