is The Trip Leader If You're Heading to Vegas for the 2024 WSOP

MainEventTravel in Las Vegas has been helping poker players travel to Las Vegas and tournaments around the world since 2011 and has ramped up its offering even further for players heading to WSOP this summer.

Run by a powerhouse steeped in decades of customer service and hospitality experience, the team knows that competitive pricing, flexibility, and value are paramount when it comes to poker travel.

The specialist poker travel agency has launched a new online "Pay When You Stay" booking service, allowing customers to pay the hotel directly on arrival. This is ideal for regs scheduling tournament travel months in advance, pros waiting for backers to send bankrolls, or for those saving up for that bucket-list poker holiday!

But it’s not all change. The dedicated poker booking site will continue to offer some of the most competitive rates on pre-paid hotels in Sin City and around the globe. Now, you have all options available at your fingertips: "Pay Today" or "Pay When You Stay!" is Poker's Trip Leader

Head to MET’s Events page and click ‘WSOP’ to quickly and easily search for Las Vegas Hotels and flights this summer!

Scottish poker player and leisure industry entrepreneur Fraser MacIntyre acquired Main Event Travel in 2014 with the objective of offering players an easy-to-use, efficient, and competitive poker travel platform. The Vegas veteran, who makes the WSOP pilgrimage every summer, says, "Player experience is at the forefront of everything we do. We are continuously working to improve our offering and functionality to provide a one-stop shop for poker travel around the globe."

The Voice of Poker Lon McEachern agrees. Last year, he was announced as the Voice of and released a series of video clips highlighting the bespoke services MET has tailored to tournament travelers.

Lon McEachern
Lon McEachern

McEachern said: “I’m thrilled to be working with I’ve known the company since it started, and I REALLY like what they do. was created by poker players for poker players.”

Lon has been waxing lyrical to players about Vegas travel and MET’s existing and newest USPs, including ‘Pay When You Stay,’ a partnership with Luxon Pay, and the unique added value #FinalTableFreeroll promotion, where players booking with MET can win back up to 100% of their tournament travel in future travel credit.

EPT Paris 2024 champion and the newest addition to the PokerStars roster, Barny Boatman, was the first to scoop a #FinalTableFreeroll bonus when he reached the final table of the WSOP $600 No Limit Hold'em/Pot Limit Omaha bracelet event last summer. Boatman said: "MainEventTravel always sorts out my Vegas trip, which makes me feel like some kind of aging rock star or a spoiled child. They do get great deals."

Barny Boatman
Barny Boatman

Kelly Saxby, MET Retail Sales and Marketing, says, ‘The team has been working continuously behind the scenes to create value for customers in every way. The #FinalTableFreeroll promotion makes booking with MET a no-brainer. Players are traveling to the WSOP this Summer aiming to FT. Why not book with an agency that gives you an opportunity to boost your bankroll even further when you do?"

"And ’Pay When You Stay’ hotels are a game changer. Previously, players looked to MET for last-minute, pre-paid hotel offers. Now MET is on par with the biggest online booking platforms, providing a full spectrum of hotels and flights, with the added bonus of buy-ins, packages, and tools developed with players in mind."

We think should be your go-to Las Vegas booking platform and have complied a list of top reasons to book with The Trip Leader this summer:


Don’t just take our word (and Lon’s) – check out for yourself! We have an exclusive offer for PokerNews readers. is giving away 100 x $25 Travel Credits to use towards a Las Vegas booking. Email [email protected] with "PokerNews" in the subject before 15th April 2024 to claim. Ts & Cs apply.

Head to today to book ATOL-protected flights, "Pay Now" or "Pay When You Stay" Las Vegas Hotels, and for full details of the #FinalTableFreeroll eligible events. Look out for MET team members in Vegas this summer to grab a patch or say hello!

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