MPN Poker Tour is back for the second €1,000,000 guaranteed Battle of Malta Main Event. The festival is once more hosted by Casino Malta from 15th – 22nd October.
MPN Poker Tour packages include hotel reservations from 17th – 22nd October.
The award-winning Battle of Malta smashed records last year with 3,816 entries and €1,850,760 prize pool making it by far the biggest poker event ever held in Malta.
This year’s Battle of Malta festival takes place October 15-22 in the spectacular Eden Arena at the InterContinental Conference Centre in St Julian’s. The €150 “MPNPT Battle” takes place on Monday, October 21. Last year Norwegian Erik Dallan beat Irish veteran Annette O’Carroll heads-up to snag the €17,331 first prize. There were 727 entries.
There’s even more reason to qualify with our MPNPT partner sites this year. Not only do you get an amazing package and the support of our live events team, all MPNPT package or seat only winners will get guaranteed entry to the main event starting day of your choice. Package winners will also get guaranteed entry to the €150 buy-in MPNPT Battle side event.
Satellites to the €1 MILLION guaranteed Main Event start on 15th July.
With €75 rebuys running on Wednesdays and €200 freezeouts on Sundays for a package, along with seat only finals on Thursdays and Sundays you’re spoilt for choice.
MPNPT qualifiers can swing by our welcome and information desk in the main arena where they can collect entry tickets and avoid queuing at cash desks. Our friendly staff will be on hand to help with any queries you may have. We also have our VIP chill out room on the 2nd floor of the hotel, an oasis of calm to retreat to each day!
Packages for the MPN Poker Tour @ Battle of Malta 2019 (“MPNPT @ Battle of Malta Packages”) are available to be won or purchased. Each package is valued at €1,500 and includes:
- Guaranteed entry into the €1,000,000 guaranteed Battle of Malta €555 buy-in Main Event.
- Guaranteed entry into the €150 “MPNPT Battle” Side Event on Monday 21st October.
- Beat the queues – exclusive MPNPT registration desk for the main event and MPNPT Battle.
- Accommodation for 5 nights at the 4 star Holiday Inn Express for you and a guest including breakfast. Check-in 17th October, check-out 22nd October.
- A Players Welcome Party where you can meet the other players and the MPNPT staff on Thursday 17th October hosted by Casino Malta.
- VIP area in the main Battle of Malta party with a free bar.
- Access to all other Battle of Malta player parties.
- MPNPT @ Battle of Malta last longest with one €1,500 MPNPT package on offer to each of the three players who last longest in the Battle of Malta Main Event (Platinum partner qualifiers only).
- VIP chill out room next to the main tournament hall open 17th – 21st October.
- €145 towards your travel and expenses.
*You can buy in directly to the €1,500 Package and the €555 Seat Only registration holding lobbies online on any MPNPT partner site.
**If you win more than one seat or package, you can use the second seat as a re-entry ticket or transfer it to another player. The second package won can be transferred to another player or it can be used at another MPNPT stop within one year of the date won.
Upgrade to the 5 star InterContinental Hotel for €300. This upgrade is for single occupancy rooms. A €20 supplement per day for double occupancy will be requested to be paid at the hotel. We also have family rooms available at a supplement, please let us know your requirements when you receive a confirmation email.
Upgrades are available to €1,500 package winners who would like to upgrade from the Holiday Inn Express. After winning a package you can upgrade your hotel by joining the special holding lobby in the poker software.
Please email [email protected] with your alias confirming you would like the upgrade.
The Battle of Malta festival starts on 15th October with a satellite to the main event, day 1A starts on 16th October, if you would like to arrive early to play these you will need extra nights at the hotel.
Please contact our travel partner Main Event travel to book extra nights.
Email: [email protected]
Tel: UK: +44 (0) 1770 280000
Your €555 Main Event entry won as part of your package or seat only win can be used on day 1A if you are thinking of arriving early.
*You may transfer your side event ticket to a guest if you wish. If you do not transfer your side event ticket but are unable to play because you’re still playing the main event, we’ll refund the buy in to your MPN account. Otherwise, the side event entry is not refundable or exchangeable.
The currency in Malta is the Euro. The average high temperature during October is 25°c while the average low is 18°c.
More about Malta on TripAdvisor.
If you would like to book flights, please contact our travel partner Main Event Travel.
Email: [email protected]
Tel: UK: +44 (0) 1770 280000
There are direct flights from many European airports to Malta.
Hotels & Venue
Casino Malta is located in St Julian’s. Once a tiny fishing village, St. Julian’s is now the heart of Malta’s thriving nightlife scene and the area is heaving with cafes, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. With all these amenities right on the doorstep, it’s no surprise that St Julian’s is the #1 destination for poker players.
The Main Event will be played in the Arena on the 4th floor if the InterContinental Hotel. Satellites and some side events will be played on the 2nd floor. With cash games available 24/7 in the casino itself which is accessed via the 2nd floor of the InterContinental Hotel.
Holiday Inn Express
Stylish St. Julian’s hotel near the beach, with free Wi-Fi and breakfast included. Holiday Inn Express Malta hotel is in the heart of the seaside town of St. Julian’s, only 18 minutes’ drive from Malta International Airport. The casino is 20 meters away and the main entrance to the Arena where the main event will be played is 50 meters away. Check in from 15:00 pm, check out from 11:00 am.
Situated in the exclusive beach side resort of St Julian’s, InterContinental Malta is just seven kilometers from Valletta, Malta’s capital city, and within walking distance of some of the islands finest shopping and entertainment locations. Unwind by our lagoon styled outdoor pool, or simply enjoy a day at our private sandy beach. With a variety of restaurants and bars (some seasonal), InterContinental Malta offers an array of dining options designed to enhance your stay.
The €300 supplement is for single occupancy. A €20 supplement per night is available for double occupancy (payable at the hotel). Other options like family rooms and triple rooms are available too, please let us know your requirements.
You are responsible for any additional charges to the room. When you check in, you will be asked for a credit card/ debit card to cover any room charges.
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