EPT Paris: Your Ultimate Guide to Off-the-Felt Fun in the City of Lights

EPT Paris

It's time to start getting ready for the kick-off of the 2024 PokerStars European Poker Tour (EPT). In just over a week, thousands will descend on Paris for a 12-day poker extravaganza.

After a successful kick-off last year, PokerStars have picked up some valuable lessons, ensuring an even better player experience this time around. And here's the exciting news – the off-the-felt activities are making a comeback, promising a ton of fun beyond the poker tables. Here's what's in store for those making the trip to the French capital city.

Moulin Rouge Dinner

When: February 18 & 23, 6pm–11:30pm

Paris, the city of love, also boasts the famous Moulin Rouge. Now, PokerStars players have the chance to experience its charm with two exclusive dinner events. Enjoy delicious food and unique entertainment, but hurry, seats are limited!

Croissant Baking Class

When: February 16 & 20, 1:30pm–6:30pm

Learn the art of pastry from the Parisians themselves! Join a special croissant-baking class led by an expert pâtissier. Mix the dough, roll it into shape, and bake your way to becoming a pastry pro. Impress your friends with your newfound skills!

City Sightseeing Bus

EPT Paris - Location Shots

When: Daily – February 14-25, Open ticket

Explore the architectural wonders of Paris with a comfortable and efficient city sightseeing bus tour. Uncover the beauty of the city as you cruise through its enchanting streets and landmarks.

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Bateau Mouche River Cruise

When: Daily – February 14-25

Take a scenic journey down the River Seine on the Bateau Mouche River Cruise. Admire iconic sights like the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the Louvre Museum, all from the comfort of the river.

Player Party at Fouquets Nightclub

EPT Player Party

When: Monday, February 19, 7.30pm–late

Prepare for a night of fun at Fouquets nightclub! With a live band, Moulin Rouge dancers, and a buffet with an animated chef, this party promises to be a blast. Don't miss out on the chance to dance the night away with fellow players.

La Brasserie de L’EPT

When: Open daily from 10am-11pm

Refuel during short breaks at La Brasserie de L’EPT. Offering both bar and food stations, it's the perfect spot to grab a bite and a drink just steps away from the tournament room.

Sports Player Lounge

Take a break from the tables and unwind at the EPT Sports Player Lounge. Enjoy a living-room style environment with activities like pool or table tennis (to be confirmed), video game consoles, and various scheduled events. TVs will be set up to screen major sporting events during EPT Paris.

Win an EPT Main Event Package

EPT Paris Trophy

When: February 15, during the dinner break of Day 1C of the FPS Main Event

For FPS players, here's a golden opportunity! Attend the Meet & Greet, join the Spin the Wheel contest, and you could win an EPT package worth €7,800. This includes a €5,300 buy-in to the EPT Main Event, €2,500 in expenses, a hotel room, exclusive merchandise, and the full PokerStars qualifier treatment.

Further Player Benefits

  • Online account assistance with PokerStars staff
  • Exclusive Paris merchandise
  • Onsite feedback survey with Spin the Wheel prizes
  • Complimentary transfer on arrival for EPT full package winners
  • Dedicated player liaison hosts
  • Food and beverage vouchers for tournament venue

Whether you're a seasoned player or a newcomer, EPT Paris has something for everyone. So, get ready for the unforgettable poker action and amazing off-the-felt experiences in the City of Lights!

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Calum has been a part of the PokerNews team since September 2021 after working in the UK energy sector. He played his first hand of poker in 2017 and immediately fell in love with the game. Calum's proudest poker achievement is winning the only tournament he has ever played in Las Vegas, the prestigious $60 Flamingo evening event.

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