Latest News & Blogs

Latest News & Blogs

December 2018

Epic year for Main Event Travel

2018 was certainly one of the most exciting years that Main Event Travel has experienced since its launch in 2011 – with new clients, new events and fantastic new functionality on our amazing one-stop-shop website.

November 2018

MPN Poker Tour kicks off 2019 in Tallinn

The first MPNPT festival of 2019 will see the popular tour make a return visit to beautiful Tallinn from 24-27 January.

GUKPT Grand Final starts Sunday

One of the best UK tourneys of the year starts Sunday with the GUKPT Grand Final Main Event at the Poker Room above the iconic Victoria Casino.

Caribbean Party Poker hotel bargains up for grabs!

partypoker LIVE have made some fantastic Caribbean Poker Party hotel rooms available to all MainEventTravel customers so if you want to save some money while staying in the lap of luxury and super close to the tournament venue, now’s your chance.

Battle of Malta celebrates new champion & biggest Malta poker tournament ever

With a €1m guarantee for the flagship Main Event, Battle of Malta 2018 certainly set a high bar for success! But the giant 3,816-entry field for the Main Event and 13,000 tournament entries overall made this year’s Battle of Malta a spectacular success. If you were there, we hope you had fun! If you weren't, well you know what to do next year!!!

October 2018

Battle of Malta obliterates records at Casino Malta

There is no doubt that this year’s Battle of Malta has been a runaway success. With 3,815 players, the €1 million guarantee event at Casino Malta didn’t just top last year’s record-breaking field, it came pretty close to doubling it.

MainEventTravel stalwart Mad Harper braves Battle of Malta SOBER to raise money for MacMillan

Mad Harper, MainEventTravel's content writer, is doing Dry October to raise money for MacMillan. We thought staying sober for a month wasn't tough enough - so we've brought her out to Battle of Malta where the beer is flowing and there's a party every 20 minutes ...

WPTDeepstacks back in Brussels next month

Poker’s premier mid-major tournament circuit is making a return visit to Belgium next month with the WPTDeepStacks Brussels festival running November 6-11 at Casino Brussels Viage.

WSOP champs set to attend 888Live London next month

A trio of former World Series champions will be competing at 888Live London Festival next month at Aspers Casino.

Battle of Malta is coming! 5 Nights from €600

The Battle of Malta is starting in just over a fortnight and we’re celebrating with great discounts for players selecting MainEventTravel’s special offer hotel+buy-in packages.

partypoker heads to spectacular new venue in the Bahamas for Caribbean Poker Party 2018

With MILLIONS UK now done and dusted, poker players are eagerly awaiting the next big date as partypoker heads back to the Bahamas for the Caribbean Poker Party next month.

September 2018

GUKPT all set for amazing Luton festival

Grosvenor Casino’s popular GUKPT is off to Luton next month with a packed festival running October 7-14.

£8.5 million guaranteed partypoker MILLIONS UK starts tomorrow

partypoker is back at Dusk Till Dawn Poker Club in Nottingham tomorrow for the partypoker MILLIONS UK – with a massive £8,500,000 in guaranteed prize pools across the whole festival.

Adam Owen wins GUKPT Leeds; next stop Luton October 7-14

British pro Adam Owen scored a unique double at GUKPT Leeds this weekend, taking down both the Main Event – for £41,950 – and the Mini Main. It’s the first time any player has ever won both tournaments at the same event. The next GUKPT is Luton, October 7-14.

More than 200 MPN qualifiers headed to Battle of Malta

More than 200 players have already won their way to this year’s Battle of Malta via MPN. The popular network has already sold out its €1,500 packages and is now on track to sell out its special €1,800 packages as well.

Patrik Antonius to compete at Battle of Malta

Patrik Antonius, one of the best poker players in the world, is set to compete at this year’s Battle of Malta. Antonius, who has won more than $11 million at live poker tournaments and many more millions online, will be taking part in the €550 Battle of Malta Main Event in October.

Buy-in direct for Battle of Malta at Casino Malta cash desk

Players can now buy in direct for the forthcoming Battle of Malta at the Casino Malta cash desk. The new facility makes it even easier for locals to secure their seat in the award-winning event.

Christophe De Meulder wins Unibet Poker Belgian Championship

Belgian poker pro and TV personality Christophe De Meulder has won the award-winning Unibet Poker Belgian Championship Main Event for a career-best cash of €42,020.

August 2018

888Live Festival heads back to London in November

888Live will be heading back to London in November with a giant 888Live London Festival at Aspers Casino offering 12 days of non-stop poker action from November 22 to December 3.

Award-winning Unibet Poker Belgian Championship starts next week

The third Unibet Poker Belgian Championship kicks off next week in the buzzing seaside resort of Blankenberge. Hundreds of players are expected to attend the popular tournament, which won Event of the Year at the Belgian Poker Awards in April.

Countdown on for 888Poker CNP Barcelona Festival

The countdown is on for next month’s 888Poker CNP Festival De Barcelona which is taking place at Casino Barcelona in Port Olimpic from September 24 to 30.

£8.5 million prize pool guarantees for partypoker MILLIONS UK

Next month’s eagerly-awaited partypoker MILLIONS UK boasts a staggering £8,500,000 in guaranteed prize pools, including a £5,000,000 guaranteed Main Event.

Exclusive offer – “No Booking Fee” for Battle of Malta buy-ins

MainEventTravel has secured a great deal for Battle of Malta players planning to compete in either the €550 Main Event or the €1,320 High Roller.

GUKPT heads back to Leeds after record-breaking Goliath

After yet another record-breaking Goliath in Coventry, Grosvenor Casino’s popular GUKPT is back on the road with the £100k guarantee GUKPT Leeds running September 9-16.

Cash Game Festival back to Bratislava in September

After a rip-roaring festival of fun in April, Cash Game Festival will be back in Bratislava in September for another epic stop

Jam-packed schedule for WPTDeepStacks Marrakech in September

The sumptuous Casino de Marrakech Es Saadi Gardens & Resort is the venue for next month’s WPTDeepstacks Marrakech tournament. This stunning property is truly world-class and has helped make WPTDeepStacks Marrakech one of the most popular stops on the WPTDeeepstacks European tour.

WPT Deepstacks off to Portugal!

WPTDeepStacks is heading to Portugal for its next stop – and the spectacular golf haven of Vilamoura. WPTDeepStacks Portugal runs September 1-9 at Casino Vilamoura.

Countdown to Unibet DSO Malta!

The Unibet DeepStack Open is heading to Malta next month with a four-day festival at Casino Malta from September 6-9.

EPT Barcelona starts next week

It’s back! The popular European Poker Tour Barcelona event kicks off next week with ten Platinum Passes up for grabs – along with mouth-watering prize pools in dozens of tournaments from August 21 to September 2.

Fantastic MainEventTravel special offers for Battle of Malta

MainEventTravel has some great special offers available for the forthcoming Battle of Malta. This year’s event is set to be the biggest yet and is being held in a spacious new location at the InterContinental Arena Conference Centre running October 25-30.

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