A whole host of low buy-in poker festivals are being held in Europe over the coming weeks. The Unibet Deep Stack Open which kicked off the new year is offering fans a four-day €550 UDSO Main Event as well as a two-day €1,000 USDO High Roller
Next up is the Planet Earth Poker Tour being held between Jan. 14-22 in Dublin, Ireland. This new poker tournament has been launched by noted organizer Steve Frezer along with tournament director Teresa Nousiainen.
The first season has five stops scheduled with thef irst one being in Dublin. Two of the four opening days for €550 Planet Earth Poker Tour Dublin Main Event will be held at the JJP Mulhuddart Poker Club & Casino in Dublin and the Gold Rush Card Club in Cork.
The remaining two days will be held at Regency Hotel in Dublin where most of the events will take place. The tournament offers a number of satellites and side events such as a €110 team event, two €170 side events as well as a heads-up event for €110. A few of the winners will be given tickets from the first $100K Planet Event Poker Tour Championship Freeroll to be held in December in Las Vegas.
Following this is the first PokerStars Festival that will be held at London’s Hippodrome Casino between Jan. 22 and 29. This fest is part of PokerStars’ newly designed format for its live events. Its schedule is choc-a- bloc with 22 events and the headline event is the £990 PokerStars Festival London Main Event, spread over five days starting Jan. 25. Apart from the Main Event, the Festival offers a range of events for buy-ins across levels.
Lower limit players will have a wide choice in satellites and side events including roulette and blackjack tournaments under the StarsFun banner. High stakes players will have the option of the exciting £2,200 PokerStars Festival London High Roller event.
The MPN Poker Tour begins its 2017 tour with a low-limit tournament in Vienna, Austria starting Jan. 25. This will be held at the Montesino Card Casino and will have nine events with buy-ins starting from a low of €60 up to €1,100. Satellites begin at just €37. Top billing is for the €550 MPN Poker Tour Vienna Main Event with €200,000 as guaranteed prize pool.
The 888Live Rozvadov Festival at King’s Casino begins Jan. 26 and goes on till Feb. 6. With over €600,000 in combined guaranteed prizes, the fest offers players dozens of opportunities to enjoy low budget plays, with side events starting at €60 while satellites are at €50.