The first Open de France Poker, February 20-28, could be one of the year’s main events. Total prize money of €570,000 is up for grabs, with up to 300 players per event. 50 croupiers across 8 floors will hande the players that will reportedly include professionals such as Rémy Biechel, Thomas Fougeron, François Tardieu and the Winamax and 770 teams. Buy-ins reach €2,000.
The event is being held at the stylish Royal Casino, Av. Général de Gaulle 605 in Mandelieu. For details, visit Open de France. Our tip: if you’re playing, you’ll want to stay somewhere in Mandelieu. However, you might not necessarily want to book for the while time in advance unless you intend to stay the whole time!