The PokerStars Festival circuit will now include 5 new stops on three different continents. The new Festival locations include Spain, Chile, Uruguay, South Korea and the Philippines. The first event kicks off in Vina del Mar, Chile in May and the last one will take place in mid-September in Uruguay. There will be two stops in the summer in Asia, if you are seeking out an exotic location to visit this summer.
The newly formed PokerStars Festival will have five new events running on three different continents from May through September. If you are seeking out a poker-themed summer vacation, or looking for an exotic alternative destination other than the WSOP in Vegas, then you have several options. The newly added PokerStars Festival stops include familiar locales like Vina del Mar in Chile and Punta del Este, Uruguay. In addition, there will be stops in South Korea, Spain, and the Philippines.
In May, Chile will host the first-ever PokerStars Festival in Latin America. A series of events at the swanky Vina del Mar in Chile will commence on May 20. The PokerStars Cup and the PokerStars Festival will run simultaneous
Spain is always amazing to visit in the summer, and the PokerStars Festival Spain will take place in Marbella starting on June 19. There will be some fun events like the Super Deepstack Turbo Estrellas Edition, in addition to the Marbell Poker Cup.
The focus shifts to Asia in the summer. The first-ever PokerStars Festival in Asia will be hosted at the newly launched Paradise City Casino in Incheon, South Korea (not far from Seoul). That schedule has not been released and is TBA.
Manila in the Philippines has become a hot bed of poker recently. PokerStars Festival Manila will be held at the "PokerStars LIVE" room at City of Dreams casino in Manila. This festival will run from July 28 trough early August. The schedule is TBA.
The last event added will be hosted in Uruguay starting September 16. The luxurious Conrad hotel and casino in Punta del Este will host the PokerStars Festival Uruguay. In addition to the Main Event and High Roller, there will also be a PokerStars Cup and PokerStars Open event.
Newly Added PokerStars Festival Highlights
PokerStars Festival Chile
- PokerStars Open: May 20-21 - $220
- PokerStars Cup: May 21-22 - $440
- High Roller: May 21-23 - $3,300
- Main Event: May 23-27 - $1,650
PokerStars Festival Marbella, Spain
- PokerStars Open: June 19-21 - €275
- Main Event: June 21-25- €1,100
- High Roller: June 23-24 - €2,200
- Marbella Poker Cup: June 23-25 - €330
- Super Deepstack Turbo Estrellas Edition: June 25 - €170
- Sunday Hyperturbo: June 25 - €550
PokerStars Festival Uruguay
- PokerStars Open: September 16-17 - $220
- PokerStars Cup: September 17-18 - $440
- Main Event: September 19-23 - $1,650
- High Roller: September 17-19 - $3,300