PokerStars Championship Macau


Don’t miss the first-ever global PokerStars-sponsored event to be held in the vibrant city of Macau, previously home to the popular Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Macau events. Expect bright lights, unique culture, glamour, glitz, and big-money poker tournaments from March 30-April 9, 2017.

PokerStars Championship Macau tournaments will be held within the stunning City of Dreams complex, Macau’s premier entertainment hub, complete with three luxury hotels, shops, shows, and first class restaurants. All this and more make our stop in Asia’s capital of gaming one you don’t want to miss.

Festival Dates: March 30-April 9, 2017

Key Dates & Event Info


  • PokerStars National Championship: March 30-April 3, 2017 – HKD8,800 (HKD2,000,000 guaranteed)

PokerStars Cup: March 31-April 3, 2017 – HKD3,300

  • PokerStars Championship Super High Roller - Shot Clock: April 1-3, 2017 – HKD  400,000
  • PokerStars Asia Open: April 2-3, 2017 – HKD5,500 (HKD1,000,000 guaranteed)

PokerStars Championship Main Event: April 3-9, 2017 – HKD42,400

  • No Limit Hold’em - Shot Clock: April 4, 2017 – HKD206,000
  • PokerStars Championship PLO High Roller: April 5-6, 2017 – HKD82,400
  • PokerStars Championship High Roller: April 7-9, 2017  – HKD103,000
  • PokerStars Open: April 7-9, 2017 –  HKD2,200


For details about how you can buy-in to each event using a range of methods, see our Buy-in page.


The license holder and operator of this event is City of Dreams.

City of Dreams
Estrada do Istmo,
Cotai, Macau

Tel: +853 8868-6698 (Poker Room)
+853 8868-6688 (City of Dreams hotline)

  • Dress code: Casual
  • Minimum age: 21 years+
  • NB: Must bring a valid government issued passport or ID to participate

Visas: Residents of many countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, Australia, and many European and Asian countries do not require a visa for visits of less than 30 days. Check the official government website at before travelling.

Travel & Accommodation

Getting to Macau


The most popular way to get to Macau is to fly to Hong Kong and take the ferry from Hong Kong International Airport Terminal. The ferry schedule changes frequently so check the website of Turbojet or Cotai Waterjet for updates. A second ferry terminal is located in Hong Kong Island (Central) if necessary. The ferry trip takes approximately one hour and costs approximately HKD180-300.

If you are travelling from within Asia several airlines fly directly to Macau International Airport.

Getting to PokerStars LIVE Macau at City of Dreams


BY TAXI: Licensed taxis in Macau are black in color. The flagfall charge for a taxi is MOP$17 for the first 1,600 meters. MOP$2.00 will be added for every 260 meters afterwards. Extra charge applied for trip bounding from the Airport (MOP$5), bounding for Coloane (MOP$2.00-5.00) and luggage put in the trunk (MOP$3.00 each). Tell the driver the destination is ‘City of Dreams’ or simply ‘C. O. D.’, or show him the name in Chinese ‘新濠天地’.

BY BUS: The nearest bus stop is ‘T375-Est. do Istmo/C.O.D.’. These routes call at this stop: 15, 21A, 25, 25X, 26, 26A, 56 and N3. More information available at

BY SHUTTLE: City of Dreams has free shuttles running to and from the Macau Ferry Terminal, Taipa Ferry Terminal, Macau International Airport, Barrier Gate (Portas do Cerco) and Macau City Center (Hotel Sintra) from morning to late evening.


For a full list of all available events at PokerStars Championship Macau visit the Schedule page.

Cash Games

No Limit Hold’em cash games are available 24/7 from HKD25/50 and above.