The 2022 Belgian Unibet Poker Championship starts on August 31

The seaside resort of Blankenberge is preparing to welcome several hundred poker players from August 31 when the fifth Belgian Unibet Poker Championship heads for the city. Around 500 players will take part in the €550 buy-on Main Event during the Unibet Casino Blankenbergethe first Unibet Poker Belgian Championship since 2019.

Fabrice Lestrade won the first Belgian Unibet Poker Championship in 2016. Lestrade outlasted 406 opponents to win a top prize of €35,443. A larger crowd of 457 people turned out for the 2017 edition, and Heinrich Pauker emerged victorious to claim a top prize of €33,960.

Former PokerStars Pro Team Christophe DeMeulder won in 2018, bringing in €38,290, before Glenn Laureys won in 2019 and took home €34,614.

The 2020 and 2021 editions of the Belgian Unibet Poker Championship have fallen victim to the various closures and restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the popular event is back on the calendar for 2022, and Unibet Poker is doing everything possible to make that happen. this very special.

Year Attendees Jackpot Champion Price
2016 407 €203,500 Fabrice Lestrade €35,443
2017 457 €305,500 Heinrich Pauker €33,960
2018 438 €219,000 Christophe DeMeulder €38,290
2019 419 €209,500 Glenn Laureys €34,614

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Nataly Sopacuauperu, Head of Events at Unibet Open, said: “We are really delighted to return to Blankenberge after a two-year hiatus. This event always has a really special atmosphere, not least because it brings together the best players from Belgium as well as from all over Europe. This year promises to be a great reunion and we are really looking forward to it.

Unibet Poker players have the chance to win their place in the €550 buy-in Unibet Poker Belgian Championship Main Event from the comfort of their homes. The weekly seat-only finals take place online every Sunday at 8:00 p.m. CET until the end of August; they cost €50 to enter and guarantee two €550 tickets.

What to expect from the Belgian Unibet Poker Championship 2022

Live poker has been booming since the easing of coronavirus restrictions around the world, making it highly likely that the 2022 edition of the Belgian Unibet Poker Championship will be the biggest and richest ever. all the time.

Charlotte van Brabander has already confirmed its presence, while the likes of Mateusz Moolhuizen, Delhi de JongChristopher and Matthias DeMeulder hope to mix it up with locals and hopefuls who travel from further afield.

Tournament day 1a shuffles and deals to 1:00 p.m. on August 31with Day 1b scheduled for the same time on September 1. There is a turbo-structured Day 1c starting at 8:00 p.m. also on September 1. Players who dust off their 50,000 starting chips Day 1a or Day 1b can re-enter Day 1c if they wish.

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