PokerStars released their live events schedule for 2020, which includes a total of 21 events starting in Manilla in January. Along the way, they will be doling out Platinum Passes to the 2020 PSPC in Barcelona.
As PokerStars wraps up their final major event of 2019 with the EPT Prague, they released special information regarding their live tournament schedule in 2020. This is very important because of the second installment of the PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC). The 2020 PSPC will take place on August 20, 2020 at the Casino Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.
Essentially the PokerStars live tournament schedule will revolve around the 2020 PSPC with Platinum Passes at stake in several events along with special-branded Road to PSPC events, where players have their chances to win a seat to the 2020 PSPC in Barcelona.
Events will take place all over the planet. The sun never sets on the mighty red spade! Their reach covers the globe. Europe, Asia, and South America will host events once again. And as expected, all roads lead to the 2020 PSPC... whether you like it or not.
The European Poker Tour will feature three marquee events including EPT Sochi Russia in March, the EPT Monte Carlo in late April and Early May, the EPT Barcelona (which also includes the 2020 PSPC.
There's a handful of Asia events in 2020 that includes Red Dragon Manilla starting January 4, 2020 and the APPT Manila 2020 in August.
The stops in Asia continues with the juicy Okada Manila Millions in March, Manilla MegaStack 14 in May, Manilla Super Series 14 in July, the APPT Manila 2020 in August, Manila Super Series 15 in September, and the Manila MegaStack Challenge in December.
There will be special Road to PSPC events in both France and Spain.
The Road to PSPC France 2020 includes four stops in La Harve in January, St. Amand in February, La Grand Motte in March, and Cannes in June.
The Road to PSPC Spain 2020 includes four stops beginning with Barcelona in January, Valencia in March, Madrid Gran Via in April, and Madrid Torreldones in July.
The 2020 Brazil Series of Poker (BSOP) kicks off in Brazil. The first event occurs in late January/early February in Brasilia and the second one occurs in Sao Paulo in March. Both will be festive occasions. Nothing is quite like playing in a poker tournament in Brazil. If you like to have fun at the tables, it's one of those do not miss stops on the global circuit.
According to PokerStars Blog, "Each Platinum Pass awards free entry to the €22,500 buy-in (approx. $25,000) tournament as well as a six-night hotel stay, flights, transfer and certain expenses for the winner and a guest."
The 2020 PSPC starts on August 20, 2020 and runs through August 24. It will take place during the EPT Barcelona, which will run for over two weeks starting on August 12, 2020 and concluding on August 30.
The EPT Barcelona is a rue festival of poker in Spain, with special events including the EPT Barcelona National Event on August 13, the EPT Barcelona €5,300 Main Event on August 24. For all you ballas, trustafarians, hedge funders, and high-stakes sharks, there's also a €100K EPT Super High Roller kicking off on August 17.
For more details, head over to PokerStars Blog.
Check out this special video commemorating the 2020 schedule...