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PokerStars Championship in Barcelona Set to Kick Off August 15

Barcelona’s streets will be flocked with poker enthusiasts from 15th to 27th August, heading to the popular PokerStars championship in an attempt to scoop a massive cash prize.

The reputable online poker cardroom PokerStars will launch a tournament in one of the most attractive destinations, and more precisely in Barcelona, Spain. In fact, this is not the first year, in which PokerStars will hold an event in Barcelona. Many poker fans are anticipating the start of the tournament impatiently, which is to take place from 15th to 27th August at Casino Barcelona.

The PokerStars-organized tournament is to offer a great variety of buy-ins, ranging from €220 to €50,000. Furthermore, the players will be able to enjoy a rich selection of poker events, including the attractive Main Event and High Roller Event. The upcoming poker tournament stimulates players’ interest with one more important aspect – the massive prize pools, which are worth the shot.

It was announced that the players will be allowed 2 entries in total to the PokerStars national championship. This means that once eliminated, the players can enter the poker field for a second time to play the same or different flight. After the second elimination, players are not offered any additional re-entry options.

The championship is to feature different variants of poker, including No-Limit Hold’em and Pot-Limit Omaha. In that way, the sponsors make it sure that the poker players who attend the tournament will find the table, which best fits their preferences.

So far, PokerStars always organized its tournaments in a way that both experienced and amateur players are welcome to manifest their skills on the field. It seems that the championship in Barcelona will be no exception to this rule, as only a look at the list of the included events is sufficient enough to prove this.

The event, which is expected to determine the winner is the PokerStars Championship Main Event, is set to kick off on 21st August. It is to offer a buy-in worth €5,300 and a guaranteed prize pool of €7,000,000. The life-changing cash prize is expected to draw the attention of many poker fans, who will all enter the competition with a stack of 30,000 in chips. This means that all the players, who enter the glamorous Main Event will have equal chances to win.

Another tournament, which is worth to be seen is the PokerStars Championship High Roller, in which the players will stake heavily. The event is to feature a buy-in of €10,300. The prize pool depends on the number of players, who will participate in the event, but it is expected that it will swell to almost record levels.

Introducing such a bountiful selection of gaming opportunities, PokerStars expects to enjoy a great interest by the players, who will have the chance to boost their bankrolls and enrich their poker experience.