Gus Hansen has confirmed that he plans to play in the upcoming Monte Carlo Super High Roller. The tournament will have a €100,000 buy-in and will be the biggest ever to be played on European soil.
Gus Hansen has confirmed that he is likely to line up for the European Poker Tour's special Super High Roller event later this month.
The €100,000 Super High Roller will take place during the EPT's Grand Final in Monaco on April 23, and will be the biggest single event ever to be played on European soil.
A number of big names like Daniel Negreanu
, Patrik Antonius
and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom have already confirmed their attendance for the event, and Gus Hansen now joins the list of starters, according to statements made to Pokernyhederne.com
"It's definitely the plan [to play]," Hansen said.
"But I have played in high rollers before and made it to Day 2 and then not showed up. So we'll have to see if I make it for the kickoff and then see what happens," he added.
Hansen's somewhat murky response is related to a similar incident during the EPT Grand Final High Roller in Monaco in 2010, where the Danish pro was blinded out on Day 2 after leaving the tournament for a high stakes
Hansen did not mention if he plans to play in this month's other big high roller event, the HKD$1 million Super High Roller at the Manila Millions in the Philippines, set to be played just three days before the Monte Carlo event on April 20.
This event, too, is expected to draw a heavy line-up, and has already received confirmations from players like Tom "durrrr
" Dwan and Phil Ivey