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PokerStars Megastack debuts in Spain and Portugal

14 Aug 2017

(PRESS RELEASE) -- The popular MEGASTACK live poker tournament series aimed at recreational players is expanding its European reach to Iberia with tournament stops confirmed in Valencia, Estoril and Madrid,, The Stars Group Inc. brand announced today.

The low buy-in poker tournaments have been attracting local players in various markets since the series' first launched in the U.K. in The Hippodrome Casino in April, PokerStars MEGASTACK has attracted over 4,818 entries to date and is continuing to expand its new live tournament series after successful launches in the U.K., Ireland, Belgium and France, with plans in place to debut in New Jersey this October.

The latest stops across Iberia will be cheap and deep with 50,000 chips awarded for just a €170 buy-in. The MEGASTACK series will surely spice the weekend up as some players will get to walk into work on Monday as the office hero with a coveted PokerStars trophy for winning one of the €40,000 guaranteed PokerStars MEGASTACK Iberia events.

"We are really excited to be bringing the fun and affordable MEGASTACK series to people who want to experience live poker action across Spain and Portugal," said Team PokerStars Pro Fatima Moreira de Melo. "MEGASTACK may only be a small tournament series, but we don't want that to stop players' imaginations from running wild. Practice makes perfect, after all, and getting experienced with live tournaments will help set players up for becoming PokerStars Festival or Championship title holders."

PokerStars MEGASTACK events offer a space for players to get comfortable at the tables and hone their skills without breaking the bank. The series is designed to bring live poker to players' doorsteps at a low buy-in level to create an exceptional live poker experience and to offer players a platform to build their poker career on. These new additions to the series further demonstrate PokerStars' commitment to growing the game locally and investing in local poker communities.

Online route to live poker in Iberia
There are many ways in which players can qualify for PokerStars MEGASTACK Iberia with online satellites running on and for as little as €6.

PokerStars Megastack Iberia key dates
  • PokerStars MEGASTACK Valencia, 13–17 September, €170, €40,000 Guaranteed.
  • PokerStars MEGASTACK Estoril, 4-8 October, €170, €40,000 Guaranteed.
  • PokerStars MEGASTACK Madrid, 7-10 December, €170, €40,000 Guaranteed.
More information on PokerStars MEGASTACK can be found on the website and the PokerStars Blog.
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