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The first stop of Season 7 will be in Malta with a €1,100 buy-in. IPT Malta will take place at Casino Portomaso, from the 18th of March to the 23rd of March, 2015.

The Main Event will be held as a freeze-out tournament with two start days. All players can try to qualify on line with satellites available for all bankrolls. The winner’s package includes:

  • Buy-in to the 1,100 Euro Main Event
  • 400 Euro expenses, which will be credited into your PokerStars account for travel costs.

If you need help to find accommodation, we have arranged special hotel rates for everyone attending the events.

It is easy to book on-line, simply visit www.ipthotels.com, choose the city you will be attending and then select a hotel and dates and fill in the booking details.

Alternatively, you can contact IPT Hotels directly by email on info@ipthotels.com or you can call the events team on (+34) 93 325 67 77.

EPT MALTA

The European Poker Tour (EPT) will join forces with the IPT and make its first visit to the beautiful Mediterranean island of Malta from March 22-28, as part of the Season 11 schedule. The 11-day EPT Malta poker festival will take place in the popular tourist resort of St Julian’s and will feature 69 events, including the €5,300 EPT Main Event and the €25,000 High Roller. A wide variety of EPT-run cash games will also be offered throughout the tournament including No-Limit Hold’em, Pot Limit Omaha and Open Face Chinese Poker. This stop will be the EPT’s 22nd different destination since the tour began in 2004.

EVENT INFO

Portomaso Casino
Portomaso PTM01
Malta
tel. +35621383777

www.portomasocasino.com

Dress Code: No sportswear, shorts or ripped jeans. No sandals. Sneaker/trainers accepted. Minimum Age: 18
NB:
You must bring your passport in order to gain entry.


HOW TO GET THERE

By Air: Luqa Airport

Luqa Airport is situated approximately 20 km. from the city centre.

 

Getting from the Airport

Ecabs is a specialised taxi service which can be reserved in advance from their website or on the phone. Their drivers will always speak English and prices currently stand at 19 euros total for up to 4 passengers, only slightly more for more people. You can book your taxi by phone - call 00356 21888888.

Bus

The X2 takes you directly to the city centre in about 30-45 minutes depending on the traffic. You can catch the X2 right outside the airport terminal. A bus ticket costs 1.50 Euro and can be used all day.

 

Car Rental

All the major car rental companies are available in Luqa airport. It is often cheaper to reserve your car rental before you arrive. We recommend you to check their website before arrival.

 

Private Transfers

You can book a private taxi service directly with EPT Travel to and from major airports*, at the prices listed below. For more details contact info@ept-travel.com.

  • From 1 to 4 people: 18€
  • From 5 to 7 people: 21€
  • From 8 to 12 people: 25€

*prices apply to any EPT Travel hotel.

 

Direct BUY in

You can buy-in directly on site starting from 2 hours prior the tournament to start

If you wish to register in advance you can transfer the money via bank transfer up to 4 days prior the tournament to begin and send a copy of the receipt at: registrations@paganoevents.com

Please note that a bank transfer receipt must be shown at the registration desk.

Company Name :
Tumas Gaming ltd
Level 1, Portomaso Business tower, Portomaso
St Julians

Bank Name & Branch : HSBC Bank Malta plc - St Julians
IBAN : MT93 MMEB 4443 9000 0000 4300 4134 451
SWIFT Code : MMEBMTMT



SCHEDULE IPT MALTA

TIME # EVENT BUY IN
Daily
24 Hours   Cash Games Available Various
March 17 - Tuesday
19:00 1 NL - Super Sat to IPT Main Event - 150 HARD CAP €200 + €20
19:00 2 NL - One Rebuy Super Satellite to €25K High Roller - Event #5 €2,800 + €200
March 18 - Wednesday
11:00 3 NL - Unl. Rebuy Super Sat to IPT Main Event (€50 RB/AO) - 150 HARD CAP €100 + €20
12:00 4 IPT - Main Event - Day 1A €1,000 + €100
13:00 5 NL - Holdem - High Roller - Single Re-Entry - "8 Handed" - Day 1 €25,000 + €500
16:00 6 NL - Super Sat to IPT Main Day 1B €200 + €20
20:00 7 NL - IPT Malta Cup - Single Re-entry per day - Day 1A €300 + €30
22:00 8 NL - Turbo €1,000 + €100
March 19 - Thursday
11:00 9 NL - Super Satellite to EPT Main Event - 150 HARD CAP €750 + €50
12:00 4 IPT - Main Event - Day 1B €1,000 + €100
12:30 5 NL - Holdem - High Roller - Single Re-Entry - "8 Handed" - Day 2 €25,000 + €500
21:00 7 NL - IPT Malta Cup - Single Re-entry - Day 1B €300 + €30
March 20 - Friday
11:00 10 NL - Unl. Rebuy Super Sat to IPT HR - Event #18 (€100 RB/AO) - 150 HARD CAP €200 + €20
12:00 4 IPT - Main Event - Day 2 CLOSED
12:00 11 NL - Deepstack - Turbo €500 + €50
12:30 5 NL - Holdem - High Roller - Single Re-Entry - "8 handed" - Final Day CLOSED
15:00 12 PL - Omaha High/Low - Deepstack Turbo €200 + €20
18:15 13 NL - Flipout - 36 Player Cap - Double Elimination €100 + €10
18:45 14 NL - Flipout - 36 Player Cap - Double Elimination €100 + €10
19:15 15 NL - Flipout - 36 Player Cap - Double Elimination €100 + €10
20:00 7 NL - IPT Malta Cup - Single Re-entry - Day 1C €300 + €30
0:00 16 NL - Midnight Hyperturbo €500 + €50
March 21 - Saturday
11:00 17 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to EPT Main Event (Max Spend Allowed) - 150 HARD CAP €500 + €50
12:00 4 IPT - Main Event - Day 3 CLOSED
12:00 18 NL - IPT High Roller - Day 1 €2,000 + €200
14:00 19 NL - Holdem - Women's Event €200 + €20
15:00 20 PL 7 Card Stud - Deepstack Turbo €200 + €20
18:15 21 NL - Flipout - 36 Player Cap - Double Elimination €100 + €10
18:45 22 NL - Flipout - 36 Player Cap - Double Elimination €100 + €10
19:15 23 NL - Flipout - 36 Player Cap - Double Elimination €100 + €10
20:00 7 NL - IPT Malta Cup - Single Re-entry - Day 2 CLOSED
20:30 24 Helping Hands Charity Event - Invitation Only €100
0:00 25 NL - Midnight Hyperturbo €500 + €50
March 22 - Sunday
11:00 26 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to EPT Main Event (Max Spend Allowed) - 150 HARD CAP €500 + €50
12:00 27 EPT - Main Event - Day 1A €5,000 + €300
12:30 4 IPT - Main Event - Day 4 CLOSED
12:30 18 NL - IPT High Roller - Final Day CLOSED
13:00 28 NL - Senior's Event - Players must be 50 years or older to play €200 + €20
13:00 29 NL - Junior's Event - Players 21 and under only €200 + €20
14:00 7 NL - IPT Malta Cup - Single Re-entry - Final Day CLOSED
16:00 30 Freeroll Invitation SNE PokerStars.IT N/A
16:00 31 NL - Holdem - Deepstack Turbo - Big Ante €1,000 + €100
19:00 32 NL - Turbo Super Satellite to EPT Main Day 1B €1,050 + €50
21:00 33 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to EPT Main Event (Max Spend Allowed) €500 + €50
March 23 - Monday
11:00 34 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to EPT Main Event (Max Spend Allowed) - 150 HARD CAP €500 + €50
12:00 27 EPT - Main Event - Day 1B €5,000 + €300
12:30 4 IPT - Main Event - Final Table CLOSED
13:00 35 NL - Turbo - Unlimited Rebuy - "8 Handed" (8 Levels of Rebuy, 4 Levels of Late Entry) €5,000 + €200
16:00 36 NL - Last Chance Hyper Turbo Super Satellite to EPT Main Event €1,050 + €50
20:00 37 NL - Turbo - "8 Handed" €2,000 + €150
March 24 - Tuesday
11:00 38 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to €2,000 NL #41 (Max Spend Allowed) - 150 HARD CAP €150 + €20
12:00 27 EPT - Main Event - Day 2 €5,000 + €300
12:30 39 NL - Turbo €500 + €50
15:00 40 EPT Limit Razz - Championships "8 Handed" €1,000 + €100
16:00 41 NL - Holdem - Day 1 €2,000 + €200
21:15 42 NL - Turbo - Deepstack - Deuces Wild! €200 + €20
0:00 43 NL - Midnight Hyperturbo Bounty - Win the Button - "6 Handed" €500 + €500 + €100
March 25 - Wednesday
11:00 44 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to EPT High Roller #53 (Max Spend Allowed) - 150 HARD CAP €500 + €50
12:00 27 EPT - Main Event - Day 3 CLOSED
12:00 41 NL - Holdem - Final Day CLOSED
12:00 45 PLO - Turbo - Deepstack €200 + €20
13:00 46 PLO - "8 Handed" €3,000 + €200
15:00 47 EPT Limit Stud - Championships "8 Handed" €1,000 + €100
16:00 48 NL - Holdem - Single Re-Entry - Day 1 €1,000 + €100
19:00 49 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to EPT High Roller #53 (Max Spend Allowed) €500 + €50
21:00 50 NL - Turbo - Deepstack €300 + €30
March 26 - Thursday
11:00 51 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to EPT High Roller #53 (Max Spend Allowed) - 150 HARD CAP €500 + €50
12:00 27 EPT - Main Event - Day 4 CLOSED
12:00 48 NL - Holdem - Single Re-Entry - Final Day CLOSED
12:00 52 NL - Holdem - Deepstack €500 + €50
13:00 53 NL - Holdem - High Roller - Single Re-Entry - "8 Handed" - Day 1 €10,000 + €300
15:00 54 EPT Limit Stud Hi/Lo - Championships "8 Handed" €1,000 + €100
17:00 55 Limit Holdem - Turbo Deepstack €200 + €20
19:00 56 NL - Turbo - "8 Handed" €2,000 + €150
21:00 57 NL - Turbo - Deepstack - Win the Button! €300 + €30
0:00 58 NL - Midnight Hyperturbo €1,000 + €100
March 27 - Friday
12:00 27 EPT - Main Event - Day 5 CLOSED
12:00 53 NL - Holdem - High Roller - Single Re-Entry - "8 handed" - Day 2 €10,000 + €300
12:00 59 NL - Crazy Pineapple - Turbo €200 + €20
13:00 60 NL - Holdem - "6 Handed" - 30 Minute Levels €1,500 + €150
15:00 61 EPT Triple Stud - Championships "8 Handed" €1,000 + €100
16:00 62 NL - Turbo - Super Holdem - Unlimited €50 Rebuys - Three hole cards, all play €100 + €20
19:00 63 NL - Turbo Bounty - "8 Handed" €1,000 + €1,000 + €150
20:00 64 NL - Malta Megastack - Day 1 €200 + €20
0:00 65 NL - Midnight Hyperturbo €2,000 + €150
March 28 - Saturday
12:00 27 EPT - Main Event Day 6 - Final Table CLOSED
12:00 53 NL - Holdem - High Roller - Single Re-Entry - "8 handed" - Final Day CLOSED
12:00 64 NL - Malta Megastack - Final Day CLOSED
12:00 66 NL - Turbo - "6 Handed" €5,000 + €200
13:00 67 NL - Turbo Edition of EPT Main Event - 30K Stack and 15 Min Levels €300 + €30
16:00 68 NL - Turbo - "6 Handed" €2,000 + €150
17:00 69 NL - Hyper Turbo - 10K Stack / 10 Min levels €100 + €20

All tournaments will have 3% of the tournament prize pool withheld to cover the costs of floor staff and dealers with the exception of Event 11 and 51 which have 2%.

We reserve the right to change, amend or alter any portion of the above schedule.

All Events with a buyin of less than €1,000 plus the IPT Main Event and the IPT High Roller, with the exception of Super Satellites or Entry Exclusive Events, are part of the Italian Poker Tour and qualify for the IPT Player of the Year Leaderboards

All Events that get 21 or more players, with the exception of Super Satellites or Entry Exclusive Events, qualify for the EPT Tournament Leaderboards.

All tournaments may have their structure adjusted (including but not limited to) levels, level length and days added or subtracted at Tournament Director discretion.

CASH GAME


NO LIMIT HOLD'EM

BLINDS MIN BUY-IN MAX BUY-IN RAKE*
€2 / €5 €200 €1,000 3% capped at €15
€5 / €10€500N/A3% capped at €20
€10 / €25 €1,000 N/A 3% capped at €20
€25 / €50 €2,500 N/A 3% capped at €25
€50 / €100 €5,000 N/A 3% capped at €25
€100 / €200 €10,000 N/A 3% capped at €25
€200 / €400 €20,000 N/A 3% capped at €25
Additional blinds spread upon request

POT LIMIT OMAHA

BLINDS MIN BUY-IN (NO MAX) RAKE*
€2 / €5 €200 3% capped at €15
€5 / €10 €500 3% capped at €20
€10 / €25 €1,000 3% capped at €20
€25 / €50 €2,500 3% capped at €25
Additional blinds spread upon request

STUD

LIMITS ANTE BRING IN RAKE*
€5 / €10 €1 €2 3% capped at €15
€10 / €20 €1 €3 3% capped at €20
€20 / €40 €2 €5 3% capped at €25
Additional blinds spread upon request

DRAW

LIMITS BLINDS BRING IN RAKE*
€5 / €10 €1 €2 3% capped at €15
€10 / €20 €1 €3 3% capped at €20
€20 / €40 €2 €5 3% capped at €25
Additional blinds spread upon request

* No flop, no drop

Chinese: €100 (€85 + €15 dealer tip) per table, every 30 minutes.

All games can be played No Limit, Pot Limit or Limit, and as part of a mixed game: 2-7 Draw, 5-Card Draw, A-5 Draw, Badacey, Badeucy, Badugi, Chinese (and variants), Hold’em, Omaha, Omaha Hi/Lo, Pineapple, Pineapple Hi/Lo, Razz, Stud, Stud Hi/Lo.

Each pot will also be raked €1 for the dealer.