PokerStars adds array of new stops to 2017 festival schedule
ONCHAN, Isle of Man – April 2017 – Following on from debut PokerStars Festivals in New Jersey, London, and Rozvadov, PokerStars, an Amaya Inc, (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA) brand has announced additional stops in Lille and Bucharest in July and Dublin in September. With €2.2 million guaranteed across the three new festival stops, including guarantees on every Main Event, PokerStars sponsored live event action is relentless for the remainder of the year with a wide choice of destinations, flavours and formats on offer for every kind of poker lover.
The new schedules are now available on the official PokerStars Live website and come hot on the heels of the expansion of PokerStars’ new and extremely popularMEGASTACKS series.
PokerStars Festival Lille
Lille’s stunning Casino Barriere welcomes PokerStars Festival from July 15-23 with huge tournament guarantees enticing players from across the region and beyond. Players can take a shot at the €600,000 guaranteed Main Event prize pool and a range of side events. In their downtime, Lille’s tourist-friendly streets beckon with modern culture and 17th century architecture combining to create one of France’s most memorable cities.
PokerStars Festival Lille schedule highlights include:
· PokerStars Super Deep: July 15-17, 2017 – €550 – €100,000 guarantee
· PokerStars Open: July 17-19, 2017 – €330
· PokerStars Festival Main Event: July 20-23, 2017 – €1,100 – €600,000 guaranteed
· PokerStars Lille Cup: July 20-23, 2017 – €330 – €100,000 guarantee
· PokerStars Festival High Roller: July 22-23, 2017 – €2,200 – €200,000 guaranteed
Find more information about PokerStars Festival Lille including the full schedule of events at:http://psta.rs/2oFmjMp.
PokerStars Festival Bucharest
Players can win a share of massive tournament guarantees while drinking in the sights and sounds of Bucharest. The Romanian capital is calling poker players from across the region for a week-long PokerStars Festival they’ll never forget with great events including the €500,000 guaranteed Main Event. The festival runs July 31 to August 6.
PokerStars Festival Bucharest schedule highlights include:
· PokerStars Megastack: July 31-August 2, 2017 – €170
· PokerStars Festival Main Event: August 2-6, 2017 – €1,100 – €500,000 guaranteed
· PokerStars Bucharest Cup: August 4-6, 2017 – €330
· PokerStars Festival High Roller: August 4-6, 2017 – €2,200
Find more information about PokerStars Festival Bucharest including the full schedule of events at:http://psta.rs/2pZ4ImC.
PokerStars Festival Dublin
Players can plan a trip to the Emerald Isle and the buzzing city of Dublin for unforgettable and fun-fuelled poker action from September 25 to October 1. With a €700,000 guaranteed Main Event prize pool, dozens of must-play tournaments and the chance to share great times with friends – both old and new – players should not miss out on one of the best PokerStars Festival of 2017.
PokerStars Festival Dublin schedule highlights include:
· PokerStars Megastack: September 25-27, 2017 – €170
· PokerStars Festival Main Event: September 27-October 1, 2017 – €1,100 – €700,000 guaranteed
· PokerStars Cup: September 27-October 1, 2017 – €330
· PokerStars Festival High Roller: September 27-October 1, 2017 – €2,200
Find more information about PokerStars Festival Dublin including the full schedule of events at:http://psta.rs/2op055e.
About PokerStars Championship & PokerStars Festival
The PokerStars Championship, sponsored by PokerStars, is the world’s biggest poker tour. Bringing together some of the world’s most exciting and prestigious poker tournaments, the PokerStars Championship incorporates some events previously part of the European Poker Tour, North American Poker Tour, Latin American Poker Tour and Asia-Pacific Poker Tour. Collectively, these events have paid out well over $1 billion in tournament prize pools globally on five continents since 2004. Confirmed PokerStars Championship sponsored live events for 2017 include the Bahamas, Panama, Macau, Monte-Carlo, Sochi and Barcelona, with more events to be announced in the coming months.
PokerStars Festival events, sponsored by PokerStars, are mainly tailored for recreational players and incorporate some events previously part of the UK & Ireland Poker Tour, France Poker Series, Italian Poker Tour, Estrellas, Eureka, Asia-Pacific Poker Tour and Latin American Poker Tour. Confirmed 2017 PokerStars Festival sponsored live events are London, Rozvadov, Chile, Marbella, Korea, Lille, Manila, Bucharest, Uruguay and Dublin with more events to be announced.
PokerStars Championship and PokerStars Festival poker tour brands are ultimately owned by Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA). Further information on the PokerStars Championship and PokerStars Festival is available online at www.pokerstarslive.com.
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