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June 2022

PokerStars gives hundreds of grassroots players the chance to win a $30k Platinum Pass

A ton of live events over the next few months – including a stop in Dublin – will give amateur and recreational players the chance to compete at the richest $25,000 buy-in event in poker history – the PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship in the Bahamas next January.

888poker LIVE continues its 20th-anniversary celebrations in Bucharest

888poker LIVE continues its 20th-anniversary celebrations with the 888poker LIVE Bucharest festival in one of Europe's most beautiful and bustling cities, held at the 4-Star Marriott Sheraton Hotel June 20th – 26th

The Inaugural ESPT/UKIPT Summer Festival Malta Starts in Two Weeks

It’s just over two weeks to go before Summer Festival Malta – a brand new event which is being jointly hosted by the Estrellas Poker Tour and the UKIPT.

May 2022

Vegas Dollar Delivery $ervice

As poker players ourselves, we know that getting your hands on your bankroll in cash is a #1 priority. At MainEventTravel.com, we have an easy and cost-effective solution that can help you remove the difficulties of getting hold of dollars in cash in Vegas.

Vegas – this summer’s tournament lowdown!

The World Series of Poker grabs so many of the poker headlines that you might be forgiven for thinking it’s the only thing that happens in Vegas all summer. However, several other venues also offer exciting tournament schedules including the Aria, the Venetian, the Golden Nugget, the Wynn, MGM Grand and the Orleans.

Farrell wins UKIPT Dublin – with a hangover

Scottish pro Niall Farrell has netted his first UKIPT trophy after taking down the €1,100 Dublin Main Event on Sunday for €54,940.

All eyes on Chris Da-silva, Ambassador for The Hippodrome Casino

We talk to Chris Da-silva, the charismatic Ambassador for London’s Hippodrome Casino, about Battle of Malta, heading to Vegas for WSOP 2022 and his year so far!

April 2022

888poker LIVE heads to Barcelona in May

888poker is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with an exciting roster of live events. The year kicked off with two festivals in London, and the High Stakes festival London starts today April 20. Now the company has announced dates for the 888poker LIVE Barcelona festival in May.

UKIPT London huge success; PokerStars announces more live events starting with UKIPT Dublin

PokerStars has kicked off a run of exciting live events with a hugely successful revival of the UK & Ireland Poker Tour in London. The UKIPT was a mainstay of the European poker calendar for five years and got back into action in early April with a massive ten-day festival at The Hippodrome Casino.

March 2022

Countdown to WSOP 2022

After a tricky two years for live poker, this year’s World Series of Poker looks like being a sensational event – and the mother of all reunions for players across the globe. Amazingly it is now only nine weeks until the start of the world’s biggest poker festival so it’s definitely time to start planning your trip.

888poker keeps celebrating with a return to The Poker Room in April

888poker is hosting its first-ever High Stakes festival next month with a return visit to the Poker Room at London’s celebrated Victoria Casino. The upcoming 888poker LIVE London High Stack Festival is part of 888poker’s year-long celebration of its 20th anniversary – and London is very much in the spotlight.

Europe's Longest Running Poker Festival Returns to Dublin

After a two-year hiatus, the Irish Poker Open, one of Europe’s most popular poker tournaments, will be back in April with an eight-day festival at CityWest in Dublin.

February 2022

Two great PokerStars London Series events set for mid-February and March at The Hippodrome

London’s celebrated Hippodrome Casino is gearing up for a busy few months with two great PokerStars-branded tournaments lined up in February and March. 

Tim Chung wins biggest GUKPT Main Event in history

The GUKPT always gets the new poker calendar off to a cracking start and GUKPT London – which ended on Sunday at the Poker Room at the Victoria Casino – certainly pulled out all the stops with the biggest ever GUKPT Main Event in the tour’s long history.

MainEventTravel.com partnering Casino Malta for two Battle of Malta festivals in 2022

For the first time ever, Casino Malta will be hosting two Battle of Malta festivals this year with the first event in April, followed by a second in the Autumn.

Alexander Yen beats Anton Wigg to win first WPT of Season XX

The WPT’s 20th season has got off to a cracking start in Hollywood with a fiercely-contested battle at the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open. Alexander Yen beat Swedish tournament crusher and EPT champion Anton Wigg heads-up for his first major title and a $975,240 first prize

January 2022

WSOP Returns to its roots as Bally's transforms into Horseshoe Las Vegas

Legendary casino brand Horseshoe is returning to Las Vegas as Bally's begins a transformation just in time for The World Series of Poker.

MSPT Poker Bowl VI is a highlight of Venetian Deepstack Extravaganza schedule

All eyes will be on the Venetian next month when the next Deep Stack Extravaganza festival gets underway in Las Vegas. One of the flagship tournaments on the 41-event schedule is the Mid-Stakes Poker Tour’s Poker Bowl VI which not only comes with a glistening trophy but a juicy $500,000 guarantee as well.

2022 set for stellar start at GUKPT London in January!

The GUKPT always gets the new poker year off to a cracking start with their traditional “Leg 1” festival at the Poker Room at the Victoria Casino in London.

Vegas offers Brits a warm welcome

The UK government has announced the easing of restrictions on travelling for vaccinated Brits, opening the option for escapes to warmer weather possible, and making travel to Las Vegas an appealing option.

partypoker LIVE is LIVE again

partypoker LIVE are celebrating the start of 2022 with the re-introduction of LIVE Events in the UK. The first will be the flagship Grand Prix tour, to be hosted at Dusk Till Dawn Nottingham.

December 2021

888poker starts the New Year with 12-day festival in London

The popular 888poker LIVE Festival is getting 2022 off to a great start with a huge festival at the Poker Room at London’s celebrated Grosvenor Victoria Casino.

November 2021

Koray Aldemir is your new WSOP Main Event Winner 2021

German superstar Koray Aldemir experienced every poker player’s dream earlier this month when he won the 2021 WSOP Main Event for a staggering $8 million!

Get ready for the GUKPT Grand Final 2022

The hugely popular Grosvenor UK Poker Tour is making the Poker Room at the Victoria Casino in London an absolute must-visit destination for poker players right now. 

Missing Vegas? Check out December’s WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic 

The WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic has become a massive Winter tradition in the States as the biggest poker festival to close out the calendar year.

July 2021

WSOP prepares for biggest Main Event ever

WSOP 2021 will run September 30 – November 23, featuring 88 gold bracelet events in total with buy-ins ranging from $400 to $250,000.

Farrell back to defend his title at Tallinn Summer Showdown

Scottish poker pro Niall Farrel will be back in Tallinn next week to defend his title at the Tallinn Poker Festival Summer Showdown.

The GUKPT is BACK!

After a 16-month hiatus, the GUKPT will be back in force next week with Leg 1 of a brand new 2021 season. 

August 2020

Organisers cancel this year’s Battle of Malta Live Event, promising exciting replacement online

Organisers cancel this year’s Battle of Malta Live Event, promising exciting replacement online

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