Wednesday January 17, 2018 at 3:41 pm
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The PokerStars London Festival set a £500K Guarantee for the Main Event in their upcoming series, which starts next week on January 22 and runs thru January 28. Three Platinum Passes to the 2019 PokerStars Players No Limit Hold'em Championship (PSPC) will be awarded in London. The winners of the Main Event, London Cup, and High Roller will also walk away with a Platinum Pass prize package valued at $30K USD. In addition, PokerStars added four new dates to PokerStars Live events including the MEGASTACK London, MEGASTACK Sanremo, Manilla MEGASTACK, and the APPT Korea.

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Pic by Mickey May, PokerStars

The PokerStars Festival London returns! The West End of London will be the hotspot for poker for a week-long celebration consisting of ten events, along with a chance to win a coveted Platinum Pass for the 2019 PokerStars Players Championship in the Bahamas. The Hippodrome Casino will host the PokerStars Festival London starting January 22 (thru the 28th). The PokerStars Festival London is the first festy stop of the year in Europe. The Main Event has a modest price tag of £990 and the organizers set this year's guarantee at £500,000. The Main Event kicks off on January 24-28. In addition, there will be a £170 buy-in Super Deep Stack event and the £330 buy-in London Cup. Also, for you high ballers... there's a "high roller" with a £2,200 price tag.

Jake Cody will be among the sponsored pros who will be in attendance. "I'm really looking forward to the festival in London," explained Jake Cody in a PR blast. "It's not often I get to roll out of my own bed to go and play a big PokerStars event with friends. Players can expect a great atmosphere and schedule. Plus, there are three free $30,000 PSPC tickets to be won throughout the event!"

PokerStars is also adding three chances to win a Platinum Pass to the inaugural PokerStars Players No Limit Hold'em Championship a.k.a. the PSPC. If you want a freeroll to the PSPC, you have to simply win one of three events in London... the PokerStars Festival London Main Event, High Roller, and/or the London Cup.

2018 PokerStars Festival London - Highlights:

  • PokerStars Festival High Roller: January 23-24, 2018 - £2,200
  • London Cup: January, 27-28, 2018 - £330

For complete information and schedule for the 2018 PokerStars Festival London, check out the PokerStars Live website. As also, head over to PokerStarsBlog for more details.

Now, here's the part when I'm too lazy and I cut&paste the press release so I don't miss anything important!

SPIN YOUR WAY TO LIVE POKER IN LONDON

Players can win their entry to the £500,000 guaranteed Main Event through special edition $11 (€15 on pokerstars.fr) Spin & Go tournaments, which run until January 19. Each Spin & Go package is worth approximately $3,100/€2,610, and includes entry to the Main Event, five nights' five star accommodation for two at the Radisson Blu Edwardian and $365 / €310 for travel expenses.

Players can also turn a small investment into a big win through a wide range of satellites currently running online at PokerStars. Last year, 23-year-old law student Rehman Kassam from London played a live £120 PokerStars satellite and took home the Main Event first prize of £89,320, the largest win of his poker career.

Before I go, just wanted to let you know that PokerStars HQ added four new events to the global touring calendar including a spot on the old-school APPT. Yup! PokerStars Live added four events... including the MEGASTACK London in late February, MEGASTACK Sanremo in Italy in March, APPT Korea in April, and Manila Megastack in late April/early May.

POKERSTARS LIVE - 2018 SCHEDULE

  • Macau Poker Cup 28 - January 26 - February 11, 2018
  • PokerStars MEGASTACK London - February 23 - 25, 2018 ***
  • LAPT Chile - March 8 - 13, 2018
  • PokerStars MEGASTACK Sanremo - March 12 - 18, 2018 ***
  • APPT Macau – March 14 - 25, 2018
  • EPT Sochi - March 20 - 29, 2018
  • APPT Korea – April 6 - 15, 2018 ***
  • PokerStars And Monte-Carlo© Casino EPT - April 24 - May 4, 2018
  • Manila Megastack - April 27 - May 6, 2018 ***
  • EPT Barcelona - August 21 - September 2, 2018

** New added events!

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