The next stop of the European Poker Tour (EPT) is in Barcelona, one of the most vibrant cities in Spain, and PokerStars will offer ten Platinum Cards within the biggest promotion ever.
Between August 21 and September 2, EPT Barcelona , Platinum Cards, each with a value of $ 30,000, will be awarded to EPT National, EPT Cup, Live Qualifier and Main Event winners as well as the longest-qualified player (live and online) from the Main Event.
Players who reach Day 2 of the EPT National, EPT Cup, Main Event and # 23 and # 28 will be eligible for the Crazy Pineapple Hand Challenge. Each player – who must be at the table to participate – will receive three cards, give up one, and then play the hand until the final winner of the Platinum Card is selected for each of the five tournaments.
In the next few weeks, players still have another chance to win their EPT Barcelona prize at the $10 Spin & Go Special Edition, the prize pool of $8,700 for the Main Event. So far, seven packages have been awarded to players from countries like Mexico or the United Kingdom.
This year, all EPT Barcelona players will receive a €7 coffer for refreshments valid for all Barcelona casino restaurants for every single tournament entry.
Danny McDonagh will be present at the EPT Barcelona for the first time as General Manager of the Tournament. “I look forward to reaching the EPT Barcelona, no doubt one of the tour’s favorite stops, organized in a truly magnificent city. I can not wait to meet with the players and see them enjoy all the other privileges this event offers, “ said McDonagh. “We just launched what can be called an online version of the Facebook Information Office where gamers can address all the questions about live events on the group called the PokerStars Live Events Team. This will allow players to interact directly with the PokerStars team or tournament directors to discuss all aspects of live events, from online satellites to travel details. “
Two Romanians secured their participation in the PSPC 2019
Another Romanian poker player, Adrian Nica , holds the $30,000 Platinum Card and will participate in the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship, the most generous live poker event in the history of poker, to be held in the Bahamas January 2019. Adrian, aged 28, played a $ 10 tournament on a Twitch stream with more than 55,000 players and won the $ 8170 prize and, more importantly, the Card Platinum.
The first Platinum Card was won in December 2017 by a Romanian poker player Mihai Manole at the PokerStars Championship held in Prague.
Throughout the year 2018, PokerStars offers over 300 Platinum Cards to the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship , the most generous live event in poker history with a $ 25,000 buy-in to be held in the Bahamas , from January 6-10, 2019.
Each Platinum Card has a value of approximately $30,000 and includes the $ 25,000 buy-in for the tournament, the cost of accommodation at Atlantis Hotel and Casino Resort in the Bahamas, plus $ 2,000 to cover travel expenses.