Tuesday 25th October, 2016

What's on in November!

By Mad Harper

It’s a packed month of poker in November – with events to whet your appetite right across the globe. Take your pick from sun-drenched events in the Caribbean to some super-lively events in the UK, across Europe, North America and beyond!

First up is the award-winning PokerListings Battle of Malta (BOM)  running November 2-7 at Portomaso Casino. BOM has broken its own attendance records every year since it launched in 2012 and Malta is a superb poker destination with a wealth of great hotels, restaurants, bars and clubs just a stone’s throw from the casino.  

Poker in the sun
The WSOP has a hot new international stop this season – the WSOPC Caribbean Festival at Casino Royale in Sonesta Maho Beach Resort on the beautiful island of Sint Maarten. There are 38 tourneys from November 3-16 including a $1,675 Championship Event with $250,000 guarantee. More tropical sun is on offer straight afterwards with partypoker’s Caribbean Poker Party at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic from November 19-26. The two big events are the $2,500 + $250 partypoker Million Tournament with $2 million Guarantee, plus the $4650 + $350 WPT Caribbean which has a $1 million guarantee.

European poker fun
Back in Europe, the Master Classics is back in Amsterdam with a “Silver Edition” to celebrate the event’s 25th anniversary. There are 16 events from November 12-26 at Holland Casino, including the €1,250 + €80 buy-in Main Event and €25,000 High Roller. Cash Game Festival is heading back to beautiful Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, from November 16-20. MainEventTravel.com is the Festival’s official partner so you can benefit from our special rates. Just across the Med, the MPN Poker Tour kicks off November 10 for the final festival of 2016 at the beautiful Mazagan Beach Resort in Morocco. Mazagan is a fabulous resort with restaurants, nightclubs, kids clubs, a golf course and spa as well as its famed casino. Parisian glamour beckons with the first WSOP International Circuit event taking place at beautiful Cercle Clichy Montmartre from November 11-27.

UK action
Brits have a lot of fun things on offer next month. Action will be well underway at the start of November with the celebrated Dusk Till Dawn casino in Nottingham hosting the partypoker WPT UK Festival of Poker from October 24 to November 6. GUKPT Blackpool starts November 6 with a week-long event at Grosvenor Casino Blackpool in the UK's favourite seaside resort. MainEventTravel.com is the GUKPT’s Official Travel Partner and has great deals on Blackpool hotels so don’t hesitate to get in touch. We also say goodbye to the UKIPT with the final UKIPT Series takes place at The Hippodrome Casino in London from November 18-20.

Montreal & Asia
Across the pond, the partypoker WPT Montreal starts November 11 with a $2 million guarantee $3,850 Main Event at Playground Poker Club in the Quebec capital. The first PokerStars Festival will be wrapping up in New Jersey In Asia (October 29 – November 6) while PokerStars LIVE Macau is hosting the 2016 Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) from October 28 - November 13. The ACOP, an official event of the APPT, features a HK$$100,000 buy-in Main Event with a whopping HKD$15,000,000 (c $2 million) guarantee!