The first MPN Poker Tour festival of 2019 saw a return to Tallinn from 24-27 January and offered players a €200,000 guarantee for a buy in of €550 on the Main Event.
MPN Poker Tour Tallinn 2019
24-27 January 2019
€200,000 GTD Main Event
The MPN Poker Tour visits the Olympic Park Casino in the beautiful city of Tallinn, Estonia from January 24-27. Players will have a choice of starting day; Day 1A January 24th or Day 1B January 25th.
Online satellites running from 22nd October 2018 until 20th January 2019.
Taste of the Thrill
Luke is a 30 year old profession poker player from Bracknell but currently lives in Finland. He ended up there visiting a friend and enjoyed it so much he stayed on! Luke plays mainly cash games and has played a lot of hands. He's had a good time at MPNPT Tallinn and his strategy is just to play well and make good decisions - an approach that has served him well as he enters the final table as chip leader.
1. Luke Martin
2. Paul Johnson
3. Peter Pihlstrom
4. Jussi Mattila
|1||Luke Martin||€ 49,000|
|2||Paul Johnson (32Red qualifier)||€ 40,000|
|3||Peter Pihlstrom (Paf qualifier)||€ 29,000|
|4||Jussi Mattila||€ 21,500|
|5||Cody Wagner (Grosvenor Poker qualifier)||€ 14,500|
|6||Tiit Piller||€ 11,500|
|7||Arunas Garunkstis||€ 8,500|
|8||Jørn Inge Hvål (Guts qualifier)||€ 6,000|
|9||Maarten Wichgers||€ 4,220|
Each MPN Poker Tour package is valued at €1,500 and includes:
- Entry into the €550 Main Event (€200,000 Guaranteed)
- Entry into the €110 Side Event
- Accommodation for four nights at the Hilton Tallinn Park Hotel for you and a guest including breakfast
- A Players Welcome Party where you can meet the other players and the MPN staff
- €300 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, you can get a refund from the casino cash desk. Otherwise, the side event entry is not refundable or exchangeable.
**If you win more than one seat, you can use the second seat as a re-entry ticket or transfer it to another player.
Hotel & Venue
Packages include four nights in the Hilton Tallinn Park Hotel for you and a guest including breakfast. You’ll check in on January 24th and check out on the morning of January 28th. The casino is located within the hotel and right in the centre of Tallinn itself.
If you require any additional hotel nights, please let us know and we’ll try to arrange something, but we cannot guarantee that additional nights will be available.
All guests have full access to the Eforea Spa and fitness room at the hotel. Access to the spa includes use of the swimming pool, whirlpool, steam sauna, Finnish sauna and relaxation area. Additional charges are applicable for spa treatments.
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.
The easiest way to get to Tallinn is to fly into Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport (TLL), which is a small and efficient airport only ten minutes’ drive from the hotel. There are direct flights from many European airports including Helsinki, London, Stockholm, Trondheim and Riga.
You can get a taxi just outside arrivals – look for the bright yellow cars. These taxis are metered and the journey to the hotel should cost around €10 EUR.
You can also arrive by ferry from Helsinki or Stockholm, among others.
The currency in Estonia is the Euro (EUR).
In January, Tallinn is quite cold. The average afternoon temperature is 10 degrees Celsius and the average evening temperature is 2 degrees Celsius.