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Germany to Host PokerStars Festival in November

Germany is to welcome its first PokerStars festival, set to take place at Casino Schenefeld in Hamburg. The festival is to run from 17th to 26th November, featuring a rich selection of events and various buy-ins. This is the first time, in which PokerStars organizes live poker festival in Germany as part of the cardroom’s strategy to roll out its business operations on various key markets. Moreover, PokerStars aims to popularize poker around the world by offering players one safe and entertaining gaming environment.

PokerStars Festival Detailed Schedule Information

PokerStars announced its schedule for the upcoming 10-day long poker festival in Hamburg. The first event to take place is Hamburg Cup, featuring a buy-in worth €330. The event is scheduled to take place from 17th to 19th November. The end of Hamburg Cup will give a start to PokerStars Open, which is to run from 19th to 21st November, featuring a €220 buy-in fee.

The two most long-anticipated events, and more precisely PokerStars Festival High Roller and PokerStars Festival Main Event is to entertain the players and the spectators, offering a large chunk of money to the winners. The High Roller Event is to run from 21st to 22nd November, boasting a buy-in worth €2,200. The iconic Main Event is to start on 22nd November and announce the name of the winner on 26th November, who will pocket a massive cash prize of the total guaranteed prize pool, which is estimated to be €500,000. Only for a €1,100 buy-in, players will have the opportunity to hit it big.

The poker enthusiasts, who would like to enter the poker field can qualify also online for no more than €2.20 through the satellites, which are already available on the official website of the cardroom.

PokerStars’ Upcoming Live Events For 2017

Being one of the most popular online cardrooms, PokerStars has established a strong reputation and it never stops to bolster its positions on various markets around the globe. Besides organizing online poker tournaments, PokerStars offers also live events to its players. At the end of November, the poker-dedicated cardroom is to head to Germany. In the meanwhile, the company is to visit Uruguay (from 16th to 23rd September), Dublin (from 25th September to 1st October), New Jersey (from 6th to 8th October), Sochi (from 16th to 22nd October), Hamburg (as aforementioned from 17th to 26th November), Prague (from 7th to 18th December).

Experts explain that PokerStars live tours may significantly contribute to the development of the game, especially in countries that remain reserved to welcome poker in their borders, convincing them that poker can be one player-friendly and entertaining game.