The MPN Poker Tour Sunny Beach played to a conclusion and it was Iva Lazarova who claimed the title, surviving through four days of attritional poker to conquer all her rivals and become the champion. Lazarova took home €26,500 after dusting off the field and was clearly enthused following the victory.
MPN Poker Tour Sunny Beach 2018
5-8 July 2018
€150,000 GTD Main Event
The third MPN Poker Tour festival of 2018 saw our first visit to the Platinum Casino Sunny Beach on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, from July 5- 8.
Taste of the Thrill
“I’m dancing with the trophy” she said with gusto as she celebrated her impressive tournament win.
Lazarova had an exceptional tournament – becoming the first female MPNPT champion whilst staving off numerous situations where the odds were stacked against her. Down to half a big blind on the bubble of the tournament, she turned this round to parlay her stack into a tournament win using guile and skill.
1. Iva Lazarova
2. Borislav Yosifov
3. Dmitri Formitsa
4. Robert Bostock
Packages for the Sunny Beach MPNPT (“Sunny Beach Packages”) are available to be won or purchased, and each Sunny Beach Package is valued at €1,500 and includes:
- Entry into the €550 Main Event (€150,000 Event Guaranteed)
- Entry into the €150 Side Event
- Accommodation for 4 nights at the 4 star Wela Hotel Sunny Beach you and a guest on a FULLY INCLUSIVE basis (Breakfast, lunch, dinner and beverages)
- A Players Welcome Party where you can meet the other players and the MPN staff
- €250 towards your travel and expenses.
*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.
Hotel & Venue
Packages include four nights accommodation for you and a guest at the Wela Hotel Sunny Beach . You will check in on July 5th and check out on the morning of July 9th.
Your stay is fully inclusive of all meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) plus selected beverages (local beers, wines and spirits). The casino is located 5 minutes walk from the hotel.
If you require any additional hotel nights, you will need to contact the hotel to book them. Please mention that you are booking extra nights as part of the MPN Poker Tour group and have an existing reservation checking in 5th, checking out 9th July.
The hotel will require a deposit or the full amount pre-paid for any extra nights, depending on when you make the reservation.
Wela Hotel reservations: +359 554 250 75
You are responsible for any additional charges to the room. When you check in, you might be asked for a credit card to cover any room charges. Nothing will be debited from your card unless you do charge something to your room.
The easiest way to get to Sunny Beach is to fly to Bourgas airport which is around 30 mins drive to Sunny Beach. You can also fly to Varna, however the transfer time is around 1hr and 40 mins.
Local Information & Climate
The currency in Bulgaria is the Bulgarian lev (BGN)
Temperatures during summer in Sunny Beach are quite high with average high temperatures of 29 degrees Celsius.