PokerStars has reported a rebranding of their major live competition visits, renaming their European Poker Tour and other well known local visits as PokerStars Championships and PokerStars Festivals. The progressions will be completely established beginning in 2017, except for the PokerStars Festival debut in New Jersey in November of 2016. This implies the 2016 European Poker Tour Prague will be the last occasion in the visit's 13-year history.
The rebranding will see PokerStars live occasions split into two classes, the previously mentioned PokerStars Championship occasions and PokerStars Festival occasions. PokerStars Championship occasions will be the bigger competition arrangement, happen at a portion of the world's most prestigious clubhouse and will regularly last 10-11 days. The arrangement will highlight immense timetables of up to 100 competitions, including a €5,000 (or $5,000 all things considered) headliner and an assortment of money diversions.
The primary PokerStars Championship occasion will be the PokerStars Championship Bahamas (in the past known as the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure or ), which will keep running from Jan. 6-14 at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. The Bahamas stop is just the first of five aggregate PokerStars Championship stops effectively affirmed. The other four stops will occur in Barcelona, Monte-Carlo, Macau and Panama. More stops are required to be reported throughout the following couple of months.
The PokerStars Championship will likewise include an updated Player of the Year rivalry with a competition leaderboard for each stop. The victors from every stop will be granted a bundle including convenience and a PokerStars Championship headliner purchase in notwithstanding passage into an extraordinary invitational competition highlighting $100,000 victor take-all first prize. More data on PokerStars Championships can be found on their site.
PokerStars Festival occasions are shorter live occasions enduring 6-7 days which are custom-made for recreational players. The occasions will highlight a more compact timetable of competitions, including a headliner purchase in the middle of $1,000 and $1,500. As of the season of the public statement there are two affirmed PokerStars Festival stops in New Jersey and London. The New Jersey occasion will keep running from Oct. 29 – Nov. 6 and will include 50 competitions with purchase ins extending from $100 to $5,000 at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
"We are continually considering how to convey the best experience to players, through the assortment of competitions we support, the simplicity of discovering data, how we impart to players and media, and the general experience on and off the felt," said Edgar Stuchly, PokerStars' Director of Live Events. "The PokerStars Championship and PokerStars Festival occasions are an upgrade of the current PokerStars supported live visits, taking our vision for live poker to a radical new level. The PokerStars Championship will incorporate top-level occasions that will visit the most energizing and prestigious destinations around the world, like the greatly adored European Poker Tour, while the PokerStars Festival occasions have a more local feel, situated as an activity stuffed poker get-away."
Notwithstanding the rebranding of the visits there are additionally some new mechanical upgrades that ought to help things run much all the more easily at live occasions. The PSLive enrollment framework has been improved with an online stage for players to enlist for competitions before occasions, there will be another versatile application for all PokerStars Championship occasions, furthermore self-serve terminals for enrollment.