Five Poker Festivals To Look Forward To This October

October is upon us, and it is going to be a blockbuster month with a bumper line up of thrilling poker tournaments that promise unforgettable moments, fierce competition, and jaw-dropping prizes. Whether you are a seasoned pro, a recreational player or a new kid on the block, there is something for everyone this month. Let us delve into the action-packed lineup of the upcoming events:

  1. Deltin Poker Tournament (October 2023)

Dates: 11 October – 16 October

Venue: Deltin Royale, Goa

If you are a poker player looking for the high-value tournaments on home turf, then you don’t miss out on the Deltin Poker Tournament (DPT), which is  slated to run from 11th to 16th  October, 2023.

The October edition of the DPT is coinciding with Deltin Royale’s 10th year as a premier gaming and entertainment destination. This jubilee edition promises to be extra special with bigger events and staggering prizes. Like the previous edition, the series will be headlined by the 50k Main Event and the 1.1 Lac High Roller.  A cherry on top will be a PLO, Bounty and Super Holdem event. So, mark your calendars from 11th to 16th October and set for an unforgettable live poker experience in Goa.

  1. Poker Dream 7 – Vietnam (September – October)

Dates: 29 September – 8 October

Venue: Hoiana Resort and Golf, Vietnam

Poker Dream 7 Vietnam is a dream come true live poker series for players in the Asian region.

Being hosted at the stunning Hoiana Resort and Golf in Hoi An in Vietnam from 3rd to 8th October, this event offers a jaw-dropping guaranteed prize pool. The main event, running from 3rd to 8th October, boasts a colossal VND 20 Billion (approximately $840,000) in the prize pool.  

Notably, India’s Deep Raina and Himanshu Chikara are also taking part in the ongoing series. Raina is creating ripples and has already notched up three cash finishes. His biggest score had come last Sunday in Event #6: Mystery Hunter Turbo where he placed runner-up for an impressive VND 39 Million. If you want to rub shoulders with famous poker pros, fulfill your dream with Poker Dream 7.

  1. World Poker Tour – WPT Vietnam (October 2023)

Dates: 6 October – 16 October

Venue: Crown Poker Club, Vietnam, Hanoi

The other unmissable poker event for players in the Asian region is the World Poker Tour (WPT). The prestigious series makes its way to Vietnam, offering a shot at winning packages for the coveted WPT World Championship. Running from 6th to 16th October, this is your shot at fame and fortune. With 10 guaranteed packages up for grabs, poker enthusiasts from around the world can look forward to competing in the highly anticipated WPT Vietnam Main Event from 12th to 16th October, 2023.

  1. APL Seoul – KRW 2.5B TOTAL GTD

Dates: 3 October – 9 October

Venue: Swiss Grand Hotel, Seoul

The Ace Poker League (APL) arrives in South Korea with the new APL Seoul edition running from 3rd to 9th October at the luxurious Swiss Grand Hotel in Seoul. With a whopping ₩ 2,500,000,000 guaranteed prize pool, this event gives you a chance to win tickets for the WSOP Paradise.

With  ₩ 1,100,000,000 guaranteed main event and several other exciting events gracing the schedule, the APL Seoul 2023 is bound to be an unforgettable live poker experience. 

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  1. European Poker Tour Cyprus (October)

Dates: 11 October – 22 October

Venue: Merit Royal Diamond Hotel Casino and Spa

Another big event you can look forward to in October to is the European Poker Tour (EPT). For the first time ever, the tour lands in Cyprus, a beautiful Mediterranean island known for its rich history. The EPT Cyprus to be hosted at the opulent Merit Royal Diamond Hotel Casino and Spa promises high-stakes poker action. So, make sure you don’t miss the chance to be a part of this historic event:

  • Eureka Main Event: 12th-16th October – $1,100 buy-in
  • Eureka Cup: 14th-15th October – $550 buy-in
  • Eureka High Roller: 15th-16th October – $2,200 buy-in

Overall, October is shaping up to be a poker lover’s dream come true month with so much to look forward to. Whether you are chasing fame, fortune, or just a thrilling live poker experience, the upcoming festivals have it all. So, buckle up for what promises to be an exciting poker ride!

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