The luxurious Copacabana Palace will play host to a feast of poker this Autumn as
the WSOP Circuit Brazil teams up with partypoker LIVE from September 25 – October 2, 2018.
Sponsored by partypoker LIVE, the event takes in the iconic city of Rio de Janeiro to give Brazilian poker fans another taste of the iconic WSOP brand in their own back yard.
Players from around the world are also expected to descend upon this vibrant city for the 8-day festival to play for their share of a guaranteed R$4M (approx. $1m) and soak up some sun, sea and samba!
André Feldman, Director of the WSOP Brazil said, “We always strive to bring an experience that emulates the famous WSOP every year in Vegas, which this summer enters its 49th edition. Once more the WSOP Circuit Brazil is set to leave its mark on Brazilian poker history with this year’s highly-anticipated Rio event, as we look forward to welcoming players from home and across the world.”
The R$4,000 (~$1,000) Main Event carries a huge R$4,000,000 (~$1m) guarantee, with the full schedule to be released in the coming weeks.
partypoker Pro, João Simão was equally enthusiastic, commenting “I’m very excited to play WSOP-C Rio. partypoker is doing great things across the world, stretching as far as Brazil. They are putting on a spectacular event for us here in Rio at the glamorous Copacabana Palace and I know it will prove be a great spectacle with so many chances to qualify on partypoker. See you guys at the tables!”
Located on the Avenida Atlântica and a stone’s throw from the famous Copacabana beach, the
opulent Copacabana Palace Hotel is the perfect setting for a poker holiday with a nearby commercial centre straddling the Ipanema and Leblon districts, giving plenty for players to enjoy on and off the tables.
“Exciting news – deal me in!” said Mike Sexton, partypoker Chairman. “The WSOP Circuit Brazil 2018 is sponsored by partypoker, so of course we’re giving players the chance to samba their way to Rio for an incredible vacation and poker experience. Head to partypoker to see how you can win your package to Rio. See you at the Copa – Copacabana!”
Find out more about the WSOP here.
Take a look at the Belmond Copacabana Palace here.