The world’s first widely known WSOP circuit tournament will be held in northern Europe. The OllyBet will be held at Tallinn, a WSOP circuit tournament running from September 14 to 24 with partners WSOP and GG Poker, and will include 12 WSOP “ring events” and a €1 million guaranteed prize pool for the main event.
Commenting on the upcoming tournament, Gregory Chochon, vice president of WSOP Circuit Series, said, “We are excited to work with OllyBet to bring the excitement and enthusiasm of the WSOP Circuit Series to Estonia for the first time in circuit history. The WSOP heritage is filled with exciting and historic moments and we are excited to host this iconic poker festival in Estonia.”
Corey Plummer, President and CEO of Olympic Entertainment Group and OllyBet Group, said, “We are excited to bring WSOP action to Northern Europe. The enthusiasm for live events is part of the culture and strategy of the Olympic Entertainment Group and OllyBet. We are already hosting the biggest poker festival in Northern Europe with King Tallinn and look forward to furthering it with the excitement and thrill of hosting this WSOP circuit event.”
Tallinn-based Olympic Entertainment Group AS (OEG) is a leading entertainment provider in six eurozone markets, including Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Croatia, Slovakia and Malta. It has more than 150 casinos and hotels, including Hilton Tallinn Park, Vudu Grill Restaurant, Olivet Sports Betting and online brands, and more than 80 sports bars. The company’s goal is to deliver the best possible gaming entertainment experience through leading customer service and market-leading innovation and design.
The company’s renowned Olivet and Olympic brands are market leaders with leading product offerings, exclusive content, exceptional customer service and live entertainment combined with renowned global hotel brands such as Hilton, Grand Hotel Kempinski, Radisson Blu and InterContinental.
OllyBet is the official sports betting partner of the NBA and NHL leagues and a European partner with ACF Fiorentina and Real Betis, while OllyBet’s ambassador for Balkan brands is Luka Modric.