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Key Dates Announced for PokerStars Championship & PokerStars Festival 2017

PokerStars Championship & PokerStars Festival
  • PokerStars’ new tours stops: Bahamas, London, Rozvadov, Panama, Macau, Monte Carlo and Barcelona

Key dates and schedules of PokerStars Championship and PokerStars Festival stops in 2017 were announced today by PokerStars:

The PokerStars sponsored live events will include:

  • PokerStars Championship Bahamas, Jan. 6-14
  • PokerStars Festival London, Jan. 22-29
  • PokerStars Festival Rozvadov, March 2-13
  • PokerStars Championship Panama, March 10-20
  • PokerStars Championship Macau, March 30–April 9
  • PokerStars Championship presented by Monte-Carlo Casino, April 25-May 5
  • PokerStars Championship Barcelona, Aug. 15-27

PokerStars’ Director of Live Events, Edgar Stuchly, said:

“PokerStars has an incredibly rich live events heritage, having hosted more than 560 tournament series, attracted more than 800,000 entries and awarded more than $1.5 billion in prize money. The PokerStars Championship and PokerStars Festival events are an enhancement of the existing PokerStars sponsored live events, helping to take our vision for live poker to a whole new level.”


The first PokerStars Festival event of 2017 will take place in the heart of London’s West End from Jan. 22-29 at The Hippodrome Casino. The event boasts an eight-day schedule of 22 tournaments, including the flagship £400,000 guaranteed, £990 PokerStars Festival London Main Event, old favorites such as the £2,200 High Roller and exciting new tournament formats such as the PokerStars Super Deep re-entry event that begins on Jan. 23. Players can satellite into the PokerStars Festival London Main Event starting Nov. 27 on

Tournament highlights will include:

  • PokerStars Super Deep Re-Entry: Jan. 23-25 - £275
  • PokerStars Festival High Roller: Jan. 24-25 - £2,200
  • PokerStars Festival Main Event: January 25-29 - £990
  • PokerStars Cup: Jan. 28-29 - £330
  • NL Hold’em Ladies Event: Jan. 29 - £170

Find more information about PokerStars Festival London 2017 including the full tournament schedule at:


From March 2-13, PokerStars Festival Rozvadov 2017 takes place at the famous King’s Casino. This small municipality, often called “RozVegas,” packs a poker punch and is one of Europe’s favorite poker destinations.

Comprising over 30 tournaments across 12 days, the schedule will also include the new format Super Deepstack re-entry event and the €500,000 guaranteed PokerStars Festival Rozvadov Main Event.

PokerStars Festival Rozvadov schedule highlights include:

  • PokerStars Deepstack Open: March 2-6 - €275
  • PokerStars Super Deep: March 5-8 - €550
  • Kings High Roller: March 8-9 - €5,300
  • PokerStars Cup: March 11-13 - €330
  • PokerStars Festival High Roller: March 12-13 - €2,200
  • PokerStars Festival Main Event: March 9-13 - €1,100

Find more information about PokerStars Festival Rozvadov 2017 including the full tournament schedule at:


Following on from PokerStars Championship Bahamas 2017, from March 10-20, the second PokerStars Championship event will bring 56 tournaments to the Sortis Hotel & Casino in Panama City, a fascinating melting pot of cultural history and 21st century life. This vibrant metropolis boasts plenty to see and do with great shops and restaurants and, of course, the famous Panama Canal. This is guaranteed to be one of the most exciting events in PokerStars Championship’s first year.

Key events to look out for include:

  • PokerStars Open: March 10-14 - $220
  • PokerStars Cup: March 15-19 - $440
  • PokerStars National Championship: March 11-14 - $1,100
  • PokerStars Championship Main Event: March 14-20 - $5,300
  • PokerStars Championship High Roller: March 18-20 - $10,300
  • PokerStars Championship Super High Roller: March 11-14 - $50,000

Find more information about PokerStars Championship Panama 2017 including the full tournament schedule at:


PokerStars Championship Macau 2017 will be an unmissable extravaganza of lights, culture, glitz, glamour and poker – from smaller buy in events to big money tournaments. Macau’s premier entertainment hub, the City of Dreams, hosts the 11-day festival from March 30 – April 9.

Schedule highlights will include:

  • PokerStars National Championship: March 30-April 3 – HKD8,800
  • No Limit Hold’em: March 30-April 2 – HKD82,400
  • PokerStars Cup: March 31-April 3 – HKD3,300
  • PokerStars Championship Super High Roller: April 1-3 – HKD400,000
  • No Limit Hold’em: April 1-2 – HKD16,500
  • PokerStars Championship Main Event: April 3-9 – HKD42,400
  • No Limit Hold’em: April 4 – HKD206,000
  • PokerStars Championship PLO High Roller: April 5-6 – HKD82,400
  • PokerStars Championship High Roller: April 7-9 – HKD 103,000
  • PokerStars Open: April 7-9 – HKD2,200

Find out more about PokerStars Championship Macau 2017 at


PokerStars Championship presented by Monte Carlo Casino® will take place April 25 – May 5, at the glamorous Monte Carlo Bay Casino Hotel & Resort. Poker’s best players will compete over 11 days of high-octane competition before PokerStars Championship continues with its 2017 schedule.

Key dates on the schedule to look out for include:

  • PokerStars Open: May 3-5 - €220
  • PokerStars Cup: April 26-29 - €440
  • PokerStars National Championship: April 26-30 - €1,100
  • PokerStars National High Roller: April 28-29 - €2,200
  • PokerStars Championship Main Event: April 29-May 5 - €5,300
  • Opening NLH: April 25-27 - €10,300
  • PLO: May 1-3 - €10,300
  • PokerStars Championship High Roller: May 3-5 - €25,750
  • Single day NLH: April 30 - €50,000
  • PokerStars Championship Super High Roller: April 27-29 - €100,000

Find more information about PokerStars Championship presented by Monte-Carlo Casino® at:

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