is back to the Czech Republic!
24th – 28th October 2012, guaranteed prize pool: € 50,000
Buy in: € 170* (re-entry € 155)
Initial stack / re-entry: 20.000
Blinds: Day 1A / B – 12 levels every 30 minutes, day 2 – 9 of levels every 45 minutes, Final Day every 60 minutes. The first blind level: 25-50
The second event of season two of the very successfulwill be held in the beautiful city of Prague at the well-known Card Casino, one of the largest card rooms in the Czech Republic with over 40 tables. It is a great location with very good poker dealers and the club is now a stop off for many major poker events in Europe such as Eureka, PPT, EMOP, Prague Open, Czech Poker Festival or Ceska Pokerova Tour.
Card Casino Prague – Stroupežnického 1
150 00 Praha 5
The firsttournament of Season II saw a total of 565 players battle it out at the Montesino Card Room, Vienna in the €50,000 guaranteed main event which was smashed by 30% taking the grand prize pool to over €65,000! Amongst the players were some key people, including Poland’s premier popstar, Michał Wiśniewski as well as Australian pro, recently returned to Europe, Yann ‘topdeck’ Pauchon and Polish pro poker player Grzegorz Cichocki. We also expect to see some big names at the Prague Season Two as in Season One, saw WSOP Final table player, Martin Staszko make an appearance amongst other prominent poker players. The (HESOP) is no stranger to winning players, Jaroslaw Barglik, winner of the HESOP Harrachov event recently took down the 2012 Paris Open to win a total of €140,539.
HESOP Main Event
25/10 Thursday 18.00 – HESOP ME Day 1A – late registration/re-entry 4 levels
26/10 Friday 18.00 – HESOP ME Day 1B – late registration/re-entry 4 levels
27/10 Saturday 15.00 – HESOP ME Day 2
28/10 Sunday 16.00 – HESOP ME Final Day
*Cap is 270 each day. The Main Event will be a Re-Entry event, meaning if you bust out on Day 1A, you can re-register and play Day 1B. The Buy in is only €170, and the guaranteed prize pool will be again €50,000. The Main Event will last 3 days with a starting stack of 20,000 chips at 25/50 blinds, increasing the first day, every 30 minutes, the second day, every 45 and on the Final day, every 60 minutes. 5% of prize pool of each tournament is collected for dealers and casino tax.
How to qualify
The online qualifiers are your first stop on your way to the Main Event. To playone does not need to have great financial resources (some tournaments will be for free), you can take part in the qualifiers, i.e. Satellites that are exclusively held on & .
There are different ways to qualify to our HESOP events. You can find cheap online qualifiers from $3.30, or you can take the short way and buy in directly to one of our Sunday online finals for $30+3. As a beginner or a learning poker player we offer satellites where you can win a $400 prize package, without taking any risks!
Satellite tournaments will have the following structure:
Throughout the games, several side events will be available for our players, these will include the Midnight Special “All in or fold”. The brand new side event will be “Nations Cup of Poker” and HESOP online. The Highlight of additional HESOP II is a CHESS TOURNAMENT. Naturally, we have not forgotten about our HESOP Crazy Games between levels!
Wednesday 20:00 – Holdem NL 6-max one rebuy (buy-in/rebuy 25€)
stack/rebuy: 10 000, blinds: 25 min, late registration 4 levels rebuy – possible until the first break regardless the stack
Thursday 21:00 – Omaha PL Turbo (buy-in 36€)
stack: 20 000, blinds: 15 min, late registration 4 levels
Thursday 22:00 – 01:00 HESOP Crazy Games
Friday 21:00 – All-in or Fold triple chance (buy-in 25€, re-entry 20€) stack: 3 x 1 000, blinds: 20/10 min, late registration 3 levels. All-in or Fold – only all-in or old triple chance – until the first break, players can take two rebuys
Friday 22:00 – 01:00 HESOP Crazy Games
Saturday – Chess Tournament
Saturday 20:00 – Nations Cup of Poker (buy-in 220€)
stack: 20 000, blinds: 30 min, late registration 4 levels
Sunday – Tabble Soccer Tournament
Sunday 18:00 – Holdem NL Deep & Fast (buy-in 40€)
stack: 30 000, blinds: 15 min, late registration 4 levels
Coverage of the
We will be providing live coverage of the http://www.ustream.tv/channel/hesop-vienna-season-2 as well as live updates on our Facebook fan page.direct from Prague, players can also update their status and hands via our group on Twitter #HESOP We will be bringing you interviews and live action from the poker tables via our Ustream Live TV service and you can watch it at
You can find a lot of hotels in Prague, cheap and expensive ones. Accommodation in a double room from 35€ per night. Below you find recommended hotels close to casino.
*Hotel Akcent – from €35/a day – details http://www.akcent-hotel.cz/
* Hotel Ibis – 5min walking distance, from €40/a day– details http://www.ibishotel.com/pl/hotel-5211-ibis-praha-mala-strana/index.shtml
* Hotel Andel – 5min walking distance from €29/a day– details http://www.hotel-andel.com/
* Hotel Angelo – 5min walking distance, from €55/a day – details http://www.vi-hotels.com/en/angelo-prague/
Prague is visited annually by numerous tourists and is considered to be one of the most attractive cities in Europe, it is even called the “small capital of Europe”. In 1992, the historic centre of Prague was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and with over 20 museums, nearly 100 galleries, many churches, and castles it has all the culture you will ever need!
The Hey Series of Poker (HESOP) provide poker players of all levels the chance to play in a prestigious tournament offering the best surroundings and environment which is only associated with major events, whether you are a hobby player or a professional, with a low buy in and a great guaranteed prize of €50,000 for the main event, if you’re serious about poker or just play for fun then the Hey Series of Poker is the perfect event to play with a huge 20k starting stack of chips. At only €170 buy -in for the main event and plenty of exciting side events running alongside the main event the HESOP is the game to play.
Good luck and see you at the tables!