ESPT Barcelona

Spain’s biggest poker tour returns to Barcelona after a record-breaking 2023.

Prepare for two weeks of red-hot poker action under the Catalonian sun as the Estrellas Poker Tour (ESPT) returns for one of its most well-loved stops. Held at the iconic Casino Barcelona, and with a range of events to suit every hand, there’s something for everyone at ESPT Barcelona, both on and off the tables.

So join us – a fortnight of exhilarating live poker, epic off-the-felt activities and lively nightlife awaits.  

Festival Dates: August 26 – September 8, 2024

Venue: Casino Barcelona

Get the schedule

Get the schedule

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

ESPT Main Event: August 26-September 1 - €1,100

ESPT Cup: August 30-31 - €550

ESPT High Roller: August 31-September 2 - €2,200

The license holder and operator of this event is Casino Barcelona.

Address: Casino Barcelona (annexe at Hotel Arts) Marina, 19-21 (Port Olímpic) 08005 Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: (34) 900 354 354
Dress code: Casual, but no sportswear/shorts
Minimum age: 18
NB: Must bring a valid government-issued passport or ID to participate.

By Air:

The nearest airport is Barcelona-El Prat, which is roughly 12km from the city center. The airport operates daily flights to and from most of the world’s largest cities, and PokerStars Travel can arrange a transfer from the airport to your hotel or Casino Barcelona. The Metro Underground and Aerobus also connect the airport to Barcelona city center.

A dedicated airport transfer service from Barcelona El-Prat to city center hotels is available for all players. Contact the PokerStars Travel team or call (0034) 93 325 6777.

By Metro: 

T4: Ciutadella/Vila Olímpica.

By Train:

The AVE is a high-speed train operating within Spain. From Paris you can travel on the TGV (a high-speed route with few stops) to Barcelona. Other major European cities also have reliable train connections to Barcelona.

You can buy-in onsite using any of the following options:

  • POKERSTARS ACCOUNT (COM/EU/DE/UK/FR accounts only)**

*Credit/debit cards won’t be accepted at the registration desks. Players need to purchase chips at the casino cage and then proceed to the cash registration desks.

**Regional and account status restrictions may apply.

***Players who wire funds will need to collect them at the casino cage and then proceed to cash registration desks.

Please note: we cannot accept part payment of one payment type with another.

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Cash games run 24 hours a day.

All cash games are played in EUR and will take place in the casino.

Blinds Game Min Buy-in Max Buy-in Rake
€5/€5 NLH €250 no max 5% capped at €15
€5/€5 PLO €250 no max 5% capped at €15
€5/€5 DEALER'S CHOICE €250 no max 5% capped at €15
€5/€10 NLH €500 no max 2.5% capped at €20
€5/€10 PLO €500 no max 2.5% capped at €20
€10/€20 NLH €1,000 no max 2.5% capped at €25
€10/€20 PLO €1,000 no max 2.5% capped at €25
€20/€40 NLH €2,000 no max 2.5% capped at €30
€20/€40 PLO €2,000 no max 2.5% capped at €30
€50/€100 NLH €5,000 no max 2.5% capped at €40
€50/€100 PLO €5,000 no max 2.5% capped at €40
€100/€200 NLH €10,000 no max 2.5% capped at €50
€100/€200 PLO €10,000 no max 2.5% capped at €50
€200/€400 NLH €20,000 no max 2.5% capped at €50
€200/€400 PLO €20,000 no max 2.5% capped at €50

*A 2.5% rake capped at €50 applies for high stakes. However, this may be changed to time collection.

Cash Game Wire Transfer

You can send a wire transfer directly to the Casino for use in cash games. Please contact for wire transfer details.

Contact for further information.