In this moment of the event much anticipated by the greatest poker players: the European Poker Tour. This tournament has become the emblem of poker in Europe. However, as of Saturday, March 6, 2010, attacks in the open tournament was conducted. Around 13:30 in the afternoon, armed men entered the establishment where the tournament stood to recover maximum money. This is one of the first times that a robbery takes place in a poker tournament. The thugs have landed arms and hooded hope to recover the long-awaited bonanza. Hardly his feet in the hall, a large number of security guards rushed over them. Despite that, they have managed to alarm all the players.
For several minutes, the players were under the tables where refugees are set in the rooms. A video shows. The chips were stolen, the poker room has become, in seconds, the victim of a tragedy. It is important to note that no serious injury was reported. The blows were not serious but because of light blue and bruising are noted.
Here is a new style of steering, very little used in tournaments worldwide. The thugs have still left room for an amount of almost $ 800,000 from the first echoes.
The European Poker Tour is sponsored by the famous group “Pokerstars” which quickly relayed the information to avoid panic among the families of the players. According to some sources, vigilance will be greatly improved and this kind of incident does not recur in a significant event.
We offer you the opportunity to watch the video released by a private German television. Panic is in the heart of the event.