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The Barcelona Main Event will be held at the Casino Barcelona from August 17-22, 2016. The Main Event will feature a €1,000 + €100 buy-in.

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KEY DATES & EVENT INFO

  • NL - Hold’em (August 17-19, 2016) - €10,000 + €300
  • Estrellas Main Event (August 17-22, 2016) - €1,000 + €100
  • PokerStars Cup (August 17-22, 2016) - €400 + €40
  • Super High Roller (August 20-22, 2016) - €48,500 + €1,500
  • Estrellas High Roller (August 21-23, 2016) - €2,000 + €200
  • EPT Main Event (August 22-28, 2016) - €5,000 + €300
  • NL - Hold’em - Single Day (August 23, 2016) - €25,000 + €500
  • EPT High Roller (August 26-28, 2016) - €10,000 + €300
  • PokerStars Open (August 26-28, 2016) - €200 + €20

Casino Barcelona (annexe at Hotel Arts)
Marina, 19-21 (Port Olímpic)
08005 Barcelona

Tel: +34 932 257 878
Web: www.casino-barcelona.com

Casino dress code: smart casual (no sandals, sportswear or beach clothes).
Minimum age: 18 years+.
Other information: You must bring your passport in order to gain entry.

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TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION

Players who have won full prize packages on PokerStars will be notified of their hotel details by email. You do not need to make a hotel reservation. If you have any queries, please email estrellas@pslive.com.

For all other poker players, media and anyone else planning to attend ESPT tournaments, we have set up a dedicated website for hotel bookings: www.estrellaspokertourhotels.com. Please e-mail info@estrellaspokertourhotels.com or call +34 93 325 67 77 to take advantage of our special hotel rates.

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TOURNAMENT BUY-IN OPTIONS

Registration using PokerStars.com/.eu accounts, PSLive accounts and cash will be available onsite from 17:00 the day before a tournament starts.

Registration for EPT Main Event and EPT High Rollers (T#7, T#16, T#33 and T#49) will be available from 09:00 on August 17.

We will be open each day from one hour before that day’s first tournament starts until late registration of the last tournament closes, except on the opening day (August 16) when we will open two hours before the first tournament starts.

POKERSTARS.COM/.EU ONLY

Buy-in to the EPT and Estrellas Barcelona Main Event and Side Events using funds from your PokerStars account by following these tabs within the PokerStars client: ‘Live Events’ > ‘EUROPE’ > ‘EPT Barcelona’ / ‘Estrellas Barcelona’.

Buy-in for both Main Events is available now; with buy-in for Side Events available from July 15.

Online Registration will be available up until the end of the late registration period, which will be displayed in the EPT Guide App.

PSLIVE ACCOUNT

Pre-Registration is also available using funds from a PSLive wallet via your PSLive account.

To set up a PSLive wallet and pre-register using these funds please email us for details at registrations@pslive.com.

More information and a guide to PSLive Account can be found here.

CASH GAME WIRE

Please email Casino Barcelona directly at Lidia.Morillas@grupperalada.com for wire details.

CASH

Registration is available at the Registration Desk using EURO only; we do not offer registration via credit/debit cards nor using a different currency at the Registration Desk.

Chips can be withdrawn using credit/debit cards at the cashier of the Casino Barcelona and used at the Registration Desk.

Casino Barcelona accepts Visa and Master Card. Limits depend on the customer’s own card limits, and transactions are subject to a commission charge of 0.806%. A valid passport is required.

Casino Barcelona does not accept American Express cards.

Credit or debit cards have to be nominatives (full name and surname).

ATMs are also located around the casino.

Casino Barcelona offers a currency exchange service. The exchange rate will vary daily according to the rates set by Caixa Bank.

Casino Barcelona charges a commission rate of 1.5% and currency exchange is limited to €6,000 per person per day.

Casino Barcelona will exchange Sterling Pounds, US, Canadian and Australian dollars, Swiss Francs, Japanese Yens and Swedish, Norwegian and Danish Crowns.

A valid passport is required.

UN-REGISTRATIONS

You can only unregister before the tournament starts.

You can unregister by visiting the client and un-registering yourself from the tournament, by emailing registrations@pslive.com at least 48 hours before the tournament starts or by visiting the onsite registrations desk before the tournament starts.

If you already collected your ticket for the tournament, you will need to visit the Registrations Desk.

Un-registration and receiving a refund is not permitted after the start of the tournament.

For any other enquiries regarding EPT Barcelona, please contact ept@pslive.com.

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SCHEDULE

TIME # EVENT BUY IN
DAILY
    Cash Games Available  
August 16 - Tuesday
18:00 1 NL - Turbo - Super Satellite to Estrellas Main Event  € 200+€ 20
18:00 2 NL - Super Satellite to €10K Single Day - Event 7 € 1,500+€ 100
20:00 3 NL - Super Satellite to Estrellas Main Event  € 200+€ 20
August 17 - Wednesday
10:00 4 NL - Super Satellite to Estrellas Main Event - 150 Hard Cap € 200+€ 20
12:00 5 Estrellas Main Event - Day 1A € 1,000+€ 100
12:30 6 NL - PokerStars Cup - Flight 1A (One Entry Per Flight) € 400+€ 40
12:30 7 NL - Holdem - Single Re-Entry - 8 Handed - Day 1 € 10,000+€ 300
16:00 8 NL - Turbo € 1,000+€ 100
20:00 9 NL - Turbo € 2,000+€ 150
21:00 6 NL - PokerStars Cup - Flight 1B (One Entry Per Flight) € 400+€ 40
22:00 10 NL - Hyperturbo € 500+€ 50
August 18 - Thursday
10:00 11 NL - Super Satellite to Estrellas Main Event - 150 Hard Cap € 200+€ 20
10:00 5 Estrellas Main Event - Day 1B € 1,000+€ 100
12:30 7 NL - Holdem - Single Re-Entry - 8 Handed - Day 2 € 10,000+€ 300
18:00 12 NL - Super Satellite to EPT Main Event € 1,000+€ 75
21:00 6 NL - PokerStars Cup - Flight 1C (One Entry Per Flight) € 400+€ 40
22:00 13 NL - Hyperturbo € 1,000+€ 100
August 19 - Friday
10:00 5 Estrellas Main Event - Day 1C € 1,000+€ 100
10:30 14 NL - Super Satellite to €50K Super High Roller - # 16 € 5,000+€ 200
12:30 7 NL - Holdem - Single Re-Entry - 8 Handed - Final Day  
21:00 6 NL - PokerStars Cup - Flight 1D (One Entry Per Flight) € 400+€ 40
22:00 15 NL - Hyperturbo € 2,000+€ 150
August 20 - Saturday
10:00 5 Estrellas Main Event - Day 2  
12:30 16 NL - Super High Roller - Re-Entry - 8 handed - Day 1 € 48,500+€ 1,500
14:00 17 NL - Seniors Event - Players must be 50 years or older to play - Day 1 € 1,000+€ 100
16:00 18 NL - Women's Event € 200+€ 20
21:00 6 NL - PokerStars Cup - Flight 1E (One Entry Per Flight) € 400+€ 40
22:00 19 NL - Hyperturbo - Single Rebuy - Super Satellite to €50K Super High Roller - # 16 € 5,000+€ 100
August 21 - Sunday
10:00 20 NL - Super Satellite to EPT Main Event - 150 Hard Cap € 750+€ 50
10:00 21 NL - Estrellas High Roller - Day 1 € 2,000+€ 200
12:00 5 Estrellas Main Event - Day 3  
12:00 17 NL - Seniors Event - Day 2  
12:30 16 NL - Super High Roller - Re-Entry - 8 handed - Day 2 € 48,500+€ 1,500
20:00 6 NL - PokerStars Cup - Day 2  
22:00 22 NL - Hyperturbo Bounty - 8 Handed € 1,000 + € 1,000+€ 150
August 22 - Monday
10:00 23 NL - Super Satellite to EPT Main Event - 150 Hard Cap € 750+€ 50
10:00 21 NL - Estrellas High Roller - Day 2  
12:00 5 Estrellas Main Event - Final Day  
12:00 24 EPT Main Event - Day 1A € 5,000+€ 300
12:30 25 Limit - Stud Hi/Lo & Omaha Hi/Lo € 500+€ 50
12:30 26 8 Game € 5,000+€ 300
13:00 16 NL - Super High Roller - Re-Entry - 8 handed - Final Day  
14:00 6 NL - PokerStars Cup - Final Day  
17:00 27 NL - Single Rebuy - Super Satellite to €25K High Roller - # 33 € 3,000+€ 200
18:00 28 NL - Super Satellite to EPT Main Event € 750+€ 50
19:30 29 NL - Right to Play - Charity Tournament - Unlimited Rebuys (€50) € 150
20:00 30 NL - Turbo - Super Satellite to EPT Main Event € 1,000+€ 75
22:00 31 NL - Hyperturbo € 2,000+€ 150
August 23 - Tuesday
10:00 32 NL - Hyperturbo - Super Satellite to EPT Main Event - 150 Hard Cap € 1,000+€ 75
10:00 24 EPT Main Event - Day 1B € 5,000+€ 300
10:30 33 NL - Single Re-entry - 8 Handed € 25,000+€ 500
13:00 21 NL - Estrellas High Roller - Final Day  
21:00 34 NL - Turbo - 8 Handed € 2,000+€ 150
August 24 - Wednesday
10:00 35 NL - Super Satellite to EPT 2K - 150 HARD CAP - Event 36 € 300+€ 30
12:00 24 EPT Main Event - Day 2  
16:00 36 NL - Holdem - Day 1 € 2,000+€ 200
20:00 37 NL - Turbo € 500+€ 50
22:00 38 NL - Hyperturbo € 1,000+€ 100
August 25 - Thursday
10:00 39 NL - Super Satellite to €10K High  - # 49 € 1,500+€ 100
12:00 24 EPT Main Event - Day 3  
12:00 36 NL - Holdem - Final Day  
12:00 40 NL - Holdem - Flight 1A (One Entry Per Flight) € 1,000+€ 100
12:30 41 H-O-R-S-E - 8 Handed € 5,000+€ 300
12:30 42 Limit - Stud Hi/Lo - 8 handed € 500+€ 50
18:00 43 NL - Super Satellite to €10K High Roller - # 49 € 1,500+€ 100
19:00 44 PL - Omaha - Turbo - 8 Handed € 500+€ 50
20:00 40 NL - Holdem - Flight 1B (One Entry Per Flight) € 1,000+€ 100
21:30 45 NL - Hyperturbo - Win the Button € 300+€ 30
22:00 46 NL - Hyperturbo € 5,000+€ 200
August 26 - Friday
10:00 47 NL - Hyperturbo - Super Satellite to €10K High Roller - # 49 € 1,500+€ 100
12:00 24 EPT Main Event - Day 4  
12:00 48 PL - Omaha - 8 Handed - Day 1 € 2,000+€ 200
12:00 40 NL - Holdem - Flight 1C - Turbo (One Entry Per Flight) € 1,000+€ 100
12:30 49 NL - High Roller - Single Re-Entry - 8 Handed - Day 1 € 10,000+€ 300
14:00 50 H-O-R-S-E - 8 Handed € 500+€ 50
18:00 40 NL - Holdem - Final Day  
20:00 51 NL - PokerStars Open - Flight 1A (One Entry Per Flight) € 200+€ 20
22:00 52 NL - Hyperturbo Bounty - 8 Handed € 1,000 + € 1,000+€ 150
August 27 - Saturday
12:00 24 EPT Main Event - Day 5  
12:00 51 NL - PokerStars Open - Flight 1B (One Entry Per Flight) € 200+€ 20
12:00 48 PL - Omaha - 8 Handed - Final Day  
12:30 49 NL - High Roller - Single Re-Entry - 8 Handed - Day 2 € 10,000+€ 300
14:00 53 NL - Deepstack - 8 handed - Day 1 € 2,000+€ 200
14:00 54 PL - Omaha Hi/Lo - 8 Handed € 500+€ 50
16:00 55 NL - Hyperturbo € 300+€ 30
18:00 56 PL - Omaha - Turbo - 8 Handed € 5,000+€ 200
19:00 57 PL - Razz - Turbo € 200+€ 20
20:00 51 NL - PokerStars Open - Flight 1C (One Entry Per Flight) € 200+€ 20
22:00 58 NL - Hyperturbo € 1,000+€ 100
August 28 - Sunday
12:00 51 NL - PokerStars Open - Final Day  
12:00 53 NL - Deepstack - 8 handed - Final Day  
12:00 59 NL - EPT Main Event Turbo - 30K Stack and 15 Min Levels € 300+€ 20
12:00 60 NL - Turbo Bounty - 8 Handed € 5,000 + € 5,000+€ 200
12:30 49 NL - High Roller - Single Re-Entry - 8 Handed - Final Day  
13:00 24 EPT Main Event - Final Day  
14:00 61 NL - Turbo - 6 Handed € 2,000+€ 150
16:00 62 NL - Turbo - 6 Handed € 5,000+€ 200
17:00 63 NL - Hyperturbo € 100+€ 20
18:00 64 NL - Super Hyperturbo € 1,000+€ 50
  • We reserve the right to change, amend or alter any portion of the above schedule
  • All tournaments will have 3% of the tournament prize pool withheld to cover the costs of floor staff and dealers with the exception of events 16 and 33. Event 16 has a 1% withholding and event 33 has a 2% withholding.
  • All Events with a buyin of less than €1,000 plus the Estrellas Main Event and the Estrellas High Roller, with the exception of Super Satellites or Entry Exclusive Events, are part of the Estrellas Poker Tour and qualify for the ESPT Player of the Year Leaderboards
  • All tournaments may have their structure adjusted (including but not limited to) levels, level length and days added or subtracted at Tournament Director discretion

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PAYOUTS

Only PokerStars.com/.eu players can receive winnings credited to their Stars Account.

Payment will be made within 48 hours, and can only be made to the winning player's account.

Players can receive winnings to their PSLive account, which can then be subsequently wired to a bank account held in the player's name.

Players can have winnings paid by Casino Barcelona, funds will be deposited with Casino Barcelona and players will have to visit the casino cashier to arrange for payments of the funds (cash payment and/or wire transfer).

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SATELLITES & QUALIFICATION

Satellites to the EPT & ESPT Barcelona Main Events commence on the following dates:

Main Event
PokerStars.COM / .EU / .BE / .BG / .DK / .EE / .UK - May 8, 2016
PokerStars.ES - Satellites will commence following the PokerStars Marbella Festival.
PokerStars.IT - June 1, 2016
PokerStars.FR - May 29, 2016

ESPT Main Event
PokerStars.COM / .EU / .BE / .BG / .DK / .EE / .UK - May 8, 2016
PokerStars.ES - Satellites will commence following the PokerStars Marbella Festival.
PokerStars.IT - There will be no ESPT Barcelona Main Event satellites running on
PokerStars.FR - A la Carte tickets can be used to enter the ESPT Barcelona Main Event

Find out when the next satellites are taking place and how to qualify on PokerStars.

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POKERSTARS PLAYER INFORMATION

PokerStars runs a wide range of online satellites to the EPT and ESPT Barcelona Main Events.

A full EPT Main Event prize package is worth €8,300 and consists of the following:

  • Main Event seat: €5,300
  • Eight nights’ accommodation at the Arts Hotel, Barcelona: €2,660
  • Travel expenses: €340
  • ‘Seat Only’ satellites are also available, as are ‘Seat & Expenses’ to the value of €6,000 (Main Event seat + €700 cash).

A full ESPT Main Event prize package is worth €2,300 and consists of the following:

  • Main Event seat: €1,100
  • Six nights’ accommodation at the Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona: €1,003
  • Travel expenses: €197

‘Seat Only’ satellites are also available, as are ‘Seat & Expenses’ to the value of €1,400 / €1,500 (Main Event seat + €300 / €400 cash).

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CASH GAMES

NO LIMIT HOLD’EM CASH GAME RAKE:

BLINDS RAKE % CAP (€) MIN BUY-IN (€) MAX BUY-IN (€) REBUY MIN (€) REBUY MAX (€)
€5 / €5 5% €15 €250 NO MAX €150 NO MAX
€5 / €10 2.5% €20 €500 NO MAX €250 NO MAX
€10 / €20 2.5% €25 €1,000 NO MAX €500 NO MAX
€20 / €40 2.5% €30 €2,000 NO MAX €1,000 NO MAX
€50 / €100 2.5% €40 €5,000 NO MAX €2,500 NO MAX
€100 / €200 2.5% €40 €10,000 NO MAX €5,000 NO MAX
€200 / €400 2.5% €40 €10,000 NO MAX €10,000 NO MAX

POT LIMIT OMAHA CASH GAME RAKE:

BLINDS RAKE % CAP (€) MIN BUY-IN (€) MAX BUY-IN (€) REBUY MIN (€) REBUY MAX (€)
€5 / €10 2.5% €20 €500 NO MAX €250 NO MAX
€10 / €20 2.5% €25 €1,000 NO MAX €500 NO MAX
€20 / €40 2.5% €30 €2,000 NO MAX €1,000 NO MAX
€50 / €100 2.5% €40 €5,000 NO MAX €2,500 NO MAX
€100 / €200 2.5% €40 €10,000 NO MAX €5,000 NO MAX
€200 / €400 2.5% €40 €10,000 NO MAX €10,000 NO MAX

Cash Game Hours

Cash games will run 24 hours a day during EPT Barcelona.

Currency Exchange

Casino Barcelona offers a currency exchange service. The exchange rate varies daily according to the rates set by Caixa Bank.

Casino Barcelona charges a commission rate of 1.5% and currency exchange is limited to €6,000 per person per day. An exchange service is available on Sterling Pounds, US, Canadian and Australian dollars, Swiss francs, Japanese Yens and Swedish, Norwegian and Danish crowns. A valid passport is required.

There is a possibility to get the currency back on that same day it got changed.

For information on wire transfers, currency exchange, credit card transaction fees and private accounts, please email lidia.morillas@grupperalada.com.

Credit Card/Debit Card Options/Charges

Casino Barcelona accepts Visa and Master Card. Limits are dependent on the customer’s own card limits, and transactions are subject to a commission charge of 0.806%. A valid passport is required.

We do not accept Amex.

Credit or debit cards have to be nominatives (full name and surname).

High Stakes Room:

As last year, during the EPT Barcelona there will also be a High Stakes room. ‘The Cotton Club’ will host fifteen cash game tables, a dedicated cashier, private bar and waiter service.

Please note that this Room area is reserved for players only.

Private Room:

New to this year's festival, Casino Barcelona launches a new Private Room just for Super High Stakes. This room will count, during EPT Barcelona, with 4 poker tables with the higher limits where players could enjoy the excitement of the game with more privacy, excellent service and exclusive treatment.

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POKERSTARS PLAYER INFORMATION

PokerStars runs a wide range of online satellites to the EPT and ESPT Barcelona Main Events.

A full EPT Main Event prize package is worth €8,300 and consists of the following:

  • Main Event seat: €5,300
  • Eight nights’ accommodation at the Arts Hotel, Barcelona: €2,660
  • Travel expenses: €340
  • ‘Seat Only’ satellites are also available, as are ‘Seat & Expenses’ to the value of €6,000 (Main Event seat + €700 cash).

A full ESPT Main Event prize package is worth €2,300 and consists of the following:

  • Main Event seat: €1,100
  • Six nights’ accommodation at the Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona: €1,003
  • Travel expenses: €197

‘Seat Only’ satellites are also available, as are ‘Seat & Expenses’ to the value of €1,400 / €1,500 (Main Event seat + €300 / €400 cash).

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