The Festival in Bratislava 2021

"The Festival Series" is a new poker & casino series which will have multiple stops in Europe with the inaugural event in Bratislava, from September 20th until the 26th. It will be held in the Banco Casino right in the heart of the old town with over 20 different events with buy-ins ranging from €35 up to €1.100.

Poker will be offered in various variants: Hold’em, Pot-Limit-Omaha, Knockout Tournaments, Drawmaha (or also called "Sviten Special"), Open Face Chinese and Heads-Up. The main event will have 4 starting flights with a buy-in of €550 and up to two re-entries. The casino guarantees a prize pool of €300.000. The first starting flight will be on Tuesday, September 21st, the last one will be a turbo starting flight starting in the evening of Thursday, September 23rd.

Roulette, Blackjack and Sport Betting Championships

The Festival Series aims to combine poker, casino games and sports betting under one roof and will offer a roulette, blackjack, and sports betting championship as well as a slots tournament for €250 each.

Those events have multiple starting flights, multiple event days and will run alongside the poker events in the evening hours.


The Festival in Bratislava will be held at the Banco Casino in the heart of Slovakia's capital. Players can purchase packages that include hotel accommodation at preferential rates in the adjacent Crowne Plaza hotel. The hotel and casino are in the heart of the old town and Bratislava is just under 50 minutes away from the Vienna Airport.

Online Satellites

There are online satellites for both the poker and casino tournaments. The Festival Series have partnered with multiple online poker providers and casinos including Paf, Pokio, Coolbet, Guts and Casinoroom.com. More partners will be announced within the next few weeks.

Players can qualify for the poker main event of the tournament online for as little as 20 euros. The casino also runs live satellites with 5 main event tickets guaranteed for a buy-in of €50 in the weeks running up to the event and for €35 during the first days of the event week.

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Monday, Sep. 20th

16:001Sviten Special Day 1200+20Unl. 4 levels30,00030
18:002Blackjack Championships Day 1A225+253 rounds10,00020 hands
19:003Supersatellite to Main Event
5x 550€ ME ticket gtd.
30+5Unl. 8 levels
Addon: €5 / 5000
21:004Roulette Championships Day 1A225+2530 spins10,00030 spins

Tuesday, Sep 21st

12:005MAIN EVENT DAY 1A - 10 Levels
300.000 € gtd.
13:002Sviten Special Day 2 Closed 30
17:006PLO Masters200+20Unl. 6 levels20,00020
18:002Blackjack Championships Day 1B225+253 rounds10,00030 spins
19:007Acroud Charity Tournament - Invites Onlyn/a   
21:008Supersatellite to Main Event
5x 550€ ME ticket gtd.
30+5Unl. 8 levels
Addon: €5 / 5000
21:004Roulette Championships Day 1B225+2530 spins10,0002

Wednesday, Sep 22nd

12:005MAIN EVENT DAY 1B - 10 Levels
300.000 € gtd.
500+502x 30,00045
13:001Sviten Special Final TableClosedClosed  
15:009Supersatellite to Main Event
5x 550€ ME ticket gtd.
30+5Unl. 8 levels
Addon: €5 / 5000
17:0010Texas Progressive Knockout 100+100+20Unl. 6 Levels20,00020
18:002Blackjack Championships Day 1C225+253 rounds10,00020 hands
17:0011PLO High Roller Day 11.000+100Unl. 4 levels30,00030
21:004Roulette Championships 1C225+2530 spins10,00030
22:00 Stand ´n Go, Texas FlipsVariousNo  

Thursday, Sep 23rd

12:005MAIN EVENT DAY 1C - 10 Levels
300.000 € gtd.
13:002Blackjack Championships Day 2ClosedClosed  
13.0011PLO High Roller Final DayClosedClosed  
17:0012Half ´n Half  (Texas & PLO, 1 level each)100+10Unl. 4 levels20,00020
19:004Roulette Championships Day 2ClosedClosed  
22:005MAIN EVENT DAY 1D Turbo - 10 Levels
300.000 € gtd.

Friday, Sep 24th

12:005MAIN EVENT DAY 2500+50First 2 lvls30,00045
17:0013Pokerlistings Deepstack Championships Day 1200+20Unl. 6 Levels50,00030
17:0014Open Face Chinese Pineapple100+10No 20 hands
18:002Blackjack Championships Final ClosedClosed  
18:0015NLH High Roller Day 11.000+100Unl. 4 levels30,00030
20:0016Matching Visions Slots Tournament 225+25Unl. Rebuys  
21:004Roulette Championships FinalClosedClosed  

Saturday, Sep 25th

12:005MAIN EVENT DAY 3ClosedClosed 45
13.0018The Gambling Cabin Sportsbook Tournament225+25No  
13:0013Pokerlistings Deepstack Championship Day 2ClosedClosed 30
14:0015NLH High Roller Final DayClosedClosed  
17:0017Heads Up Texas, CAP 32, Day 1300+30No10,00015
20:0019PLO Turbo100+10Unl. 4 levels20,00015

Sunday, Sep 26th

12:005MAIN EVENT FINAL TABLEClosedClosed  
12:0013Pokerlistings Deepstack Championship Final TableClosedClosed  
12:0017Heads Up Texas, CAP 32, FinalClosedClosed  
13:0020Texas Shortdeck/ 6+ Hold´em100+10Unl. 4 levels20,00020
15:0021Kings of Tallinn SuperSat 1 Package GTD50+5R/A10,00025/20

All times are CEST.

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