POKERSTARS UNVEILS 2017 POKER FESTIVAL AND CHAMPIONSHIP STOPS
Eight major tournaments planned.
Pokerstars has published the schedule for its consolidated PokerStars Championship and PokerStars Festival stops in 2017, unveiling eight major events which include:
PokerStars Championship Bahamas, Jan. 6-14
PokerStars Festival London, Jan. 22-29
PokerStars Festival Rozvadov, March 2-13
PokerStars Championship Panama, March 10-20
PokerStars Championship Macau, March 30–April 9
PokerStars Championship presented by Monte-Carlo Casino, April 25-May 5
PokerStars Championship Barcelona, Aug. 15-27
Company spokesman and director of live events, Ed Stuchly, said in a statement that his company has hosted more than 560 tournament series, attracted more than 800,000 entries and awarded more than $1.5 billion in prize money.
"The PokerStars Championship and PokerStars Festival events are an enhancement of the existing PokerStars sponsored live events, helping to take our vision for live poker to a whole new level,” he said.
The events will be supported by satellite online competitions.