New era of poker in Baltics with The Kings of Tallinn. Olimpic Casino Olympia will be the place where The Kings of Tallinn Poker Festival will be held. This festival which is tailored around a 20-event calendar is supposed to be Nordic’s greatest festival. It will be held from Feb. 16-22. Top poker names from the Baltics and Scandinavia are expected to grace the one week festival.
Tallinn City which is the capital city of Estonia has a charming aura and is a true medieval gem. It has been listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. The charming city which is the home to Olimpic Casino Olympia offers a list of games which will keep players entertained and winning. The Kings of Tallinn started when the famous tournament director Teresa Nousiainen was approached by Olympic Casino to create a poker festival together. After some time, Kings of Tallinn was founded by both Nousiainen and Eesti Risto who is the Deputy Manager at Olympic Park Casino.
As seen on https://casinopånett.eu/ website, the Main Event revolves around a €1,000 buy-in. There are several other side events too that a player can jump into. The €500 buy-in Open-Face Chinese poker event as well as the €2,000 buy-in two-day high roller event will be featured. The #20, Freeroll satellite, and the Grand Live in Estroil will give the participants a chance to grab an opportunity to fly to Portugal. They will be going to one of Europe’s biggest brick-and-mortar casinos in Portugal, Europe.
Who will participate in the Kings of Tallinn festival?
The Main Event at the festival has already attracted big names like Juha Helppi and Kimmo Kurko. These two are Finland’s all-time poker tournament winners. The event will also see the participation of Madis Muur, who is an Estonia’s pro and entrepreneur. After winning $581,040 at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) in 2014, Madis became one of the country’s all-time top winners.
The OlyBet Kings of Tallinn was created in 2015. It attracts players from Nordic, Baltic and the larger Europe region. This year, the festival is supposed to be much bigger than ever. There will be 46 action-packed events which will run for a whole week. The events will be held at the Olympic Park Casino and Hilton Tallinn Park.
It is the €1,100 Kings of Tallinn Main Event which will run from 14-18 which will be the highlight of the festival. PokerNews team will for the first time broadcast live all the action taking place in during the festival. Exclusive interviews will also be conducted throughout the event.
The most current TDA rules will be applied in the tournament. On Feb.18-19 when the €3,000 High Roller event will be held, button antes will be utilized. On the other hand, the €550 Turbo event which will happen on Feb.15 and which features button antes and a 30-second shot clock will provide players with three-time extension chips.
This event is going to be very exciting and players will begin with 30,000 in chips and blinds increase after each hour during the festival. During the opening day, players are given plenty of chances to build a big stack with unlimited re-entry permitted until the start of Day 2. According to Nousianen, players see and appreciate the devotion of the poker house efforts. Player’s ideas and feedback are sought and a lot of back-and-forth happens between Nousianen and Risto team happened before a tournament is finalized and presented to the players.