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An illegal poker tournament involving people from all over the Netherlands was broken up by police in the early hours of Saturday morning, with officers dishing out fines of 390 euros to each of the 53 attendees for violating the social distancing.
Poker is a game of luck, not skill and organizing poker tournaments is therefore unlawful in the Netherlands without a license, the appeals court in Amsterdam ruled last week. The case involves three men who organized a regular Texas Hold-em tournament in Bussum between 2005 and 2007.
I’m from the Netherlands and we have only one casino (Holland Casino, it’s from the state) that runs poker tournaments. They run 60 euro weekly tournaments that I play occasionally. This is the lowest possible buyin (besides the 40euro rebuy tournament) that you can play in The Netherlands. The problem is that f.e., from that 60 euro they take 10 euro for rake, 2,50 for tournament fee.
There will also be various poker tournaments and cash games exclusive to WPT Cruise passengers. There's even a women-only tournament. Onboard Vibe. Expect an all poker, all the time mentality.
US Poker Open (PokerGo Studio in Las Vegas): The 2020 US Poker Open, a high-roller series scheduled from March 19-31, has been postponed. Poker Central hasn’t announced a make-up date, but wrote.
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The Irish Poker Open; World Poker Tour Amsterdam; Golden Gates CPT Series; 888 Poker Live Bucharest; WPT Maryland Deepstacks; Venetian Las Vegas (cancellations day by day) Nevada State Ladies Poker Championship; I’ll stop there — you get the idea. Poker rooms are next — Wynn Las Vegas has just announced that its room will close temporarily. And let’s not forget the NBA, NHL, MLB, PGA.