MPF goes on the road at the Mediterranean Poker Party at Merit Resorts August 19th-September 17th, 2022.

5th July, 2022.

The Malta Poker Festival is proud to announce that it will be joining The Luxon Pay Mediterranean Poker Party (MPP). The event is a 3-week extravaganza in the all-inclusive Merit Resort in Cyprus.  The star-studded event roster includes: the Eurasian Poker Tour (EAPT) and Imperium, who bring the prestigious historical Italian live poker brands La Notte Degli Assi and La Casa Delle Carte.

Opening the MPP is the Grand Event by the Malta Poker Festival (MPF), Ladies First and the Irish Open, added to the schedule.  

Neil Barrett, Business Development Director of Luxon Pay said: “We are delighted that a diverse range of partners are hosting their own events at the Luxon Pay MPP. The idea is they use formats as close as possible to their most famous tournaments which players know and love. Look out for more exciting news in the near future about a further partner on the back end of the series.”

Songul Bekem, President of Merit Poker said: “Everybody at Merit is really looking forward to this event that will mark the opening of our new giant poker room and the new Merit Royal Diamond Hotel. With over 3 weeks’ worth of action there really is something for everybody in the schedule.”

The Malta Poker Festival (MPF) event ($500 + $50) runs August 28th– 29th hot off the back of one of our most successful years to date. The MPF tournament at the MPP will have an added package to the next Malta Poker Festival scheduled for this Autumn.

Ladies First will run as a one-day tournament on August 27th with a discounted buy-in of $90 + $10 for women. Hosted by Ivonne Montealegre, expect a Malta Poker Festival feel with the aim of the tournament simple: attract more women to the game.

The core MPP schedule gets underway with the $1,000 +$100 buy-in $1Million guaranteed MPP Open, taking place between August 19th – 23rd. Next up is the MPP Warm Up, a $2,000 + $200 entry $2Million guaranteed tournament running August 26th – 30th with the showcase $5,000 + $300 buy-in $5Million guaranteed MPP Main Event running August 29th – September 3rd.

The series will celebrate the opening of the brand-new Merit Royal Diamond Hotel and new giant poker room with capacity for up to 200 tables. The MPP promises action both on and off the felt with parties and events planned throughout the series. The Merit Poker Resorts are all inclusive, with some hotels suitable for families and others adult only.

The Malta Poker Festival: more info here.

Ladies First: more info here

Get ready for the poker holiday of a lifetime! For more detailed information, including the schedule and accommodation contact us at:

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