Pokerstars EPT Cyprus


  • This poker festival is EPT’s first event in Cyprus
  • The schedule is headlined by a $5,300 Main Event
  • EPT Cyprus runs until October 22, featuring 59 events

The latest PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT) series is underway at the Merit Royal Diamond Hotel Casino & Spa in Cyprus.

The action kicked off on October 11 and runs through October 22. A huge turnout is expected as it’s the first time that the tour is visiting the Mediterranean island.

EPT Cyprus – Main Highlights

The EPT Cyprus schedule is comprised of a total of 59 events, with buy-ins ranging from $250 to $50,000. The historic series culminates in the Main Event which features a buy-in of $5,300. Running from October 16-22, the EPT Cyprus Main Event has two starting flights, with the final table playing down to a winner on October 22. 

Other key events to be on the lookout for include the EPT Super High Roller which costs $50,000 to enter and takes place from October 15-17. A $10,300 Mystery Bounty, scheduled for October 11-12 is also among the attractions, so is the EUREA Main Event, a multi-flight tournament that features a $1,100 buy-in and runs from October 12-16.

The line-up also includes exclusive tournaments, such as a $330 Ladies Event (October 15) and a $550 Seniors’ event (October 19).  

The venue will host qualifiers for the bigger events for as low as $250. Players may qualify for the key tournaments for a more affordable price via online satellites on PokerStars which are available for as little as $2. On top of that, seats are also up for grabs via the operator’s new Power Path promo, starting at just $0.50.

The EPT, which is now in its 19th year, heads to Cyprus following a hugely successful stop in Barcelona where the Main Event attracted one of the biggest fields in the tour’s history. The tournament, won by Simon Wiciak for €1,134,375, attracted 2,120 runners, the second-largest EPT Main Event field.

Chance to Explore Cyprus

For poker players who are also travel junkies, EPT Cyprus offers a great opportunity to explore the island. Organizers have also put together a list of off-the-felt activities for everyone to enjoy, such as boat trips, a Jeep mountain safari, and amazing dining experiences. To find out more information do check out the PokerStars website

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Sadonna Price
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