EPT Cyprus

Are you ready for more world class poker?

The European Poker Tour (EPT) is coming back to Cyprus after the massive success of the inaugural event in 2023, with everything from huge hands, late-night Main Event controversy and an eclectic pool of winners.

The 2024 version is set to be no different. Hosted at the mesmerising five-star Merit Royal Diamond Hotel Casino & Spa, it’s the place to be if you’re looking for the thrill of live poker on the shores of the Mediterranean.

It’s time to experience the red-hot action of EPT Cyprus.

Festival Dates: October 9-20, 2024

Venue: Merit Royal Diamond Hotel Casino & Spa

Get the schedule

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The full schedule is now available. Check out this page to stay up to date with all the action over the event.

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The beauty of Cyprus awaits. Get discounted accommodation PokerStars Travel.


Eureka Main Event: October 9-14 - $1,100

Eureka Cup: October 12-13 - $550

Eureka High Roller: October 13-14 - $2,200


EPT Super High Roller: October 13-15 - $50,000

EPT Main Event: October 14-20 - $5,300

EPT Mystery Bounty: October 16-18 - $3,000

EPT High Roller:  October 18-20 - $10,300

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The license holder and operator of this event is Merit Royal Diamond Hotel Casino & Spa.

Merit Royal Diamond Hotel Casino & Spa

Address: Karavas 99350, Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus

Telephone: +903926504000

Dress code: Casual

Minimum age: 18 years+

NB: Must bring a valid government-issued passport or ID to participate.

The nearest airport to the venue is Ercan airport (ECN). It’s located in the Turkish part of Cyprus and is 47km away. Other nearby airports are located in the Greek part of Cyprus and include Larnaca (LCA) (89.4km) and Paphos (PFO) (181km).

If you choose to fly to Ercan airport, there is a short stop in Turkey on the way. Larnaca flights are direct but have a slightly longer transfer time to Northern Cyprus. However, whether you go via Larnaca or Ercan airport, the total journey times are similar if your hotel is in Kyrenia.

You must ensure you are in possession of a full and valid passport/visa for travel, as this is your responsibility. Larnaca and Ercan might have different immigration rules as they are in different parts of Cyprus. Check with your local travel agency before you travel.

Players under 21 years old are not allowed to play cash games.

Cash games run 24-hours a day during the festival.

Players must have a Merit Poker membership card to play. You can register at Merit Poker. By registering your card, you accept the terms and conditions applied in the poker room.

All cash games are played in US dollars and will take place at Merit Poker Room. English is the only language permitted during play.

Contact live@pokerstarslive.com for further information.