About PokerStars Live

PokerStars Live is home to all PokerStars-sponsored live events and cardrooms. Huge poker tours - like the European Poker Tour (EPT) and the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) - bring together players from around the world for big events, rich prize pools, and professional cash games at distinct festivals and national poker rooms.

Whether it's global tours like the EPT and APPT, or more regionally-focused tours like the Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP), PokerStars Live offers the highest quality poker experiences in the world - and we’re inviting you to join the action. For more on PokerStars Live events and cardrooms, see below.

PokerStars Players NL Hold'em Championship

PokerStars Players NL Hold'em Championship

The PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC) is a unique $25,000 buy-in poker tournament. The first PSPC will be held in The Bahamas in January 2019. It is a true event for the players and aims to be the biggest, richest $25,000 event every year, with a player experience that is second to none, no matter what level you play at. You can qualify for the PSPC via PokerStars Live events, and online at PokerStars.

Visit the PokerStars Players NL Hold'em Championship

European Poker Tour

European Poker Tour

For 13 years, the much loved and iconic European Poker Tour (EPT) was the world’s richest and most popular poker tour. Heroes, pros and villains made their stories across the felts in glamorous cities and historic casinos across Europe and beyond. And after a year away, the EPT is back - underlining the commitment from sponsor PokerStars to promote poker around the world. The EPT is designed for all players, with tournament buy-ins from €100 up to €100,000. It also offers multiple opportunities to qualify for the spectacular PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC) in The Bahamas.

Visit the European Poker Tour

Asia Pacific Poker Tour

Asia Pacific Poker Tour

Originally launched in 2007, the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) is the premier poker tour in the Asia-Pacific region. It regularly awards the most prize money to the largest player fields, and past stops have included Macau, the Philippines, and South Korea. The APPT umbrella also includes record-breaking events such as the Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP), Macau Poker Cup, Manila Megastack, and Macau Millions. In addition, APPT events also offer numerous chances to qualify for the PokerStars NL Hold'em Players Championship in The Bahamas.

Visit the Asia Pacific Poker Tour



Formed in 2004, the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) is the ultimate combination of sun, fun and blistering poker action in The Bahamas. Hosted at the Atlantis Resort in Nassau the PCA offers big prize pools, a wide selection of tournaments for every bankroll, and the chance to make some great memories – on and off the felt. Pack your sunscreen, look out your sunglasses, and join thousands of players in paradise for one of the best tournaments in the world!

Visit the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure



Launched in 2017, PokerStars MEGASTACK took the poker world by storm, with huge fields in many locations across Europe and beyond. The grassroots tour had astonishingly large events in its first season, including a record-breaking 2,177 players at La Grande-Motte in France, and 789 at Casino Estoril -  a Portuguese record. MEGASTACK tournaments can be both entry-level tournaments for players new to live poker or for more seasoned players, but each promises a deep-stacked, professionally run poker experience at a fraction of the normal cost.

Visit PokerStars MEGASTACK

Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP)


Launched in 2006, the BSOP is Brazil’s biggest poker tour. Visit beautiful and exciting cities as you chase BSOP success across the country. Join hundreds of qualifiers and the best players in Brazil and Latin America, as they play for huge prize pools and a BSOP Title. Have you got what it takes to become the next champion?

Visit the official BSOP site.

The Best Live Card Rooms

As well as hosting exciting live poker tournament festivals, PokerStars Live is also home to high-quality poker card rooms around the world. Click through for more on each location.

PokerStars Live Macau

PokerStars Live Manila

PokerStars Live at the Hippodrome Casino London

The History of PokerStars Live

For over 13 years, PokerStars-sponsored festivals have set the industry-standard for live tournaments and cash games. Bringing together thousands of players - both professional and amateur - each tour carried poker to a new corner of the world, creating countless memories in the process. Now PokerStars Live will build on their successes to push live poker to its next stage.


PokerStars Live FAQs


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