PokerListings Officially Announces Return of the Battle of Malta

May 08, 2013, 11:41 ET from PokerListings

ST JULIAN'S, Malta, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

€200,000 Guaranteed - Sept 26 - 29 2013 - Portomaso Casino Malta

After an incredibly successful inaugural event last year, is proud to announce that the Second Annual Battle of Malta will take place September 26-29 at the Portomaso Casino on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Malta.  Scheduled during the European high season, with a higher guaranteed prize pool of €200,000, a €10,000 Guaranteed "Second Chance" event, plus added exclusive high-end parties… this year's Battle of Malta promises more sun, more fun and more money to be won!

Hosted once again by ESPN/WSOP personality Kara Scott, the €200,000 Battle of Malta returns with an un-changed Main Event buy-in of only €550, plus confirmed big-name participants: Daniel "Jungleman" Cates, Johannes Strassman and Andreas Hoivold - offering players a world class poker tournament experience in a paradisal setting, at a fraction of the price.  PokerListings will also be providing live video coverage of the event.

2013 PokerListings Battle of Malta

  • Sept 26 - 29, 2013
  • Portomaso Casino - St. Julians, Malta
  • Main Event Buy-In: €550
  • Guaranteed Prize Pool: €200,000
  • Host: Kara Scott


The 2013 Battle of Malta tournament is open to operators, affiliates and players alike. Entry can be purchased right now as a direct buy-in, or via this exclusive Battle of Malta Package:

2013 PokerListings Battle of Malta Packages (€1,400) - includes:

  • 4 Nights Accommodation - 5 Star Corinthia Hotel, Malta
  • Battle of Malta Main Event Buy-In (€550)
  • Access to Exclusive Side Events & Giveaways
  • Daily Breakfast & Buffet Lunch at the Casino
  • Poker in Paradise: Experience the Island of Malta During the Peak of Summer
  • Complimentary Opening Cocktail Party and BOM Official VIP Party
  • Transfers: Airport-Hotel-Airport


To purchase a complete package (€1,400) or a Main Event seat (€550) click here or contact:

Battle of Malta Online Qualifiers at 888 Poker & Party Poker

Entry to the 2013 Battle of Malta can also be won via online qualifiers right now at 888Poker and from the end of May at Party Poker.

For more on how to qualify for the 2013 Battle of Malta online (plus full tournament schedule) click here


The Battle of Malta is a No Limit Texas Hold'em poker tournament with a re-entry format set in the Portomaso Casino, Malta with 200,000 Guaranteed. Battle of Malta is focused on providing an exceptional poker experience alongside with top of the line hosting, in an affordable price range, designed for the casual player.  It is a poker holiday that aims to bring the poker community together in the friendliest environment of the industry. The Battle of Malta staff is composed by Tournament Directors Association certified members, poker professionals and staff from all around the world that believe in the integrity of the skill game that we all love. 349 attended the first edition of Battle of Malta, exceeding the guarantee of   150,000. The heads-up final consisted of Italian Giulio Astarita and Niccodemo Piccolo, the latter won the tournament taking home 35,000.

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Ivonne Montealegre
Battle of Malta Tournament Director

Shaun Kemp
Head of PR - PokerListings

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