PokerStars launches Live London Series

PokerStars has created a new low buy-in London Tour.

The Amaya-owned company has partnered up with the Hippodrome Casino to present its new PokerStars Live London Series.

It was only last summer that the company decided to puts its live events schedule on ice.

The London Hippodrome, Leicester Square.

Amaya bigwig explains company change of heart

Vice President of Corporate Commications for Amaya Inc. Eric Hollreiser was happy to explain PokerStars’ change of heart.

“The new London Series is designed to bring together the most loved parts of the Hippodrome Classics and the UK & Ireland Poker Series and make them even better for poker players living in and visiting London.”

The first of five events is set to take place 2nd-5th March of this year.

The £275 buy-in event carries a £40,000 guarantee, takes place over four starting flights, features a 25,000 starting stack, and includes a fresh Turbo flight on a Saturday night. As CalvinAyre explained, late entry is open until Level 6, and one re-entry per flight is allowed.

PokerStars logo.

PokerStars announce Live London qualifiers

PokerStars players can quality for the Live London Series online, with the first qualifier set to take place on 26th February. Competitors can qualify for as little as £1.10.

It is also possible to secure a place at the Hippodrome on the first day of the event.

The other events are set to take place between 25th – 28th Mary, 30th August – 3rd September, 5th – 8th October and 9th – 12th November.

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Nigel Frith