About PokerStars Live

PokerStars Live is the home to all PokerStars-sponsored live events and cardrooms. Forged from the foundations of huge poker tours, including the European Poker Tour (EPT) and the UK & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT), it brings together players from around the world for big events, rich prize pools, and professional cash games at distinct festivals and national poker rooms.

From the global PokerStars Championship, to regionally-focused tours like the PokerStars Festival and Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP), PokerStars Live offers the highest quality poker experiences in the world - and we’re inviting you to join the action. For more on PokerStars Live events and cardrooms, see below.

PokerStars Championship


Launched in 2016, the PokerStars Championship is an evolution of poker’s richest poker tour, the EPT. Taking in events at some of the world’s most glamorous locations, including The Bahamas, the PokerStars Championship is bigger, bolder and more exciting than any tour in our history.

Enjoy new formats, exciting qualifier routes, life-changing prizes and the highest quality poker live events anywhere in the world.

Visit the PokerStars Championship.

PokerStars Festival


The PokerStars Festival pulls together local poker communities for huge events across a variety of buy-ins. Building on the success of past PokerStars-sponsored regional tours like the Estrellas Poker Tour (ESPT), Eureka Poker Tour and UKIPT, PokerStars Festival events are action-packed poker holidays designed to suit casual and serious players alike.

Launched in 2016, the first-ever PokerStars Festival event will visit New Jersey and herald the return of live poker in America’s playground. Join the biggest national fields and thousands of excited players as they take a shot at PokerStars Festival glory.

Visit the PokerStars Festival.

The History of PokerStars Live

For over 10 years, PokerStars-sponsored festivals have become the industry-standard for live tournaments and cash games. Bringing together thousands of players - both professional and amateur - each tour carried poker to a new corner of the world, creating countless memories in the process. Now PokerStars Live will build on their successes to push live poker to its next stage.