The 1st event of the 7th EPT Season will run August 11-16th at the ultra luxurious Swissotel in Tallinn, Estonia. This event is guaranteed to be the richest poker tournament in the history of the Baltic States. Satellites to qualify to this tournament are well underway on PokerStars.com, with over 50 prize packages that have already been handed out to satellite winners.
A number of famous poker pros are already signed up for the ?4,250 event, including: Team PokerStars Pro Katja Thater; EPT Barcelona and WSOP bracelet winner Carter Phillips; EPT Berlin and EPT Players’ Choice Award winner Kevin MacPhee; EPT Snowfest and Achievement of the Year winner Allan Baekke; EPT Kyiv and EPT6 Player of the Year winner Max Lykov; and Friend of PokerStars Pierre Neuville. As mentioned before, Satellites for the EPT Tallinn Main Event are running now on PokerStars.com, with a full prize package worth ?6,000 going to the winners. This includes a Main Event buy-in, seven night?s accommodation at the 5* Swissôtel and ?770 spending money. Players can qualify for as little as ?5.45 or 250 Frequent Player Points.
Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is not only one of the oldest capital cities in Northern Europe but also one with the best scenery and architecture. Located on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland, the city boasts one of the best-preserved medieval old towns in Europe and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. August is the best time to visit Tallinn, the weather is usually at its summer peak during this period and this city is famed for its radiant nightlife and is often dubbed ?the party capital of Northern Europe?.
Swissotel which will play host to the event is a recently built high-rise hotel, located in the city center of Tallinn. For the duration of the EPT part of the hotel will be converted into a lavish casino which will boast a huge hall filled with poker tables where the main action will take place. There will also be a 2nd hall available where players can enjoy all other kinds of casino games . A large terrace, 2 bars and a resting area featuring video games, plasma screens, couches and other amenities will also be available to all participants.
So whether you are an aspiring poker professional, an amateur player who loves the game or simply a gambler who loves anything ranging from poker cash games to playing casino slots , this is a once in a lifetime opportunity for you to visit such a beautiful place with very little spending if you win yourself a prize package. Don?t miss your chance to take part in one of the most respected events in the poker world.