PokerStars Festival London

PokerStars Festival London heads back to the iconic Hippodrome Casino and London’s West End for the tour's first event of 2018. With a wide selection of bars, an outstanding restaurant, regular live music and cabaret performances at an in-house theatre, as well as three floors of gaming choice, the Hippodrome Casino is a venue like no other.

PokerStars Live will host a wide variety of special events through the festival, including the unmissable Player Party within the Hippodrome Casino. With great tournaments, off-the-table activities and London’s famous nightlife in the surrounding area, you’re sure to find something to enjoy. Make sure you’re at PokerStars Festival London from January 22-28, 2018.

Festival Dates: January 22-28, 2018

Key Tournaments & Event Schedule

  • PokerStars Festival Main Event:  January 24-28, 2018 - £990 - (£500,000 guaranteed)
  • Super Deep Stack: January 22-24, 2018 - £170
  • PokerStars Festival High Roller: January 23-24, 2018 - £2,200
  • London Cup: January, 27-28, 2018 - £330
  • PL Omaha Double Chance: January 28, 2018 - £220


The license holder and operator of this event is the Hippodrome Casino.

The Hippodrome Casino

Cranbourn Street,

Leicester Square,



Tel No: +44 (0)207 769 8888

  • Dress code: No dress code, so wear what you are comfortable wearing.
  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • NB: Photo ID is required for entry and all players must be members of the Hippodrome Casino

Cash Games

The following cash games will be running throughout the Festival. For further information, speak to a member of staff.

  • £1/£2 NLH (Min £50/Max £400)
  • £1/£2 NLH (Min £250/No Max)
  • £2/£5 NLH (Min £250/Max £2,500)
  • £5/£10 NLH (Min £750/Max £7,500)
  • £1/£3 NLH Shock Clock (Min £150/Max £1,000)
  • £2/£5 NLH Deep Stack (Min £500/No Max)

Pot Limit Omaha, Dealer’s Choice and Mixed games:

  • £1/£2 (Min £100/Max £1000)
  • £2/£5 (Min £500/No Max)
  • £5/£10 (Min £750/No Max)
  • £10/£25 (Min £1000/No Max)
  • £1/£2 Deep Stack (Min £250/No Max)

Travel & Accommodation

PokerStars Travel offers a wide range of accommodation options, including discounted rates, specifically for PokerStars players. Further information will be emailed to all full package qualifiers within seven days of winning a satellite.

For accommodation information please visit: If you have any questions about accommodation in London contact

London has several airports within easy reach of the city centre. The main London airport is Heathrow, which serves nearly all major international airlines as well as numerous budget airlines. Heathrow is 15 miles west of London (24km). Other London airports - Gatwick, Luton and Stansted - are further afield, but enjoy easy train and bus links to the city centre.

The nearest mainline rail stations are Charing Cross and Waterloo.

The nearest underground stations are Leicester Square, Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus and Charing Cross. Please note the Night Tube services are now running on the Piccadilly, Central, Victoria, Northern and Jubilee lines. The Night Tube will offer a 24-hour service on Fridays and Saturdays.