Freeroll Spotlight: Betfair Giving Away Two $2,500 Battle of Malta Seats

Elisabeth Hille
Betfair Poker pro Elisabeth Hille

Betfair Poker has entered the Battle of Malta fray with two upcoming freerolls to the €150,000-guaranteed live tournament.

The poker site will run the freeroll finals on Sept. 2 and Sept. 30 with each tournament awarding one $2,500 package to the Battle of Malta.

Each package includes the €550 buy-in to the Battle of Malta, four nights’ accommodation at the 5-Star Hilton Hotel Malta, access to VIP opening party, meals, €300 in spending money and more.

You can buy into those tournaments for 200 player points but Betfair is also running sub-qualifiers for just five player points every week from now until Sept. 23.

The Battle of Malta, which will take place Nov. 22-25, 2012, promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the sunny Mediterranean with VIP parties, great food, awesome drinks and a potentially life-changing amount of money on the line.

Taking place at the Portomaso Casino in St. Julian’s, Malta, it’s also possible to buy-in directly for €550.

Check our Battle of Malta page for more information. Here are the complete details for Betfair’s upcoming freerolls:

Betfair Poker - Battle of Malta Qualifiers

Betfair Poker is is offering PokerListings players two (2) $2,500 packages for the 2012 Battle of Malta via BOM Live finals in August and September.

Weekly freerolls with just 5 Betfair Points required for entry begin August 12 and run until September 23, 2012.

The top 10 finishers in each freeroll will win a seat in the next monthly BOM Live final where one package will be awarded.

PokerListings BOM Live Satellites:

  • Dates: August 12 (Qualifying period Aug 2-8), August 19 (Aug. 9-15), August 26 (Aug. 16-22), September 9 (Aug. 23-Sept. 5), September 13 (Sept. 6-12), September 23 (Sept. 13-19)
  • Time: 8:00 pm BST / 2:00 pm ET
  • Name of tournament: PokerListings BOM Live Satellite
  • Buy-in: 5 player points
  • Restriction: For any PokerListings players (old and new depositors).
  • Prize Pool: Top 10 win a ticket to the PokerListings BOM Live Freeroll Final on 2nd Sep (August freerolls) or 30 Sept (Sept. freerolls) 2012

PokerListings BOM Live Freeroll Finals:

  • Dates: September 2 (Qualifying period Aug. 2-22), September 30 (Qualifying period Aug. 23 - Sept. 19)
  • Time: 8:00 pm BST / 2:00 pm ET
  • Name of tournament: PokerListings BOM Live Freeroll Final
  • Buy-in: 200 player points
  • Restriction: For any PokerListings players (old and new depositors).
  • Prize Pool: Winner receives BOM prize package; 2nd-5th place receives $50 cash.

Each BOM prize package includes:

  • €500 + €50 buy-in to the PokerListings Battle of Malta Main Event November 22-25
  • 4 nights’ accommodation at 5-Star Hilton Hotel Malta
  • Breakfast and buffet meal daily for the 4 nights
  • Access to VIP Opening cocktail party at Club Level 22
  • Access to Side Events and giveaways
  • €300 Travel Expense Allowance

A minimum of 6 registered players is required in order for the tournament to take place.

Sign up for a Betfair Poker account here to be eligible for the Battle of Malta tourney, a $700 sign-up bonus and weekly $250 freerolls.

Check the full Battle of Malta Player's Kit here.

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