PokerStars Festival London

£400,000 guaranteed Main Event prize pool

The first PokerStars Festival London event of 2017 kicks-off at the iconic Hippodrome Casino, located in the heart of London’s West End. The venue - home to unforgettable UK & Ireland Poker Tour events in the past - has five distinct bars, an outstanding restaurant, regular live music and cabaret performances at an in-house theatre, unique shisha terrace, plus three floors of gaming choice. With all this and a full schedule of PokerStars Festival events to enjoy, make sure you’re part of the fun at the Hippodrome Casino from January 22-29, 2017.

The PokerStars Festival, which has evolved from the popular UKIPT London tournament, will attract the best players from across the UK, Ireland and beyond. Will you be joining them?

Festival Dates: January 22-29, 2017

KEY DATES & EVENT INFO

  • PokerStars Super Deep: January 23-25, 2017 - £275
  • PokerStars Festival High Roller: January 24-25, 2017 - £2,200
  • PokerStars Festival Main Event:  January 25-29, 2017 - £990
  • StarsFun Roulette Tournament: January 26, 2017 - £120
  • StarsFun Blackjack Tournament: January 27, 2017 - £120
  • StarsFun Craps Tournament: January 28, 2017 - £120
  • PokerStars Cup: January 28-29, 2017 - £330
  • NL Holdem Ladies Event: January 29, 2017 - £170
  • Turbo Deepstack UKIPT Edition: January 29, 2017 - £170

VENUE

The license holder and operator of this event is the Hippodrome Casino.

The Hippodrome Casino

Cranbourn Street,

Leicester Square,

London,

WC2H 7JH

Tel No: +44 (0)207 769 8888

  • Dress code: No dress code, so wear what you are comfortable wearing.
  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • NB: Photo ID is required for entry and all players must be members of the Hippodrome Casino

SPECIAL NOTICE TO POKERSTARS.UK PLAYERS

PokerStars.UK users will not able to buy into live events via the PokerStars client going forward. While we would like to be able to allow you to directly buy-in to live events using money in your PokerStars.UK account, we are simply not permitted to offer such a service.

This will only affect you when you are trying to directly buy into live events using funds from your PokerStars.UK account. This has no impact on players who win satellite entries to live events, or players who buy-in using funds that are from outside of their PokerStars accounts.

Please be aware that you are going to need to use alternative mechanisms to buy into future live events, such as wire-transfers, cash and or by using debit/credit cards.

CASH GAMES

The following cash games will be running throughout the Festival. For further information, speak to a member of staff.

  • £1/£3 NLH Shock Clock (min £150-max £1,000)
  • £2/£5 NLH Deep Stack (min £500-no max)

January Cash Race Promotion

On January 11, we’re hosting a special Cash Race tournament that will award £4,000 in PokerStars Festival London tournament credits. Speak to a member of staff for more details.

STARSFUN

PokerStars will host a wide variety of special events, including the unmissable Player Party within the Hippodrome Casino throughout the festival. With games, activities and London’s famous nightlife in the surrounding area, you’re sure to find something to enjoy.

In addition, there are three special tournaments scheduled, each with a fun twist. These will be played in Lola’s Underground Casino inside the Hippodrome Casino:

STARSFUN TOURNAMENTS

  • Roulette Tournament: January 26, 2017 - £110
  • Blackjack Tournament: January 27, 2017 - £110
  • Craps Tournament: January 28, 2017 - £110

TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION

PokerStars Travel offers a wide range of accommodation options, including discounted rates, specifically for PokerStars players. Further information will be emailed to all full package qualifiers within seven days of winning a satellite.

For accommodation information please visit: www.pokerstarstravel.com. If you have any questions about accommodation in London contact info@pokerstarstravel.com.

By air

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London has several airports within easy reach of the city centre. The main London airport is Heathrow, which serves nearly all major international airlines as well as numerous budget airlines. Heathrow is 15 miles west of London (24km). Other London airports - Gatwick, Luton and Stansted - are further afield, but enjoy easy train and bus links to the city centre.

By train

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The nearest mainline rail stations are Charing Cross and Waterloo.

The nearest underground stations are Leicester Square, Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus and Charing Cross. Please note the Night Tube services are now running on the Central, Victoria, Northern and Jubilee lines. The Night Tube will offer a 24-hour service on Fridays and Saturdays.