European Poker Tour (EPT) Season 8 Satellites

March 5th, 2012 | by Admin |

EPT - European Poker Tour at PokerstarsThe ever popular European Poker Tour (EPT), brought to you by PokerStars, is enjoying yet another successful season No.8 visiting top venues throughout Europe. EPT changes players lives with the glory of being crowned an EPT champion plus the huge cash prizes awarded – this is the richest and biggest live poker tour in the World!. At the moment the EPT8 player of the year leaderboard has Czech pro Ondrej Vinlarek at the No.1 spot, but with three events still to go before the Grand Final it’s all still definitely to play for at EPT Season 8.

The European Poker Tour’s next stop, for only the second time, is the Spanish Capital – Madrid. EPT Madrid is coming up very soon, March 12th – 17th. The online satellites have drawn to a close for EPT Madrid. You can still buy in direct for €5,300 via PokerStars at registrations@pokerstars.com for a seat at the Casino Gran Madrid. If you’ve missed out on EPT Madrid make sure you’re in with a chance to play at EPT Campione, EPT Berlin or even the PokerStars and Monte-Carlo Casino EPT Grand Final – the European Poker Tour’s glittering prizes and huge prize purses await you!

Be quick and you can claim your place at the very first EPT Campione hosted by Casino di Campione this March 26th to 31st. Campione (d’Italia), is a small Italian municipality covering less than a square mile within Switzerland, it’s a stunning place on Lake Lugano and known as a poker hotspot! When you win an EPT Campione prize package at Stars you will have a seat at the Main Event, your hotel will be booked for you and you will be given cash to help towards expenses. Being part of this inaugural event will be a thrill for any poker player and you can be part of EPT Campione by playing in an online qualifier for as little as €5.45 or just 100 frequent player points, find these qualifiers which are still running around the clock through ‘Events’ then ‘EPT’ in the Pokerstars lobby. See just where you will be playing, it looks great – http://www.casinocampione.it/english/index.php.

One of the biggest stops on the tour is coming along next, EPT Berlin, Germany April 16th to 21st to be held at the Spielbank Berlin on Marlene-Dietrich-Platz. EPT Berlin has, in the past, attracted a big field of keen poker players looking to get their hands on the glory and the prize money – last years winner Canadian Ben Wilinofsky took the title plus €825,000, nice one! This is where you’ll be playing in Berlin – www.spielbank-berlin.de. The all inclusive EPT Berlin prize packages will include all you need for a top time – main event seat, hotel and expenses. You can buy in direct for €5,300 or why not satellite in for as little as €5.45 or just 100 frequent player points – whichever way, just get there!

If you aspire to play in just one live poker tour in your life make it the PokerStars and Monte Carlo Casino EPT Grand Final, for sure. Playing live poker doesn’t get any better than this! This glamorous event will take place from April 23rd to May 1st and will close season 8 in true style at the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel and Resort – for more info on venue visit http://www.montecarlobay.com/. Monaco, an independent country surrounded by France, has been linked with gambling since the 1800’s and has a reputation for exciting motor racing too. As always, your PokerStars prize package to take you into EPT Monte Carlo poker heaven and will include all you need for a top play and stay holiday that’s main event seat, hotel and expenses. Buy in direct to the main event for €10,600, big bucks indeed, or try your hand at one of the qualifiers which are running around the clock for a small fraction of the price, €1.10 or 50 FPPs, now.

In addition to their title and cash prize the winners of the EPT Season 8 Main Events will be awarded a beautiful official bracelet from Shamballa Jewels worth €10,000+, the winner of the EPT Grand Final’s Shamballa bracelet will be worth about $25,000.

So, there’s still a chance of EPT glory for you in Season 8, an EPT prize package from PokerStars.com would be awesome for any poker lover! Learn more about the European Poker Tour by accessing their website – EPT’s official website. If you’ve always fancied trying your hand at playing live poker then you have found the online poker site for you, PokerStars run live events year round. Poker Stars are the largest online poker site in the world and, if you have not played at Poker Stars before, you are in for a real treat. There is something for every level of player with every size of bankroll at PokerStars, completely new players should take advantage of the range of play money games until they feel fully confident with spending their bankroll.

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