About PokerStars Live

PokerStars Live is the home to all PokerStars-sponsored live events and cardrooms. Huge poker tours – like the European Poker Tour (EPT) - 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.

Whether it's global tours like the EPT, APPT, or more 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 Players NL Hold'em Championship

PokerStars Players NL Hold'em Championship

A staggering 1,039 players took part in the first-ever PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC) in 2019, making it the largest $25,000 buy-in poker tournament ever held. With $1,000,000 added to first place, and $8,000,000 to the prize pool via Platinum Pass awards, the PSPC attracted players from around the world, including 320 Platinum Pass qualifiers, who each won their seat via a series of promotions and giveaways held throughout 2018.

Spain's Ramón Colillas would eventually lift the trophy, turning his Platinum Pass into $5.1 million and poker immortality.

Visit the PokerStars Players NL Hold'em Championship

European Poker Tour

European Poker Tour

For 13 years, the much loved and iconic European Poker Tour (EPT) was the world’s richest and most popular poker tour. Heroes, pros and villains made their stories across the felts in glamorous cities and historic casinos across Europe and beyond. And after a year away, the EPT is back - underlining the commitment from sponsor PokerStars to promote poker around the world. EPT festivals are designed for all players, with tournament buy-ins from €100 up to €100,000. The EPT also offers multiple opportunities to qualify for the spectacular PokerStars Players NL Hold’em Championship (PSPC) in The Bahamas. 

Visit the European Poker Tour

Asia Pacific Poker Tour

Asia Pacific Poker Tour

Originally launched in 2007, the Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) is the premier poker tour in the Asia-Pacific region. It regularly awards the most prize money to the largest player fields, and past stops have included Macau, the Philippines, and South Korea. The APPT umbrella also includes record-breaking events such as the Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP), Red Dragon and Manila Megastack.

Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP)

Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP)

Launched in 2006, the BSOP is Brazil’s biggest poker tour. Visit beautiful and exciting cities as you chase BSOP success across the country. Join hundreds of qualifiers and the best players in Brazil and Latin America, as they play for huge prize pools and a BSOP Title. Have you got what it takes to become the next champion?

Visit the official BSOP site.

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.

PokerStars Live FAQs

FAQ

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