Poker is popular in every country. From local to international tournaments, you are sure to find one that features a few of the big shots. In the last few decades, there have been a few tournaments and events that are big and where the poker pros of the world go to play. Every country has their tournaments but players from across the world come to play. Today, we have a quick look at some of these tournaments. If they happen near you, try and get a ticket to watch how the pros do it.
World Series of Poker –USA
World Series of Poker is the most famous poker tournament in the USA. Players who win and do well receive bracelets to add to their names. These bracelets are an indication of being a pro player. The tournament has been going for decades and is held in Las Vegas every year. You can catch the action live on ESPN or even on online channels.
European Poker Tour – Europe
This is the largest poker tour in the world. It gets its merit from having the largest number of players and the biggest prize pool compared to other tournaments. The tournament was founded in 2004. The World Series of Poker Europe is also a popular event which was started in 2007 only.
Crown Australian Poker Championship – Australia/ Pacific Region
This tournament is also known as the Aussie Millions. It is the largest tournament in the Pacific region and offers a platform for pros at the bottom of the world map. Crown Melbourne is another event in these regions and it is hosted by the World Series of Poker owners and Aussie Millions.
These are the major tournaments in the world. Smaller tours and tournaments can be found all around the world. Some of these include the Caribbean Poker Adventure, Poker Stars events, the LA Poker Classic, the World Poker Challenge, etc.
Tournament Schedules and News
You can find the latest tournament information on several websites these days. We have a few sites that offer videos, schedules, and the latest news on wins and upcoming tours. Have a look at these if you want to visit one to see how the pros do it or even to take part in your first tournament.
International Poker Tournaments (EPT, WPT, WSOP)
Poker Stars Live
World Poker Tour XIII
The best way to learn and get your game better is to watch what the pros do and don’t do. For more on poker events, visit our EVENTS page. You can also read about the most famous poker players and the top poker games.
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