Powered by Titan Poker, the ECPokerTour (ECPT) tournaments held at exciting locations across the continent quickly established this tour as Europe's most luxurious poker tournament series.
291 players from all over the world competed at the Gran Casino de Barcelona in a tournament advertised as a €500,000 Guaranteed event. Player participation in the €2500 + €250 ECPokerTour Barcelona Main Event resulted in a final prize pool of €727,500, with French poker player Fabrice Bachellez taking home the €170,000 first prize, the highest prize ever awarded in the ECPokerTour tournaments.
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Swedish poker player Bo Sehlstedt outlasted 129 other poker enthusiasts from around the world when he took first place and a prize of €51,382 at the ECPokerTour Malta poker tournament, which took place in November 2009. The three-day tournament was staged at the Casino di Venezia in Vittoriosa, Malta.
Against a background of stunning Austrian Alps, 129 poker players gathered at the Alpine Palace for three days of exciting ECPokerTour Salzburg poker action. The field narrowed until the final table was reached, and heads-up play saw Andreas Schmidt face off against Jacob Chen from Australia. In the end, it was Chen who emerged as ECPT champion, taking home first prize of €47,302, while Schmidt settled for the second prize of €30,480.
A total of 150 players took part in the inaugural Euro City Poker Tour Madrid event, powered by Titan Poker and staged at the Casino Gran Madrid. Ingo Nassall from Germany finished in 2nd place, winning €23,000. Greg Metzak from Vancouver, Canada, who qualified for his seat in Madrid when he won a Titan Poker VIP freeroll, finished in first place for a prize of €40,000.