Best Poker Festivals to Start This Week: January 25-31
We can easily say that 2016 has kicked off with some great poker tournaments, but this week avid players can fly to destinations such as Las Vegas or Malta for new exciting experiences. Ok, maybe you won’t have time to buy a flight ticket if you’re overseas, but some of our readers might have a chance to reach one of these great events starting this week.
In a nutshell, a few poker festivals are slated to kick off between 25th and 31st of January, with TonBet Winter Festival, WPTDeepStacks Malta and Deepstack Extravaganza being among the ones that are worth mentioning. Let’s have a look at details on buy-ins, exact start dates and prize pools.
Deepstack Extravaganza I – 2016 Edition
The almighty Venetian from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA will be the host of this long-running and extremely exciting poker tournament called Deepstack Extravaganza. The festival actually kicked off yesterday (January 25) and will end on March 2. Players can enter sixty-one different events with various poker formats. In case you are interested, know that there is a $2.9 million prize pool and buy-ins start from as low as $80.
The Main Event is a $1,600 Hold’em one (no-limit) and will be the main highlight of the tournament. It will start on February 18 and feature 6 days of play. Players who choose to enter this one can win a share of the huge prize pool of $750,000.
TonyBet Winter Festival – January 2016 Edition
It seems that Canadians love poker a lot. The TonyBet Winter Festival will take place at Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake, Quebec from the 29th of January until the 10th of February. There will be one Pot-Limit Omaha event and twelve No-Limit Hold’em ones. Poker addicts should sign up as the entries are late, but buy-ins start from C$110. The Main Event will kick off on the fifth of February and will boast a C$500,000 prize pool.
Malta’s WPTDeepStacks 2016
Malta’s WPTDeepStacks will be hosted at Dragonara Casino in St. Julian’s. The festival will comprise one Pot-Limit Omaha event and 4 No-Limit Hold’em ones. Starting date? 27th of January – for 4 full days. There will be a Main Event with a €550 entry that will start on January 29. This one sounds interesting, as the event features 3 starting flights.
2016 Staycation Weekend Tournament
Talking Stick Resort will host this 3-day poker festival in Scottsdale, Arizona. The tournament will kick off from January 29. There will be three one-day No-Limit Hold’em events with entries between $200 and $300.
2016 PHamous Weekend
A well-known poker destination for avid gamblers and poker enthusiasts, Poker Hollywood in Las Vegas knows how to organize great events. The proof lays in the PHamous Weekend tournament which will kick off on January 28. Americans know how to attract players, as there will be nine events with entries of between $130 and $600 for the 4-day Main Event. Players will fight for a prize pool of $250,000.
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