ONCHAN, Isle of Man, February 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
PokerStars will launch a branded live poker room at City of Dreams, one of Asia's leading integrated entertainment resorts offering the foremost in premium world-class leisure, gaming and entertainment, establishing Macau's largest dedicated poker room to meet the growing interest and demand in poker in Asia.
Located on the main casino floor of the City of Dreams Casino, 'PokerStars Live at the City of Dreams' will offer cash games and daily tournaments at 13 permanent tables and will be the venue for Asia's most successful poker tournaments, including the Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP), Macau Poker Cup series, Macau Millions and the Asia-Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Macau poker festival.
"The PokerStars online brand drives more traffic to live poker events than any other," said Danny McDonagh, PokerStars Director of Live Operations for Asia-Pacific. "Players know that PokerStars is synonymous with integrity and high quality. That makes this collaboration a natural fit because City of Dreams has been at the forefront in providing the most innovative and premium gaming experience that is second to none in Macau.
Further details regarding the official opening day and special events are expected to be announced soon.
PokerStars operates the world's most popular online poker sites, serving a global poker community of more than 50 million registered members. Since it launched in 2001, PokerStars has become the first choice of the world's top players, with more daily tournaments than anywhere else and with the best security online. More than 90 billion hands have been dealt on PokerStars.com, which is more than any other site.
PokerStars.com and PokerStars.eu operate under licenses from the Isle of Man and Malta governments, respectively. PokerStars also operates under separate government licenses in Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, France, Italy, Spain and Germany.
PokerStars is a member of The Rational Group, which operates gaming-related businesses and brands, including PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and the European Poker Tour.