Football players to prepare: Barcelona starts a European poker tour

European Poker Tour is one of the most popular poker series in offline format in different cities of Europe since 2004. At one time the EPT stage was taken even by the capital of Ukraine. This summer the European poker tour will be held from August 8 to 21 in Barcelona.

Venue – iconic for a famous football player Gerard Picke. In 2019 the defender "Barcelons" took the 2nd place in the Hayrolery Tournament, showing the most successful result in poker among all professional athletes.

Picky sat down to the tournament with By-in-in 25,000 euros along with his then teammate Arthuru Vidal. Heyrolery Ient gathered 70 players and 1 680 700 euros of the prize fund, which divided 9 finalists. Both players "Barcelons" were among them.

Arturo Vidal / Photo PokerNews

Vidal finished in 5th place and earned 134 460 euros, But the peak stunned such stars as Michael Addama, Joao Vieira and Mike Watson, having gone to Hezd-AP. Final battle football player lost to Juan Pardo but won the sum 352 000 euros really makes an impression.

Gerard Picky Play Hedz-PA / Photo PokerNews

Gerard Picke continues to speak for the Catalan club and has repeatedly argued that he was not bad in poker. I wonder if the star football player will visit the next stage of EPT in Barcelona? This time in the series schedule there is a high-tournament of Hayrolers with Bay-in 100,000 euros, which will be held from August 14 to August 16.