Paris Terror Attacks: 60 Dead, 100 Hostages. Future Poker Events on Hold?

Paris Terror Attacks: 60 Dead, 100 Hostages. Future France Poker Events on Hold?

In this story:  A series of coordinated terror attacks in Paris have left at least 60 dead and the worst attack in the history of the French capital is still underway. Terrorists launched a total of six coordinated attacks at high profile sites including the Louvre art gallery, the Pompidou Centre and Les Halles shopping centre tonight. Almost 100 people are believed to...

A series of coordinated terror attacks in Paris have left at least 60 dead and the worst attack in the history of the French capital is still underway. Terrorists launched a total of six coordinated attacks at high profile sites including the Louvre art gallery, the Pompidou Centre and Les Halles shopping centre tonight.

Almost 100 people are believed to be held hostage in the Bataclan theater after a performance by American rock band Eagles of Death Metal. French President Hollande declares state of emergency for the country. The border are closed.

How this will affect the future poker events in France?

The third edition of the World Poker Tour National Paris was set to be back at Cercle Clichy-Montmartrefrom Nov. 20-30, 2015, and the €1,200 Main Event was set for  Nov. 26-30.

And few others events was scheduled as we see below:

TPS (Texapoker Series)
Nov 20, 2015 – Nov 25, 2015
Gujan-Mestras – Casino de Gujan-Mestras

Masters
Dec 11, 2015 – Dec 13, 2015
Gujan-Mestras – Casino de Gujan-Mestras

8ème POK’ANNIVERSAIRE
Dec 12, 2015 – Dec 13, 2015

This is horrible. As one of our commenters say: Shocking and devastating. Who cares about poker now? That’s right! We’ll talk about poker later…

LATER EDIT:  Police Say Paris Attacks Kill More Than 140.

Now… Courage and love to France. Support, strength, hope and love…

LATER EDIT 2:

As Paris remained in a state of emergency following coordinated attacks, the city’s iconic Eiffel Tower dimmed Friday evening in tribute to the lives lost. Following the tribute, Las Vegas’ version of the structure which stands at the Paris hotel-casino similarly dimmed Friday night in solidarity.

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LATER EDIT 3:

The poker world has been severely affected by these events and lots of poker players express their condolences.

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