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Learn About the Cash Game Festival Bratislava on April 4-8

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  • For the first time, the Cash Game Festival heads to Slovakia.

The Cash Game Festival heads to the Slovakian capital of Bratislava for the first time at Banco Casino for five days and more than 120 hours of nonstop poker action on April 4-8.

The festival continues to grow in popularity, especially among recreational players, thanks to its fun atmosphere both on and away from the poker felt. This atmosphere should be even more electric thanks to another first, collaborating with another recognizable poker tour with the MPN Poker Tour Bratislava kicking off at the same venue on April 5.

This also marks the first time that Unibet will be one of the partners, joining existing partners Betsson, NordicBet and 32Red.

Martin "Franke" von Zweigbergk
Martin "Franke" von Zweigbergk

Cash Game Festival Co-Founder Martin "Franke" von Zweigbergk is understandably excited about all of the new aspects about the Cash Game Festival Bratislava.

"The upcoming Cash Game Festival is a first in many ways," von Zweigbergk said. "It is our first time in Bratislava, Slovakia, our first time collaborating with an existing recognizable poker tour such as MPNPT, and our first time with our new partner in Unibet. I am very excited about all of this."

Despite the many new aspects the Cash Game Festival will bring to Bratislava, the core idea surrounding the festival will be the same as in the past. Twice a day, the Cash Game Festival will host two televised feature tables on 20-minute delays at 5:30 p.m. CEST and 8:30 p.m. CEST on the Cash Game Festival Twitch channel. Since PokerNews will once again be at the Cash Game Festival, the stream will also be embedded in our coverage.

Learn About the Cash Game Festival Bratislava on April 4-8 101
Henry Kilbane and George Sandford

The British duo of Henry Kilbane and George Sandford, who served as guest hosts during the last Cash Game Festival in London, will be the main commentators for the first-time in Cash Game Festival history. Kilbane and Sandford both discovered the tour as players and will share strategy along with having some fun in the booth to create educational and entertaining streams not to be missed.

In addition to the feature table, there will be endless action on side tables available at any stake and any game you can think of including no-limit hold'em, pot-limit Omaha, open-face Chinese poker, Sviten Special, super dealer's choice and much more.

There are also many activities planned away from the felts for players who qualified through Cash Game Festival's partners and for those that wish to purchase the hospitality package. Unlike tournament festivals where players may be stuck at the tables, players at cash games can take breaks as they see fit and can attend as many or all of the activities their hearts desire.

Head to the Cash Game Festival website to learn more about the event and how to register for the televised feature and side tables.

How to Attend the Cash Game Festival Bratislava

The Cash Game Festival Bratislava kicks off on Wednesday, April 4. There is still plenty of time to attend the festival and see what all the fun and great poker action is all about.

If you wish to head to the festival from out of town, it is recommended that you fly to the nearby airport in Vienna and then take an inexpensive bus to the heart of Bratislava. there are still plenty of rooms available at the casino's hotel, the four-star Crowne Plaza for just €90 a night. This rate includes a twin room, free entrance to the spa, and breakfast.

Tallinn After Bratislava

Three weeks after Bratislava, the Cash Game Festival heads back to where it all began to the Estonian capital of Tallinn on April 25-29 for another five-days of nonstop poker action.

This will mark the seventh time the festival has visited Tallinn, including the first three festivals before it embarked internationally in the beginning of 2016.

You can register for this event, including a seat at the televised feature tables, at the Cash Game Festival website.

*Images courtesy of the Cash Game Festival.

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