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EPT PokerStars - Barcelona Qualifiers

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EPT Barcelona - PokerStars

EPT Barcelona 2008The start of Europe’s largest and best poker tournament is in full swing as poker players from all around Europe prepare for season 5 of the European Poker Tour (EPT), hosted by online poker room PokerStars. The 5th installment of the European Poker Tour starts in the beautiful European city of Barcelona in September 2008.

The No Limit Hold’em four day event is held from September 10-14, 2008 at the Gran Casino Barcelona.


Casino Barcelona
Marina, 19-21 (Port Olímpic)
08005 Barcelona
Tel: +34 93 511 9750

EPT Qualifiers - How to Qualify for EPT Barcelona

PokerStars is giving players plenty of ways to qualify for the EPT in Barcelona which includes a $16,700 prize package equipped with the tournament entry, hotel accommodations, and additional money to cover expenses.

EPT Satellites

Satellites for the EPT are running in the software right now as players can qualify for as little as $2.22 or 111 FPPs (Frequent Player Points). The are steps sit and go satellites starting at $7.50 or 500 FPPs. You can find these satellite qualifiers directly within the PokerStars software:

  • Download PokerStars
  • Open the PokerStars lobby
  • Click on “Events”
  • Click on “EPT”
  • Click “Event Filter”
  • Type in the details you want to find. Something like, “Barcelona Qualifiers”

Direct Buy-in to EPT Barcelona

If you don’t want to mess around with trying to qualify online, you can buy-in directly to the Barcelona EPT. Simply wire the money for your buy-in. Here is how:

Wire €8,250 (€8,000 + 250) to:

ACCOUNT HOLDER: Gran Casino de Barcelona, S.L.U.
ADDRESS: Avda. Diagonal , 621-629 Barcelona
IBAN: ES28-2100-0555-39-0200419554
WIRE TRANSFER REFERENCE: Full name + Chips Buy-in (eg “John Smith + Chips Buy-in”)

PokerStars Poker Camp

You can qualify for the EPT by signing up for the PokerStars Poker Camp. PokerStars is running satellites to their Poker Camp final on August 3rd. Tournaments are running daily and buy-ins are $8.80 or 250 FPPs. Players making it to the final on August 3rd will compete for one of 10 packages to the PokerStars Poker Camp.

The Poker Camp prize package is worth $4,000 and includes 3 nights in Barcelona and a two day training camp with exclusive lessons from PokerStars Poker Pro’s Greg Raymer, William Thorson and Luca Pagano. The 2 day camp will culminate with a live tournament where the top 2 win a seat at the 2008 EPT in Barcelona.

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