European Masters of Poker

European Masters of Poker

August 30, 2011 06:29 ET

European Masters Of Poker Barcelona Online Freeroll Qualifiers Underway

Popular Catalan Capital Is Fifth Stop On Season III EMOP; Side Events Also Announced

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2011) - The European Masters of Poker makes its fifth stop on the current season three tour in Barcelona, Spain from September 29 to October 2, 2011 and players have a great choice of ways to qualify cheaply on the Entraction network during September.

The popular Iron Man freerolls for the €1,000 + €100 buy in main event get underway on September 2 and run until September 18. There is one package to EMOP Barcelona guaranteed worth €2,000 in each freeroll.

Each package consists of the tournament buy-in of €1,100, €550 for accomodation and €350 in travel contribution that is credited to the player's poker account. Only one package can be won per player – see terms and conditions for further details.

Simply earn VIP points to qualify for each freeroll. The September EMOP Iron Man schedule is:

Sept. 2: Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 1 — VIP1
Sept. 4: Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 2 — VIP25
Sept. 6: Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 3 — VIP50
Sept. 8: Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 4 — VIP100
Sept. 10: Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 5 — VIP250
Sept. 12: Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 6 — VIP375
Sept. 14: Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 7 — VIP500
Sept. 16: Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 8 — VIP750
Sept. 18: Iron Man EMOP Barcelona 9 — VIP900

Elsewhere players can qualify for as little as €2 or 200 VIP points through one of the 24 daily satellites feeding into the main weekly qualifiers on sites such as,,,,, and

The weekly finals schedule is:

Each Tuesday at 20:40 CET - £100 buy in, 4 packages worth €2,000 each guaranteed

Each Thursday at 20:40 CET - £100 buy in, 4 packages worth €2,000 each guaranteed

Each Sunday at 20:40 CET - £200 buy in, 6 packages worth €2,000 each guaranteed

Finally the full side event schedule has been released:

Sept. 26 -- €100+15 no-limit hold'em, 19:00 CET
Sept. 27 -- €50+10 pot-limit Omaha, 18:00 CET
Sept. 28 -- €100+15 no-limit hold'em, rebuys, super satellite to EMOP, 18:00 CET
Oct. 1 -- €500+50, no-limit hold'em, two-day event, 19:00 CET
Oct. 2 -- €50+10, no-limit hold'em, turbo, 17:00 CET

Last year in Barcelona, Matias Knaapinen beat the largest EMOP field to date – 431 players - to take home €93,000.

About European Masters of Poker

EMOP is a live poker tournament series running in Europe. EMOP gives the recreational player opportunity to play big international poker tournaments with affordable buy-in. EMOP chooses to cooperate with the best casinos in Europe to give the participants an unforgettable experience. Partners in the Entraction poker network will send at least 200 qualifiers to each event.

The European Masters of Poker gives the gaming operator a unique possibility to create ambassadors for and loyalty to their brand. EMOP is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Entraction Group. Please visit for more information.

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