Saturday 24th December, 2016

Debut PokerStars Championship Bahamas starts January 6

By Mad Harper

It may have a new name but PokerStars’ annual trip to the Bahamas has been on the schedule for over a decade. The PokerStars Championship Bahamas event is running at Atlantis resort on Paradise Island from January 6-14 – check out all MainEventTravel’s hotel options here.


Thousands of players from around the world will be packing up their swimsuits and goggles ready for one of the biggest tournaments of the year, featuring an action-packed schedule and a ton of other activites. With over 90 tournaments on offer there is something for everyone. Cash games are open from midday to midnight, plus there’s also the PCB Player Lounge, Virtual Reality stations, a AFC/NFC Tailgate & Squares Competition and 3 v 3 Basketball Competition.


The key tourney dates are:

  • PokerStars Open: January 10-12, 2017 - $220
  • PokerStars Cup: January 12-14, 2017 - $440
  • PokerStars National Championship: January 7-9, 2017 - $2,200
  • PokerStars Championship Main Event: January 8-14, 2017 - $5,000
  • PokerStars Championship High Roller: January 12-14, 2017 - $25,750
  • PokerStars Championship Super High Roller: January 6-8, 2017 - $100,000