Satellites for Season 3 of the PokerStars.com European Poker Tour (EPT) are taking place now on PokerStars. We are currently hosting daily satellites for EPT3 events with buy-ins starting from as little as $11.

The Tour kicked off in Barcelona continuing in London, Baden in Austria, Dublin and Copenhagen. The remaining events on the tour are Dortmund, Warsaw and the Monte Carlo Grand Final, which is again taking place at the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort in Monaco, starting on March 28, 2007.

NEW EVENT! – EPT Dortmund – March 8-11, 2007 – a five-day tournament with a buy-in of €5,000.

The package for EPT Dortmund event is worth $8,940. This includes:

Buy-in for the main event (€5,000)
VIP pass for food & drink for the 4 day tournament
Five nights accommodation at the four-star, Mercure Grand Hotel Dortmund, double room, breakfast included
$1,000 towards your expenses
NEW EVENT! – EPT Warsaw – March 14-17, 2007 – a four-day tournament with a buy-in of 15,000 Polish Zlotys ( approximatively €3,900).

 

The package for EPT Warsaw event is worth $7,395 . This includes:

Buy-in for the main event (15,000 Polish Zlotys, approximatively €3,900)
Five nights accommodation at the five-star Hyatt Regency Hotel Casino in Warsaw, breakfast included
$1,000 towards your expenses
EPT Monte Carlo – Grand Final – March 28 – April 1, 2007 – a five day tournament with a buy-in of €10,000.
Last year's winner, Jeff Williams, took home €900,000.

The package for the EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final is worth $16,250. This includes:

Buy-in for the main event (€10,000)
Six nights accommodation at the four-star Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, breakfast included
Player dinner buffet for 5 nights
$1,500 towards your expenses

Direct Buy-In Information
Players may buy in to EPT events using W$ providing they have PlatinumStar or Supernova VIP status on PokerStars.

Requests for W$ direct buy-ins must be submitted to support@pokerstars.com. They need to be received before the final online qualifying tournament on PokerStars, which typically takes place two Saturdays before the event.

Players may buy seat-only packages at the going exchange rate on the day of registration or they may also buy EPT accommodation packages *depending on availability*. Any player buying directly through PokerStars is required to wear PokerStars clothing at the event.

Season 2 of the EPT was a massive success with over 2,000 participants and a total prize pool of €9,824,000 ($12,300,000). A total of 363 players qualified on PokerStars.com and the top four finishers at the Grand Final were all PokerStars qualifiers with the winner, 19-year-old American student Jeff Williams taking home €900,000 ($1,078,000).

EPT Season 1 attracted 1,468 players with more than 350 qualifying online with PokerStars.com.