Wednesday 16th August, 2017

Ten days to go! WPT Deepstacks Portugal starts next Friday

By Mad Harper

WPTDeepStacks Europe is heading to Portugal for the first time next week with  WPTDeepStacks Portugal running August 25-September 3 in the spectacular golf haven of Vilamoura.


This  is the tour’s first trip to Portugal and one that plans to deliver an incredible experience in a spectacular location. Vilamoura is a must-visit destination for golf players, located close to numerous championship courses, as well as beautiful white sand beaches stretching for miles along the coast.


We are the tour’s Official Travel Partner so check out our great offers for WPTDeepStacks Portugal. We have lots of great hotels close to Casino Solverde in lovely Vilamoura.


The festival takes place August 25 - September 3 with the €200,000 guaranteed Main Event starting August 31 with a €1,100 buy-in. The schedule also includes a €2,200 High Roller and €135+€135+€30 Progressive Bounty, €360 NL Turbo and €300 PLO tourney.


Frenchman Jonathan  Khalifa whizzed through the field in the last WPTDeepstacks. The PMU.fr WPTDeepStacks Cannes €1,200 Main Event awarded a top prize of €60,157 and the result was Khalifa’s best live tournament score.


Khalifa had to navigate through a super-tough final table including former French Player of the Year and Team PMU.fr Pro Erwann Pecheux, Antonin Teisseire and Gilbert Diaz. Khalifa’s prize also came with a €2,000 seat into the season-ending WPTDeepStacks European Championship event.


WPTDeepstacks Europe

Following Portugal comes a trip to Grand Casino Brussels VIAGE in the heart of the European capital. The WPTDeepStacks Brussels festival runs September 11-17 and features a €1,200 Main Event from September 14-17. At the end of September, WPTDeepStacks hops over to Marrakech for the PMU.fr WPTDeepStacks Marrakech festival. Held at the famous Moroccan city resort of Casino de Marrakesh, the WPTDeepStacks Marrakesh festival runs September 29 to October 8.

In October, WPTDeepStacks returns to Holland for WPTDeepStacks Netherlands at Holland Casino in Valkenburg with a jam-packed schedule from October 9-15. The €1,200 Main Event starts October 12.  The final stop for WPTDeepStacks in Europe during 2017 is the PMU.fr WPTDeepStacks Deauville festival. The full schedule of events takes place December 5-11 at Casino Barrière Deauville, with the €1,200 Main Event running December 8-11.


WPT off to Brazil

The WPT is also off to glamorous destinations this month with  WPT Brazil in August. The WPT's first ever stop in Brasil will take place near the major beach resort of Camboriú near Santa Caterina. MainEventTravel is the tour’s Official Travel Partner so check out our great hotel deals for WPT Brasil.


The event, presented by Brasil Poker Live – part of the Aconcagua Poker Network, will take place at the stunning Infinity Blue Resort & Spa Camboriú Brasil. The R$1,500 Main Event is scheduled for August 23-29 and features a R$2 million guarantee.


There’s also the WPT Legends of Poker taking place at Los Angeles’ famous Bicycle Casino from August 26-31.


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