Malta Poker Events October 2019!

  • Sep 27, 2019

Malta...a world-renowned gaming spot!

No one can dispute the fact that Malta is a world-renowned gaming spot. This Mediterranean isle is perfect for a poker trip that can also double as a relaxing holiday. Its mild winters and tropical summers mean that you can enjoy different aspects of the island all year round. After all, it’s always a great idea to swim or sunbathe after a long day at the poker table. 

If you’re a poker enthusiast, there’s no better time to visit Malta than October. Book your flights and get ready to explore the island, thanks to these two prestigious poker events. 

  1. The Battle of Malta

When: 25th-30th October 2019

Where:  Eden Arena at the InterContinental Conference Centre

The Battle of Malta is a reputable no-limit hold ’em poker tournament that happens annually. It’s widely considered one of the most prestigious standalone events in Europe. Founded by in 2012, the event is now organised by Casino Malta by Olympic Casino. The 2018 edition was a smash hit, and approximately €2.56 million was awarded in prize money. The 2019 edition promises to be even bigger, with the 

Main Event already been given a €1 million guarantee. 

  1. The Malta Poker Festival Event 

When: 29th October – 4th November

Where: Portomaso Casino, St. Julians, Malta

Set in the vibrant town of St. Julians, this 6-day poker festival brings together players from all across the globe. The festival allows local poker players to play with the rising stars in the world of international poker. Satellites are available before the event, leading up to the highly anticipated No-Limit Hold ’em Grand Event with a guaranteed prize pool of half a million euro. 

 Where to stay?

If you’re visiting Malta for any one of these two poker events, you undoubtedly need to stay somewhere central. Casa Ellul in Valletta is situated in the heart of Malta’s capital city and offers a relaxing and welcoming environment that allows you to prep well before the tournaments. This exclusive boutique hotel serves as a launchpad to discover Malta in your free time, and to treat yourself to a stylish and tranquil space a poker star deserves!