Be Part of Poker History; Qualify for the 2023 EPT Paris Main Event

2023 PokerStars EPT

PokerStars recently released the schedule for the 2023 edition of the European Poker Tour (EPT), and there are two brand-new destinations slotted in. One is sun-soaked Cyprus, and beautiful Paris is the other. The EPT is currently in Prague, Czech Republic, but it heads to Paris for the first time ever in a couple of months. Will you be there with the PokerNews Live Reporting team?

February 15-26 are the dates to commit to memory because that is when the inaugural EPT Paris takes place at the Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile. The EPT combines with the French Poker Series (FPS) to create an action-packed schedule featuring 39 tournaments and satellites, with buy-ins ranging from €550 to €50,000.

Some of the highlights from the busy schedule include:

  • €1,100 FPS Main Event – February 16-20
  • €550 FPS Cup – February 18-19
  • €2,200 FPS High Roller – February 19-20
  • €50,000 EPT Super High Roller – February 19-21
  • €5,300 EPT Main Event – February 20-26
  • €3,000 EPT Mystery Bounty – February 22-24
  • €10,300 EPT High Roller – February 24-26

Full 2022 PokerStars EPT/FPS Paris Schedule

Date Time Event Buy-in
Wed 15 Feb 4:00 p.m. #1 NL Hold’em Freezeout Day 1 €1,100
  6:00 p.m. #2 €1,100 Satellite €250
  7:00 p.m. #3 Mystery Bounty Day 1 €10,200
Thu 16 Feb 12:00 p.m. #4 FPS Main Event Day 1A €1,100
  12:30 p.m. #5 PL Omaha Day 1 €1,100
  12:30 p.m. #3 Mystery Bounty Final Day  
  1:00 p.m. #1 NL Hold’em Freezeout Final Day  
  6:00 p.m. #4 FPS Paris Main Event Day 1B €1,100
  9:00 p.m. #6 Hyper Turbo Freezeout €1,050
Fri 17 Feb 12:00 p.m. #4 FPS Main Event Day 1C €1,100
  12:30 p.m. #7 NL Hold’em €25,000
  12:30 p.m. #5 PL Omaha Final Day  
  8:00 p.m. #8 ET Main Event Satellite €1,155
Sat 18 Feb 12:00 p.m. #4 FPS Paris Main Event Day 2  
  12:30 p.m. #9 NL Hold’em €25,000
  2:00 p.m. #10 FPS Cup Day 1 €550
  8:00 p.m. #11 EPT Main Event Satellite €1,155
Sun 19 Feb 12:00 p.m. #12 FPS High Roller Day 1 €2,200
  12:00 p.m. #10 FPS Cup Final Day  
  12:00 p.m. #4 FPS Paris Main Event Day 3  
  12:30 p.m. #13 EPT Paris High Roller €50,000
  8:00 p.m. #14 EPT Main Event Satellite €1,155
Mon 20 Feb 11:00 a.m. EPT Main Event Satellite €1,155
  12:00 p.m. #16 EPT Paris Main Event Day 1A €5,300
  12:00 p.m. #17 PL Omaha Day 1 €5,200
  12:00 p.m. #12 FPS Paris High Roller Final Day  
  12:30 p.m. #13 EPT Paris High Roller €50,000
  6:00 p.m. #18 EPT Main Event Satellite €580
Tue 21 Feb 11:00a.m. #19 EPT Main Event Satellite €1,155
  12:00 p.m. #16 EPT Paris Main Event Day 1B €5,300
  12:30 p.m. #20 NL Hold’em €25,000
  12:30 p.m. #13 EPT Paris High Roller Final Day  
  8:00 p.m. #21 NL Hold’em €2,100
Wed 22 Feb 12:00 p.m. #16 EPT Paris Main Event Day 2  
  12:30 p.m. #22 NL Hold’em €25,000
  3:00 p.m. #23 EPT Mystery Bounty Day 1 €3,000
  8:00 p.m. #24 NL Hold’em Hyper Turbo €1,050
Thu 23 Feb 12:00 p.m. #16 EPT Paris Main Event Day 3  
  12:30 p.m. #25 NL Hold’em €25,000
  12:30 p.m. #23 EPT Mystery Bounty Day 2  
  4:00 p.m. #26 NL Hold’em Day 1 €1,100
  8:00 p.m. #27 High Roller Satellite €1,125
Fri 24 Feb 11:00 a.m. #28 High Roller Satellite €1,125
  12:00 p.m. #23 EPT Mystery Bounty Final Day  
  12:00 p.m. #16 EPT Pareis Main Event Day 4  
  12:30 p.m. #29 EPT High Roller Day 1 €10,300
  1:00 p.m. #26 NL Hold’em Final Day  
  4:00 p.m. #30 Mystery Bounty Day 1 €1,650
  8:00 p.m. #31 NL Hold’em €2,100
Sat 25 Feb 12:00 p.m. #32 NL Hold’em Deep Stack Day 1A €550
  12:00 p.m. #16 EPT Paris Main Event Day 5  
  12:30 p.m. #30 Mystery Bounty Final Day  
  12:30 p.m. #29 EPT Paris High Roller Day 2  
  2:00 p.m. #33 NL Hold’em Deep Stack Day 1 €2,200
  6:00 p.m. #32 NL Hold’em Deep Stack Day 1B €550
  7:00 p.m. #34 NL Hold’em Day 1 €25,000
  8:00 p.m. #35 NL Hold’em Hyper Turbo Freezeout €1,050
Sun 26 Feb 12:00 p.m. #36 NL Hold’em €330
  12:00 p.m. #34 NL Hold’em Final Day  
  12:00 p.m. #33 NL Hold’em Deep Stack Final Day  
  12:30 p.m. #32 NL Hold’em Deep Stack Final Day  
  12:30 p.m. #29 EPT Paris High Roller Final Day  
  12:30 p.m. #16 EPT Paris Main Event Final Day  
  1:00 p.m. #37 NL Hold’em 6-Handed €2,100
  5:00 p.m. #38 NL Hold’em 6-Handed
  7:00 p.m. #39 NL Hold’em Super Hyper Turbo Freezeout €1,050

EPT Paris is a Cashless Stop

Those of you that are planning to buy into any of the tournaments on the 2023 PokerStars EPT Paris schedule need to be aware the stop is a cashless operation. Cash is not accepted at the tournament venue. Instead, cash must first be loaded onto a Club Barriere membership card at The Club Barriere Paris.

You can buy in at the tournament venue using debit and credit cards, a Club Barriere card, your PokerStars (com/eu/uk/fr) account, or Luxon Pay. However, you must pay the tournament’s buy-in in full; it is not possible to make part payments.

The Club Barriere Paris accepts wire transfers but allow approximately one week for the casino to complete enhanced customer due diligence reports. Ping an email to [email protected] for wire transfer details.

EPT Paris Online Satellites are Available Now!

Are you a PokerStars player? If so, you can win your way into the first-ever EPT Paris Main Event online at PokerStars. Satellites are in the “Events” tab of the PokerStars tournament lobby right now, with buy-ins of €1.10, €2.20, €5.50, €22, €27, and €55.

All those satellites feed into an EPT Paris Main Event Qualifier: €530 NLHE, where at least one €7,400 package is guaranteed to be won! The next available package-awarding satellite runs at 7:50 p.m. GMT on December 11. Win the package, and receive:

  • €5,300 buy-in to the 2023 EPT Paris Main Event
  • Eight nights’ accommodation at the Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile (Feb. 19-27) worth €1,680.
  • €420 credited to your PokerStars account for travel expenses

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