EPT Buy-ins and Payouts

All players must have a PSLive Account to participate in any EPT tournament. If you don’t already have an account, visit the PSLive Portal to sign up in advance. Any questions?  Contact us.

Qualify

Click here for details on how to qualify for EPT events via PokerStars.

EPT Buy-in Options

You can buy into upcoming events using the following methods:

Event

Cash

Chips

COM/EU Stars Account

Credit Card

Debit Card

Casino Online Shop

Casino Wire Transfer

EPT Sochi

 X

X

X

X

X

 

X

Monte-Carlo

X

X

X

 X

 X

 

X

EPT Barcelona

X

X

X

X*

X*

X

X**

EPT Prague

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

Read on for more details regarding each option, and for available payout options.

*Credit/Debit Cards won’t be accepted at the Registration desks during EPT Barcelona. Players need to purchase chips at the Casino Cage and then proceed to the Cash Registration desks.

**Players who wire funds will need to collect them at the Casino Cage and then proceed to Cash Registration desks. Tournaments pre-registration is not available via wire transfer.

Cash and Chips

Cash and chips will be accepted at the Registration desk at each event. Visit the Registration desk with your PSLive Card to buy-in.

For EPT Sochi, players wishing to register using cash should first purchase chips and then buy-in using chips at the registration desk.

COM/EU Stars Account

COM/EU Stars Account holders can buy-in before an event by going to the ‘Events’ > 'Live' lobby in the game client. Online registration will be available from around six weeks before an event until the end of late registration for the respective event. There is no need to visit the Registrations Desk onsite if you register online – just head straight to the Ticket Collection Desk.

Please Note: there are regional restrictions regarding online buy-ins. Please contact our Registrations Team if you are unsure.

Credit and Debit Cards

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Casinos will accept credit and debit card payments, either directly for tournament registration, or to purchase chips from the casino cage. Casinos will only accept nominative cards, and there maybe restrictions on what cards are accepted.

Please check each Casino's website for details.

Casino Online Shops

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For EPT Barcelona, the Casino will offer an online buy-in page via their website.  This is not offered for other EPT events. Check back soon for the link.

Casino Wire Transfer Details

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Casinos will offer a wire transfer service, and players can transfer funds to the venue for cash games and tournament registrations. Contact our Registrations Team for further information.

The wiring process is subject to change per event and regional restrictions may apply.

General Information

  • Registration desks will be clearly signposted at each event.
  • Registration desk will open daily, from one hour before the start of the first tournament of a given day. Main and National events will open two hours before. Registration desks will stay open until the late registration period for that day's last tournament has ended.*
  • Registration hours for specific tournaments are listed on all tournament schedules.
  • Pre-registered players can collect tournament tickets from the Ticket Collection Desk once each tournament's registration has opened.

*Subject to change 

Please Note:

  • Unregistration is not permitted after tournament start times, and buy-in funds will be added to the overall prize pool.
  • Buy-ins are only accepted through one payment method. For example, you cannot buy in to a tournament with part cash and part Stars Account.

EPT Payout Options

You can choose to be credited your winnings by one payment method, or by a combination of different payment methods. Here's what options are available at upcoming events:

EventStars AccountCasino Wire TransferCash
EPT Sochi  X X X
Monte-Carlo X X X
EPT Barcelona X X X
EPT Prague X X X

Read on for more details regarding each option.

COM/EU Stars Account

Regional and Stars Account status restrictions may apply. 

Casino Wire

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Where applicable, casinos will offer wire transfers. Restrictions may apply. For more information, contact us.

*Players can ONLY wire tournament winnings back to their bank account via casino wire transfers. Casinos will verify that funds are legitimate tournament winnings.

Cash

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A maximum amount may apply.

SPECIAL NOTICE REGARDING PSLIVE WALLET SERVICE

PSLive Wallet is no longer available as a buy-in option or a payout option.

If you still have a balance on your PSLive account please contact us to make a withdrawal.