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Season 13 of the European Poker Tour will launch in one of the tour’s most popular destinations - Barcelona, Spain. As the only event to appear on the tour schedule on all 12 seasons to date, EPT Barcelona has become a favorite with players, and you can find out just why from August 16-28, 2016!

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KEY DATES & EVENT INFO

  • NL - Hold’em (August 17-19, 2016) - €10,000 + €300
  • Estrellas Main Event (August 17-22, 2016) - €1,000 + €100
  • PokerStars Cup (August 17-22, 2016) - €400 + €40
  • Super High Roller (August 20-22, 2016) - €48,500 + €1,500
  • Estrellas High Roller (August 21-23, 2016) - €2,000 + €200
  • EPT Main Event (August 22-28, 2016) - €5,000 + €300
  • NL - Hold’em - Single Day (August 23, 2016) - €25,000 + €500
  • EPT High Roller (August 26-28, 2016) - €10,000 + €300
  • PokerStars Open (August 26-28, 2016) - €200 + €20

Casino Barcelona (annexe at Hotel Arts)
Marina, 19-21 (Port Olímpic)
08005 Barcelona

E-mail: info@ept-travel.com
For accommodation information please visit: www.ept-travel.com

Casino dress code: smart casual (no sandals, sportswear or beach clothes).
Minimum age: 18 years+.
Other information: You must bring your passport in order to gain entry.

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TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION

EPT Travel is offering a wide range of accommodation options at special rates specifically for EPT Barcelona players. Please visit www.ept-travel.com for all available options.

EPT full package qualifiers will be staying at Hotel Arts Barcelona, while ESPT full package qualifiers will be staying at the Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona. Further information will be emailed to all full package qualifiers within seven days of winning the satellite.

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TOURNAMENT BUY-IN OPTIONS

Registration using PokerStars.com/.eu accounts, PSLive accounts and cash will be available onsite from 17:00 the day before a tournament starts.

Registration for EPT Main Event and EPT High Rollers (T#7, T#16, T#33 and T#49) will be available from 09:00 on August 17.

We will be open each day from one hour before that day’s first tournament starts until late registration of the last tournament closes.

POKERSTARS.COM/.EU ONLY

Buy-in to the EPT and Estrellas Barcelona Main Event and Side Events using funds from your PokerStars account by following these tabs within the PokerStars client: ‘Live Events’ > ‘EUROPE’ > ‘EPT Barcelona’ / ‘Estrellas Barcelona’.

Buy-in for both Main Events is available now; with buy-in for Side Events available from July 15.

Online Registration will be available up until the end of the late registration period, which will be displayed in the EPT Guide App.

PSLIVE ACCOUNT

Pre-Registration is also available via PSLive account.

To pre-register using funds from your PSLive account please email us for details at registrations@pslive.com.

More information and a guide to PSLive Account can be found here.

CASH GAME WIRE

Please email Casino Barcelona directly at Lidia.Morillas@grupperalada.com for wire details.

CASH

Registration is available at the Registration Desk using EURO only; we do not offer registration via credit/debit cards nor using a different currency at the Registration Desk.

Chips can be withdrawn using credit/debit cards at the cashier of the Casino Barcelona and used at the Registration Desk.

Casino Barcelona accepts Visa and Master Card. Limits depend on the customer’s own card limits, and transactions are subject to a commission charge of 0.806%. A valid passport is required.

Casino Barcelona does not accept American Express cards.

Credit or debit cards have to be nominatives (full name and surname).

ATMs are also located around the casino.

Casino Barcelona offers a currency exchange service. The exchange rate will vary daily according to the rates set by Caixa Bank.

Casino Barcelona charges a commission rate of 1.5% and currency exchange is limited to €6,000 per person per day.

Casino Barcelona will exchange Sterling Pounds, US, Canadian and Australian dollars, Swiss Francs, Japanese Yens and Swedish, Norwegian and Danish Crowns.

A valid passport is required.

UN-REGISTRATIONS

You can only unregister before the tournament starts.

You can unregister by visiting the client and un-registering yourself from the tournament, by emailing registrations@pslive.com at least 48 hours before the tournament starts or by visiting the onsite registrations desk before the tournament starts.

If you already collected your ticket for the tournament, you will need to visit the Registrations Desk.

Un-registration and receiving a refund is not permitted after the start of the tournament.

For any other enquiries regarding EPT Barcelona, please contact ept@pslive.com.

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Click for the full Tournament Schedule, including starting stacks and level times

  • We reserve the right to change, amend or alter any portion of the above schedule
  • All tournaments will have 3% of the tournament prize pool withheld to cover the costs of floor staff and dealers with the exception of events 16 and 33. Event 16 has a 1% withholding and event 33 has a 2% withholding.
  • All Events with a buyin of less than €1,000 plus the Estrellas Main Event and the Estrellas High Roller, with the exception of Super Satellites or Entry Exclusive Events, are part of the Estrellas Poker Tour and qualify for the ESPT Player of the Year Leaderboards
  • All tournaments may have their structure adjusted (including but not limited to) levels, level length and days added or subtracted at Tournament Director discretion

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PAYOUTS

Only PokerStars.com/.eu players can receive winnings credited to their Stars Account.

Payment will be made within 48 hours, and can only be made to the winning player’s account.

Players can receive winnings to their PSLive account, which can then be subsequently wired to a bank account held in the player’s name.

Players can have winnings paid by Casino Barcelona, funds will be deposited with Casino Barcelona and players will have to visit the casino cashier to arrange for payments of the funds (cash payment and/or wire transfer).

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SATELLITES & QUALIFICATION

Satellites to the EPT & ESPT Barcelona Main Events commence on the following dates:

Main Event
PokerStars.COM / .EU / .BE / .BG / .DK / .EE / .UK - May 8, 2016
PokerStars.ES - Satellites will commence following the PokerStars Marbella Festival.
PokerStars.IT - June 1, 2016
PokerStars.FR - May 29, 2016

ESPT Main Event
PokerStars.COM / .EU / .BE / .BG / .DK / .EE / .UK - May 8, 2016
PokerStars.ES - Satellites will commence following the PokerStars Marbella Festival.
PokerStars.IT - There will be no ESPT Barcelona Main Event satellites running on
PokerStars.FR - A la Carte tickets can be used to enter the ESPT Barcelona Main Event

Find out when the next satellites are taking place and how to qualify on PokerStars.

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CASH GAMES

NO LIMIT HOLD’EM CASH GAME RAKE:

BLINDS RAKE % CAP (€) MIN BUY-IN (€) MAX BUY-IN (€) REBUY MIN (€) REBUY MAX (€)
€5 / €5 5% €15 €250 NO MAX €150 NO MAX
€5 / €10 2.5% €20 €500 NO MAX €250 NO MAX
€10 / €20 2.5% €25 €1,000 NO MAX €500 NO MAX
€20 / €40 2.5% €30 €2,000 NO MAX €1,000 NO MAX
€50 / €100 2.5% €40 €5,000 NO MAX €2,500 NO MAX
€100 / €200 2.5% €40 €10,000 NO MAX €5,000 NO MAX
€200 / €400 2.5% €40 €10,000 NO MAX €10,000 NO MAX

POT LIMIT OMAHA CASH GAME RAKE:

BLINDS RAKE % CAP (€) MIN BUY-IN (€) MAX BUY-IN (€) REBUY MIN (€) REBUY MAX (€)
€5 / €10 2.5% €20 €500 NO MAX €250 NO MAX
€10 / €20 2.5% €25 €1,000 NO MAX €500 NO MAX
€20 / €40 2.5% €30 €2,000 NO MAX €1,000 NO MAX
€50 / €100 2.5% €40 €5,000 NO MAX €2,500 NO MAX
€100 / €200 2.5% €40 €10,000 NO MAX €5,000 NO MAX
€200 / €400 2.5% €40 €10,000 NO MAX €10,000 NO MAX

Cash Game Hours

Cash games will run 24 hours a day during EPT Barcelona.

Credit Card/Debit Card Options/Charges

Casino Barcelona accepts Visa and Master Card. Limits are dependent on the customer’s own card limits, and transactions are subject to a commission charge of 0.806%. A valid passport is required.

We do not accept Amex.

Credit or debit cards have to be nominatives (full name and surname).

High Stakes Room:

As last year, during the EPT Barcelona there will also be a High Stakes room. ‘The Cotton Club’ will host fifteen cash game tables, a dedicated cashier, private bar and waiter service.

Please note that this Room area is reserved for players only.

Private Room:

New to this year's festival, Casino Barcelona launches a new Private Room just for Super High Stakes. This room will count, during EPT Barcelona, with 4 poker tables with the higher limits where players could enjoy the excitement of the game with more privacy, excellent service and exclusive treatment.

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POKERSTARS PLAYER INFORMATION

PokerStars runs a wide range of online satellites to the EPT and ESPT Barcelona Main Events.

A full EPT Main Event prize package is worth €8,300 and consists of the following:

  • Main Event seat: €5,300
  • Eight nights’ accommodation at the Arts Hotel, Barcelona: €2,660
  • Travel expenses: €340
  • ‘Seat Only’ satellites are also available, as are ‘Seat & Expenses’ to the value of €6,000 (Main Event seat + €700 cash).

A full ESPT Main Event prize package is worth €2,300 and consists of the following:

  • Main Event seat: €1,100
  • Six nights’ accommodation at the Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona: €1,003
  • Travel expenses: €197

‘Seat Only’ satellites are also available, as are ‘Seat & Expenses’ to the value of €1,400 / €1,500 (Main Event seat + €300 / €400 cash).

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