Save the dates. Get ready for one of the most prestigious events in Europe in Monte Carlo, which one of the most opulent places on the planet where the uber wealthy congregate for holiday and high-stakes gambling. Let's get super pumped for the return of the EPT Monte Carlo. Satellites are running right now on PokerStars for as low as €1.10, so players from all over the globe will have a chance to play against the premier players in the world.The Monte-Carlo Casino is one of the world's most elegant gambling dens and once again, it will be the home of the EPT Monte Carlo starting April 28.
There's also a €25,000 buy-in EPT High Roller that takes place May 5 through May 7, which will also be shark-infested with several of the sickest players on the planet competing for a mountain of cash and bragging rights.
The marquee event begins on May 2 and runs through May 7 with the €5,300 buy-in EPT Monte Carlo Main Event. You can buy in directly or try to win a prize package via PokerStars. Mega sats are running on the weekend, plus daily freerolls.
"EPT Monte-Carlo is a favourite for many, and we're pleased we can now share details for the event along with the exciting announcement that regional tours are back," said Severin Rasset, Managing Director and Commercial Officer from PokerStars. "We understand that these are uncertain times for everyone. The health and safety of our players and staff is paramount to our plans and we'll continue to communicate openly with players as each event approaches. Live events have always been a big part of PokerStars, and we can't wait to get back to the live felt and hope to see many of our players at events soon!"
PokerStars also announced the triumphant return of their regional tours after a five-year layoff. Keep an eye out for the return of the Eureka, UKIPT, ESPT and FPS filling on the 2022 live tournament schedule.
The Eureka Prague runs from March 6 to 10. The ESPT Madrid Gran Via will start on March 28 and run through April 3. Get ready for the return of the UKIPT London between April 4-10.
There's the FPS Monte-Carlo running concurrently with the EPT Monte Carlo starting April 28 and running to May 2. There's the Eureka Rozvadov in late May, along with the FPS Divonne in October and the FPS Aix-en-Provence in late November.
Word on the street is that the EPT Sochi at the Sochi Casino in Russia has been postponed until this fall after Russia invaded Ukraine last week. If there's no more military entanglements, the EPT Sochi will finally play out. Of course, this is a fluid situation, so stay tuned. The EPT Sochi was originally scheduled to begin March 18, but it will be put off until October.