Poker Tournament Optiver

Curious how it feels to Poker with the best? On the 8th of May 2018, you get the opportunity to poker with ex-professional poker players that work at Optiver! Can you beat Optiver’s traders?

The Tournament will be held in Amsterdam on the 8th of May and the event is open for both Dutch and international students who are in their Bachelor-3, pre-Master or Master phase of their study Econometrics. You can also apply when you are in the 2nd year of your bachelor, however we can't guarantee that there will be a spot for you. The event will start at 16:30 at Optiver Amsterdam. You will be selected based on the first-come, first-served principle.

Do not worry if you are not too confident playing poker. For those who drop out during the tournament there will be the oppurtunity to play board games, table tennis, pool or play station with Optiver employees!

Full Schedule:
16:30 – 16:50 Tour Trading Floor
16:50 – 17:00 Gathering in new Plaza and drinks
17:00 – 20:00 Poker Tournament
20:00 – 20:30 Round off, hand out price and have a last drink

Dinners and drinks will be included in the event!

About Optiver:

Thirty years ago, Optiver started business as a single trader on the floor of the Amsterdam’s Options exchange. Today we are at the forefront of trading and technology, employing over 950 Optiverians from over 40 nationalities in Amsterdam, Chicago, Sydney and Shanghai.

We stick to what we are good at: making markets in a wide range of financial products. Optiver brings together a multidisciplinary group of talented people from all over the world who have a clear goal in common: continuous improvement exercised through creativity and collaboration. A good idea will always be given a chance.

The dynamic environment and the nature of work Optiver gets involved with means that your problem solving, creativity and analytical skills can be well leveraged in the pursuit of excellence.

This excellence is well rewarded at Optiver with a highly competitive package