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PokerStars Festival to Debut in Hamburg, Germany
September 12, 2017, 15:10:23
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The world`s most popular online poker destination, PokerStars is now gunning to capture live players across the globe. In another step in that direction, PokerStars has announced a new stop forits PokerStars Festival seriesin Hamburg, Germany.

The online giant has announced that the first-ever PokerStars Festival Germany will run from November 17-26, 2017 in the historic city of Hamburg at Casino Schenefeld. The casino sits on Hamburg's northwest side near the Elbe river. 

Hamburg is Germany’s second largest city and one of the country’s three ‘city states’ where a thriving cultural scene and maritime feel creates a unique experience.The city traditionally ranks high in the Quality of Life and is widely regarded as one of the world’s most livable cities.

The series features a host of exciting tournaments headlined by the €1,100 buy-in Main Event with €500,000 guaranteed (November 22-26), the €330 Hamburg Cup, and the €2,200 PokerStars Festival High Roller.

Team PokerStars Online Pro Felix Schneiders shared his excitement on the announcement and said, "I'm excited to see the first PokerStars Festival ever held in Germany and I'm expecting this event will attract many players. I'm especially hyped to have a chance to meet up with members of the German poker community. It's not often that I get to play live poker in the country I have grown up, so I'm really looking forward to playing in the €500,000 guaranteed Main Event. I'm sure PokerStars will be the most awesome host providing a great schedule and atmosphere for this event."

Online qualifiers have started for as little as €2.20 on PokerStars and players can also take a shot at playing the Main Event through the wide range of satellites being hosted.


Highlights of Inaugural PokerStars Festival Hamburg -

  • Hamburg Cup: November 17-19- €330
  • PokerStars Open: November 19-21 - €220
  • PokerStars Festival High Roller: November 21-22 - €2,200
  • PokerStars Festival Main Event: November 22-26 - €1,100 - €500,000 Guaranteed

Upcoming PokerStars Live Events:

  • PokerStars Festival Uruguay (September 16-23, 2017)
  • PokerStars Festival Dublin (September 25 – October 1, 2017)
  • New Jersey Sunday Special Live (October 6 – 8, 2017)
  • PokerStars Festival Sochi (October 16 – 22, 2017)
  • PokerStars Festival Hamburg (November 17 – 26, 2017)
  • PokerStars Championship Prague (December 7 – 18, 2017)
  • PokerStars Caribbean Adventure 2018 (January 6 – 14, 2018)

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2. PokerStars Festival Rozvadov: Vivek Rughani and Manish Goenka Cash in Main Event, Santosh Srinivas Makes Day 2 of €2,200 High Roller

3. PokerStars Festival Manila: Titles Galore for Team India; Dhanesh Chainani & Aditya Sushant Bag Side Event Titles

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