The Battle of Malta is back, and 888poker is proud the sponsor once again the biggest poker tournament in Europe.
Battle of Malta 2019
- Schedule: October 15 to 22, 2019
- Venue: The Intercontinental Hotel, St. Julian's, Malta
- Highlight: €1,000,000 GTD Main Event
The island country of Malta boasts relaxing coastal scenery with incredible views from the cliff nestled high above the Mediterranean Sea.
The Battle of Malta (BOM) is considered to be the biggest poker tournament in Europe and it is highly popular because it is one of the best mid-stakes tournament series held every year.
This 5-day schedule offers a lot of tournament action for players, with a variety of side events that has its own share of poker excitement, leading up to the main event.
Enjoy Malta's Scenery
Malta is an archipelago located in the central Mediterranean Sea. October is one of the best months to enjoy a cooler and quiet holiday, a perfect destination to add to one's itinerary when away from the poker felt.
Aside from the wonderful capital city of Valletta, there's also the breath-taking view from Dingli Cliffs. If you're a history geek, then you'll be thrilled to find that this charming island has a collection of baroque buildings, museums, megalithic temples, colonial architecture as well as modern structures.
Try Maltese cuisine, which is a unique fusion of Mediterranean, Sicilian, British, and French, with Middle Eastern and Arab influences also thrown in.
For a great night out on the town, the lively city of St. Julian's offers several restaurants, clubs and cocktail bars.
Battle of Malta side events
Here are some of the many side events that players can join in:
€1M GTD Main Event
Of course, the highlight of this series is the Main Event, which comes with an affordable €555 buy-in but a very attractive €1,000,000 guarantee!
The Main Event has a total of four starting flights, each with a €500 + €55 buy-in:
16/10/2019 - NLH BOM Day 1A "Let the Battle Begin"
17/10/2019 - NLH BOM Day 1B "Let the Battle Begin"
18/10/2019 - NLH BOM Day 1C "Let the Battle Begin"
19/10/2019 - NLH BOM Day 1D "Let the Battle Begin"
Day 2 kicks off on Sunday, 20/10, with Day 3 on Monday 21/10 and the final table scheduled for Tuesday 22/10.
Click here to see the full details and Tournament Schedule.
Win Your Battle of Malta Package for Just 1 Penny!
888poker is offering players the chance to win a luxury package to Malta along with an awesome seat to the Battle of Malta Main Event, for as low as 1 penny in their satellites!
Of course, players can also choose to play in their $55 buy-in Main Event Qualifiers found in the poker tournament lobby:
Name: €1M Battle of Malta 2019 ME Qualifier
Where: "Tournaments" tab >"Live Events" tab"
Prize: A $1,650 Package to the Battle of Malta 2019, which includes:
- €555 buy-in to the Battle of Malta Main Event Playing Day 1D.
- 4 nights' accommodation at The Intercontinental Hotel, 18th - 22nd October
- Travel money $250 paid into your 888poker account
- 888poker LIVE kit
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