Marrakech Poker Open Kicks Off March 18

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  • Poker, pools and parties promised at Marrakech Poker Open at Casino de Marrakech Es Saadi.

The Marrakech Poker Open returns to the Casino de Marrakech Es Saadi March 18-26 with 23 action-packed events.

Aside from the action at the tables, the festival promises players relaxation at the resort's huge pools and epic parties.

The PokerNews live reporting team will be on hand to cover the two biggest events of the festival, including the final table of the two-day €1,350 Marrakech Poker Open High Roller on March 23 and all of the action in the three-day €900 Marrakech Poker Open Main Event March 24-26. Check out the PokerNews live reporting blog for all the biggest hands and action.

Last year, Portuguese poker pro Henrique Pinho won the 2016 Marrakech Poker Open Main Event for €35,800 after agreeing to a heads-up deal with France's Patrick Groppi (second - €32,100). This represented his largest live score of his poker career.

Some of the other big events on the schedule include the €365 Marrakech Poker Open Opening event on March 18-19, the €450 Marrakech Poker Open Deepstack event on March 21-22 and the €550 Marrakech Poker Open Monster Stack event on March 25-26.

Players can enter for a fraction of the cost to any of the aforementioned events in satellites running at the casino. Additionally, players entering any of these highlighted events will be treated to free dinner and free soft drinks.

Marrakech Poker Open Schedule

DateTime (GMT)Event #EventBuy-inStarting StackBlinds (minutes)
March 1618:000Satellite Opening - 5 Tickets Added 2,00020
March 1718:001Freeroll Satellite Opening - 5 Tickets Added 2,00020
March 1818:002Marrakech Poker Opening Day 1€36535,00040
March 1918:002Marrakech Poker Opening Day 2  40
 21:003Classic NLHE€13510,00020
March 2017:004Turbo Deepstack€27517,00015
 22:005Satellite Deepstack€456,00020
March 2118:006Marrakech Deepstack Day 1€45025,00030
 21:007Satellite High Roller€1357,00020
March 2214:006Marrakech Deepstack Day 2  30
 15:008Satellite High Roller€1357,00020
 16:009Premium High Roller Day 1€1,35035,00040
 21:0010Speed Stack€27521,00015
March 2314:0011Last Chance High Roller€903,00010
 17:009Premium High Roller Day 2  10
 17:0012Progressive Bounty€18010,00020
 21:0013Satellites Last Seats MPO€756,00020
March 2413:0014Marrakech Poker Open Main Event Day 1€90030,00045
 14:0015Turbo Satellite MPO€905,00010
 21:0016Classic NLHE€22510,00020
March 2513:0014Marrakech Poker Open Main Event Day 2  45
 14:0017Turbo Satellite MPO€905,00010
 15:0018Monster Stack Day 1€55045,00030
 20:0019The Big O - Omaha 5€18015,00020
March 2613:0018Monster Stack Day 2  30
 14:0014Marrakech Poker Open Main Event Day 3  45
 14:0020Short Handed€36015,00025
 17:0021Chinese Poker€13515,00020
 20:0022Turbo NLHE€13510,00015

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