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WSOPC International Adds 6 Stops Including Sydney, Cannes
The 2016-17 World Series of Poker International Circuit just got a huge boost with six more exotic locations added to the schedule.
Hot off a successful 2,981 entry-event in Brazil the International Circuit will be headed to everywhere from Sydney, Australia to Marrakech, Morocco over the current season.
That’s not even including already announced events in Punta del Este and Paris.
Campione, Brussels on Schedule
The WSOPC’s international presence has expanded exponentially over the last few years with events all over the globe.
Here’s a complete look at the six stops that will be added to the 2016-17 schedule and the corresponding venues:
Sydney, Australia – November 22-December 12, 2016 – The Star, Sydney
Marrakech, Morocco – January 14-22, 2017 – Casino de Marrakech
Campione, Italy – March 6–20, 2017 – Casino Campione D’Italia
Cannes, France – April 17-24, 2017 – Casino Barriere Cannes le Croisette
Estoril, Portugal – May 1-7, 2017 – Casino Estoril
Brussels, Belgium – May 19-28, 2017 – Grand Casino Brussels Viage
The schedule includes many first-time visits for the WSOPC.
“We are very pleased to add these additional stops to the WSOP Circuit,” said WSOP Director Gregory Chochon, who leads the WSOP’s international expansion plans.
“We have been very judicious on which locales and casinos we will work with and believe we have found terrific partners in each of these markets to help bring the WSOP brand to a local and regional audience.”
Just like the domestic WSOPC, the International circuit will see two qualifiers from each stop gain entry into the season-ending championship event.