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EPT Prague


With its winter setting and reputation as one of the most fun stops on the EPT, Prague always provides plenty of highlights, and Season 13 will be no exception. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel from December 8-19, 2016, the stop will join forces with the Eureka Poker Tour, and feature a variety of different tournaments and formats.


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  • NL - Hold’em (December 8-10, 2016) - €10,000 + €300
  • Eureka Main Event (December 9-13, 2016) - €1,000 + €100
  • PokerStars Cup (December 8-12, 2016) - €300 + €30
  • Super High Roller (December 11-13, 2016) - €48,500 + €1,500
  • Eureka High Roller (December 12-13, 2016) - €2,000 + €200
  • EPT Main Event (December 13-19, 2016) - €5,000 + €300
  • NL - Hold’em - Single Day (December 14, 2016) - €25,000 + €500
  • EPT High Roller (December 17-19, 2016) - €10,000 + €300
  • PokerStars Open (December 17-19, 2016) - €200 + €20

Atrium Prague Poker
Hilton Prague Hotel
Pobrezni 1
Czech Republic 186 00

For accommodation information please visit:

Dress code: Casual, but no sportswear.
Minimum age: 18
NB: You must bring photo ID or your passport to enter the casino.


The license holder and operator of this event is Casino Atrium Prague.

Address: Hilton Prague Hotel, Pobrezni 1, Prague, Czech Republic 186 00

Contact telephone: +420-2-2481 0988/89/90

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EPT Travel is offering a wide range of accommodation options at special rates specifically for EPT players. Please visit for all available options. PokerStars online full package qualifiers will be staying at Hilton Hotel Prague. Further information will be emailed to all full package qualifiers within seven days of winning the satellite.

Prague airport is roughly 25 minutes' drive from the Hilton Prague. You can book your private airport transfer via at a preferential rate to take you to your EPT Travel hotel:
1-4 people: 550 CZK (approx. €21)
5-7 people: 750 CZK (approx. €29)

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During EPT Prague, onsite registration will open and close at the following times:

Date Open Close Date Open Close
December 8 – Thursday 15:00 0:00 December 14 – Wednesday 09:00 0:00
December 9 – Friday 09:00 0:00 December 15 – Thursday 09:00 0:00
December 10 – Saturday 09:00 0:00 December 16 – Friday 09:00 0:00
December 11 – Sunday 09:00 23:00 December 17 – Saturday 09:00 0:00
December 12 – Monday 09:00 0:00 December 18 - Sunday 11:00 23:00
December 13 - Tuesday 09:00 0:00 December 19 - Monday 11:00 20:15

Ticket collection for preregistered players, onsite registration using accounts, PSLive accounts and cash will be available onsite from 17:00 the day before the tournament starts.

Ticket collection for the Eureka Main Event and tournaments taking place on December 8 and 9 will be available from 15:00 on December 8.

Ticket collection and registration for the EPT Main Event and EPT High Rollers (T#19, T#49, T#57, T#78, T#96) will be available from 09:00 on December 9.


You can buy into the EPT Prague Main Event and Side Events using funds from your PokerStars account by following these tabs within the client: ‘Events’ > ‘Live’ > ‘EUROPE’ > ‘EPT Prague’ > ‘Event Schedule’.

Buy-in into EUREKA Prague Main Event using funds from your Stars account by following these tabs within the Stars client: ‘Event’ > ‘Live Events’ > ‘EUROPE’ > ‘EUREKA Prague’ > ‘Event Schedule’.

Buy-in for all events is available now.

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

Skip the queue, download our PokerStars App and reserve a seat yourself. When you are ready to play, simply collect your ticket from the Ticket Collection Desk.

More information and a guide to the PokerStars App can be found here.


Pre-registration is also available via your PSLive wallet.

If you have funds available, simply visit the ‘Reserve a Ticket’ section of the PSLive portal, select the tournament you want to play, and click ‘Reserve’.

To deposit funds into your PSLive wallet or if you need help to pre-register using  your PSLive wallet please email us for details at

More information and a guide to PSLive wallet are available here.


Registration is available at the Registration Desk using EURO only; we do not offer registration via credit/debit cards or using a different currency at the Registration Desk.

Chips can be withdrawn using credit/debit cards at the cashier of the Atrium Casino and used to buy-in at the Registration Desk.

The Casino does not accept American Express cards.

The Casino only accepts nominative cards.

The EPT Cash Desk located in the Ballroom will be open non-stop; the Cash Desk inside Atrium Casino will be open from 14:00 to 06:00 CET.

Both Cash Desks offer Currency Exchange facilities.

The Casino accepts the following currencies:



Funds for use in Cash Games will be managed by Atrium Casino. Please email for full wire instructions.

Please Note: Atrium Casino will wire back funds only up to the amount originally remitted.


You can only unregister before the tournament starts.

You can unregister by visiting the PokerStars client and un-registering yourself from the tournament, by emailing  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 with both copies of your ticket.

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

For any other enquiries regarding EPT Prague, please contact


Players who qualify or buy-in with their accounts are subject to a cash maximum payout of double the buy-in; any remaining winnings will be credited to their PokerStars account.

Only (except Greece, Slovenia and Israel) players can receive winnings credited to their PokerStars 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 receive up to a maximum of €10,000 cash and payments can only be made in EURO.

Players will need to bring a valid ID or passport in order to collect cash winnings.

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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 19 and 49. Event 19 has a 1% withholding and event 49 has a 2% withholding.
  • 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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Cash games will run 24 hours a day from December 8 at 19:00, until December 19 at 06:00. They will take place in the Grand Ballroom, Hilton Hotel Prague.

All cash games are played in CZK (Czech Koruna).

50 / 50 3,000 5% cap 300
50 / 100 5,000 5% cap 300
100 / 200 10,000 5% cap 300
200 / 400 20,000 5% cap 500
300 / 600 30,000 5% cap 500
500 / 1,000 50,000 5% cap 500
1,000 / 2,000 100,000 5% cap 500

Additional blinds and limits spread upon request.

  • No flop, no drop
  • CZK 25 per pot will be deducted (on the flop) to cover staffing costs.
  • Chinese Poker: CZK 2,500 (CZK 2,125 plus CZK 375 to cover staffing costs) per table every 30 minutes.
  • Additional games such as Stud, Draw, High Low, etc… are available upon request.

Currencies accepted are Euros (€), US Dollar ($) and Czech Koruna (CZK) and currency exchange is available within the Golden Prague Poker Casino.

Credit cards are accepted- VISA, MasterCard, Diners and V-Pay. In addition ATMs are located in the Main Reception of the Hilton Hotel, Prague.


You can send a wire transfer directly to the casino, from a minimum of €25,000, for use in Cash Games.

Please contact CEC Praha, Renata Ksirova, directly on if you wish to do so.

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Satellites to the EPT & Eureka Prague Main Events commence on the following dates:

EPT Main Event
PokerStars.COM / .EU / .BE / .BG / .DK / .EE / .UK / .RO/ .DE-SH - October 9, 2016
PokerStars.ES – Week commencing November 27, 2016
PokerStars.IT – November 8, 2016
PokerStars.FR – ‘Players’ Choice’ satellites will run every Sunday from October 30, 2016
Eureka Main Event
PokerStars.COM / .EU / .BE / .BG / .DK / .EE / .UK/ .RO/ .DE-SH - September 25, 2016
PokerStars.ES – ‘Players’ Choice’ tickets can be used for entry
PokerStars.IT – November 8, 2016
PokerStars.FR – Eureka Prague satellites will not run on .FR

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PokerStars runs a wide range of online satellites to the EPT and Eureka Prague Main Events.

A full EPT Main Event prize package is worth €7,000 and consists of the following:

  • Main Event seat: €5,300
  • Eight nights’ accommodation at the Hilton Prague: €1,296
  • Travel expenses: €404
  • ‘Seat Only’ satellites are also available, as are ‘Seat & Expenses’ to the value of €6,000 (Main Event seat + €700 cash).

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

  • Main Event seat: €1,100
  • Six nights’ accommodation at the Hilton Prague: €972
  • Travel expenses: €228

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

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Check out the great poker and off-the-felt activities you can enjoy in Prague with StarsFun!

Player Party
When: December 12 from 22:00 onwards
Where: Cloud 9
Details: Sign off EPT13 in style at the ever-popular Player Party and enjoy Gluhwein and gingerbread plus a Christmas photo booth

Darius Knight Table Tennis Challenge
When: December 13 from 14:30-16:30
Where: Lobby / Welcome Desk
Details: Come take on Olympic Table Tennis star Darius Knight at his own game and win seats to the Right To Play Charity Event

Right To Play Charity Event
When: December 13 from 19:30
Where: Chez Louie
€150 buy-in, €50 rebuys with the host of the usual top prizes up for grabs

IDEAS Play Sessions
When: December 12-14 from 17:00-19:00
Where: Welcome Desk / Lobby
Details: Be the first to try out new and exciting poker formats with IDEAS Play

Indoor Mini Golf
When: December 11 & 15 from 14:00
Where: Meet at Welcome Desk for transport to offsite activity
Details: Take a swing at golfing success with you and your friends. See the official website for more details.

Indoor Karting
When: December 11 & 15, 13:00
Where: Meet at Welcome Desk for transport to offsite activity
Details: Burn up the track and feel the need for speed in Prague’s premier karting venue. See the official website for more details.

Dealer Auditions
When: December 19, 14:00
Where: Main Tournament Room
Details: Do you have what it to takes to deal with the best? Come and impress our PokerStars Live Tournament Directors during exclusive Dealer Auditions.

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