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MPN Poker Tour @ Battle of Malta 2018

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€1,000,000 GTD Main Event

Julien Stropoli won the MPN Poker Tour @ Battle of Malta trophy, €168,500 and the plaudits and respect that were due for defeating a 3,816-strong field.


About

The fourth MPN Poker Tour stop of 2018 saw us joining forces with the Battle of Malta to offer an amazing chance to play in the €1 MILLION guaranteed main event and visit the beautiful island of Malta nestled in the Mediterranean sea from 26th-31st October. Players had a choice of starting day: Day 1b October 26th or Day 1c October 27th.

Taste of the Thrill

Winners

2. Maxime Canevet

€192,000

3. Erik Ostergaard

€139,500

4. Mantas Urbonas (MPNPT qualifier)

€121,500

Main Event Results

Place Player Name Prize Deal
1 Julien Stropoli €300,000 €168,500
2 Maxime Canevet €170,000 €192,000
3 Erik Ostergaard €115,000 €139,500
4 Mantas Urbonas (MPNPT qualifier, UCOP Main Event winner 2018) €80,000 €121,500
5 Abdallah Fakhreddine €65,000 €108,500
6 Andy Hills (MPNPT qualifier, UK poker pro) €53,000
7 Gustav Vadenbring €41,000
8 Mateusz Moolhuizen (MPNPT qualifier, UCOP leaderboard winner 2018) €30,000
9 Jerry Mangum €23,000

Festival Schedule

Package Details

Our €1,500 packages have sold out! Don’t worry, we’ve put together an €1,800 package.

The hotels will be allocated on a first come first served basis, we will try our hardest to accommodate you in your preferred choice, we cannot guarantee that the availability of our allocation of rooms at the InterContinental, the H hotel is the alternative which will be offered. 

Packages for the MPNPT @ Battle of Malta (“MPNPT @ Battle of Malta Packages”) are now available to be won or purchased, and each package is valued at €1,800 and includes:

  • Entry into the €1,000,000 guaranteed Battle of Malta €550 buy-in Main Event.
  • Entry into the €150 “MPNPT Battle” Side Event on Monday 29th October.
  • Accommodation for 5 nights at the 5 star InterContinental Hotel or the new H Hotel for you and a guest including breakfast.

Check-in 26th October, check-out 31st October.

  • A Players Welcome Party where you can meet the other players and the MPN staff on Friday 26th October @ Casino Malta.
  • VIP area in the main Battle of Malta party on Sunday 28th October with a limited free bar.
  • Access to all other Battle of Malta player parties.
  • Free dinner for all players sat in playing in the Main Event.
  • MPNPT @ Battle of Malta last longer with one €1,500 MPNPT package on offer to each of the three players who last longest in the Battle of Malta main event (Platinum sponsor qualifiers only).
  • VIP chill out room next to the main tournament hall open 27th Oct – 29th October (Platinum sponsor qualifiers only).
  • €200 towards your travel and expenses.

Our €1,500 packages have sold out! (11/09/2018)

Packages for the MPNPT @ Battle of Malta (“MPNPT @ Battle of Malta Packages”) are available to be won or purchased, and each package is valued at €1,500 and includes:

  • Entry into the €1,000,000 guaranteed Battle of Malta €550 buy-in Main Event.
  • Entry into the €150 “MPNPT Battle” Side Event on Monday 29th October.
  • Accommodation for 5 nights at the 4 star Holiday Inn Express for you and a guest including breakfast.

Check-in 26th October, check-out 31st October.

  • A Players Welcome Party where you can meet the other players and the MPN staff on Friday 26th October @ Casino Malta.
  • VIP area in the main Battle of Malta party on Sunday 28th October with a limited free bar.
  • Access to all other Battle of Malta player parties.
  • Free dinner for all players sat in playing in the Main Event.
  • MPNPT @ Battle of Malta last longer with one €1,500 MPNPT package on offer to each of the three players who last longest in the Battle of Malta main event (Platinum sponsor qualifiers only).
  • VIP chill out room next to the main tournament hall open 27th Oct – 29th October (Platinum sponsor qualifiers only).
  • €200 towards your travel and expenses.

*IMPORTANT*

We have a limited number of hotel space in Malta, so your package will only be confirmed once we receive your details and preferences and a confirmation email is sent to you by your operator or from the MPNPT team.

Upgrades (for €1,500 package holders)
Upgrade to the Intercontinental Hotel for €300.

Available to package winners who would like to upgrade from the Holiday Inn Express. After winning a package you can upgrade your hotel by joining the special holding lobby in the poker software. Please email info@mpnpokertour.com with your alias confirming you would like the upgrade.

Extra nights

The Battle of Malta festival starts on 24th October with satellites to the main event, day 1a starts on 25th October, if you would like to arrive early to play these you will need extra nights at the hotel. Your €550 main event entry won as part of your package or seat only win can be used on day 1a if you are thinking of arriving early.

We are unable to book extra nights at hotels, please contact the hotel direct should you wish to book extra nights.

*You may transfer your side event ticket to a guest if you wish. If you do not transfer your side event ticket but are unable to play because you’re still playing the main event, we’ll refund the buy in to your MPN account. Otherwise, the side event entry is not refundable or exchangeable.

Local Information

The currency in Malta is the Euro.

The average high temperature during October is 25°c while the average low is 18°c.

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