Thursday 1st December, 2016

Exotic destinations for January!

By Mad Harper

January is always an exciting month for poker players with two major events on offer plus a host of other exciting destinations. The flagship festivals next month are the PokerStars Championship Bahamas from January 6-14 and the Aussie Millions from Jan 11 to 30. There’s also a novel new stop from the World Poker Tour with WPT National Cambodia from January 2-13 – chance to get in a visit to the world-famous Angkor Wat temple complex!

 

The new PokerStars Festival series makes its European debut with PokerStars Festival London at The Hippodrome Casino in London from January 22-29 and, across the pond, the first half of the WPT Deepstacks Season 4 schedule kicks off at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida on January 12 - with a $1 million guaranteed Main Event starting January 19.

 

The WSOP International Circuit heads to Morocco with an event in Marrakech from January 14-22 and there’s WSOP Circuit events at Choctaw Resort Casino from January 11-23 and Horseshoe Tunica from January 19 -30. Other highlights next month include the WPT Deepstacks at Seminole Hard Rock in Florida (in Season 3, the series attracted a Florida record of 1,684 entries) and the Israeli Poker Championships at Casino Malta (Jan 13-16), plus the WPT Borgata Winter Open in New Jersey from January 17 to February 3.

The first GUKPT event of 2017 is in London for at the Vic from January 29 to February 5. MainEventTravel.com is your one-stop shop for all your poker travel in 2017 - don’t hesitate to get in touch.