The 2023 season, which combines the Spanish Poker Championship and the Estrelas Poker Tour, looks promising, according to preliminary statistics from Pokerstars.
Madrid, the first site to take advantage of this new model, offered 5 first-day events of varying lengths and formats over the weekend, attracting 940 participants Participants participate in CEP. First mentioned is the organization; by noon on Day 1C they had broken their own attendance record for a regular CEP trip to the nation’s capital.
Valeriano T., a player who has participated in events in the country’s capital and who usually does not find many tournaments at the same level as his in the Spanish world, but in the international Enjoying a good poker game at home every now and then between events, was an outstanding winner of the CEP and put the finishing touches to this new multi-festival experience outside of the country.
Surprisingly, the most common among CEP finalists are players over the age of 30 who have not played poker in over a decade.
Valeriano was the favorite at the final table due to his reputation and large stack, but his victory was not the result of his opponent’s lack of personality. Early in the final table live broadcast, the eventual winner was caught in a massive bluff and had to rely on going all-in to maintain his survival and comeback plan.