Which seat will you be taking for this year’s Battle of Malta poker event?
For the third year running, the island’s largest poker event is back, bigger and better and will take place in the Portomaso Casino during 4th November till 9th November. With Betting Connections being one exclusive recruitment sponsors for the second year in a row, rumour has it they will be expanding the bar space this year for guests to enjoy throughout the event!
Betting Connections will be sponsoring the entire viewing gallery, hosting up to 400 guests to watch the poker game. ‘Sitting in the viewing gallery VIP box is as close to the game one can get and we are thrilled to be there over these five days. This is the only seated viewing area in the entire venue and will be open to anyone wishing to come along.’’ says Duarte, Managing Director of Betting Connections.
Last year saw the largest field for a poker tournament ever held in Malta, over €700k prize pool and 1,447 entries in the main event: and this year is expected to break all previous attendance records! The tournament attracts some of the best players from all over the world, as well as satellite qualifiers, online tournament pro’s and local Maltese poker players.
Malta has an amazing community for poker players and offers some of the best poker rooms in Europe in the Portomaso Casino. Close to the casino, one can find fantastic five star hotels, restaurants and night clubs, which is a great attraction to host the event every year on the island. The tournament has been created by Pokerlistings.com, one of the biggest and most influential online poker affiliates that are based in Malta.
This year’s event will be expecting 2,000 players and Pokerlistings has already confirmed a total of 30 pro’s and celebrities who will attend the tournament. “Amongst the most well known players attending, we can mention Leo Margets, Johnny Lodden, Luca Pagano,Fabrice Soulier, Dominik Nitsche, Rupert Elder, Dermot Blain, Sofia Lovgren, Luca Moschitta, Andreas Hoivold, Marcin Horecki, Steve Watts, Gaelle Garcia Diaz and more” say Pokerlisting in their latest press release.
Good luck to all players participating in the Battle of Malta tournaments, remember to post your hands on our social media pages to keep us informed of anything juicy you have to share with our readers throughout this year’s event!