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MPF goes on the road at the Mediterranean Poker Party at Merit Resorts August 19th-September 17th, 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) and Ladies First



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.

More info here.



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 Ladies First tournament at the MPP will have an added package to the next Ladies First poker tournament scheduled for this Autumn.

More info here



Held over 3 weeks, there really is something for everyone, with buy-ins ranging from $500 – $200,000. Prepare to see a variety of events including some from your favourite live poker operators!

MPP Open, taking place between August 19th – 23rd has 5 million GTD.

Next up is the MPP Warm Up, a $2,000 + $200 entry $2Million guaranteed tournament running August 26th – 30th

 The MPP Main Event has a buy-in of $5,000 + $300 buy-in $5Million guaranteed MPP Main Event running August 29th – September 3rd.

Full schedule here:




During this colossal event there are very special rates up to 150% discount!

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.


Riverside hotel - €80 up to 2 people half board

Riverside Garden Resort is situated in the delightful countryside, set on the gentle slopes of the mountains behind Kyrenia, and only about a 10 minute drive from the nearest beach. There are many facilities here to keep you occupied, and some holidaymakers may choose never to leave the village with so much to enjoy. For its size, there is a wider range of attractions than you might expect, and the overall impression of the village is that it is well run and is well maintained. The Aqua park is great fun for the children, whilst in the grounds the main pool area is more relaxing and restful. FAMILY RESORT.

Merit Park hotel and Casino

Merit Park Hotel and Casino- €145 up to 2 people all inclusive

This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Merit Park Hotel Casino & SPA has a restaurant, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a bar and garden in Kyrenia. Featuring a private beach area, the 5-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. The hotel offers an indoor pool, spa centre and a 24-hour front desk. All guest rooms at the hotel come with a seating area, a TV with cable channels and a safety deposit box. The units will provide guests with a desk and a kettle. Guests at Merit Park Hotel Casino & SPA can enjoy a buffet breakfast. The accommodation offers 5-star accommodation with a sauna and children's playground. You can play tennis at Merit Park Hotel Casino & SPA, and car hire is available. Kervansaray Beach is 100 m from the hotel, while Icon Museum is 7 km from the property. The nearest airport is Ercan Airport, 43 km from Merit Park Hotel Casino & SPA.

Merit Crystal Cove - €185 up to 2 people all inclusive

Merit Crystal Cove Hotel is one of the most striking hotels in Northern Cyprus, with both sea and mountain views, and an exceptional quality of service at this top North Cyprus hotel. Book our all-inclusive deals and leave your wallet at home! Five Star Luxury with All Inclusive Plus The Merit Crystal Cove Hotel sets the standard for other North Cyprus 5 star hotels, with a winning combination of a modern hotel with good old fashioned 'attention to detail' customer service. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff at this international hotel. Set right on the water's edge, with its own secluded sandy cove, and with lots of activities, live events and spectacular buffet dining to enjoy, the Merit Crystal Cove Hotel is 5 star in every way. Stunning Beach Location At the Merit Crystal Cove Hotel, the sparkling Mediterranean Sea is just at the end of the hotel’s immaculate gardens. Stroll down to the immaculate lawn terraces set above the beach complete with day beds in shady pergolas, or the most comfortable luxury hammocks you'll ever snooze in.

Merit diamond

Merit Diamond - €230 up to 2 people all inclusive

This property is 6 minutes walk from the beach. Located in Kyrenia, 2.2 km from Escape Beach, Merit Royal Diamond Hotel & SPA provides accommodation with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a bar. Among the facilities at this property are room service and a kids' club, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The hotel features an indoor pool, hammam and a 24-hour front desk. The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a wardrobe, a kettle, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a bath or shower. At Merit Royal Diamond Hotel & SPA each room has bed linen and towels. Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a continental or a buffet breakfast. Spa and wellness facilities including a sauna and a hot tub are at guests' disposal during their stay at Merit Royal Diamond Hotel & SPA.

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