Click here for details on how to qualify to this event via PokerStars.
If you reserve a seat in advance, you can collect your ticket from a Ticket Collection station at the event from 14:00 the day before a tournament starts, until the end of the late registration period. PSPC and PCA Main Event ticket collections are available from 17:00 on January 5.
Please Note: if you do not arrive to collect your ticket and have not informed us of your un-registration BEFORE the start of the tournament, your funds will be added to the prize pool and you will not be entitled to a refund.
COM and EU Stars Account holders can buy into any of the tournaments in the schedule by going to the ’Events’> ‘Live’ tab on the PokerStars client and searching for your chosen event. Buy in using your Stars Account funds like you would any other tournament. Online registration for Main Event is now open – registration for Side Events is open from the first week of November. Online registration will close when ticket collection for each event begins. At this point, you will still be able to register using your COM or EU Stars Account at the on-site Registrations desk. Please contact us for assistance.
Please Note: there are regional restrictions regarding online buy-ins. Please contact Please contact us for more information if you are unsure.
Onsite registration for Main Event will be open from 17:00 on January 5 until the end of the late registration period. For Side Events, registration will be open at 14:00 the day before the tournament, until the end of the late registration period for each tournament.
Please Note: you are unable to un-register and receive a refund after the tournament start time.
You can buy in onsite using any of the following options by visiting the registrations desk, please note that we cannot accept part payment of one payment type with another.
Simply visit the registrations team with valid personal identification to register. Any questions? Email the Live Team for help with tournament entry options.
Wire transfers for the PCA can be made directly to Atlantis Casino for tournament buy-ins and cash games. Please follow the instructions below carefully if you wish to make a wire transfer, and make sure you have read and understood all corresponding rules and procedures included in the wire transfer process.
If you sent a wire transfer to Atlantis Casino for PCA 2018, note you already have a Front Money Account with them. Please contact the Casino and ask them for your Front Money Account number. Once you have this number, feel free to use the correct wire instructions as per above, and initiate your wire transfer.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
Account Application And Transfer Deadlines
Wire Transfers of $50,000 or More
Front Money Account Desk Opening Times
To be confirmed.
There will be NO currency exchange service active during the PCA event. It is your responsibility to ensure that you bring US dollars to use on-site. There are several banks just off property that do offer a limited currency exchange (up to $500 a day maximum).
We do NOT accept credit or debit cards to buy in to tournaments at the PCA.
Please note that the PS Cashier (formerly known as the PCA Bank) will NOT be operating at the PCA. Players will NO LONGER be able to withdraw funds from their Stars Accounts in chips that could be used for cash games etc.
Players have a variety of payout options open to them including cash, wire transfer and deposit to Stars Account. There are restrictions that apply to certain payout options depending on the status of your account, and there may be limits to the amount a player can receive in cash.
You can choose to be credited your winnings by one payment method or by a combination of different payment methods.