Play Poker Alongside 2016 Euro Cup, Win a Battle of Malta Package


Tomorrow marks the start of the 2016 UEFA Euro Cup and if soccer and poker are your two favorite things, you're in for a very enjoyable month at Betsson.

Twenty-four of Europe's best national teams will play down from the the round-robin stage to the finals from June 10- July 10.

While your favorite side might not make it all the way to the end, you can make your way through your own poker stages independently on Betsson to end up with an all-inclusive package to the 2016 Battle of Malta.

Set to run Nov 2-7 this year at the Hilton Hotel and Portomaso Casino in St Julian's, up to 2,000 players are expected for the BOM Main Event and combined prize pools for all events is expected to top 1,000,000.

Crush the Stages to a 2016 BOM Package

Every hour before the kick-off of every Euro Cup match during the group stage, a warm-up tourney will run on Betsson.

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The top 5 players in any of the 36 tournaments will qualify for the Stage 1 Final on June 23 at 20:30 CET; every qualifier regardless gets a prize.

Prizes on the Stage 1 level are Ted Baker Headphones, Sony headphones and €3.30/€11 tournament tickets.

Once the Euro Round of 16 begins, the prizes go up as well. The top 10 players in any of the eight tournaments will qualify for the Stage 2 Final on June 28 at 20:30 CET with Sony PS4s and HD Camcorders awarded too.

Once the Final 8 rolls around there will be four more kick-off tourneys with the top 10 players in each qualifying for the Stage 3 Final on July 4 at 20:30 CET. Sony Cameras and Hugo Boss watches come along with it.

During the Final 4 there will be two last tourneys with the top 5 players in each qualifying for the Stage 4 Final on July 8 at 20:30 CET. Bose SoundDock and Bluetooth speakers go along.

Qualifiers from each Stage Final will then move on to the Big Final on July 10 where the winner gets a 2016 Battle of Malta package.

Achieve Your Way In

You can enter all of the Stqge qualifying tournaments either by direct buy-in or by earning achievements.

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If a specific tournament can only be accessed via achievement, you'll find the details right in the poker client.

All achievement periods are open for 24 hours and finish 2 hours before the tournament starts.

Tournaments will be played in Hyper Turbo and Lottery formats and will finish before the matches begin. Prize pools for each Stage start at €250 and go up to €1,000 for the final.

The 2016 BOM will be the biggest festival in the Battle of Malta's four-year history with an expanded lineup of side events and a record-setting Main Event expected. Full BOM packages include:

  • 5 nights at 5-Star Hilton Malta
  • €550 buy-in to BOM Main Event
  • $250 Travel Expenses
  • Tickets to all four BOM VIP parties
  • Daily breakfast and dinner buffet
  • Plenty of swag, off-the-felt action and more!

Find out more about 2016 Battle of Malta online qualifiers right here. Sign up for a new Betsson account via the Swedish client right here.

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