The Estonian preliminaries for the international blackjack tournament The Baltic Sea Blackjack Tournament are beginning.

Posted on 01.08.2003

On August 3 in Tallinn at Reval Park Hotel&Casino and on August 5 in Tartu Olympic Casino casino the preliminaries for the international blackjack tournament The Baltic Sea Blackjack Tournament are beginning. The organizer of local preliminaries of the blackjack competition with the largest prize pool of the Baltic Sea region is Olympic Casino Group AS.

The seven best Estonian blackjack players to be determined within two competition months will be able to participate in the international grand competition final taking place for the fourth time, in Riga on November 29.

The Baltic Sea Blackjack Tournament 2003 prize pool in Estonian preliminaries is over 150 000 kroons and in the final competition on October 18 in Riga over 50 000 USD or more than 683 000 kroons. According to Olympic Casino Marketing Director Marje Braunbrück all visitors of Olympic Casino may participate, who before register themselves.

From both casinos, Reval Park Hotel&Casino and Tartu Casino, 7 best blackjack players will enter the Estonian final, which will take place in Tartu on October 4. In the two-tier Estonian final the seven local top blackjack players will be decided, who will win an entrance to the international final competition.

“This year’s international final seems to become especially tight as next to previous participants Estonia, Finland, and Poland for the first time also Latvia, Lithuania, and Russia are participating”, Marje Braunbrück said.

The Baltic Sea Blackjack Tournament’i Estonian preliminaries take place from August 3 to October 1 at Olympic Casino Reval Park Hotel&Casino every Sunday and Monday and at Olympic Casino Tartu casino every Tuesday and Wednesday. The participation fee on the first two days of the preliminaries is 100 kroons and later 350 kroons.

At the international final tournament on October 18 in Riga 7 best participants from finals organized at Finnish RAY Casino, Russia’s Premiere Casino, Latvian Olympic Casino, Lithuanian Olympic Casino, and Estonian Olympic Casino will participate.

Last year The Baltic Sea Blackjack Tournament final took place in Tallinn. The winner was the Polish team, the second place was won by the hosts Estonians, and the third place was taken by the Finnish team. In 2001 the Estonian blackjack players won the Warsaw final tournament.

Olympic Casino Group started in 1993 is today the largest organizer of gambling events in the Baltics. Today the chain has already fourteen casinos in Estonia, four in Lithuania, and one in Latvia. Olympic Casino Group AS employs over 400 people in Estonia. The company’s work is organized in compliance with the international quality standard ISO 9001 requirements.

Additional information:
Marje Braunbrück
Marketing Director
Olympic Casino Group AS
tel (0) 667 1250

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